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  • Students compete in chess tournament

    Forty-three students in the Burbank Unified School District competed in the National Youth Action Chess Tournament in Irvine. They placed fifth nationally in the primary and junior high sections and placed eighth in the intermediate section.
  • David and Goliath both win

    It appears that after weeks of negotiating, a brutal battle regarding private-property rights vs. economic redevelopment has been avoided. Attorneys for Americana at Brand developer Rick Caruso — the billionaire Goliath in this story — and...

    'Queen of Katwe' visits Clark Magnet

    'Queen of Katwe' visits Clark Magnet
    After Phiona Mutesi lost her father to AIDS when she was 3 years old, she grew accustomed to always feeling hungry and searching for food in one of the world’s worst slums. When she was 9 years old, she followed her brother to where she had heard...

    Star chess player visits Glendale

    Star chess player visits Glendale
    The number two chess player in the world, Levon Aronian, shared his desire to increase chess' status in the United States, his road to success and his take on the 2014 FIFA World Cup at a Monday night event with fans in Glendale. The ‎meet-and-greet...

    La Caņada elementary student is youngest female chess master

    La Cañada elementary student is youngest female chess master
    There are no such things as baby steps when youngsters jump feet-first into the world of competitive chess. Annie Wang was 5 when she first saw the 32 classic chess fixtures: knights, bishops, rooks, pawns and the king and queen. “I thought they...