Anthony Clark Carpio

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Anthony Clark Carpio is a reporter with the Burbank Leader. He joined the Times Community News staff on New Year’s Eve 2012 and covers everything from the City Council to community events. He has a journalism degree from Cal State Northridge. Before reporting in Burbank, he was a reporter with the Huntington Beach Independent and a freelance reporter for the Pasadena Sun, the La Cañada Valley Sun and the Santa Clarita Signal.

Recent Articles

  • Curling will be a stone’s throw away at the downtown Burbank ice rink

    Anyone who has ever wanted to try curling, the sport where players slide stones at a target and use brooms to guide them, will get three chances to do so in Burbank during the holiday season. Downtown Burbank is hosting its annual outdoor ice rink, located behind Burbank City Hall at the corner...

  • Burbank Rose Parade float nearly complete

    Burbank Rose Parade float nearly complete

    With just a little more than two weeks until the 2018 Rose Parade, volunteers with the Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn. said they are feeling confident this year’s entry will be ready in time for its debut appearance on New Year’s Day. This past Tuesday morning, a handful of volunteers were at...

  • Developers of old IKEA site to hold community meeting

    Officials from Crown Realty and Development Inc. will host a community meeting outside the old IKEA store at the Burbank Town Center at 6 p.m. Wednesday to talk with residents about plans to build a development project on the site. Jim O’Neil, vice president of Crown Realty, said the company plans...

  • Burbank approves homelessness plan, but funding is still in question

    Burbank approves homelessness plan, but funding is still in question

    Burbank City Council members approved a three-year plan they hope begins to address the homelessness issue in the city. Council members voted unanimously during a meeting on Tuesday to have city staff implement a multipronged approach to the issue, which includes addressing mental-health awareness,...

  • Burbank Coordinating Council seeks more volunteers for holiday baskets program

    December is arguably the busiest time of year for Burbank resident Janet Diel and the nonprofit Burbank Coordinating Council. For the past 71 years, the organization has been preparing and distributing holiday baskets to less-fortunate families in Burbank. Last year, about 550 families received...

  • Friends of Burbank Public Library open new bookstore

    Friends of Burbank Public Library open new bookstore

    The Friends of the Burbank Public Library is hoping that its new bookstore in the Central Library will help continue to fund the programs patrons have come to enjoy. The bookstore, which is housed in a space at the back of the library, had its grand opening last Saturday and was filled with dozens...

  • Arthritis Foundation honors Burbank teen whose life has changed because of the disease

    Arthritis Foundation honors Burbank teen whose life has changed because of the disease

    For the past three years, Nathan French has been dealing with several types of arthritic illnesses — stiffness in his joints and muscles all over his body, rashes caused by sensitivity to the sun and systemic scleroderma, in which a waxy hardening has started to occur on his skin and in his intestinal...

  • Burbank residents go all out when decorating their home

    Burbank residents go all out when decorating their home

    For almost 50 years, Burbank residents Dick and Pam Norton have transformed their house into a winter wonderland for their neighbors and people passing by to enjoy during the holiday season. There are more than a dozen handmade displays — which include a Ferris wheel, see-saw, train, angels and...

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