| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:47 AM
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...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:24 PM
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...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:49 AM
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,...
| 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,...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:16 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Artist Cliff Barnes, a long-time resident of Burbank, received two national art awards this summer and attended both juried out-of-state exhibits.
The American Plains Artists selected Barnes' watercolor “Riding Proud” as Best of Show at its...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown continued to press his case for Proposition 30 on Friday, telling a coalition of business leaders in Burbank that if the tax measure fails, K-12 and higher education will be hit with billions of dollars in funding cuts.
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Luis Calingo was officially installed during an inauguration ceremony Saturday as Woodbury University's 13th president.
He hails from Dominican University of California in San Rafael — a four-year, private Catholic college where he served as...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers! Today is Sunday, October 21. Knitting still has a place in 2012.
A group in Studio City still enjoys making things by hand. La Knitterie Parisienne even offers classes to those who don't know how to turn a ball of yarn into a...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:00 AM
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...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Burbank Unified Supt. Stan Carrizosa has been named one of five finalists for president of a community college in Central California.
In a statement released to the district community, Carrizosa said he was contacted about six weeks ago and encouraged to...