| Aug 10, 2011
| 5:13 PM
One thing I like about Burbank schools is that the district distributes the parent packet of forms to be filled out at least one week before the start of school.
In the past, students would bring home the 2-inch thick manila folder of forms on the...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has revoked a decision to grant parole to a man who in 1991 shot and killed a 17-year-old Crescenta Valley High School student on prom night, essentially upholding the same decision made by his predecessor.
The O.C. Register is reporting...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:26 PM
Faced with an increase in bicycle-related crashes, Burbank officials say they plan to use a $100,000 state grant to educate the public on the rules of the road.
Spending the money on safety classes aimed primarily at cyclists is seen at City Hall as a...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 10:53 AM
A forum designed to educate parents about the realities of teenage drug and alcohol use will be held tonight at City Hall at 7 p.m.
The forum, called Hidden in Plain Sight and presented by La Cañada Flintridge’s Public Safety Commission in...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:07 AM
High winds forced Pasadena officials to close public schools and declare a state of emergency early Thursday, as gusts toppled trees, knocked out power and snarled traffic throughout the foothills.
At 5:52 a.m., city officials posted a notice announcing...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 2:03 PM
Released two months ago amid no flurry of any sort, “Tucker & Dale vs. Evil” is a fine example of young talent — in this case, director/co-writer Eli Craig — finding yet one more way to freshen up a seemingly exhausted genre. The...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 12:09 PM
With just shy of four football seasons’ worth of tackle football experience under his belt, St. Francis High senior Travis Talianko has already assured himself the opportunity of four more years of football.
On Wednesday morning, the Golden Knights...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Lois Neil-Sambar, a prominent local educator and philanthropist, died Tuesday at her home in La Cañada Flintridge. She was 76.
The cause of death was cancer, her husband Chuck Sambar said.
Born on October 30, 1934 in Hoboken, New Jersey, Neil-Sambar...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:35 AM
The City Council this week agreed to accept more than $100,000 in state money to offer adult bike safety classes.
The classes are a major step for the city, which established a Bicycle Master Plan in 2009 with goals of encouraging bicyclists to take to...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 3:05 PM
An incident last week in which a 10-year-old boy brandished a BB gun at the home of a Burbank schoolmate has put district officials on the fine line of heeding parent calls for more accountability while protecting student rights.
Despite assurances from...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Grievance counselors are reportedly converging on Crescenta Valley High after a student fell to his death near the administration building, according to school sources and witness reports.
The fall was reportedly witnessed by dozens of students, but...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Glendale Unified officials now say that it was a male student who fell to his death at Crescenta Valley High School today in full view of dozens of students, who were evacuated off the campus shortly after fourth period.
Students and school sources...