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  • Burroughs High grad Emily Tubert named All-American for second straight year

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Burroughs graduate wins second-straight honor at Arkansas: Former Burroughs High standout Emily Tubert surely didn't endure a sophomore slump this season playing for the University of Arkansas women's golf...
  • Capturing the excitement of the West

    Capturing the excitement of the West
    Artist Cliff Barnes, a long-time resident of Burbank, received two national art awards this summer and attended both juried out-of-state exhibits. The American Plains Artists selected Barnes' watercolor “Riding Proud” as Best of Show at its...
  • In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30

    In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30
    Gov. Jerry Brown continued to press his case for Proposition 30 on Friday, telling a coalition of business leaders in Burbank that if the tax measure fails, K-12 and higher education will be hit with billions of dollars in funding cuts. Proposition 30...
  • Woodbury president officially installed

    Woodbury president officially installed
    Luis Calingo was officially installed during an inauguration ceremony Saturday as Woodbury University's 13th president. He hails from Dominican University of California in San Rafael — a four-year, private Catholic college where he served as...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Knitting still has many fans, Driver goes through Salvation Army and Pierce College Halloween Festival

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Knitting still has many fans, Driver goes through Salvation Army and Pierce College Halloween Festival
    Good morning, readers! Today is Sunday, October 21. Knitting still has a place in 2012. A group in Studio City still enjoys making things by hand. La Knitterie Parisienne even offers classes to those who don't know how to turn a ball of yarn into a...
  • Building a cathedral of learning

    Building a cathedral of learning
    Just months after Luis Calingo stepped into his new role as Woodbury University's president, he is reshaping the school's vision while leading a new campus-wide conversation. “We need to draft a new strategic plan for the university,” Calingo...
  • Community: Three seniors pick up women's scholarships

    Community: Three seniors pick up women's scholarships
    Three Burbank High School graduating seniors were honored at the Burbank University Women's Scholarship Tea at the home of Marcia Baroda May 10. Receiving college scholarships were Seda Byrut and Valery Vasquez from Burbank High School and Jordan Bradley...
  • On the Town: Retiring Woodbury president enjoys fond send-off

    On the Town: Retiring Woodbury president enjoys fond send-off
    “I have had the opportunity to write several new chapters in the evolving Woodbury University history,” said the school’s retiring president, Kenneth Nielsen. “The success the school has achieved (is) a result of the hard work,...
  • Woodbury University extends pricey lifeline to business owners — for free

    Woodbury University extends pricey lifeline to business owners — for free
    The three business consultants sitting in Nancy Guillen's commercial insurance office got straight to work Wednesday, running through a list of competitors, reviewing client retention rates and pushing her to play up her leadership with civic...
  • Good for students, good for businesses

    At a time when small business owners are struggling to get off the endangered species list, a lifeline in any form is a welcome reprieve. But when it's a lifeline worth tens of thousands of dollars, it can be a game-changer. A program at Woodbury...
  • Sunrise Rotary earns Silver Bell

    Sunrise Rotary earns Silver Bell
    Rotary International’s coveted Silver Bell award was presented to Burbank Sunrise Rotary for being the best small club in its 33-club district for the past year. The presentation was made at the Rotary District 5260 Conference in North Hollywood...
  • Burbank Unified bond measure won't appear on ballot

    Burbank Unified school board members have decided to hold off on putting a $110-million bond measure on the November ballot, preferring instead to bring it to voters sometime in the spring to ensure a better turnout. The bond extension would need 55%...