| 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,...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 6:02 PM
There is a large calendar at the home of Garrett Auproux that is continually being updated with dates, times and event listings.
The Burroughs High junior boys' tennis standout and his family need the calendar to keep track of Auproux's busy schedule. If...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:10 PM
State education officials this week released data showing that 94% of high school sophomores in Burbank Unified last year passed the English test needed to graduate, while 93% passed the math portion of the test.
The figures represent the results of...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:30 PM
If you visit your regular food market today, notice what seems to be a run on all manner of snack items and brewed beverages, and don't understand what's happening, the chances are better than good that you are not a fan or follower of one of the National...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:42 PM
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...
| May 24, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Burbank resident David Standel was scheduled to graduate from high school in 1961 before a series of complicated family issues forced him to drop out.
He worked a variety of jobs, including at his father’s restaurant and later as a computer systems...
| May 25, 2012
| 3:01 PM
It was impossible to tell which was shining more brightly at the Burroughs High School commencement ceremony on Thursday — the faces of the graduates or the newly renovated Memorial Field.
“It feels awesome,” said Michael Lima as he...
| 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.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Surrounded by his players and members of the cheerleading squad, Burroughs High School Head Football Coach Keith Knoop looked out over a sea of classic cars covering the grass of Johnny Carson Park during last week’s John Burroughs High School...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 10:34 AM
The venue was different, but the spirit was the same as Burbank and Burroughs high schools saluted their 2011 homecoming courts during the most anticipated football game of the year Friday evening.
Burbank High School’s homecoming king and queen...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:49 PM
School was never Erik Guzman’s forte, and there were plenty of people around him who assumed he wouldn’t make it through. He struggled to balance work at his family’s restaurant in East Los Angeles with his academic pursuits at...
| 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 “...