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  • Gates open just in time for Burbank students entering equestrian league

    Gates open just in time for Burbank students entering equestrian league
    Burbank school officials are paving the way for students to become members of an equestrian league just in time for them to compete in a major horse competition at the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center on Sunday. With recent approval by Burbank Unified...
  • In Theory: Does belief in the divine protect against depression?

    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" —...
  • Number of Burbank students taking AP, honors courses on the rise

    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...
  • University raises funds for typhoon victims

    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...
  • In Theory: On religion and the risk of divorce

    Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...
  • Settlement reached in former Woodbury University employee case

    Settlement reached in former Woodbury University employee case
    A case involving a former Woodbury University employee who filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the college, alleging she was fired without cause, was recently dismissed, according to court records. La CaƱada Flintridge resident Rose Nielsen,...
  • 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.&...
  • 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...
  • Silver for local, team

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Team does well in prestigious tournament: Burbank resident and recent Sherman Oaks Notre Dame graduate Nils Besvold helped the Santa Monica Beach Club boys' 18 Black volleyball team win a silver medal at the...