Ball rolling on Red & White Ball...

Ball rolling on Red & White Ball

MAGNOLIA PARK -- Tickets are now on sale for the Burbank Chamber

of Commerce’s annual Red & White Ball on Feb. 14 at the Sheraton

Universal Hotel in Universal City.


The black-tie event will feature a special dinner and music,

entertainment and dancing. It will also include a program dedicated

to incoming chamber president Gary Olsen.

Tickets are $125 each and sponsorships range from $1,500 to



For more information, call 846-3111.

SCORE presents patent expert

GLENDALE -- Robert M. Sperry, a former U.S. Patent Office

examiner, will talk about the value of patents, trademarks and

copyrights from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at the office of Service

Corps of Retired Executives, 330 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale.

The cost is $20. For more information, call 552-3323.


Frommer seeks tougher ATM law

BURBANK -- Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank) along with other

legislators and a coalition of consumer advocates has unveiled

legislation that would crack down on ATM fraud.

Earlier this month Frommer announced his bill in response to a

reportedly growing trend of ATM use and a parallel trend of reports

of fraudulent use of the cards to steal financial information and

launder money.


Chipotle opens its doors in Burbank

BURBANK VILLAGE -- Chipotle Mexican Grill opened Dec. 17 in


The grill, which serves gourmet burritos, tacos and other Mexican

delicacies, is at 135 W. Palm Ave.

The grill is the brainchild of Steve Ells, a Culinary Institute of

America graduate who wanted to make gourmet food that was accessible

to more people.

For more information, call 842-0622.

Compiled by Ryan Carter