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  • University raises funds for typhoon victims

    Woodbury University is collecting donations for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which ripped through the Philippines earlier this month, leaving nearly 4,000 people dead and 4 million displaced, said the university’s president, who has ties to the...
  • In Theory: Does belief in the divine protect against depression?

    Religion may be good for the soul, but there's now evidence it's good for a healthy mind, too. A study by researchers in Canada has discovered that regular attendance at religious services can provide "significant protection against depression" —...
  • Number of Burbank students taking AP, honors courses on the rise

    Burbank Unified this week announced that more students than ever are taking Advanced Placement and honors classes, although grades have dipped slightly in tandem with the greater access. In past years, AP and honors courses at Burbank and Burroughs high...
  • Community: Hal Wetherwax left behind a musical legacy in Burbank

    Community: Hal Wetherwax left behind a musical legacy in Burbank
    Walking down the street, I couldn't remember which house it was, but suddenly I heard the familiar trombone and it guided me to my destination. Students of Harold "Hal" E. Wetherwax had made a circle around the grand piano in the living room and they...
  • Burbank High graduate Mark Covert content to end streak on his own terms

    Burbank High graduate Mark Covert content to end streak on his own terms
    LANCASTER — His Wednesday began like any another throughout the last 45 years. Burbank High alumnus Mark Covert awoke at 4 a.m. for his predawn workout. The plan had been the same for the Lancaster resident, which is to say Covert scheduled an...
  • Six feet of separation for high jumper Claire Keiffer-Wright

    Six feet of separation for high jumper Claire Keiffer-Wright
    After a sophomore season in which South Pasadena High's Claire Kieffer-Wright won a CIF State individual championship, led her squad to a CIF Southern Section Division III team title and was named the All-Area Girls' Track and Field Athlete of the Year,...
  • Burbank High leads city cross-country pack again

    Burbank High leads city cross-country pack again
    For the first time in years, there will be no Burbank All-City Cross-Country meet to sort, determine and highlight the top runners within the Media City. Yet, just because there's no race doesn't mean there isn't a competition among the four local...
  • Burroughs High's Daniel Jacobs leaves lasting impression

    Burroughs High's Daniel Jacobs leaves lasting impression
    When Daniel Jacobs took the floor as a starter for the Burroughs High boys' volleyball team more than three years ago as a sophomore, he knew what he was stepping into. "There is a tradition of volleyball at Burroughs, for sure," said Jacobs, an outside...
  • Fired Woodbury University exec files lawsuit

    Fired Woodbury University exec files lawsuit
    The wife of Woodbury University's former president filed a complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court this week alleging she was fired from her job as senior director of development without cause after reporting alleged mistreatment of other employees...
  • Airport inks marketing deal with Rose Bowl, UCLA sports

    Airport inks marketing deal with Rose Bowl, UCLA sports
    Bob Hope Airport is aiming for a financial touchdown with a new marketing agreement with UCLA Athletics and the Rose Bowl that will tap into the university’s millions of sports fans. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority on Monday...
  • In Theory: Has the economy damaged the work ethic?

    Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants. The Dutch survey,...
  • 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...