| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:42 AM
Burbank Unified officials say they, too, may enter the fray as school districts throughout the nation compete for millions in federal aid money.
For the first time, the federal government is allowing individual school districts to apply for the highly...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, July 26, 2012. A 9-year-old Sherman Oaks resident is headed to the White House. What's the honor? Creating a soup recipe.
Sean Reichbach and dozens of other young chefs are traveling to Washington, D.C. next...
| May 15, 2010
Instead of watching "Lord of the Rings," "Chicago" or "Gladiator," Pasadena Young Musicians Orchestra will re-create the films' music with an 84-member orchestra.
The orchestra's spring concert "Lights! Camera! Music!" will be Sunday in Sexson...
| May 29, 2010
Vietnam War veteran Mickey DePalo continues to serve his country — and his city — as chairman of the Burbank Veterans Commemorative Committee.
DePalo works with about 14 other members to organize programs for Memorial Day, Veterans Day and...
| Jun 16, 2010
When Rick Massa agreed to join the Bob Hope Airport Police Department, the 60-year-old was obligated to work just two days a week.
But the 35-year LAPD veteran, 25 of them in Special Weapons And Tactics, ended up giving a great deal more.
| Aug 14, 2010
Glendale and Burbank are well represented this weekend as hundreds of wannabe Spielbergs gather in Hollywood for the 48 Hour Film Project, a yearlong contest that travels to more than 80 cities. The participants must make a six- to eight-minute movie,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:28 PM
La Caņada High School senior Alice Zhai received special recognition Tuesday from the La Caņada Unified Governing Board for a science project on hurricanes that was published in an international journal and earned her a $50,000 scholarship from the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Scientists and engineers convened at La Caņada’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Friday to share findings of a recent test project that could help NASA deposit bigger, heavier payloads and spacecraft on the Martian surface.
The Low-Density Supersonic...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The Don Jose Verdugo chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has installed a display about the Vietnam War at the Glendale Central Library to honor men and women who served and the families of those who did not return, including prisoners of...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:52 PM
For as long as she can remember, 17-year-old Gabriela Campo knew she wanted to make a living performing musical theater, and she reached a milestone recently on her journey to a theatrical career.
She was named a Presidential Scholar, one of only 141...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Last Sunday, fathers everywhere were feted — some with treasured handmade gifts from their children while others were treated to fancy brunches at even fancier country clubs or restaurants.
I did remember to call the fathers of my Northern...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Students at Hoover and Crescenta Valley high schools will compete Saturday in a regional competition to determine which team from across Southern California will compete in the National Science Bowl hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington,...