Sunday, November 2, 2014

Time to fall back and change those clocks

If you remembered to set your analog clocks back before going to bed, you probably got an extra hour of sleep last night. If not, you should make the change now — or be an hour ahead of everyone else. Those smart phones and watches automatically update.  Daylight saving time has officially ended for most of us in the U.S., […]
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Updated: Second day of fall — hot temps in Burbank

On this the second day of fall, the temperature shot up to 80 degrees before noon  in Burbank. The high today in the Media City expected to be near 90. For those having to work outside, like the Burbank city crews pruning giant Ficus trees on Magnolia Boulevard, it’s going to be a tough day. It probably feels more like […]
Friday, November 15, 2013

Fall returns to Burbank

  A major chance in the weather today. Yesterday, the Media City sizzled with a high of 92. ABC7’s meteorologist, Dallas Raines, reported last night that high broke a record of 91 — set back in 1974. Today the temperature is expected to reach only 70 in B-town.. Partly cloudy skies in the forecast, along with a chance of light drizzle […]
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Photo Gallery: Autumn in Burbank

The seasons do change in Burbank. All over B-town trees are shedding their colorful leaves right now. It’s the first week of December, summer is a memory, fall is in full swing, and winter is coming. Change is in the air.
Sunday, November 4, 2012

Jean Youn: November, time change, and a season of mums

Now, it is November. Daylight saving time ended today, because we turned our clocks back an hour to begin Standard Time.  From now on, the night time will seem even longer. Where is your hometown? If you spent your childhood in Australia, you’d remember that November is the beginning of spring there. If your hometown is located not just in Australia, […]
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Garden Guru: Fall planting from seeds in the Southland

Now’s the time to get those winter veggies ready to start! I have people coming in wanting to buy pepper and tomato seeds and I immediately show them what they should be planting now. Here in SoCal we have mild enough”winters” to start our cool season seeds this early. Green and root vegetables will do fine in our winters. Here […]
Thursday, October 11, 2012

Burbank pounded by first fall storm of 2012

Just before 2 p.m this afternoon, the first fall storm of the season rolled into Burbank with heavy rain, flashes of lightning, and crackling thunder. The high today only in the 60s. For the past few days, rain has been in the forecast and the skies were filled with dark threatening clouds this morning– still some were caught without umbrellas […]
Saturday, September 22, 2012

90 degree temperatures on the first day of fall in Burbank

On this the first day of autumn, the leaves are falling and the temperature rising in Burbank. In fact, the high reached 93 this afternoon in the Media City. Still change is in the air and that’s a good thing. Expect some cooler temps over the next few days. Get ready — Halloween is only a few weeks away. Scary […]
Monday, November 14, 2011

Jean Youn: Burning red time

Have you ever heard anyone say ‘burning fall/autumn?’ That is the name given to this time of year in Korea. It’s in reference to the red color of the leaves around this time. Fall isn’t a time of melancholy as some might say, it is a burning red time of year. Burning is often used to describe passion. Passion is […]