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  • Six feet of separation for high jumper Claire Keiffer-Wright

    Six feet of separation for high jumper Claire Keiffer-Wright
    After a sophomore season in which South Pasadena High's Claire Kieffer-Wright won a CIF State individual championship, led her squad to a CIF Southern Section Division III team title and was named the All-Area Girls' Track and Field Athlete of the Year,...
  • Burbank High graduate Mark Covert content to end streak on his own terms

    Burbank High graduate Mark Covert content to end streak on his own terms
    LANCASTER — His Wednesday began like any another throughout the last 45 years. Burbank High alumnus Mark Covert awoke at 4 a.m. for his predawn workout. The plan had been the same for the Lancaster resident, which is to say Covert scheduled an...
  • In Theory: Has the economy damaged the work ethic?

    Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants. The Dutch survey,...
  • Airport inks marketing deal with Rose Bowl, UCLA sports

    Airport inks marketing deal with Rose Bowl, UCLA sports
    Bob Hope Airport is aiming for a financial touchdown with a new marketing agreement with UCLA Athletics and the Rose Bowl that will tap into the university’s millions of sports fans. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority on Monday...
  • 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...