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  • Burbank Unified teacher earns top state recognition

    Burbank Unified teacher earns top state recognition
    Rebecca Mieliwocki, an English teacher at Luther Burbank Middle School, is one of California’s 2011 Teachers of the Year and will advance to the national competition, focusing a statewide spotlight on Burbank Unified. Mieliwocki said she found...
  • $15,000 worth of guitars donated to Burbank schools

    $15,000 worth of guitars donated to Burbank schools
    More than 40 brand new guitars and 40 brand new cables have been donated to Burbank schools. The donation—from the Traveling Guitar Foundation, ESP Guitars and Mogami Cable—will be going to four instrumental programs at Burbank High School,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Burbank police, school district to host teen event

    Burbank police and school officials on Wednesday will host Teen Awareness Night, with guest speakers from Mothers Against Drunk Driving and Erik's Cause, an organization that works to end "the choking game" among teenagers. The free event, from 6 to 8 p....
  • Michael Dean Rocco

    11/18/1951 – 3/30/2012 Mike “Rocco” beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, life friend, passed away with his wife Patty at his bedside. Preceded in death by his mother, Cleo, he grew up in Burbank, CA attending John Burroughs...