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  • California State PTA adopts homework resolution initiated by Burbank parents

    The California State PTA adopted a resolution this month that stems from work developed by parents at John Burroughs High School who examined how homework has affected fellow parents’ and their children’s lives. When the John Burroughs High...
  • Utility-rate increases are part of larger budget talks

    Burbank residents may be in for another round of utility-rate increases in July, as officials have proposed modest hikes during preliminary budget discussions. Water rates will likely jump 4.75%, an increase that officials say is driven by hikes in...
  • Burbank school board approves middle school language program

    Burbank middle school students will be able to take a foreign language class for the first time in nearly 20 years, following the school board’s approval last week to establish a program. Starting in the 2014-15 academic year, students in the...
  • Two Burbank school board seats open for election

    Two Burbank school board seats open for election
    The five Burbank residents running for two open seats on the Burbank Unified school board already agree on two main goals: maintaining academic performance and incorporating more technology into the classroom. Here’s a look at the five candidates...
  • Burbank students, teachers honor Sandy Hook victims

    Burbank students, teachers honor Sandy Hook victims
    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...
  • Candidates work on war chests

    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...
  • Backers of Burbank school bond ramp up their campaign

    Backers of Burbank school bond ramp up their campaign
    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...
  • Cupid's arrow has stuck for 61 years

    Cupid's arrow has stuck for 61 years
    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...
  • Burbank schools need Measure S

    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...
  • Burbank Coordinating Council turns 80

    The Burbank Coordinating Council will look back at its accomplishments over the 80 years it has served the community during a birthday luncheon beginning at noon Monday at the Little White Chapel Social Hall, 1711 N. Avon St. Membership is made up of...
  • Burbank Coordinating Council celebrates 80 years

    Burbank Coordinating Council celebrates 80 years
    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...
  • Measure S gets strong showing as voting returns trickle in overnight

    Measure S gets strong showing as voting returns trickle in overnight
    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...