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  • Woodbury University in Burbank names new president

    Woodbury University has announced its 13th president, Luis Ma. R. Calingo, who succeeds retiring Kenneth R. Nielsen. Calingo, who will be officially installed during an inauguration ceremony in October, hails from Dominican University of California in...
  • State grant to help adult students at Burbank Unified transition to higher education

    Burbank Unified will be one of just a few school districts statewide to get a $75,000-grant to help adult education students transition to higher education, officials announced Thursday. Grant recipients had to demonstrate a “clear and...
  • Woodbury University names new president

    Woodbury University names new president
    Woodbury University this week announced that a veteran college administrator with a background in international business will become its 13th president. Luis Calingo, who will be officially installed during an inauguration ceremony in October, hails from...
  • Schools offer a show-biz shortcut

    Schools offer a show-biz shortcut
    On a quiet stretch of San Fernando Boulevard, a few blocks south of Downtown Burbank, bright red and black letters on a large poster call attention to a place where students learn as cameras roll. Inside, on a recent Wednesday evening, a small group of...
  • At Burbank elementary school, students pick their sides in USC v. UCLA

    At Burbank elementary school, students pick their sides in USC v. UCLA
    McKinley Elementary students on Monday competed against each other as either USC or UCLA patriots during the school’s annual Rivalry Day, capping a month college-related activities. At the start of November, students wore logos of any college...
  • Burbank High School: 'This is it' for 670 students

    Ani Vertanous and Sabina Agazarian said they've been friends since middle school, but walking up the hill to the Starlight Bowl for their Burbank High School commencement Friday, they started yelling. They weren't going to be sitting next to one...
  • Monterey High School: 'They really crank it out'

    Monterey High School: 'They really crank it out'
    Graduating senior Erika Munoz welcomed the sold-out crowd to the Monterey High School's commencement ceremony Wednesday, thanking the teachers and staff at the Burbank Unified's alternative high school who made her presence on stage possible. Without...
  • FRENEMIES

    Ali had his Frazier. Magic had his Bird. Nadal has his Federer. In the world of sports, individual rivalries often bring out the best in an athlete. They can also provide some of the most exciting — and competitive — head-to-head matchups....
  • All-star treatment

    BURBANK — Burbank High football player Mike Williams is used to playing on a Bulldogs offensive line that is usually undersized. However, recently Williams has been able to take the field and practice alongside a group that is big and menacing....
  • Students may be grading their teachers

    GLENDALE — Students at Glendale and Burbank high schools said they support a state bill that will allow them to rate their teachers on how well they do their jobs. The bill, signed into law Thursday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, will be the first...
  • Fine result by Tubert

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Burroughs graduate places second in amateur tourney: Award-winning golfer and recent Burroughs High graduate Emily Tubert continues to perform well in tournaments. Tubert shot a 68 Wednesday to finish...
  • Always the competitor

    Always the competitor
    Competing in girls' golf for four years at Burroughs High, Emily Tubert was an important part on every Indian team in which she played. Although she did participate on teams, the individualistic aspect of the sport didn't hold the same camaraderie as...