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John Burroughs

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  • Olive Avenue Confidential: We need to know where bond money went

    What we don't know may have already hurt us, potentially in the pocketbook, but definitely in terms of trust. In 1997, 71% of voters supported a $112.5-million bond to repair decaying public school facilities across the Burbank Unified School District....
  • Engagement: Couple announce July wedding

    Former Burbank resident Carrie White of Long Beach and Timothy Scanlan II of Long Beach, have announced their engagement and will be married in July. Carrie's parents are Trina White, Dave White and Ray Moriarity. She graduated from John Burroughs...
  • Aktion clubs combine for annual picnic

    The members of the Kiwanis Aktion Club had their second annual picnic with the Pomona Valley Aktion Club and they had a wonderful time. The picnic was held next to Puddingstone Lake at Frank Bonelli Park in San Dimas. It is a very pretty and wonderful...
  • Scholarships in slain officer's honor

    Five Burbank teens received scholarships in honor of slain police Officer Matthew Pavelka. The Matthew Pavelka Endowment Fund was established after his murder in November 2003. Burbank had not lost an officer in a shooting since 1920. Within the first...
  • Jumping and jiving

    Jumping and jiving
    What started as something to do for fun turned into a lifetime passion for Richard Spooner. Growing up in Fountain Valley, Spooner, 40, enjoyed baseball and other sports, but when relatives came out for riding lessons, it sparked a new interest in...
  • Day of family fun and football fundraising

    Day of family fun and football fundraising
    The John Burroughs High School Arrowhead Club roared into Johnny Carson Park with its 23rd annual car show fundraiser Sunday. Staged with the assistance of the Burbank Kiwanis For Fun Foundation, this annual event benefits the Burroughs football program....
  • Burroughs names hall of fame class

    BURROUGHS HIGH — Burroughs High Athletic Director Marty Garrison gets a kick out of looking for former athletes to induct into the school's hall of fame. Scanning through years of information and a large group of deserving individuals, Garrison 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...
  • New school year begins, many challenges still loom

    New school year begins, many challenges still loom
    Friends embraced, counselors distributed schedules and administrators provided directions Monday as Burbank High School swelled with students for the first day of the school year. “I couldn’t sleep,” said 14-year-old freshman Jasmine...
  • John Burroughs student awarded scholarship

    Heather Bussard of Burbank won an academic scholarship from SPS Technologies. She is the daughter of Gordon Bussard, an employee of SPS Technologies. The company’s scholarship program was established to recognize the accomplishments of sons and...
  • Case of confused identity results in suit

    A family has sued the Police Department and the Burbank Unified School District, alleging their teenage daughter was illegally interrogated after her identity was confused with that of a friend who reported an allegation of sexual molestation. The...