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  • Still a few kinks with bike lanes

    While I do support creating more bike lanes, an article in the Nov. 6 Leader, "Bike-path decision delayed," contained a comment that, to me, indicates that further study and traffic signalization changes are needed before stamping the project with an...
  • This Big Game won't be forgotten

    It's the kind of satisfaction that can only come when there's a few seconds left on the clock for a tie game between cross-town rivals. Add a championship and homecoming to the mix, and well, you've set the stage for one of those rare high school nights...
  • District to break ground on Memorial Field

    Burbank Unified will break ground early next year on the long-awaited renovation of John Burroughs High School Memorial Field, district officials said. The formal ground-breaking ceremony, scheduled at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 5 on the site at 1920 Clark Ave.,...
  • Congratulations: Resident celebrates her 100th birthday

    Debbie Hobart celebrated her 100th birthday on Nov. 20 with more than 30 family members and friends in her Burbank/Toluca Lake-area home. Additionally, Burbank Mayor Anja Reinke sent her a framed and engraved plaque congratulating her on her happy day....
  • Local Rotarians host district luncheon

    Local Rotarians host district luncheon
    Members of the Burbank Sunrise Rotary welcomed fellow Rotarians from surrounding districts as they hosted this year's Rotary District Foundation luncheon at the Castaway Restaurant this past week. Co-chaired by Sheri Polak and Suzanne Cox, members and...
  • 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...
  • Burroughs band to march in Sugar Bowl half-time show

    Burroughs band to march in Sugar Bowl half-time show
    Members of the John Burroughs High School community will likely be glued to their television screens come Jan. 4. The Ohio State-Arkansas Sugar Bowl matchup promises to electrify football fans, but it's the half-time show Burroughs fans will be most...
  • Congratulations

    Transplant survivor rides in Rose Parade Monica O'Brien of Burbank was among 26 organ transplant recipients and donors to ride on the Donate Life float in the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day. "It's was amazing!" she said. "It was sad...
  • Assemblyman plays Santa for youth club

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto invited constituents and friends to drop off toys at his office to donate to children at the local Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley. The toy drive started Dec. 6, and with the support of the local community,...
  • Film permits on the rise in city

    Glendale and Burbank have benefited from a boost in film production in the region, as "CSI," "Desperate Housewives" and a host of television commercials have shot on location in the area in the past two months. Last week Film L.A., a nonprofit that...
  • Burbank officials decide to save old trees

    Burbank officials decide to save old trees
    City officials have decided not to remove five mature trees on the west side of a new multi-million dollar rubberized track at John Burroughs High School that school district administrators warned could be several damaged by intruding underground roots....
  • Summertime and the livin' is ... on stage?

    Summertime and the livin' is ... on stage?
    When asked what he learned during the four-week John Burroughs High School Summer Performance Workshop, Matt Coffey had a ready response. “How to dance, because I could not,” said the 14-year-old, who traveled from Ohio to participate. On...