| Nov 30, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Bob Hiltermann was four years old when he lost his hearing to spinal meningitis, but another six years would pass before anyone around him would discover he was deaf.
He was 10 when a teacher debunked his family’s assumption that he was “...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 9:27 PM
Marcus LoVett Jr., the Providence High School's 5'10 sophomore shooting guard who led the nation in scoring among freshmen last season, has already caught the attention of college scouts and the national media, and in the Pioneers' 2012-13 season opener,...
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Gary Casella hovered over a 17-foot bundled Christmas tree one recent morning under a large white tent on the Burbank High School soccer field.
“This one’s going to the city of Burbank,” Casella, 74, said of the 19-year-old tree, one of...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 25, 2012
| 3:01 PM
It was impossible to tell which was shining more brightly at the Burroughs High School commencement ceremony on Thursday — the faces of the graduates or the newly renovated Memorial Field.
“It feels awesome,” said Michael Lima as he...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:42 PM
It looks like the right fit has been found for the Burbank Rancho former GM Training Facility on Riverside Drive. It is the Lycée International de Los Angeles school. This prestigious, upscale French/American school will be a good neighbor and an asset to...