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Keeping tabs on local athletes playing in college. Lonnie Kauppila (Burbank High, 2010) junior, infielder, Stanford University: The former Bulldogs standout was successful on the field, as well as in the classroom this season. Along with his...
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...
BURBANK — High school softball pitchers are getting used to dealing with a different dimension when it comes to their delivery to home plate. This is the first season the pitching rubber has been moved back three feet to 43 feet, which will likely...
A Hawaii Five-O birthday celebration U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff was joined by close to 300 friends and supporters as he celebrated his 50th birthday Hawaiian-style at The Castaway Luau Grounds this past Thursday. Accompanied by his wife, Eve, and children,...
Carol Jane Smallenburg passed away in her Burbank home on Nov. 16 from natural causes. She lived in Burbank for 65 years. She was born in Santa Barbara on Dec. 25, 1915, to Margaret and Virgil Thornton. At 16, she entered Stanford University and...
Tags: Education, High Schools, Human Interest, Schools, Los Angeles
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...
With the summer simmering along outside, Lonnie Kauppila is restless inside. A ball, a mitt and a bat call him, just as they've done since he was but 5 years old. And without them, the summer is simply stumbling along. "I'm pretty much in the dumps...
The U.S. Supreme Court decision that Myriad Genetics cannot patent two genes linked to ovarian and breast cancer came as welcome relief to researchers whose work on BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes had been thwarted by legal challenges from the company. But...
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
A powerful X-ray machine, that shines a light brighter than the sun, has helped science detectives determine the color of a 150-million-year-old feather that once belonged to an archaeopteryx, an ancient animal that shared traits with both birds and...
After 20 years at the Getty Research Institute, Wim de Wit, the head of the architecture and contemporary art offerings there and co-curator of the current Pacific Standard Time Presents initiative on modern architecture in Los Angeles, is leaving the...
Tags: Arts, Architecture, Oprah Winfrey, Arts and Culture, Research
A couple of years ago, when Steve Jobs appeared before the Cupertino, Calif., City Council to discuss Apple's proposed new campus, he mentioned that the company had even hired a "senior arborist" from Stanford. Since then, the identity of that arborist...
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