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  • GCC should put the heat on smokers

    New rules and seven new designated areas for smoking help reduce the amount of cigarette butts and ashes at Glendale Community College. Enforcement started in spring when campus put up signs in different areas on campus, but is enforcement through stiff...
  • Online program helps students bump up grades

    High school students looking to erase low grades from their transcripts have a new digital tool at their disposal. The Burbank Unified School District, in collaboration with the Burbank Adult School, will test an online-based, grade-improvement...
  • GCC moves on to state

    WHITTIER — For all the last at-bat heroics and nailbiting dramatics that have characterized the Glendale Community College baseball team's run to and through the postseason, the Vaqueros' biggest triumph thus far in a magical season came with a...
  • District promotes cultural integration

    In Iran, Silvana Dermegerdichian was highly involved with her children’s school, volunteering with the PTA and greeting everyone from the receptionists to the principal by name. But when the family immigrated to Southern California four years ago,...
  • Confidence in his speed

    Confidence in his speed
    James Knowles' speed was a boon throughout the season for the St. Francis High track and field team, as he quickly cleared every hurdle en route to consistently winning the 110- and 300-meter hurdle races. Long before the first meet in early March,...
  • Fortress of brotherhood

    They're twin brothers, born two minutes apart. They are separate stars in two different sports, at two different positions. But beyond that, there is hardly anything separating Burroughs High athletes Lucas and Tyler Yanez. "I don't ever plan on...
  • Tubert honored as All-American

    BURBANK — Emily Tubert's résumé is getting so long she will probably need a notebook to list all of her accomplishments. As a girls' golfer at Burroughs High, Tubert was a two-time Pacific League champion, a two-time All-Area player of the year,...
  • Levitt gets call and does well

    Keeping up with athletes from the area in college Ben Levitt (Chapman University baseball; Burbank High): The former Bulldogs pitcher helped the Panthers to a successful season and a berth in the NCAA Division III Championships. Against Marietta College...
  • Educators featured in college exhibit

    The definition of art has become so elastic since the early 20th century as to allow for alternatives within the traditional genres of painting, literature and sculpture, expressions which reflect contemporary environment and culture. The current...
  • On the Town: Fundraiser honors local educator

    On the Town: Fundraiser honors local educator
    Just a decade short of being a centenarian, like its host city, the Kiwanis Club of Burbank staged its 15th annual gala fundraiser at Lakeside Golf Club this past week. Chaired by Marsha Jackson, this event, established in 1998, which honors dedicated...
  • 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...