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  • In Theory: How important is having fun?

    A young Italian nun with a powerful singing voice and engaging stage presence has been capturing the attention of millions of television viewers on "The Voice of Italy." Her performance of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" knocked another female contestant off the Italian talent show on April 16. The 25-year-old Sister Cristina Scuccia said after winning accolades, "I'm excited, really thrilled. The fundamental thing is to have fun."
  • In Theory: Why are people downloading 'Mein Kampf'?

    E-books have taken off in a huge way among the iPad- and Kindle-obsessed, but one electronic tome that's topping the charts — both free and paid-for — is Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf," the book of political writings by the Nazi leader...

    Burbank teachers lament large class sizes

    Burbank educators and school officials expressed their frustration over the underfunded state education system which they say is partly to blame for high class sizes across the district. Burbank Unified reported a district average of 29.66 students to...

    Burb's Eye View: Electronic City is turning off its lights

    Burb's Eye View: Electronic City is turning off its lights
    Electronic City is hidden in plain sight on Burbank Boulevard. People drive by it a lot, never thinking to go in, until one day that one unique light bulb blows on the flashlight and nobody carries a replacement. Howard Pollyea probably stocks it. Since...

    No mere echo: Echosmith rises on pop music charts

    No mere echo: Echosmith rises on pop music charts
    So much of today's pop music targeting the youth demographic is dominated by manufactured stars and lip-syncing singing groups that it often comes off as utterly flavorless and predictable, but the teenage Toluca Lake siblings of musical quartet Echosmith...