| Jul 12, 2012
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 6:02 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:55 PM
The wife of Woodbury University's former president filed a complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court this week alleging she was fired from her job as senior director of development without cause after reporting alleged mistreatment of other employees...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:29 PM
McKinley Elementary students on Monday competed against each other as either USC or UCLA patriots during the school’s annual Rivalry Day, capping a month college-related activities.
At the start of November, students wore logos of any college...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:26 PM
The three business consultants sitting in Nancy Guillen's commercial insurance office got straight to work Wednesday, running through a list of competitors, reviewing client retention rates and pushing her to play up her leadership with civic...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:11 PM
At a time when small business owners are struggling to get off the endangered species list, a lifeline in any form is a welcome reprieve. But when it's a lifeline worth tens of thousands of dollars, it can be a game-changer.
A program at Woodbury...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Rotary International’s coveted Silver Bell award was presented to Burbank Sunrise Rotary for being the best small club in its 33-club district for the past year. The presentation was made at the Rotary District 5260 Conference in North Hollywood...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:14 PM
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%...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.