| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:05 PM
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,...
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2011
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...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Three Burbank High School graduating seniors were honored at the Burbank University Women's Scholarship Tea at the home of Marcia Baroda May 10.
Receiving college scholarships were Seda Byrut and Valery Vasquez from Burbank High School and Jordan Bradley...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:17 PM
On Rivalry Day at McKinley Elementary School Wednesday, students got to pick a team: USC or UCLA.
Wearing the colors and stickers of their choice, students competed in football relay games and were able to pet USC’s equine mascot, Traveler, whose...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:35 AM
“I have had the opportunity to write several new chapters in the evolving Woodbury University history,” said the school’s retiring president, Kenneth Nielsen. “The success the school has achieved (is) a result of the hard work,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Woodbury University has announced its 13th president, Luis Ma. R. Calingo, who succeeds retiring Kenneth R. Nielsen.
Calingo, who will be officially installed during an inauguration ceremony in October, hails from Dominican University of California in...
| 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...