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  • In Theory: Should religious schools get accreditation?

    An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...
  • Expectations, excitement high for Burbank High football

    Expectations, excitement high for Burbank High football
    BURBANK — There is an air of excitement, expectations are at an all-time high and confidence is soaring with the Burbank High football team. The Bulldogs, who opened summer workouts Monday, have reason to be optimistic. The team is coming off an...
  • Burroughs High debuts college-level animation class

    Burroughs High debuts college-level animation class
    Nearly 20 students this week participated in the first-ever animation class at John Burroughs High School taught by a Woodbury University professor to give juniors and seniors an introduction to the industry. The beginning animation class will have...
  • Woodbury ushers in 130th year

    Woodbury ushers in 130th year
    Students at Woodbury University began classes on Friday with a "Welcome Week" full of lively activities — but also a focus on the dead. This year, Woodbury plans to partner with Burbank Public Library's "One Book, One Community" program and...
  • 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%...
  • 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...
  • Green Party candidate offers "green New Deal" during speech in Burbank

    Green Party candidate offers "green New Deal" during speech in Burbank
    Offering what she called a “green New Deal,” Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein delivered a speech at Woodbury University in Burbank on Thursday that focused on jobs, education and the economy. While President Franklin D....
  • Green Party candidate: 'It's time to bail out the students'

    Green Party candidate: 'It's time to bail out the students'
    Offering what she called a “green New Deal,” Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein delivered a speech Thursday at Woodbury University in Burbank that focused on jobs, education and the economy. While President Franklin D....
  • Burbank Unified head to become College of the Sequoias president

    Burbank Unified head to become College of the Sequoias president
    Roughly two years after taking the helm as superintendent of Burbank Unified, Stan Carrizosa is going back to the Central Valley. On Friday, the affable superintendent announced his decision to serve as president the College of the Sequoias in Visalia,...
  • 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...
  • Community: Civitan Club hosts a Black & White Affair

    Community: Civitan Club hosts a Black & White Affair
    A lovely lunch, silent auction, fashion show and lots of socializing kept members of the Foothill Civitan Club, their friends and families entertained during the 30th annual spring event titled “A Black & White Affair” on May 12 at the...
  • Charity foundation names new members

    Charity foundation names new members
    The Community Foundation of the Verdugos announced new members to its Board of Directors and newly elected officers for 2012. Those newly serving the board include attorneys Armen Baghdasarian of the Glendale firm Irsfeld, Irsfeld & Younger LLP and...