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  • Group recognizes Burbank's historic preservation efforts

    Group recognizes Burbank's historic preservation efforts
    Burbank earned an A grade from the Los Angeles Conservancy recently for boosting its historic preservation efforts during the past few years by designating several homes as local landmarks and stepping up an outreach campaign.
  • Scholarships honoring fallen Burbank officer awarded

    Scholarships honoring fallen Burbank officer awarded
    The Burbank Police Foundation on Tuesday awarded six local students each with $1,000 scholarships in honor of fallen Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka. The recipients include six high school students: Andrew Adriatico, Viva Parsa, Davion Barker,...

    Community: Students vie for top spot in fundraiser

    Community: Students vie for top spot in fundraiser
    Burbank High School is in the running for the second year in a row as top high school in the Pennies for Patients campaign, a national fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Schools in the district hold fundraisers for the society's Los...

    Vigil, funeral scheduled for Christopher Wilke

    Services for Christopher Wilke, the 12-year-old Burbank resident who died last week after battling a rare form of cancer, will be held on Thursday and Friday. A rosary and vigil will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, and a funeral Mass will be held...

    Christopher Wilke, 12-year-old battling rare form of cancer, dies

    Christopher Wilke, 12-year-old battling rare form of cancer, dies
    Christopher Wilke, the 12-year-old Burbank resident who was fighting a rare form of cancer, died Thursday at 9:33 a.m. "He passed peacefully this morning, he wasn't in any pain," said his father, Joe Wilke. "He was resting comfortably and surrounded...