| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Marcus LoVett Jr., one of the most highly touted sophomore boys' basketball players in the country, has left Providence High, head of school Joe Sciuto said Friday in a statement.
Earlier this month, LoVett, the reigning All-Area Boys' Basketball Player...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:32 PM
After two years as principal of Bellarmine-Jefferson High School, John Matheus is resigning from his post.
Matheus stepped in as principal of the school in 2011 after spending 30 years in various roles at La Salle High School in Pasadena.
| Nov 30, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Bob Hiltermann was four years old when he lost his hearing to spinal meningitis, but another six years would pass before anyone around him would discover he was deaf.
He was 10 when a teacher debunked his family’s assumption that he was “...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 9:27 PM
Marcus LoVett Jr., the Providence High School's 5'10 sophomore shooting guard who led the nation in scoring among freshmen last season, has already caught the attention of college scouts and the national media, and in the Pioneers' 2012-13 season opener,...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Gary Casella hovered over a 17-foot bundled Christmas tree one recent morning under a large white tent on the Burbank High School soccer field.
“This one’s going to the city of Burbank,” Casella, 74, said of the 19-year-old tree, one of...
| 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&...
| 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....