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  • 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...
  • Cusumano family honored as Movers & Shapers

    Cusumano family honored as Movers & Shapers
    "When our children hear us say, 'Now, look at what you've done,' it's not because they have done something good," laughed former Burbank Mayor Michael Hastings. "But when it comes to the Cusumanos, when we say, 'Now, look at what you've done,' it is...
  • Making the world a better place

    Burbank residents showed compassion for fellow neighbors during National Make A Difference Day on Saturday by donating 35 full shopping carts of food to the city's three main social service agencies, organizers said. Organized by the Burbank Civic Pride...
  • Still a few kinks with bike lanes

    While I do support creating more bike lanes, an article in the Nov. 6 Leader, "Bike-path decision delayed," contained a comment that, to me, indicates that further study and traffic signalization changes are needed before stamping the project with an...
  • This Big Game won't be forgotten

    It's the kind of satisfaction that can only come when there's a few seconds left on the clock for a tie game between cross-town rivals. Add a championship and homecoming to the mix, and well, you've set the stage for one of those rare high school nights...
  • District to break ground on Memorial Field

    Burbank Unified will break ground early next year on the long-awaited renovation of John Burroughs High School Memorial Field, district officials said. The formal ground-breaking ceremony, scheduled at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 5 on the site at 1920 Clark Ave.,...