| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:34 PM
For Washington Elementary School at the northeast edge of Burbank, the new school year ushered in a new era. The 86-year-old school boasts a new roof, playground, mural and principal.
On Monday, her first day at the helm of the school, Brandi Young, 35,...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:57 PM
At McKinley Elementary School on Friday, children poured soil into new garden beds as they prepared to plant their first winter garden of broccoli, onions, sweet and bitter lettuce, cauliflower, herbs, peas and carrots.
The garden beds, soil and tools...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:22 AM
The partnership between the Burbank Historical Society and Story Tavern continues to make history as the tavern will sponsor its second annual fundraiser for the society beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
The date, July 8, is significant for two reasons....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:54 PM
I’m so glad the Burbank Unified School District gives parents the opportunity to pick up all necessary forms before school starts. The so-called parent packet used to be given out the first day of school with only one night to complete the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Representatives from government offices joined those from PTAs, religious organizations, businesses, and local nonprofits to wish happy birthday Monday to the Burbank Coordinating Council, which turns 80.
President Eileen Cobos welcomed the more than 50...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 12:07 AM
With little more than absentee ballot returns to go on overnight Tuesday, supporters of Measure S, the $110-million school bond, were full of optimism for a campaign they said reflected the best of grassroots work.
The education community was firmly...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:24 PM
I support Measure S because it is the best way our community can maintain and upgrade public school facilities to the level of safety and functionality our children deserve. Our high-quality schools are one reason people move to Burbank, and investing...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 3:14 PM
With less than a month to go, the campaign is in full swing for the $110-million Measure S school bond.
Leading the effort is former Mayor Marsha Ramos, who is overseeing the campaign, both in terms of the operation and as an ambassador to the...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Harold Jordan is planning a special dinner for his Valentine — his wife Marna. The longtime Burbank residents have been married for 61 years.
The couple met in a youth group at Magnolia Park United Methodist Church when they were in high school. He...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:39 PM
With the Feb. 26 primary fast approaching, candidates for public office in Burbank have begun fundraising in earnest, records show.
The six hopefuls vying for three City Council seats have collectively raised nearly $30,000 on the campaign, according...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:34 PM
About 150 elementary school students, teachers, elected officials and community members gathered at Jefferson Elementary School in Burbank Friday to honor those who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Attendees joined hands...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:03 AM
The office of city treasurer is one race Burbank residents won't have to worry about, with Debbie Kukta — the former school board member who was appointed to fill the vacated post — facing no opposition for her seat. Interim City Clerk Zizette...