| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The Burbank Unified School District could recover about $1 million in funding for special education following the repeal of a bill regulating, but neglecting to pay for, how educators intervene when students exhibit behavior problems.
The 1990 law...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The Burbank Police Department received a $375,000 federal grant this week to restore three school resource officer positions, pleasing city and school officials who after years of budget cuts were left with just one officer in that role.
Using a U.S....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:18 AM
My roommate Pat and I recently, for some reason, watched the final season of “The West Wing” together on Netflix, which produced a number of arguments, speculations, and asides that I have compiled in an e-mail exchange for the inaugural...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:36 AM
The event: P.S. Arts' “Express Yourself,” a creative extravaganza for children and teens, featured 30 arts and crafts booths where youngsters could spray-paint figurines, string beads, decorate goody bags, get runway-ready for the “E!...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:31 AM
No one who met George Motz on the afternoon of April 19, 2003, as he bit into his first double cheeseburger in the subterranean Billy Goat Tavern on Hubbard Street — “It is incredible, everything I had heard it was. The taste is distinctive...
| Oct 9, 2013
In Southern California's outer orbit, a dusty highway drive away from the L.A.'s health-obsessed celebrities and hipsters, a massive $70-million factory is preparing to churn out 140,000 gallons of premium juice a week.
The 264,000-square-foot Rancho...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:17 PM
When it comes to satisfying America’s sweet tooth, trends like Cronuts, deep-fried Twinkies and Astronaut Ice Cream come and go.
But Burbank’s Donut Prince has built a kingdom on staying the same.
Nearly every morning for the past 39 years,...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:08 AM
What will judges be looking for at tonight's fourth annual Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Burger Battle?
Some people call it nirvana.
"The judges have a very definitive set of criteria," says Genia Duncan Ellis, president and CEO of Riverwalk Fort...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Investors, cheered by an optimistic forecast, are sweet on Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., pushing the treat-maker’s stock to its highest level in more than eight years.
On Friday, the Winston-Salem, N.C., company watched its stock soar to $17.74 a...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:33 AM
National Doughnut Day takes place on Friday, June 7, and customers can get free donuts at several area eateries. Both Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donuts will offer free donuts. Find more information at dailypress.com/shopping.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:41 AM
National Doughnut Day, celebrated on the first Friday of June, was established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I.
That's according to Dunkin' Donuts, which is offering guests a...