| May 30, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Students from the Burbank Adult School graduated earlier this week on a stage filled with caps and gowns and packed with second chances.
More than 180 students earned their high school diploma or General Educational Development certificates, known as a...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Burbank Unified students are graduating at a rate well above the state average, according to data released this week.
For the students who were part of the class of 2012-13, more than 91.8% of them graduated, while nearly 70 students dropped out.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Matt Schwartz has vaulted himself into some rarefied air at Burroughs High.
During his senior season, Schwartz has continued to reach notable heights in the boys' pole vault. What has been more impressive is the athlete's progression on the school's...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:38 PM
The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club has partnered with students at Woodbury University to create a Circle K service group.
This experience will allow the students to network, be mentored and create relationships, said Circle K President Cassandra Perez, 20,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:15 PM
More than 250 supporters of Providence High School gathered on the back patio of Lakeside Golf Club to kick off the school's 2014 fundraising gala with a martini, lemon drop and cosmo sunset cocktail party this past Saturday.
Welcomed by the head of the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Roughly 20 Burbank students were recognized for their artistic talents this week as part of the annual Youth Art Expo, which featured the drawings, sketches and sculptures of more than 200 students.
The program, which was organized by the park,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:39 PM
John Muir Middle School's auditorium holds some special memories for me. When I was 4, my older sister had sewn matching dresses for us in her clothing class, and we modeled them in a fashion show on the auditorium stage.
Years later, when I attended...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Last season, the Burbank Vikings Youth Tackle Football program's Midget Green team captured a Pacific Youth Football League Super Bowl championship with a resounding 34-6 victory against Ventura Black.
This season, with another solid turnout for the...
| 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....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Saturday's nostalgia-fueled romp across the decades proved you may get older, but some people — and hairstyles — never change.
A reunion of hundreds overtook the grand ballroom of Castaway restaurant Saturday night, bringing together the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The instrumental music associations of Burbank and Burroughs high schools are setting aside their crosstown rivalry this week and producing a fundraising jazz concert at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Burbank High School Auditorium.
“An Evening of Jazz&...