| 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.
| 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...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:00 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:53 PM
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,...
| May 22, 2012
| 5:32 PM
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...
| May 24, 2012
| 1:14 PM
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...
| May 26, 2012
| 11:59 AM
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.