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  • Editorial: Think ahead, grads

    To the graduating class of 2010: We do not envy you. The effects of the Great Recession will continue for years, despite the tepid indications that a recovery is imminent. As you've seen, all it takes is a disastrous underwater oil leak, a crapshoot...
  • Burbank High School: 'This is it' for 670 students

    Ani Vertanous and Sabina Agazarian said they've been friends since middle school, but walking up the hill to the Starlight Bowl for their Burbank High School commencement Friday, they started yelling. They weren't going to be sitting next to one...
  • Monterey High School: 'They really crank it out'

    Monterey High School: 'They really crank it out'
    Graduating senior Erika Munoz welcomed the sold-out crowd to the Monterey High School's commencement ceremony Wednesday, thanking the teachers and staff at the Burbank Unified's alternative high school who made her presence on stage possible. Without...
  • FRENEMIES

    Ali had his Frazier. Magic had his Bird. Nadal has his Federer. In the world of sports, individual rivalries often bring out the best in an athlete. They can also provide some of the most exciting — and competitive — head-to-head matchups....
  • All-star treatment

    BURBANK — Burbank High football player Mike Williams is used to playing on a Bulldogs offensive line that is usually undersized. However, recently Williams has been able to take the field and practice alongside a group that is big and menacing....
  • Fine result by Tubert

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Burroughs graduate places second in amateur tourney: Award-winning golfer and recent Burroughs High graduate Emily Tubert continues to perform well in tournaments. Tubert shot a 68 Wednesday to finish...
  • An interesting new genre

    An interesting new genre
    Glendale filmmaker Carly Lyn chose the unlikely pairing of genres — Western and science fiction — in her new film "A Foundling." Lyn, 25, wrote and directed the film receiving its premiere at the Dances with Films festival next week in West...
  • Wong earns gold glove

    BURBANK — Throughout his youth baseball career, Terrell Wong played second base. However, when he arrived at Burroughs High as a freshman, then-coach Tom Crowther thought Wong would make a talented outfielder. "It was tough for that first year...
  • Kauppila taken in draft

    Kauppila taken in draft
    BURBANK — Although he just completed his senior baseball season, Burbank High baseball standout Lonnie Kauppila has already fulfilled two of his dreams. Last year, Kauppila fulfilled a childhood dream of earning a college scholarship when he signed...
  • 'Fairy Godmother' of local charity dies

    'Fairy Godmother' of local charity dies
    DOWNTOWN — Mary Alice O'Connor, the former school board member and volunteer whose service began during World War II and grew into leadership positions in the Tournament of Roses, Friends of the Burbank Library and the Burbank Historical Society,...
  • Magallon reaps honor

    Bit and pieces from the local sports scene. Former Bell-Jeff player earns national recognition: Former Bellarmine-Jefferson High baseball standout Matt Magallon ended his collegiate career with a big accomplishment. Last month, Magallon, an infielder...
  • Obituary: Mary Alice O'Connor

    DOWNTOWN — Mary Alice O'Connor, the former school board member and volunteer whose service began during World War II and grew into leadership positions in the Burbank Tournament of Roses, Friends of the Burbank Library and the Burbank Historical...