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  • Assistant U.S. education secretary speaks in Burbank

    Speaking Thursday at a conference in Burbank, U.S. Department of Education Asst. Secretary Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana said access to quality public education is the most pressing civil rights issue for the nation's school-age children. "The president,...
  • Burbank, Burroughs crown homecoming royalty

    Burbank, Burroughs crown homecoming royalty
    Burbank and Burroughs high schools formally recognized their 2010 homecoming courts at the cross-town rivalry football game Thursday. Burbank High School's homecoming king and queen were Ulises Ochoa and Melanie Bartemian. The other homecoming court...
  • Thoughts From the Bull Pen: Catching up with fans and family

    Looking back at last week, it was amazing that 9,000 people showed up to Memorial Field to watch a high school football game. Every year I cover the game, I run into someone I haven't seen in years. After the first couple of "what are you up to nows" from...
  • Obituary: Carol Jane Smallenburg, Educator

    Carol Jane Smallenburg passed away in her Burbank home on Nov. 16 from natural causes. She lived in Burbank for 65 years. She was born in Santa Barbara on Dec. 25, 1915, to Margaret and Virgil Thornton. At 16, she entered Stanford University and...
  • Organizations: Students win Noon Lion poster contest

    Burbank Noon Lions recently recognized local level competition winners in the annual Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest during an awards presentation on Nov. 22 at the Burbank Central Library. First-level winners are Tnick Trivimol, Jordan...
  • Bell-Jeff students get 'Wisdom from Giants'

    Bellarmine-Jefferson High School students looking to carve out a life path can now turn to the likes of Desmond Tutu and Jane Goodall for inspiration. The Catholic high school recently published "Wisdom of Giants," a collection of 100 letters...
  • 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...
  • The nativity story comes alive at St. Robert Bellarmine

    The nativity story comes alive at St. Robert Bellarmine
    Looking like a chr├Ęche 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...