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  • Adults of all ages, backgrounds secure their high school diplomas

    Adults of all ages, backgrounds secure their high school diplomas
    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...
  • Burbank High seniors bid farewell

    Burbank High seniors bid farewell
    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. “It is...
  • 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...
  • Community: Three seniors pick up women's scholarships

    Community: Three seniors pick up women's scholarships
    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...
  • On the Town: Fundraiser honors local educator

    On the Town: Fundraiser honors local educator
    Just a decade short of being a centenarian, like its host city, the Kiwanis Club of Burbank staged its 15th annual gala fundraiser at Lakeside Golf Club this past week. Chaired by Marsha Jackson, this event, established in 1998, which honors dedicated...
  • Green Party candidate offers "green New Deal" during speech in Burbank

    Green Party candidate offers "green New Deal" during speech in Burbank
    Offering what she called a “green New Deal,” Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein delivered a speech at Woodbury University in Burbank on Thursday that focused on jobs, education and the economy. While President Franklin D....
  • Green Party candidate: 'It's time to bail out the students'

    Green Party candidate: 'It's time to bail out the students'
    Offering what she called a “green New Deal,” Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein delivered a speech Thursday at Woodbury University in Burbank that focused on jobs, education and the economy. While President Franklin D....
  • State grant to help adult students at Burbank Unified transition to higher education

    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...
  • Woodbury University names new president

    Woodbury University names new president
    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...
  • On the Town: Retiring Woodbury president enjoys fond send-off

    On the Town: Retiring Woodbury president enjoys fond send-off
    “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,...