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October Faith-Based Spotlight

October 9, 2017

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Family Month @ South Hills Church

Everyone you know may have differing perspectives on God, Christianity, and the Bible, but one thing most people have in common is a genuine desire to love & lead their families well. We want our romance to last. We want to set our kids up for success. We want to leave our families something other than a laundry list of issues to overcome in therapy. We all want these things. We’re just not always sure how to go about getting them.

Family Month is about setting aside 5-straight weeks to focus on just that. This October we’ll explore ancient wisdom, cautionary tales & best practices together in hopes of learning how to help our families, current or future, be as holistically healthy as possible. What kind of fun can you expect from us?

CEREAL BUFFET / Sunday, October 8
BOUNCE HOUSE & BUBBLES / Sunday, October 15
JERSEY SUNDAY / Sunday, October 22
COSTUMES & CANDY / Sunday, October 29

2 Services & New Series @ Story City Church

Since day one, we have been a church that believes every story matters and no story is too bad, too good, too mad, or too far from God to matter to Him. This past spring and summer, our church had reached the point where our auditorium felt too full for new faces to feel at home. Because of this, we knew it was time to start again and make more room for more stories, which includes yours. Starting this Sunday, October 8th, we are moving to two identical services starting at 10:00am & 11:30am. Both services will have kids ministry for birth through 5th grade. We also begin a brand new series this weekend titled “The Ever Chasing GOD – a Journey through the Book of Jonah”.

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Christianity Introduction @ Emmanuel Church

ALPHA COURSE: ALPHA is a 10 week introductory course into Christianity. Each Sunday evening begins with a free dinner, followed by a thought-provoking video. Participants then break up into small groups for lively discussions. It is a great opportunity to explore life’s difficult questions in a safe, friendly environment. Alpha begins this Sunday evening October 8, 6:30 – 9:00. For more details contact Rick Durrance: rick@emmanuelburbank.org

Reformation 500 series @ Burbank Pres & Calvary Bible Church

Scripture, Faith, Grace, Christ & Glory to God alone.

Fall Festival @ Burbank Pres – Saturday, Oct. 28th @ 5-9pm

Pumpkin Carving, Hay Ride, Jumper, Obstacle Course, Face Painting, Picture Book. BYO Pumpkin. Dinner avail. Admission: $5.

Fun Fest @ Calvary Chapel Burbank – Tuesday, Oct. 31st @ 6-9pm

Community outreach with free food, candy, cotton candy, popcorn, inflatables, carnival style games, face painting, prizes. See this Video from previous event.

Gift of Life Banquet @ The Castaways – Thursday, Oct 12 from 6pm.

Crisis Pregnancy Clinic (aka Avenues Pregnancy Clinic) fundraiser feat. keynote address by Kevin Sorbo (Hercules, God’s Not Dead). Live Music, 3-Course Meal, Testimonies.

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Happy Easter Burbank!

April 16, 2017

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Easter Services in Burbank (#HeIsRisen)

April 12, 2017

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EASTER SERVICES: (check back for Additional Church Services)

Story City Church – Good Friday 4/14 @ 7pm @ The Colony Theatre. Easter Sunday 4/16 @ 9am and 10:30am @ The Colony Theatre. {FaceBook page}

South Hills Burbank – Easter Sunday 4/16 @ 8:30am, 10am & 11:30am @ Burbank Campus. {FaceBook page}

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Burbank Pres – Maundy Thursday 4/13 @ 7:30pm. Easter Sunday 4/16 @ 9:15am & 11:15am {FaceBook page}

Calvary Chapel Burbank – Good Friday 4/14 @ 12 noon & 7:30pm. Easter Sunday 4/16 @ 7:30am, 9:30am & 11:30am. {FaceBook Group}

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Calvary Bible Church – Good Friday 4/14 @ 7pm. Easter Sunday 4/16 @ 9am & 10:45am. {Facebook}

CityLight Baptist – Easter Sunday 4/16 @ 9am & 11am. {FaceBook}

Emmanuel Church – Good Friday 4/14 @ 12 noon & 7:00pm. Saturday 4/15 Family Carnival 12-2pm. Easter Sunday 4/16 @ 9:30am. {FaceBook}

Fellowship Church of Burbank – Easter Sunday 4/16 @ 10:30am. {FaceBook}

Media City Church – Easter Sunday @ 9:30am & 11:30am. {FaceBook}

Redeemer Burbank – Good Friday 4/14 @ 6:30pm. Easter Sunday 4/16 @ 10:30am. {FaceBook}

Vertical Church – Good Friday 4/14 @ 6pm. Easter Sunday 4/16 @ 10am. {FaceBook}

Village Church – Good Friday 4/14 @ 7pm. Easter Saturday 4/15 @ 5pm and Sunday 4/16 @ 11am. {FaceBook}

Worship Walk Church – Easter Sunday @ 10:30am. {FaceBook}

Burbank General Election – Final Four

April 6, 2017

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GENERAL (Mail-In): April 11th, 2017  – Official City Election Info

Candidates Video Statements | Save Burbank Candidate Interviews

CITY COUNCIL Candidates (2 seats)  = endorsements

Bob Frutos*: Website | FaceBook | Email | Financials | 823-6541

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David Gordon*Website | FaceBook | Email | Financials | 842-2111

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 Juan GuillenWebsite | FaceBook | Email | Financials | 557-7700

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Sharon Springer: Website | FaceBook | Email | Financials | 388-8483

Quick reminder to please exercise your Civic Duty & VOTE in our Local General Election. There are 4 remaining Candidates competing for 2 City Council seats. You can still Mail In your Ballots (incl. on Election Day – Tuesday, April 11) or drop them off @ McCambridge Rec. Ctr., Buena Vista Library, City Clerk’s Office, Joslyn & Tutle Centers today until 4pm today or on Election Day until 7pm. Additional Election Day sites incl. BHS, JBHS, John Muir & Thomas Edison schools. Good Luck to all the Candidates!

GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS: * FINAL * | City webpage

Ballot’s Cast = 11,555 (17.4%). Precincts: 29 of 29 (#1) 29 of 29 (#2)

CITY COUNCIL (2 seats

Bob Frutos: 6,300 votes (54.5%) * ELECTED
Sharon Springer: 5,666 votes (49.0%) * ELECTED
David Gordon: 5,287 votes (45.8%)
Juan Guillen: 3,783 votes (32.7%)

Story City LA Egg Drop. South Hills 3rd Birthday.

April 5, 2017

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Story City LA Egg Drop FaceBook Event page | Eventbrite Registration

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South Hills Burbank: FaceBook page | SHB Website | SHB PodCasts

SHB3 FLICKR PHOTO Album | FACEBOOK Album | VIDEO Highlights

BHS VMA – Show Choir Nationals in Nashville

March 31, 2017

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Congratulations to BHS VMA’s In Sync and Impressions choirs for their outstanding performances and results at Show Choir Nationals 2017 this past week! Show Choir Nationals is one of the premier competitions in the entire country, and for In Sync to win for the first time ever, and Impressions to place 2nd were amazing achievements for our program. Everyone had a wonderful time in Nashville, TN! Links: In Sync Nashville FLICKR Photos | Impressions – Hart Encore FLICKR Photos

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Burbank Elections – 2017 Primary All Mail Ballot

February 18, 2017

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Primary (Mail-In): February 28th, 2017  – Official City Election Info

Leadership Burbank Forum Video | Save Burbank Candidate Interviews

LWV Candidates Forum YouTube Video | Candidates Video Statements

LWV School Board Candidates Forum | BUSD Candidate Statements

CITY COUNCIL Candidates (3 seats)  = endorsements (** Full)

David Gordon**Website | FaceBook | Email | Finance 12 | 842-2111

Bob Frutos*Website | FaceBook | Email | Finance 12 | 823-6541

Jess Talamantes*Website | FaceBkEmail | Finance 12 | 478-JESS

Juan Guillen*Website | FaceBook | Email | Finance 12 | 557-7700

Greg Sousa*Website | FaceBook | Email | Finance 12 | 562-3029

Sharon Springer: Website | FaceBook | Email | Finance 12 | 388-8483

Richard Carr: Website | FaceBook | Email | Finance 12 | 599-8285

Konstantine Anthony: Web | FaceBkEmail | Fin. 12 | 323-302-1447

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SCHOOL BOARD Candidates (2 seats)  = endorsements (** Full)

Larry Applebaum**: Web | FaceBook | Email | Finance 1-2 | 371-9904

Char Tabet*: Website | FaceBook | Email | Finance 1-2 | 468-6066

Steve Frintner: Website | FaceBook | Email | Finance 1-2 | 381-7640

CITY CLERK (1 seat)

Zizette Mullins** (running unopposed): Email | 438-7554

CITY TREASURER (1 seat)

Debbie Kukta** (running unopposed): Email | 238-5880

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PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS: * FINAL * | City webpage

Ballot’s Cast = 10,902 (16% of 67K Registered Voters)

CITY COUNCIL (3 seats)  = April General Election

Jess Talamantes: 5,485 votes (50.9%) * ELECTED *
Bob Frutos: 5,320 votes (49.3%) * runoff
David Gordon: 4,799 votes (44.5%) * runoff
Sharon Springer: 3,914 votes (36.3%) * runoff
Juan Guillen: 3,176 votes (29.5%) * runoff
Greg Sousa: 2,465 votes (22.9%)
Konstantine Anthony: 2,117 votes (19.6%)
Bob Carr: 1,429 votes (13.3%)

SCHOOL BOARD (2 seats)

Steve Frintner: 5,745 votes (59.4%) * ELECTED *
Char Tabet: 5,510 votes (57.0%) * ELECTED *
Larry Applebaum: 5,398 votes (55.9%)

CITY CLERK (1 seat

Zizette Mullins: 7,946 votes (100%) * ELECTED *

CITY TREASURER (1 seat)

Debbie Kukta: 7,972 votes (100%) * ELECTED *

Happy Thanksgiving & upcoming Christmas Events

November 24, 2016

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Thanksgiving Sermons: Pastor Dr. Ross Purdy – “Be Thankful” @ Burbank Pres | Pastor Dave Stewart – “Celebrate Differently” @ South Hills Burbank. Picture c/o Mike Elman from Holiday in the Park with Councilman Bob Frutos & City Clerk Zizette Mullins. Cheers!

Christmas Events & Services: (check back for more to be added shortly)

City of Burbank – Mayor’s Tree Lighting on Sat. Dec 3rd @ 6pm @ City Hall.

Burbank Nativity – Sat Dec 3rd (4-9pm) & Sun Dec 4th (5-8:30pm) @ LDS

Story City Church – Christmas Friday 12/23 @ 7pm @ The Colony Theatre. Free Family Christmas Movie – “ELF” on Fri, Dec. 16th @ The Colony

South Hills BurbankChristmas Eve (Sat) 12/24 @ 2pm, 3:30pm & 5pm. Love-The-818 Christmas Serving Campaign (Dec 6-17th)

Burbank Pres – Christmas Eve 12/24 @ 7:30pm. Christmas Day 12/25 @ 10:30am. Christmas Together (Live Nativity & Perf.) on Saturday, Dec 17th 6:30-8:30pm.

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2016 Election – Local Races & Measure B

November 1, 2016

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Our 2016 Local Election Endorsements & Value Voter Guide Links fyi:

* State Senate (District 25)Michael Antonovich #45 | WebsiteFaceBook

* Supervisor (5th District)Kathryn Barger #76 | WebsiteFaceBook

* Measure B – Vote NO #192 | WebsiteFaceBook – SaveBurbank

Other Suggestions: U.S. Senator – Loretta Sanchez #36. U.S. Representative (28th District) – Lenore Solis #40. Assembly (43rd District) – Neither. Judges – Steven Schreiner #62, Efrain Aceves #65, Susan Townsend #69, David Berger #72. State Ballot Measures: See Below links.

Voter Guides: Craig Huey | Robyn Nordell | SaveCalifornia.com | Platforms

Candidate Forum Videos: State Senate | Supervisor | Assembly | Measures

*** Special Burbank Election Commentary: Vote NO on Measure B

I have many friends both opposing & supporting Measure B and have tried to keep an open mind and listen to both sides arguments for/against a new 14-gate 355,000 sqft terminal & governance changes. The main arguments for Measure B seem to be increased safety (distance from runway, seismic standards, ADA compliance) and improved passenger amenities & conveniences. Having flown into the recently built Sacramento airport, I can say it certainly was a pleasant experience & I have no problem with the modernization & improvements being proposed. That said, the Airport is safe “as is” & has a certain character/charm I would hate to loose if the replacement terminal is not done right (please see the unsightly, blinding RTIC car rental monstrosity). Unfortunately there are no actual architectural plans or models I can find to see what the replacement terminal might look like, so I guess we’ll have just have to wait & see.

The problem & primary reason I cannot support Measure B at this time is the governance changes that take away Burbank residents rights to vote on any future airport expansion i.e. increases in # gates, and gives them to unelected, unaccountable Airport Commissioners appointed by the City Council; I simply don’t trust them to protect Burbank residents best interests & quality-of-life. Nor do I trust any politician, so replacing them with City Council members who have made many decisions I disagree with (Talaria, BPD litigation “mess” etc.), does not make up for the loss of our voting rights. We also give away our land-use powers, meaning the City no longer has zoning/easement oversight on future airport development. These 2 changes are deal-breakers for me & should never have been agreed to by our City Council.

There are many other concerns I have. The measure was rushed onto the crowded November Ballot instead of being voted on during our local City Elections next Spring where the topic could be debated in much more detail. Most people have no idea what Measure B really is & simply don’t have the time to read through all the measures on the Ballot (17 State + 4 County/Local) and make an informed decision.

We also just learned the FAA is switching from a Radar based air traffic system to a Satellite system called NextGEN, a system that leads to greater flight efficiency and has lead to increased air traffic & new flight paths in some places where it’s already been implemented. And while the Yes folks claim there will be no increased flights due to NextGEN outside of market-driven forces, I prefer to wait-&-see what actually happens beginning November 10 when it’s implemented at BUR airport.

There are serious environmental concerns that still need to be addressed. If approved, construction wouldn’t begin for about 5 years but it would take 5 years to complete. The proposed replacement site is toxic and would need to be cleaned up of all the hazardous waste ala the Empire Center & Home Depot sites and constantly monitored. The construction will have major negative environmental impacts on those who live adjacent to the site, as those adj. to the 5 fwy construction are suffering through. Some opponents have even expressed concern about possible Easterly take-offs over the Hillside based on old FAA documents, although it appears this is not possible based on current FAA rules that prohibit such take-offs due to the runways proximity to the mountains. And while the Airport has threatened to build a new terminal anyway if they loose on the SW Quadrant, this is not their preferred site as it would takes years more to build (7 instead of 5), cost Millions of dollars more, &  may involve land-use related litigation with both the City of Burbank & Los Angeles.

At the end of the day, I believe we can do better than what’s been proposed and will be in a much stronger negotiating position of we Vote NO on Measure B now and force the airport to bring the item back with the above-mentioned protections that should have been there in writing in the first place, on our local election ballot next April. These protections should include a written guarantee that the number of gates can never be increased under any circumstances &/or a Measure B vote of the people, retaining the proposed Super-Majority in light of the fact that airport decisions directly effect/impact Burbank much more than Glendale/Pasadena, retaining existing zoning/easements oversight, continuation of the existing voluntary curfew & ongoing efforts to obtain a mandatory curfew, even though I don’t believe this will ever happen (the FAA already said NO to our Part 161 Study application), actual architectural plans/models for the replacement terminal, and a written guarantee that there will never be flights taking off to the East (regardless of FAA) and no commercial flights landing from the East ever! Do this, and I will support Measure B in 2017.

Links: City of Burbank Measure B information | NO on B | Yes on B

Burbank Police & Fire BBQ @ South Hills Burbank

August 16, 2016

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South Hills Church hosted a wonderful BBQ honoring our Police & Firefighters at their Burbank Campus this past Sunday following their 10.45am Service. The BBQ was a culmination of their Love-The-818 campaign that included helping BUSD Teachers @ various school sites set-up their classrooms and providing Teacher lunches, helping BHC pack 100’s of free backpacks for kids who need them, BTAC undergarment drive, cleaning up Chandler Bikeway & serving at the LA Dream Center projects. In attendance were Burbank Mayor Jess Talamantes (ret. Fireman), his Mom & son Scott; Councilman Bob Frutos (ret. Police); BPD Police Chief Scott LaChasse & Dep. Chief Michael Albanese; and Police & Fire personnel from Orange Groove & Verdugo Fire Stations. It was an honor to serve the men & woman who keep us safe everyday! I also had the chance to chat to the Mayor about a number of topics including various aspects of Police & Fire Dept. operations (recruiting, sro’s), as well as the upcoming Airport Terminal vote. Thank You Pastor Dave Stewart and South Hills Burbank for spreading the love of Jesus throughout our community.

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