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  • Obituary: Claude James Welker

    Claude James Welker, who grew up in Burbank, died Feb. 9. He was 69. Born Dec. 5, 1941, Welker attended William McKinley Elementary School, David Starr Jordan Junior High School and John Burroughs High School. He served in the Army in the late 1950s....
  • Summer reading: History

    Summer reading: History
    Absolute Monarchs A History of the Papacy John Julius Norwich Random House: $30 The respected historian of the Byzantine Empire and Venice now turns to one of the oldest institutions on Earth and those who have worn the mitred hat during its 2,000-...
  • 'Glee' recap: Saturday Night Glee-ver

    'Glee' recap: Saturday Night Glee-ver
    Get your bell bottoms and platform shoes ready. We're taking it back to the '70s on "Glee." Any episode that starts with Blaine singing in a bowtie gets my vote! After learning the theme for this year's regionals competition is vintage, Bowtie Blaine...
  • Residents slapped with fine for aggressive tree trimming

    A La Cañada Flintridge resident who is facing thousands of dollars in city fines for excessively trimming oaks on his property says the punishment is unfair. _________________________ FOR THE RECORD: This story incorrectly states that Franklin Wang will...
  • 'Glee' recap: Yes/No

    'Glee' recap: Yes/No
    Valentine's Day comes early to William McKinley High School. After a brief holiday hiatus, our favorite glee kids are back and sappier...I mean, more romantic...than ever. Case in point? The show opener with the Grease classic "Summer Nights" starring...
  • Centenarian celebrates birthday this month

    Geraldine Neva Stallard will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Jan. 27. She was born in Howe, Okla. on Jan. 27, 1912. She met her husband, Stuart, in Blythe, Calif., and eventually moved to Burbank to raise their three children, Connie, Bill and...
  • 'Glee' Recap: I Kissed a Girl

    'Glee' Recap: I Kissed a Girl
    Cue the Katy Perry music! Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you "Lady Music Week" at William McKinley High. The brainchild of Finn, aka Fetus Face, according to Santana, "Lady Music Week" is music by ladies, for ladies. Fetus Face is worried abut...
  • 'Glee' Recap: Hold on to Sixteen

    'Glee' Recap: Hold on to Sixteen
    Spoiler alert: This recap contains the results of this year's glee club sectionals competition. And the winner is...New Directions. Obviously. Seriously, who did you think was going to win? We wouldn't have much of a season if our star glee kids didn't...
  • Book Review: 'The President and the Assassin' by Scott Miller

    Book Review: 'The President and the Assassin' by Scott Miller
    The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century Scott Miller Random House: 432 pp., $28 Veteran journalist Scott Miller has done something very interesting in his first book: He has conjoined two kinds...
  • New officers take their oaths

    The clock was turned back to the 1950s for the Annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon at Verdugo Hills Hospital. “Rock Around the Clock” was the luncheon theme in the Council Room-turned-diner on June 11. And, indeed, more than 200 volunteers work...
  • In our supposed democracy, guns continue to rule

    In our supposed democracy, guns continue to rule
    In a democracy, nothing is supposed to matter more than the will of the people. So it was painful to watch last week as the will of the people was overturned and one of Arizona's duly elected representatives was forced from office. It wasn't a recall...