awards

Friday, January 3, 2020

Rose Parade float winner on display in Burbank

Rose Parade float winner on display in Burbank today. “Rise Up” won the 2020 Leishman Public Spirit Award for the most outstanding floral presentation from a non-commercial float builder in the 131st Tournament of Roses Parade, on Wednesday, January 1. Burbank has won numerous awards at the Rose Parade, however, this is the first time it has taken home the […]
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Burbank Channel wins local Emmy

The Burbank Channel was honored at the 68th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards bash over the weekend. The channel is owned by the City f Burbank. Last Saturday, it was recognized with an Emmy in the information category for a video called, “Drawing Power of Burbank.”  The ceremony was held at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood. […]
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Burbank Channel wins three Golden Mike awards

The City of Burbank ‘s television channel is celebrating winning three Golden Mike awards in Division “B,” stations with 49 or fewer staff members.  It happened  at the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California’s (RTNA) 65th annual awards ceremony in Universal City last Saturday. Burbank On Demand, the city’s magazine style show was selected as Best News Public Affairs Program […]
Monday, January 12, 2015

In The News: January 12, 2015

A big night for the celebs who were able take home gold and or shine at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills last night. Funny ladies, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, hosted the glitzy affair for the third and reportedly last time. Their jokes and zingers were not as funny as in years past, but the […]
Sunday, January 11, 2015

Updated: Rain, umbrellas, and 2015 Golden Globe Awards in the Southland

  It’s a rainy Sunday in the Southland. Not a storming pounding rain, but strong enough to need an umbrella. In Burbank, light rain is falling this morning. The high only in the 60s in the Media City. The rain is expected to taper off as the day goes on, but there is still a threat of a shower or […]
Thursday, January 8, 2015

In The News: January 8, 2015

Manhunt continues for two brothers in that horrific terrorist attack on a satirical magazine in France yesterday. Twelve people were killed when three gunmen stormed the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo. One suspect has surrendered. Hollywood reacts Deadline. Cartoonists around the world pay tribute to the fallen satirists  CNN Huffington Post California Senator, Barbara Boxer, announced today that she will  not run for […]
Monday, January 5, 2015

Spectators get close up view of award-winning Burbank Rose float

If you want to get a close up look at the 2015 award-winning Burbank Rose Parade float, you need do it pretty soon. “Jungle Rescue”  picked up the Past President’s Award on New Year’s Day  for most creative design and use of both floral and non-floral materials. Hundreds of volunteers spent a lot of hours working on the float. Among them, […]
Wednesday, December 10, 2014

21st Annual SAG Awards nominees announced today

A lot of chatter around the entertainment community today about the newly released nominees for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The nominees were announced this morning at the Pacific Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood by actress/director/producer and recipient, Eva Longoria,and Actor, Ansel Elgort,( “The Fault in Our Stars” (2014) and  “Divergent” (2014) ). Here are the nominees for the […]
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Local Olympian Kate Hansen honored in Sacramento

Southland 2014 Olympian, Kate Hansen, was honored during the “Woman of the Year”  awards ceremony in the Assembly Chambers of the State Capitol in Sacramento yesterday. Hansen was among 80 recipients who were recognized for making  “… a great contribution to California and who have inspired women and girls in California and beyond,” according to a news release. Assemblyman Gatto nominated […]