| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:53 PM
A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks.
The high school and college students hailed from Incheon, South Korea, Burbank’s sister city since 1961, and...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Loved ones of the three Burbank teens who died in a car crash last week, still reeling from their loss, gathered this week to remember their friends who lost their lives too soon.
Ian Bulbenko, April Townsend and Jake Gnasso, all 19 years old, were...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 1:01 PM
So just what are they putting in the water cooler over at the school board offices? This is, after all, 2014, not 1964, and we have had more than 40 years of court-ordered desegregation. Now the Burbank school board would like to bring that to a...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A lower percentage of students graduated from Burbank high schools and immediately enrolled in colleges or universities last year compared to five years ago, according to recently released data.
In 2013, when 1,229 students graduated from John...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Burbank educators are closing in on a three-year plan that has been months in the making and lists priorities for how they spend state dollars, which have been increasing recently following years of cuts.
The Local Control and Accountability Plan,...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The city will continue to operate after-school programs at various Burbank Unified sites when the academic year begins anew in August despite losing roughly $200,000 on the program each year.
The decision to maintain the status quo came this week during...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club held its annual Scholarship and Citizenship Day at its meeting on May 8 at the Burbank YMCA. Each student was introduced and given a certificate and a monetary award.
The $1,000 Don Farquhar Memorial Scholarship Award went...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Last season, the Burbank Vikings Youth Tackle Football program's Midget Green team captured a Pacific Youth Football League Super Bowl championship with a resounding 34-6 victory against Ventura Black.
This season, with another solid turnout for the...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:34 PM
For Washington Elementary School at the northeast edge of Burbank, the new school year ushered in a new era. The 86-year-old school boasts a new roof, playground, mural and principal.
On Monday, her first day at the helm of the school, Brandi Young, 35,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Perhaps it was the mix of cool jazz and hot salsa that pushed aside the recent heat spell and made for a perfect late-summer evening as John Burroughs High School's Instrumental Music Assn. presented its annual Salsa Under the Stars fundraiser last week....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Saturday's nostalgia-fueled romp across the decades proved you may get older, but some people — and hairstyles — never change.
A reunion of hundreds overtook the grand ballroom of Castaway restaurant Saturday night, bringing together the...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Glendale High Associate Principal Mike Bertram will leave the Nitros this summer to become Burbank High School’s new principal.
One of 20 people who applied for the position, Bertram replaces current principal Hani Youssef, who was recently...