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  • Downtown Burbank Car Classic to honor famed Hollywood car creator

    Downtown Burbank Car Classic to honor famed Hollywood car creator
    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...
  • On the Town: Burbank high school's jazz ensemble keeps things cool

    On the Town: Burbank high school's jazz ensemble keeps things cool
    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....
  • Academic Decathlon team advances to state competition

    The Burbank High School Academic Decathlon team has advanced to the state championship after finishing fifth at the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon earlier this month. Led by long-time Burbank High English teacher Val Beidelman, students...
  • Burbank High principal takes job at Village Christian

    Burbank High School Principal Bruce Osgood will step down at the end of the academic year to assume a similar role at Village Christian Schools in Sun Valley, officials said Thursday. Osgood, 56, will serve as principal for the middle and high schools...
  • New members join Foothill Civitans

    Our Foothill Civitan friends have been keeping busy with different causes. After initiating three new members — Ann Marie Coppen, Muguet Fonteboa and Judy Torres — during their Awards and Installation in September, they have hit the floor...
  • Tenure issue must be discussed

    As the election to fill three Burbank Unified school board seats comes to an end, one issue has been completely left blowing in the wind: the tenure system, or the obtaining of permanent status as a teacher. A generally avoided, divisive topic, the...
  • From the Bullpen: It's time for high school baseball

    Yes, it’s the start of the baseball season — the high school baseball season, that is. When the first pitch is thrown, there is that magic in the air that “this will be the season,” hope springs internal, and nothing can or will...
  • Sports briefs

    Football stringers needed The Burbank Leader, Glendale News-Press and La CaƱada 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • On the Town: Burbank Phil awards young artist honors

    On the Town: Burbank Phil awards young artist honors
    Two extremely talented young artists, soprano Juhye Kim and soprano saxophonist Christopher Bartz, who have already made a substantial mark in the music world, added a jewel to their respective crowns by taking top honors in the Burbank Philharmonic...