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  • 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" —...
  • Community: Hal Wetherwax left behind a musical legacy in Burbank

    Community: Hal Wetherwax left behind a musical legacy in Burbank
    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...
  • Six feet of separation for high jumper Claire Keiffer-Wright

    Six feet of separation for high jumper Claire Keiffer-Wright
    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,...
  • Burbank High graduate Mark Covert content to end streak on his own terms

    Burbank High graduate Mark Covert content to end streak on his own terms
    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...
  • 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...
  • Tubert ranked No. 3 in world golf standings

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Former Burroughs standout getting recognition among top women: Burroughs High graduate and current University of Arkansas women's golfer Emily Tubert is receiving acknowledgement on a global scale. On the...
  • Saint Joseph's turns to the East

    Saint Joseph's turns to the East
    It is now East meets West for cancer patients at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, which recently started offering acupuncture and other supplementary treatments through a new educational partnership. Interns from Emperor's College of...
  • Torrid Bell-Jeff comeback

    Torrid Bell-Jeff comeback
    BELLARMINE-JEFFERSON HIGH — As leaders on the Bellarmine-Jefferson High girls' basketball team, Rishonda Napier and Jasmine Smith have experienced the rigors and pressure of compiling deep runs in the CIF Southern Section playoffs. The two were...
  • Coach: 'We just did not execute'

     Coach: 'We just did not execute'
    IRVINE — It was a game it could have won. It was a game it probably should have won. With just under five minutes remaining in its contest against Orange Lutheran High, the Bellarmine-Jefferson High girls' basketball team took a five-point...
  • Sports briefs

    Football stringers needed The Burbank Leader, Glendale News-Press and La CaƱada Sun newspapers are looking for stringers to cover high school football teams in the fall. Writers will cover the three local programs — Burbank, Burroughs and...
  • Local looked upon for help

    The Glendale Community College men's tennis team might have one of its most imposing lineups in some time. Writing one out prior to each match will be a pleasure for Coach Bob MacKay, who will look to get the Vaqueros back to the Southern California...
  • Burbank's Beattie picks St. Joseph's

    BURBANK HIGH — Katie Beattie wondered how she was going to fit in with the Burbank High girls' soccer team this season. A transfer from Folsom in Sacramento County, Beattie joined the program last summer, as she prepared to play for the Bulldogs...