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  • Anonymous donor helps keep Burbank's Colony Theatre going

    Anonymous donor helps keep Burbank's Colony Theatre going
    With apologies to Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, the title of this theater tale could be "Out of the Woods." The Colony Theatre in Burbank said a fundraising push that began around Thanksgiving snowballed into about $260,000 -- more than five...
  • Woman receives $1,000 scholarship

    The Verdugo Glen chapter of the American Business Women's Assn. has named Arpa Shahijanian of Burbank, a business student at Glendale Community College, as the recipient of a national $1,000 scholarship. This year's scholarship was named in memory of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Temple Beth Emet collects half-ton of e-waste

    Temple Beth Emet collects half-ton of e-waste
    Temple Beth Emet helped the community recycle responsibly by offering an E-waste Collection Event on Feb. 17 in the temple parking lot. Members of the temple and the public dropped off TVs, VCRs, computers, monitors, stereos, copiers and fax machines....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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: Were early Christians persecuted for their beliefs?

    Were early Christians really persecuted for their beliefs? The popular image is of them being thrown to the lions and having to meet in secret, but an author is challenging what she calls the "myth" of Christian persecution. Candida Moss, who is...
  • Graduation arrives for Burbank High School students

    Graduation arrives for Burbank High School students
    Thousands of camera-clutching family members and friends flocked to the Starlight Bowl Friday evening to watch the roughly 700 Burbank High School graduates rearrange the tassels on their mortarboards. It was a bittersweet evening for many graduates,...