| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:49 PM
School was never Erik Guzman’s forte, and there were plenty of people around him who assumed he wouldn’t make it through. He struggled to balance work at his family’s restaurant in East Los Angeles with his academic pursuits at...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Glendale and Burbank have been awarded nearly $900,000 to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety around school sites, the latest wave of grant money aimed at addressing local traffic congestion and the dangers it poses to students.
The combined amount was...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:29 PM
McKinley Elementary students on Monday competed against each other as either USC or UCLA patriots during the school’s annual Rivalry Day, capping a month college-related activities.
At the start of November, students wore logos of any college...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Have an issue you’d like to take up with your local elected officials?
The Burbank City Council this week is hosting three town hall meetings to interact with and get feedback from community members.
“This is just a way to try to reach out...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 6:02 PM
There is a large calendar at the home of Garrett Auproux that is continually being updated with dates, times and event listings.
The Burroughs High junior boys' tennis standout and his family need the calendar to keep track of Auproux's busy schedule. If...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Roughly 30 Burbank residents on Tuesday attended the first of three town hall meetings hosted by the City Council in an effort to hear from constituents in a more casual setting outside City Hall.
Due to state open meeting laws that prevent elected...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:10 PM
State education officials this week released data showing that 94% of high school sophomores in Burbank Unified last year passed the English test needed to graduate, while 93% passed the math portion of the test.
The figures represent the results of...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:30 PM
If you visit your regular food market today, notice what seems to be a run on all manner of snack items and brewed beverages, and don't understand what's happening, the chances are better than good that you are not a fan or follower of one of the National...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:20 PM
Luther Middle School's Miguel Delgado, 13, left, and Norm Barnett from theWarner Bros.Studio Facilities cut the ribbon during a grand reopening of the school's theater, which took place in Burbank on Thursday, March 8, 2012.
Parents, students and staff...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:21 PM
The gentle sounds of the Pacific could be heard floating through halls of Roosevelt Elementary School this week as members of the Hawaiian Club staged their annual performance.
Participating students, who included nearly the entire fifth grade,...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that strengthens the state constitution’s guarantee of a free public education by specifically banning all school fees related to educational activities.
Such fees already were against the law, based on...
| May 24, 2012
| 1:14 PM
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...