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  • Teens share their stories of substance abuse

    Teens share their stories of substance abuse
    Isabel Izar never thought she would amount to much. The former John Burroughs High School student struggled academically, and during her sophomore year, she said, she began experimenting with drugs. Casual marijuana use shifted into abuse of ecstasy, mushrooms, cocaine and Xanax.
  • Congratulations: Resident celebrates her 100th birthday

    Debbie Hobart celebrated her 100th birthday on Nov. 20 with more than 30 family members and friends in her Burbank/Toluca Lake-area home. Additionally, Burbank Mayor Anja Reinke sent her a framed and engraved plaque congratulating her on her happy day....

    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....

    Local Rotarians host district luncheon

    Local Rotarians host district luncheon
    Members of the Burbank Sunrise Rotary welcomed fellow Rotarians from surrounding districts as they hosted this year's Rotary District Foundation luncheon at the Castaway Restaurant this past week. Co-chaired by Sheri Polak and Suzanne Cox, members and...


    Burbank author visits Burroughs High School Christina Moss, author of a series of science fiction books and longtime resident of Burbank, recently visited John Burroughs High School where she talked to students about creative writing and signed books...