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  • Burbank teacher recognized as one of the best

    Luther Burbank Middle School teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki on Friday was named a Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year, joining an elite group of educators recognized for their compelling classroom practices and dedication to students. “It is...
  • Unclear if alleged gunman still at Cal State Northridge, LAPD says

    The Los Angeles Police Department is assisting Cal State Northridge officials in a search for a possible gunman on campus. Officer Fred Queto at the LAPD's Devonshire station said there have been no reports of shots fired or students injured, and that it...
  • Bell-Jeff grads get a 'step closer to adulthood'

    Bell-Jeff grads get a 'step closer to adulthood'
    Fifty-five Bellarmine-Jefferson High School seniors received their diplomas Sunday during a graduation mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Senior class president Elijah Reed, 18, said that the ceremony was a culmination of everyone's hard...
  • Community: BCR's music room gets new look

    Community: BCR's music room gets new look
    Apartnership between a community leadership group and BCR “a place to grow” has resulted in a spiffy renovation of BCR's music and exercise room. Thirteen participants in the Burbank Neighborhood Leadership Program raised funds to complete...
  • Burroughs High grad Emily Tubert named All-American for second straight year

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Burroughs graduate wins second-straight honor at Arkansas: Former Burroughs High standout Emily Tubert surely didn't endure a sophomore slump this season playing for the University of Arkansas women's golf...
  • 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...
  • District promotes cultural integration

    In Iran, Silvana Dermegerdichian was highly involved with her children’s school, volunteering with the PTA and greeting everyone from the receptionists to the principal by name. But when the family immigrated to Southern California four years ago,...
  • 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...
  • With Carl Benz Academy, Woodbury extends reach to China

    With Carl Benz Academy, Woodbury extends reach to China
    Woodbury University is extending its reach east, helping to launch a customized MBA program in Beijing that is designed to prepare automobile industry executives for a global economy. The Carl Benz Academy has launched a three-year pilot program in...