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John Burroughs

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  • 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...
  • Community: BCR's music room gets new look

    Community: BCR's music room gets new look
    Apartnership between a community leadership group and BCR “a place to grow” has resulted in a spiffy renovation of BCR's music and exercise room. Thirteen participants in the Burbank Neighborhood Leadership Program raised funds to complete...
  • Community: School math teams multiply their medals

    Community: School math teams multiply their medals
    Three of Burbank's five math teams received medals after competing in the Mathematics Field Day on June 2 at Wilson Middle School in Glendale. They will be honored during the Burbank Unified School District board meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at Burbank City...
  • Service Clubs: mayor's cup golf tournament and outstanding educators

    Service Clubs: mayor's cup golf tournament and outstanding educators
    Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis The 15th Annual Mayors’ Cup Golf Tournament hosted by the Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis was held on April 27 and it went very well.  Former and current city of Burbank Mayors and all their golf playing friends, as well as our...
  • 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...
  • Mary Genevieve Cadmus

    Mary Genevieve Cadmus died on 23 March 2012 in Walnut Creek, Calif.  Mary Genevieve Bastean was born on 28 July 1918 on a farm near Old Monroe, Mo.  After graduating from Troy High School and working in the office of the prosecuting attorney of Lincoln...
  • After parent's complaint, Burbank high school drops some suspensions baseball players got for drinking

     
    School officials have rescinded suspensions for seven of the 18 John Burroughs High School baseball team members who were punished after an underage drinking incident on a team trip to Arizona. On April 18, Principal Emilio Urioste suspended the entire......
  • Miracle Mile shooting shuts Wilshire, snarls traffic

     
    A section of Wilshire Boulevard in the Miracle Mile district was shut down Monday afternoon as police investigated a shooting. The situation was snarling traffic in the busy area. John Burroughs Middle School on Wilshire has been on lockdown since......
  • Miracle Mile shooting leaves one injured, school on lock-down

     
    Officers are searching for a suspect in a shooting in the Fairfax area that left a man injured Monday afternoon. The victim was shot about 1:45 p.m. near the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and La Brea Avenue, and a male......
  • Miracle Mile gunman shot victim in face, witness says

     
    Police have arrested a man accused of shooting another person on Wilshire Boulevard near La Brea Avenue. The suspect was apprehended about an hour ago, according to LAPD Sgt. Anthony Vasquez. Vasquez also said officers used only nonlethal force --......
  • 'The Wilderness Warrior' by Douglas Brinkley

    'The Wilderness Warrior' by Douglas Brinkley
    The Wilderness Warrior Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America Douglas Brinkley Harper: 960 pp., $34.99 Reviewing several Roosevelt biographies in 1920, H.L. Mencken reported that he had found more "gush" than "sense." Douglas Brinkley's...