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  • At Burbank elementary school, students pick their sides in USC v. UCLA

    At Burbank elementary school, students pick their sides in USC v. UCLA
    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...
  • On the Town: Car show will feature music and motors

    On the Town: Car show will feature music and motors
    Mark Sellers describes the music his band Wildhorse plays as southern country rock with a soulful rhythm-and-blues feel. “I always add southern to it because I grew up in the South and that is really where country rock came from — you have...
  • Capturing the excitement of the West

    Capturing the excitement of the West
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In Theory: Were early Christians persecuted for their beliefs?

    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...
  • 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...
  • Graduation arrives for Burbank High School students

    Graduation arrives for Burbank High School students
    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,...
  • Temple Beth Emet collects half-ton of e-waste

    Temple Beth Emet collects half-ton of e-waste
    Temple Beth Emet helped the community recycle responsibly by offering an E-waste Collection Event on Feb. 17 in the temple parking lot. Members of the temple and the public dropped off TVs, VCRs, computers, monitors, stereos, copiers and fax machines....
  • Woman receives $1,000 scholarship

    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...
  • 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...