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  • In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30

    In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30
    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. Proposition 30...
  • State grant to help adult students at Burbank Unified transition to higher education

    Burbank Unified will be one of just a few school districts statewide to get a $75,000-grant to help adult education students transition to higher education, officials announced Thursday. Grant recipients had to demonstrate a “clear and...
  • Woodbury president officially installed

    Woodbury president officially installed
    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...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Knitting still has many fans, Driver goes through Salvation Army and Pierce College Halloween Festival

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Knitting still has many fans, Driver goes through Salvation Army and Pierce College Halloween Festival
    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...
  • Building a cathedral of learning

    Building a cathedral of learning
    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...
  • Burbank Unified's superintendent is finalist for top college job in Visalia

    Burbank Unified's superintendent is finalist for top college job in Visalia
    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...
  • Woodbury University names new president

    Woodbury University names new president
    Woodbury University this week announced that a veteran college administrator with a background in international business will become its 13th president. Luis Calingo, who will be officially installed during an inauguration ceremony in October, hails from...
  • Schools offer a show-biz shortcut

    Schools offer a show-biz shortcut
    On a quiet stretch of San Fernando Boulevard, a few blocks south of Downtown Burbank, bright red and black letters on a large poster call attention to a place where students learn as cameras roll. Inside, on a recent Wednesday evening, a small group of...
  • Burbank Unified head to become College of the Sequoias president

    Burbank Unified head to become College of the Sequoias president
    Roughly two years after taking the helm as superintendent of Burbank Unified, Stan Carrizosa is going back to the Central Valley. On Friday, the affable superintendent announced his decision to serve as president the College of the Sequoias in Visalia,...
  • Community: Civitan Club hosts a Black & White Affair

    Community: Civitan Club hosts a Black & White Affair
    A lovely lunch, silent auction, fashion show and lots of socializing kept members of the Foothill Civitan Club, their friends and families entertained during the 30th annual spring event titled “A Black & White Affair” on May 12 at the...
  • Adults of all ages, backgrounds secure their high school diplomas

    Adults of all ages, backgrounds secure their high school diplomas
    Burbank resident David Standel was scheduled to graduate from high school in 1961 before a series of complicated family issues forced him to drop out. He worked a variety of jobs, including at his father’s restaurant and later as a computer systems...
  • Burbank High seniors bid farewell

    Burbank High seniors bid farewell
    The Starlight Bowl was awash with Burbank High School blue Friday as the Class of 2012 took to the stage of the hillside amphitheater to accept their diplomas. For many graduates and their families, the event was laced with emotion. “It is...