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  • Changing lives in Botswana

    The phrase "life-changing experience" has a new meaning for two Burbank High School teachers. Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, has been a sister city of Burbank since 1975 after the request of a former city mayor, but there has never been an official...
  • Mailbag: Metrolink could make some changes

    Your May 1 editorial "Few riders on Metrolink" hit the mark when it stated that attracting new riders has proved challenging to Metrolink. Ridership is down 13% on the Ventura County line, and 6% on the Antelope Valley line, the two routes that serve...
  • Burbank hosting South Korean sister city

    WEST BURBANK – South Korean university freshman Hwi Ryeong Kim was still recovering from her long-distance flight but insisted she didn't feel tired because being in Burbank was too exciting. The 21-year-old was one of 10 Korean students enjoying...
  • Parking a boon for Bob Hope

    Parking revenues in October spiked at Bob Hope Airport, hopefully a harbinger of better days ahead, officials said. Parking revenue, the biggest source of operating income for the airport, grew from $1.67 million in September to $1.85 million in...
  • Fielder earns award at Drake

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Fielder awarded for her leadership: Drake University junior women's soccer player Melanie Fielder — a Burbank High graduate — has been named one of the top juniors at the college as part of the...
  • Most disagree with school's decision

    It's been more than a week since news surfaced about a scandal involving the Burroughs High baseball team — underage drinking and alcohol served by an Indians' assistant coach. The school fired the varsity baseball coach and three assistants and...
  • Field trip to the rescue

    Field trip to the rescue
    The Aircraft Rescue Firefighting vehicle picked up speed and headed west in front of the Bob Hope Airport fire station Thursday morning while a crowd of youngsters waited patiently. Then, as it reached the group, it sprayed water over their heads,...
  • Reception kicks off dramatic image exhibit

    The Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery kicked off 2011 by presenting "Outdoor Nudes, Classic Landscapes, Old Wood — An Exhibition of Black and White Photography by Neal Johnston." The exhibition's opening-night reception saw local supporters of...
  • Editorial: A sea change is coming

    In just a few short years, Bob Hope Airport will go from being a bit haphazard to grown-up regional transit hub. With the $120-million transit center given the go-ahead earlier this week by the City Council, all that stands in the way of ground...
  • Small, classic treasures abound

    Small, classic treasures abound
    There is much to see in the Angeles Crest Art Guild's third annual art show at Towns Burr Gallery in Burbank. But the works fit well in the space available. The gallery has added central pillars to accommodate the many paintings, animation...
  • ACLU targets student fees

    A practice of charging students for travel and other extracurricular expenses might end, Burbank Unified officials said. The ACLU of Southern California called those tactics discriminatory and unlawful pay-to-play policies in a lawsuit involving...
  • Burroughs teams get ready for first round

    BURBANK — Four area soccer teams — three girls and one boys — qualified for the CIF Southern Section playoffs this season. While the Burbank High and Providence girls' squads had to play wild-card matches Tuesday, both teams from...