| May 25, 2013
| 7:49 AM
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,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:44 AM
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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:57 PM
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" —...
| Jul 31, 2013
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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:55 AM
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,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:43 PM
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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:49 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 5:03 PM
Speaking Thursday at a conference in Burbank, U.S. Department of Education Asst. Secretary Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana said access to quality public education is the most pressing civil rights issue for the nation's school-age children.
| Oct 29, 2010
| 3:22 PM
The journey has been a long one for Freddy Sanchez.
From toiling countless hours as a youth on the baseball fields of Burbank, to competing for three junior colleges — including a year at Glendale Community College — to years of making his...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 9:07 PM
BURBANK — Hector Perez has built a winning baseball program at Bellarmine-Jefferson High over the last 11 years.
Along with turning out a crop of players who have won league player-of-the-year honors and players who have gone on to compete on the...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 7:59 PM
Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and exciting sports stories. Some of the stories touched us, some informed us and others just entertained us.
Although many of the stories deserve recognition,...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Keeping up with area athletes competing in college:
Western Nelson (Burroughs High) freshman, Cal State San Marcos men's cross-country: The former Leader Male Athlete of the Year had a fine performance last weekend in the San Diego Collegiate Challenge,...