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  • Enjoying a run of success

    Track and field runner McKenzie Paul probably surprised some in the Pacific League when she captured a league championship in the girls' 800 meters three years ago as a sophomore. She continued to impress during her junior year in 2010 when the Burbank...
  • New school year begins, many challenges still loom

    New school year begins, many challenges still loom
    Friends embraced, counselors distributed schedules and administrators provided directions Monday as Burbank High School swelled with students for the first day of the school year. “I couldn’t sleep,” said 14-year-old freshman Jasmine...
  • Winning the numbers game

    Winning the numbers game
    There has been a definite upswing with the Burbank High and Burroughs football programs the past few years. Last season, the Indians shared the Pacific League championship and the Bulldogs were in contention for a title until the final regular-season...
  • Leaving a lasting imprint

    Leaving a lasting imprint
    It's admirable when an athlete can finish his high school career knowing that he left an indelible mark on an athletic program. But to leave that mark on two separate programs is nothing short of impressive. Lucas Yanez did just that at Burroughs High....
  • Debell is an asset well worth the loan

    As president of the Burbank Senior Men’s Golf Club, I would like to respond to the criticism by Burbank residents to the loan of $1 million and to the reserve of another $1 million to potentially help the Debell Golf Club through difficult...
  • Squads will have to be road warriors

    The three area football teams will have to get used to life on the road for the 2011 season. Because of the ongoing renovation of Memorial Field, Burroughs, Burbank and Bellarmine-Jefferson highs — which all use the venue as their home field &#...
  • Political Landscape: Locals win Truman Awards

    Three recipients of this year’s Truman Awards presented last weekend by the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley have local ties. The party is an umbrella organization made up of 27 area Democratic clubs, which names a top volunteer each...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Crime spikes around NoHo Metro, Berman and Sherman battle nears end

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Crime spikes around NoHo Metro, Berman and Sherman battle nears end
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, October 11. Live near the Noth Hollywood Metro Red Line station? You may want to safeguard your electronics and pricey possessions. Crime around the station rose 19 percent, police told the Contra Costa Times....
  • Candidates offer too little information

    I believe that an electorate that votes for candidates without knowing who they are or what they stand for is harmful to the democratic process of voting. In the case of the current slate of candidates in the upcoming Burbank election, it is very...
  • Editorial: Measuring a bond's risk

    How good are you at predicting the future? Or, more to the point, what do you think it will cost to borrow money in 2023? Your answer should determine your vote on the Burbank Unified School District’s $110-million bond initiative, Measure S. No...
  • Last call, letters for March 5 election

    The Burbank Leader welcomes letters to the editor on all subjects, including local campaigns. We do, however, adhere to a blackout period prior to the day voters go to the polls. So, those who are interested in writing letters related to the March 5...
  • Berman, Sherman mix it up -- again -- in congressional race forum

    Berman, Sherman mix it up -- again -- in congressional race forum
    In what has been dubbed by a journalism organization as one of the "10 nastiest House races" of the election season, rival Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Bermanfaced off at yet another candidates forum Wednesday. While some of the more personal...