| Aug 4, 2012
| 5:30 PM
The rover Curiosity is expected to transmit a huge scientific payload from Mars, and the mission may also heavily influence how lawmakers in Washington, D.C., decide to spend money on the space race.
Supporters hope a successful landing Sunday night...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Some of the celebration surrounding the Mars Science Laboratory's successful landing Sunday night on the Red Planet had a political tone.
The touchdown of the over-budget $2.5-billion Mars rover mission comes as tax dollars for planetary exploration...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Family entertainment is coming to Burbank as a result of a joint effort by Enrichment Works and the Grove Theater Center in Izay Park.
GTC offers new works and adult-themed plays, but Enrichment Works focuses on younger audiences. Its shows have been...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:18 AM
After years of political tension prompted by the response to the Station fire, the U.S. Forest Service has agreed to begin training crews and preparing helicopters for night flights to battle wildfires, several California lawmakers announced Thursday....
| Aug 20, 2012
| 2:59 PM
The 2016 mission, dubbed InSight, will explore the interior of the planet, investigating Mars’ core, tracking seismic activity, monitoring the gravitational pull of Mars’ two moons and assessing why Mars does not have tectonic plates like...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:26 PM
With the Air Force announcing it no longer needs its fleet of C-27J cargo planes, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), today joined other members of Congress in introducing a new bill to transfer 14 planes to the U.S. Forest Service to fight wildfires.
| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Representatives from government offices joined those from PTAs, religious organizations, businesses, and local nonprofits to wish happy birthday Monday to the Burbank Coordinating Council, which turns 80.
President Eileen Cobos welcomed the more than 50...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:24 PM
BCR "a place to grow" recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, says Executive Director Lonna Dunson, with members, friends and supporters at a dinner held in February at its facility at 230 E. Amherst Drive.
The nonprofit organization that provides...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said this past weekend that sequestration – the mandatory across-the-board spending cuts put in place last year and set to go into effect March 1 – would have a disastrous effect on the middle class and the...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Dave Spence has sat behind the City Council dais for more than 20 years. At 75, he is the oldest elected official in the city, with five terms as mayor under his belt. Spence says his breadth of experience will help the council maintain the city's...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and the Los Angeles Congressional delegation urged the National Park Service on Wednesday to make sure its proposed plan to place the so-called Rim of the Valley in the national parks system incorporates both urban...