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  • Dean Ohanian

    1957-2011 Dean Ohanian was born and raised in Burbank, attended Edison ES, Luther Burbank JHS and graduated John Burroughs HS in 1975. Dean was an outstanding swimmer; he won many ribbons and trophies in competitions for the Burbank YMCA and Burroughs...
  • Ione Delores Hiller Barker

    Ione Delores Hiller Barker of Burbank died on Sunday December, 25, 2011, after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage.. She was 83. Ione was born on February 18, 1928 in Plymouth, WI.   Ione was survived by her three daughters, Kathleen “Kitty”...
  • Small Wonders: Honor them for what they've done

    You know what I like best about Sequoia National Park? The fact that conservationist John Muir walked off its dusty trails and into a warm bed with a woman. What inspires me most about Neil Armstrong? That a straight man was willing to take one small...
  • Op-Ed: Gay history is everyone's history

    I was quite surprised to read not one but two columnists attack a new law, the FAIR Education Act, just signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown. I usually find both columnists quite interesting and agree with most of their viewpoints, especially Dan Kimber's...
  • A revolution in the schools

    A revolution in the schools
    A controversial movement to increase parental authority over public education is quickly gaining traction in Pasadena. A parent group recently forced a change in the principal’s office at Jefferson Elementary School, and organizers are now...
  • Natural Perspectives: Invertebrate 'hunting' provides good biology lesson

    Natural Perspectives: Invertebrate 'hunting' provides good biology lesson
    Vic and I searched for marine invertebrates at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve last week. Accompanying us were 18 young men and women from the Orange County Conservation Corps. Our task was to collect a variety of marine invertebrates for docents at...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Being part of all there is

    If you read the contents of this space last week, you’ll remember my students and I were heading to the Rocky Mountains to learn about history, Indian mythology, themselves, and how to survive on the land. Our mission was to live off the land in...
  • Tologs can't pull it all together against Mustangs

    Tologs can't pull it all together against Mustangs
    PASADENA — There are only a few miles between Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and Muir High, but the Mustangs girls' basketball team put some distance between themselves and the Tologs on the court Thursday. The Mustangs did so at home in the first...
  • Youth athletes test Memorial Field

    The Burroughs High track and field team has not even held a home meet at its new Memorial Field facility. Instead, a group of local youth athletes got first crack at the venue in an annual event Saturday. They were able to test out the new running track...
  • Hoops the hard way: Competition pits local teams in a robotic game of basketball

    Hoops the hard way: Competition pits local teams in a robotic game of basketball
    Local teens tested their mettle — and their metal — during a regional robotics competition Friday and Saturday at the Long Beach Arena. La Cañada High School, John Burroughs High School in Burbank, John Muir High School in Pasadena, and...
  • Burbank Noon Rotary is historic event

    The July 12 meeting of the Burbank Rotary Club was an exciting and memorable gathering indeed. For not only was it the inaugural meeting of new president Jonathan Taylor (who announced that he was newlywed), but the Invocation was given by his father,...
  • Glendale API scores trend upward

    Glendale API scores trend upward
    Glendale Unified improved its overall score to 851 for the 2010-11 school year on the Academic Performance Index, the all-important statewide measure of student achievement, according to data released Wednesday. The district score improved nine points...