| 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,...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Thousands of camera-clutching family members and friends flocked to the Starlight Bowl Friday evening to watch the roughly 700 Burbank High School graduates rearrange the tassels on their mortarboards.
It was a bittersweet evening for many graduates,...
| May 26, 2013
| 9:47 AM
High hopes for bright futures and fond recollections of days now suddenly past were on the minds of outgoing Bellarmine-Jefferson High School seniors during a graduation mass and commencement ceremony on Saturday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 10:45 AM
In 1943, George Barris was a high school senior in northern California, still years away from designing custom cars like his original Batmobile for the 1960s Batman television series.
As Barris approached graduation, his San Juan High School principal...
| 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....
| Mar 11, 2011
| 1:09 PM
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-...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 7:50 PM
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...
| Dec 25, 2010
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...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 12:07 AM
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...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 10:23 AM
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...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Indians do well in track meet
VeteranThe Burroughs High track and field teams had some good results Saturday in the Mount San Antonio Invitational at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut.
In the girls' Open high jump division, Indians' Justice Shank...
| Jan 12, 2011
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,...