| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Only days into his new job, Fred Martinez has been hard at work trying to turn around the sports programs at Bellarmine-Jefferson High.
Martinez has been hired as the new athletic director and head football coach at Bell-Jeff.
Martinez, 50, is the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Last we left the cast of "Boy Meets World," teacher Mr. Feeny declared class dismissed for the final time, sending off four of his favorite students on to new life paths.
Now, class is back in session — this time with a new student in a new town,...
| 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.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Monterey High School bid farewell to over 80 graduates Wednesday evening, the highest number of seniors since its establishment, said Principal Ann Brooks.
PHOTOS: Monterey High School 2014 graduation
"What these kids have done is learned resiliency...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:19 PM
As a father, I have learned to never underestimate my children, especially when it comes to athletic activities.
A good example of that occurred two weeks ago with my son Grant, who is 10. I also have a daughter, Shannon, who will be 13 next month....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Burbank educators are closing in on a three-year plan that has been months in the making and lists priorities for how they spend state dollars, which have been increasing recently following years of cuts.
The Local Control and Accountability Plan,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Members of Leadership Burbank have replaced a shuffleboard court at Joslyn Adult Center with an Oasis — a mini park that seniors and the community can enjoy.
First, the team removed about 2,300 square feet of concrete, said Jeff Carlon, project...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Several months ago, Sarkis Ajazaryan's father convinced him to go with him to a junkyard in Hollywood.
At first, the 14-year-old declined to tag along, but then decided to go anyway. Once there, he discovered a worn-out BMX bike.
As an eighth grader...
| 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The Burbank Arts for All Foundation presented its third annual "Party on the Plaza" gala honoring three stewards of arts education for Burbank public schools — the Downtown Burbank Partnership, Monterey High School art teacher Peggy Zirves and...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:04 PM
About 100 people attended a town hall meeting Thursday night where Burbank school officials received feedback from residents about the school district’s priorities for spending state dollars over the next three years.
A list of nine priorities...
| 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&...