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  • Burbank teacher recognized as one of the best

    Luther Burbank Middle School teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki on Friday was named a Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year, joining an elite group of educators recognized for their compelling classroom practices and dedication to students. “It is...
  • Start the Presses: Brown-baggin' it

     Start the Presses: Brown-baggin' it
    On a strangely cool August day several years ago, I walked into a New York City classroom to begin my first day of classes at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Inside that small, overheated room were a dozen other students, and the...
  • Signs point to cathedral

    In early September, state transportation officials placed signs on Interstate 5 identifying exits for the St. Leon Cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Burbank — but without the typical legislative go-ahead. Identifying significant...
  • Local Rotarians host district luncheon

    Local Rotarians host district luncheon
    Members of the Burbank Sunrise Rotary welcomed fellow Rotarians from surrounding districts as they hosted this year's Rotary District Foundation luncheon at the Castaway Restaurant this past week. Co-chaired by Sheri Polak and Suzanne Cox, members and...
  • Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year

    Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year
    Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and exciting sports stories. Some of the stories touched us, some informed us and others just entertained us. Although many of the stories deserve recognition,...
  • Success on the run

    Success on the run
    Rain is coming down in sheets, making the streets and sidewalks around Burbank High wet and slippery. Most normal people have sought refuge in their homes, or shelter themselves under the protection of an umbrella, in an attempt to keep dry. But for...
  • Unclear if alleged gunman still at Cal State Northridge, LAPD says

    The Los Angeles Police Department is assisting Cal State Northridge officials in a search for a possible gunman on campus. Officer Fred Queto at the LAPD's Devonshire station said there have been no reports of shots fired or students injured, and that it...
  • Start the Presses: Serving the readers into the new year

    The newspaper business — not to mention the news itself in this town — moves incredibly fast, so much so that I occasionally feel the need to hire chiropractors to treat the whiplash for my long-suffering staff. The paper moved forward...
  • District promotes cultural integration

    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,...
  • With Carl Benz Academy, Woodbury extends reach to China

    With Carl Benz Academy, Woodbury extends reach to China
    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...
  • Elementary students face tough question: USC or UCLA?

    Elementary students face tough question: USC or UCLA?
    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...
  • School board candidate Ted Bunch

    Current school board member Ted Bunch has lived in Burbank for 24 years, and taught in Burbank Unified from 1962 to 1999. A military brat, Bunch attended Glendale Community College and San Fernando State College, eventually earning a general secondary...