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  • In Theory: Were early Christians persecuted for their beliefs?

    Were early Christians really persecuted for their beliefs? The popular image is of them being thrown to the lions and having to meet in secret, but an author is challenging what she calls the "myth" of Christian persecution. Candida Moss, who is...
  • Graduation arrives for Burbank High School students

    Graduation arrives for Burbank High School students
    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,...
  • Woman receives $1,000 scholarship

    The Verdugo Glen chapter of the American Business Women's Assn. has named Arpa Shahijanian of Burbank, a business student at Glendale Community College, as the recipient of a national $1,000 scholarship. This year's scholarship was named in memory of...
  • On the Town: Car show will feature music and motors

    On the Town: Car show will feature music and motors
    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...
  • In Theory: Does belief in the divine protect against depression?

    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" —...
  • Temple Beth Emet collects half-ton of e-waste

    Temple Beth Emet collects half-ton of e-waste
    Temple Beth Emet helped the community recycle responsibly by offering an E-waste Collection Event on Feb. 17 in the temple parking lot. Members of the temple and the public dropped off TVs, VCRs, computers, monitors, stereos, copiers and fax machines....
  • Number of Burbank students taking AP, honors courses on the rise

    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...
  • Levitt gets call and does well

    Keeping up with athletes from the area in college Ben Levitt (Chapman University baseball; Burbank High): The former Bulldogs pitcher helped the Panthers to a successful season and a berth in the NCAA Division III Championships. Against Marietta College...
  • New team takes to field

    GLENDALE — At a glance, the evening practices that have occupied Stengel Field recently resemble any other that typically take place on the venerable field, which is home to high school and junior college baseball contests throughout the year....
  • Saint Joseph's turns to the East

    Saint Joseph's turns to the East
    It is now East meets West for cancer patients at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, which recently started offering acupuncture and other supplementary treatments through a new educational partnership. Interns from Emperor's College of...
  • Providence seniors say farewell

    Providence seniors say farewell
    With college applications and final exams behind them — for now — the 96 members of Providence High School’s Class of 2011 said their goodbyes at commencement Saturday. “I’m excited to go to college because it seems like...
  • Casey helps team win World Series

    BURBANK — Danny Casey had his share of success as a baseball player at Bellarmine-Jefferson High and Glendale Community College. However, as far as team success goes, what the player has experienced this season with Concordia University is...