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  • Monterey High grads overcome their own set of obstacles

    Monterey High grads overcome their own set of obstacles
    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...
  • Burbank gets nearly $440,000 for bike, pedestrian safety at school sites

    Burbank gets nearly $440,000 for bike, pedestrian safety at school sites
    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...
  • At Burbank elementary school, students pick their sides in USC v. UCLA

    At Burbank elementary school, students pick their sides in USC v. UCLA
    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...
  • Burbank City Council to host three town hall meetings for public input

    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...
  • For Burroughs' Garrett Auproux, it's about balance

    For Burroughs' Garrett Auproux, it's about balance
    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...
  • Burbank residents bring neighborhood-specific concerns to first in series of town halls

    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...
  • Burbank Unified improves high school exit exam scores

    Burbank Unified improves high school exit exam scores
    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...
  • On the Town: Comedians help high school football stay ahead

    On the Town: Comedians help high school football stay ahead
    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...
  • Photo: Warner Bros. partners with middle school to renovate theater

    Photo: Warner Bros. partners with middle school to renovate theater
    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...
  • Hawaii comes to Roosevelt Elementary School

    Hawaii comes to Roosevelt Elementary School
    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,...
  • New law strengthens ban on public school fees

    New law strengthens ban on public school fees
    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...
  • Adults of all ages, backgrounds secure their high school diplomas

    Adults of all ages, backgrounds secure their high school diplomas
    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...