| 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,...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The Luther Middle School student store has operated at the center of campus for decades, serving as a gathering spot for students looking to check out sports equipment and purchase after-school snacks.
But in recent years the 200-square-foot, free-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 22, 2013
| 6:32 PM
After two years as principal of Bellarmine-Jefferson High School, John Matheus is resigning from his post.
Matheus stepped in as principal of the school in 2011 after spending 30 years in various roles at La Salle High School in Pasadena.
| Dec 11, 2011
Lillian Hughes reveres the written word, so much so that the fifth-grade Stevenson Elementary School student often spends the lunch hour hunkered down with pencil and paper.
“She loves to write, she would rather write than do almost anything,&...