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  • School board candidate Ted Bunch

    Current school board member Ted Bunch has lived in Burbank for 24 years, and taught in Burbank Unified from 1962 to 1999. A military brat, Bunch attended Glendale Community College and San Fernando State College, eventually earning a general secondary...
  • Candidates vying for City Council and school board seats

    Candidates for Burbank City Council and the Burbank Unified School District  Board are winding down their campaigns as residents prepare to vote in the upcoming election. The primary nominating election via mail-in ballot is Feb. 22. Whichever candidate...
  • Family sues Beck's husband, LAPD

    Family sues Beck's husband, LAPD
    The family of a student who had a sexual affair with Burbank Unified middle school teacher Amy Beck has filed a lawsuit against her husband, a Los Angeles police officer, claiming he threatened to kill the teenager with his department-issued gun. The...
  • From the Bullpen: Broken ground unearths old memories

    It's finally happened. After years of talk, securing funds, and sometimes downright political bickering, shovels have finally been turned on the Memorial Field rebuilding project at Burroughs High School. It was a who's who of Burbank schools,...
  • District, city breaks ground on Memorial Field

    District, city breaks ground on Memorial Field
    More than a decade of planning and fundraising came to a head Monday as elected officials and community leaders crowded John Burroughs High School Memorial Field to break ground on a long-awaited $12-million renovation of the site. "It is a wonderful...
  • Winter wonderland

    Winter wonderland
    It looked as though a blizzard had let loose Thursday on the playground at Horace Mann preschool. Ten tons of snow smothered what had once been a patch of dry grass, and ice stuck to the length of a spindly tree. But overhead, blue sky peeked through...
  • Credit union brings art to students

    Resting on scaffolding 12 feet off the ground, Randall Williams dipped his brush into black paint and made a smooth stroke that was the beginnings of an unraveling roll of film. And then, despite his precarious perch, he turned to the two dozen fifth-...
  • Organizations

    Organizations
    Burbank author visits Burroughs High School Christina Moss, author of a series of science fiction books and longtime resident of Burbank, recently visited John Burroughs High School where she talked to students about creative writing and signed books...
  • Alum takes helm at Bell-Jeff

    Incoming Bellarmine-Jefferson High School Principal John Matheus has a long to-do list ready for when he takes over on July 1 — increase enrollment, foster a faith-based environment and champion the school’s athletic teams. But one...
  • New Burbank High principal details goals

    New Burbank High principal details goals
    In 2003, newly named Burbank High School Principal Bruce Osgood hired an assistant principal by the name of Hani Youssef. Eight years later, that same assistant principal is poised to take over for his boss and mentor, who announced his departure in...
  • New track might force removal of mature trees

    New track might force removal of mature trees
    A handful of half-century-old trees on North Keystone Street could be removed this summer because officials say their roots and canopies will likely damage a new track planned for John Burroughs High School. A dozen of the Camphor trees along the 300...
  • Providence seniors say farewell

    Providence seniors say farewell
    With college applications and final exams behind them — for now — the 96 members of Providence High School’s Class of 2011 said their goodbyes at commencement Saturday. “I’m excited to go to college because it seems like...