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  • Obituary: Claude James Welker

    Claude James Welker, who grew up in Burbank, died Feb. 9. He was 69. Born Dec. 5, 1941, Welker attended William McKinley Elementary School, David Starr Jordan Junior High School and John Burroughs High School. He served in the Army in the late 1950s....
  • Teens share their stories of substance abuse

    Teens share their stories of substance abuse
    Isabel Izar never thought she would amount to much. The former John Burroughs High School student struggled academically, and during her sophomore year, she said, she began experimenting with drugs. Casual marijuana use shifted into abuse of ecstasy,...
  • John Burroughs High School

    The John Burroughs High School Jazz Ensemble is a 30 piece big band that performs throughout Southern California. In celebratio of Mardi Gras, The Jazz combo performed for us. John Burroughs High School Instrumental Music Association For information...
  • Mardi-Gras Celebration with John Burroughs High School

    The John Burroughs High School Jazz Ensemble is back from their trip to New Orleans where they learned to play traditional New Orleans style music. They stopped by KTLA to play a few festive songs in celebration and in honor of Mardi-Gras. The JBHS Jazz...
  • Organizations: Women of heart will be honored

    The YWCA of Glendale is having its 14th annual Legacy Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at The Castaway Restaurant in Burbank. This year’s luncheon will honor five women with the Heart & Excellence Awards and two high school seniors with...
  • 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...
  • District, city breaks ground on Memorial Field

    District, city breaks ground on Memorial Field
    More than a decade of planning and fundraising came to a head Monday as elected officials and community leaders crowded John Burroughs High School Memorial Field to break ground on a long-awaited $12-million renovation of the site. "It is a wonderful...
  • Finally having a field day

    Soon, fans will be able to enjoy the game without the pain of splinters after the long-awaited revamp of Memorial Field is completed — the last stage in an $18.5-million, three-phase capital improvement project designed to modernize decrepit...
  • No one asked the kids what they think

    Susan Stodghill is the second letter on this page ("Councilman should stick to his vote," Jan. 15) that assumes all residents on the 1800 and 1900 block of Screenland Drive don't want sidewalks for the school kids at Luther Middle School. She couldn't...
  • Burbank celebrates youth award

    Public officials Tuesday lauded the more than 100 youth-oriented programs in the city of Burbank, crediting them for a recent national distinction earned by the city. The fete, which took place at John Burroughs High School, was the first of two...
  • Drinking Incident Gets Burbank Baseball Coaches Fired

    Drinking Incident Gets Burbank Baseball Coaches Fired
    BURBANK (KTLA) -- John Burroughs High School in Burbank canceled its varsity baseball season and fired four coaches after a drinking incident took place on a spring break trip in Arizona. Principal Emilio Urioste said Tuesday he fired the coaching...
  • Organizations

    Organizations
    Burbank author visits Burroughs High School Christina Moss, author of a series of science fiction books and longtime resident of Burbank, recently visited John Burroughs High School where she talked to students about creative writing and signed books...