| Oct 21, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Musical and visual treats await those attending the opening night gala of the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra's 24th concert season on Nov. 8 at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena.
The program will feature “Les Preludes” by Liszt, “...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Peter Leo Knecht, a Hollywood criminal defense attorney whose clients included Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda, Ike Turner, Ryan and Tatum O'Neal, Robert Blake, Charles Bronson, Rob Lowe and Robert Downey Jr., died at his home in the Hollywood Hills on October...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Jo-Ann Mary (Haskell) Eberhardt, 80 of Glendale, California, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Jo-Ann was born in Hollywood California on June 8, 1934 to Frederick C and Irma L. Haskell. Her...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Barbara Arnold, a long-time resident of La Caņada/Flintridge, passed away on March 10 following a brief illness. She was born in Los Angeles to Bernice Gilbert Kiggens and Earl Jennings Kiggens and was the eldest of three daughters. When Barbara was...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3.
Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:21 PM
I spend a lot of column space writing about the Common Core Curriculum and preparing our students for their future. But what about preparing them for ours?
I’ve spent much of the last few weeks in the end-of-life arena alongside various friends and...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Shirley Petraitis, 87, of Glendale, left her family on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Le Bleu Chateau, Burbank, California. She was born April 30, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, to Alfred and Maria Petersen, she was the second of five children. She married John...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Donna Louise Gray, a longtime resident of Glendale, passed suddenly on July 7th; survived by her daughter Laura Gray, son Dan Gray, grandsons Brandon and Brent, and sister Carole Nyquist. Donna’s children and grandsons were her life’s pride...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Walter Avery Meares Jr., a former Burbank Leader columnist who wrote about city issues during the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away peacefully in his Burbank home on July 9. He was 87.
He wrote a column for more than five years covering everything...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:16 PM
A month after Casey Kasem's death, the radio and voiceover icon's body remains in a mortuary in Tacoma, Wash., a rep for daughter Kerri Kasem confirmed Wednesday.
Casey Kasem died June 15 after a months-long battle over access to him and control of his...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Casey Kasem's body is no longer at the Washington state funeral home that had been keeping it, a rep for the radio icon's eldest daughter said Friday.
The situation is "pure insanity," rep Danny Deraney told the Los Angeles Times, confirming that the...