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  • Community: College support group installs officers

    Community: College support group installs officers
    The Patrons Club of Glendale Community College began its new year with the installation of officers during a brunch last month at the Castaway restaurant. Betty Musacco has served as president a couple times and is happily taking on another term. She...
  • 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...
  • In Theory: What advice would you give during commencement?

    Public and private schools of higher learning commonly hold commencement exercises this month, inviting speakers from all walks of life to address the new grads. In some cases, those speakers are religious leaders. In fact, students at the University of...
  • Woodbury graduation celebrates 130th class, features marriage proposal

    Woodbury graduation celebrates 130th class, features marriage proposal
    Actress Marlee Matlin, who at age 21 became the youngest recipient of an Oscar for Best Actress, told about 400 students at Woodbury University’s graduation Saturday that naysayers had claimed her career was “DOA — deaf on arrival.&...
  • 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...
  • Enjoying a fruitful campaign

    Enjoying a fruitful campaign
    This is the second in a four-part series looking back on the sports accomplishments of the four local high schools over the past school year. This installment is Burroughs High: Records were broken, long standing droughts were erased, state competition...
  • Local wins award at Cooperstown tourney

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Toluca player takes first in Golden Arm competition: The Fightin' Titans, a Toluca Baseball Pony League team, enjoyed modest success recently at a Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament. During the event in New...
  • Burbank Noon Rotary is historic event

    The July 12 meeting of the Burbank Rotary Club was an exciting and memorable gathering indeed. For not only was it the inaugural meeting of new president Jonathan Taylor (who announced that he was newlywed), but the Invocation was given by his father,...
  • Realtors rally behind Habitat for Humanity

    While real estate agents are known for their professional service in the buying and selling of houses, rarely are they known for actually building them. That, however, was the case as members of the Burbank Association of Realtors (BAR) took up shovels,...
  • 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...