| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:34 PM
A January letter to the editor authored by well-known community members stated our schools are “in need of strong, mature leadership from people who understand how to work within a budget, people who have worked with parents, and have personal...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:22 PM
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As a candidate for school board, I believe that it is important to put forward a plan for which you can be held accountable. I am the only candidate to put forward new...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:12 PM
With fall officially in full swing, members of the Parent Teachers Assn. and Booster Club of Burbank's Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School welcomed the season with their annual Fall Festival Picnic fundraiser last week. Transforming the grounds of the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Under a harvest moon, children and adults of Washington Elementary School enjoyed the balmy weather Friday evening playing carnival games and snacking on pizza during the school's Family Festival.
Holly Bragg, PTA first vice president, estimated...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Most people do a little something to celebrate their birthday, with the emphasis on day. Others stretch the celebration through a weekend, or even a week. Then there's Sue Ann Gordon, who, thanks to her family and friends, is currently in the midst of the...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Fifteen years after Burbank voters overwhelmingly passed a $112.5-million school bond, it appears they are ready for an encore.
A survey commissioned by Burbank Unified shows support for a proposed $110-million bond extension — which would fund...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Burbank Business Partners, comprised of business and community leaders committed to supporting Burbank schools, would like to respond to Megan O’Neil’s article of July 8 (“Burbank Unified looks to move ahead with school bond”). The...
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2012
Jeans and T-shirts were replaced with flowing white robes and leafy crowns at Jordan Middle School on Friday as sixth-grade students engrossed themselves in their studies of ancient Greece.
Part history lesson, part cultural celebration, Greek Day is...
| 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...
| 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...