Bible school offers treasures of Nile
HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- An imaginary trip to Egypt to search for
biblical treasures is part of an upcoming vacation Bible school
sponsored by the Magnolia Park United Methodist Church.
Biblical stories, songs, crafts and puppets will be offered during
the week-long session, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 4 to 8. The school
is free for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
The church is at 2828 W. Magnolia Blvd. For more information or to
register, call 846-2866.
Chihuahuas might be released soon
BURBANK -- A judge next month is expected to approve an agreement
that would allow a Burbank rescue organization to place nearly 200
Chihuahuas seized from an Acton breeder into foster homes.
Chihuahua Rescue reached an agreement with Los Angeles County
Department of Animal Control and Care to turn over the dogs, which
county officials said have formed aggressive, feral packs. The deal
was to be finalized at a July 17 hearing, but the breeder the dogs
were seized from refused to sign the agreement.
District attorney officials said they are confident the judge will
order the dogs to be placed by the rescue agency at an Aug. 5
Freeway lanes to be closed overnight
BURBANK -- Caltrans will be closing up to three lanes of the
Golden State (5) Freeway overnight through the weekend for emergency
The freeway lanes will be closed from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Thursday
through Sunday. The closure will run between Burbank Boulevard and
Alameda Avenue, Caltrans officials said. Similar slab repairs have
taken place along other sections of the Golden State Freeway since
All work is done on a weather-permitting basis, Caltrans officials
Frommer cable show to air Thursday
BURBANK -- A regular cable TV show featuring Assemblyman Dario
Frommer (D-Burbank) will debut at 9:30 p.m. Thursday on Charter
Communications Channel 25.
“Capitol Connection With Assemblyman Dario Frommer” will give
local viewers an in-depth look at issues faced by lawmakers in
Sacramento, and discuss local issues and events in the 43rd Assembly
Thursday’s show will focus on the state’s $38-billion budget
shortfall, and feature interviews with Assembly members Joe
Canciamilla (D-Pittsburg) and Keith Richman (R-La Crescenta).
The 30-minute show, hosted by Frommer Press Secretary Karen S.
Kim, will be repeated at 9:30 p.m. Thursdays and 3:30 p.m.
Saturdays. Upcoming shows will focus on such issues as health care
and education. The show will air in Burbank, Glendale, La Crescenta,
Montrose and La Canada Flintridge.