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  • Academic performance scores released

    Academic performance scores released
    As state standardized testing wraps up this week, the California Department of Education has given local school officials something new to chew on, releasing base academic performance scores and comparative school rankings. The base Academic Performance...
  • Donald Hunt dies at 85

    Donald Hunt, a star athlete turned World War II soldier who returned to coach championship football teams at John Muir High School and Pasadena City College, was found dead on Dec. 16 in his La CaƱada Flintridge home. He was 85. A football and track star...
  • Magnet programs attract droves

    Glendale Unified officials say they expect a record number of applicants for the district's flagship foreign language programs for the 2011-12 school year, driven in part by a strong interest in the magnet designations that took effect in October at...
  • Keeping after-school programs alive

    Keeping after-school programs alive
    The Burbank City Council is reconsidering its decision to cut a $52,000 after-school program as the nonprofit that stepped in to fill the void warned that it may not be able to shoulder the financial burden for much longer. The Burbank Boys and Girls...
  • Sun shines on Mayor's Cup charity golf tourney

    We have had some very interesting weather lately. One day the temperature shoots up to the 80s, and the next day, we are freezing. But April 29 turned out to be a gorgeous day with the sun shining brightly on the Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Mayor’s...
  • Yosemite's back-country hikers have seen the light

    Yosemite's back-country hikers have seen the light
    John Muir understood that the best way to see his beloved "Range of Light" is to travel light. His packing advice couldn't have been simpler: "Throw a loaf of bread and a pound of tea in an old sack and jump over the back fence." That's what I've done...
  • Local woman is recognized in State of Union speech

    In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Obama gave several examples of achievements across several industries. But his example of excellence in education hit close to home for Millie and Sam Engel of Burbank. Their daughter, Kristin...
  • School board candidate Gregory Bragg

    Bragg was raised in Eagle Rock and moved to Burbank in 1998 when he married his wife, Holly Roy, a Burbank native. He is the father of three children, who attend Burbank schools. Bragg has been involved in numerous service organizations and groups,...
  • Walter C. Mack

    Walter C. Mack 1920-2010 Walter C. Mack lost a valiant fight against Alzheimer’s disease and congestive heart failure on August 1, 2010, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank. He was born February, 8, 1920 in Buffalo, N.Y. Mack was a...
  • Burbank High principal takes job at Village Christian

    Burbank High School Principal Bruce Osgood will step down at the end of the academic year to assume a similar role at Village Christian Schools in Sun Valley, officials said Thursday. Osgood, 56, will serve as principal for the middle and high schools...
  • Tubert ranked No. 3 in world golf standings

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Former Burroughs standout getting recognition among top women: Burroughs High graduate and current University of Arkansas women's golfer Emily Tubert is receiving acknowledgement on a global scale. On the...
  • Coastal Gardener: Nature's various gardens are breathtaking

    "I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in." —John Muir * We pulled back into the driveway, our adventure through some of California's best wild and human gardens...