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  • 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...
  • Schools offer a show-biz shortcut

    Schools offer a show-biz shortcut
    On a quiet stretch of San Fernando Boulevard, a few blocks south of Downtown Burbank, bright red and black letters on a large poster call attention to a place where students learn as cameras roll. Inside, on a recent Wednesday evening, a small group of...
  • Woodbury University extends pricey lifeline to business owners — for free

    Woodbury University extends pricey lifeline to business owners — for free
    The three business consultants sitting in Nancy Guillen's commercial insurance office got straight to work Wednesday, running through a list of competitors, reviewing client retention rates and pushing her to play up her leadership with civic...
  • 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....
  • Burbank Unified head to become College of the Sequoias president

    Burbank Unified head to become College of the Sequoias president
    Roughly two years after taking the helm as superintendent of Burbank Unified, Stan Carrizosa is going back to the Central Valley. On Friday, the affable superintendent announced his decision to serve as president the College of the Sequoias in Visalia,...
  • Community: Civitan Club hosts a Black & White Affair

    Community: Civitan Club hosts a Black & White Affair
    A lovely lunch, silent auction, fashion show and lots of socializing kept members of the Foothill Civitan Club, their friends and families entertained during the 30th annual spring event titled “A Black & White Affair” on May 12 at the...
  • 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...