| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:11 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:57 PM
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" —...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:49 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2013
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...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:43 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:55 AM
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,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:26 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:26 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:55 PM
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...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:05 AM
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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:43 PM
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,...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:29 PM
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...