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  • 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...
  • Actor to deaf Burbank students: 'If someone says no, move on to the next yes'

    Actor to deaf Burbank students: 'If someone says no, move on to the next yes'
    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 “...
  • Sports Roundup: Marcus LoVett Jr. shines early, UFC's Jose Aldo visits Burbank, Daniel De La Torre wins state and a local legend retires

    Sports Roundup: Marcus LoVett Jr. shines early, UFC's Jose Aldo visits Burbank, Daniel De La Torre wins state and a local legend retires
    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,...
  • A history of charity for Burbank Christmas tree operator

    A history of charity for Burbank Christmas tree operator
    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...
  • 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...
  • John Burroughs High graduates take the field for final hurdle

    John Burroughs High graduates take the field for final hurdle
    More than a thousand spectators filled the stands of Memorial Field Thursday night to cheer not for a game, but for John Burroughs High School students clearing the final hurdle. As the 602 red-gowned members of the class of 2013 talked excitedly...
  • The nativity story comes alive at St. Robert Bellarmine

    The nativity story comes alive at St. Robert Bellarmine
    Looking like a chrèche come to life, St. Robert Bellarmine kindergarten students Monday reenacted the nativity story, part of the Catholic school's annual Advent season celebration. The performance, "Once Upon a Christmas," interspersed with religious...
  • Sports briefs

    Football stringers needed The Burbank Leader, Glendale News-Press and La Cañada Sun newspapers are looking for stringers to cover high school football teams in the fall. Writers will cover the three local programs — Burbank, Burroughs and...
  • Engagement: Couple announce July wedding

    Former Burbank resident Carrie White of Long Beach and Timothy Scanlan II of Long Beach, have announced their engagement and will be married in July. Carrie's parents are Trina White, Dave White and Ray Moriarity. She graduated from John Burroughs...
  • Students may be grading their teachers

    GLENDALE — Students at Glendale and Burbank high schools said they support a state bill that will allow them to rate their teachers on how well they do their jobs. The bill, signed into law Thursday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, will be the first...
  • Congratulations

    Centenarian honored at Senior Bulldog luncheon Genevieve Sultenfuss was given special recognition at the Senior Bulldog luncheon on Sept. 13 at the Elks Lodge in Burbank. She turned 100 years old on Aug. 12. Sultenfuss was surrounded by family members...