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  • Teachers, district hit wall in contract negotiations

    Teachers, district hit wall in contract negotiations
    Burbank teachers took to city streets Thursday to demand that school district officials return to the bargaining table to finalize the terms of a new contract. Burbank Unified and the Burbank Teachers Assn. have been locked in negotiations for months,...
  • Stringing music together

    Stringing music together
    After its summer hiatus, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is back in business for the season, and Burbank musician Julie Gigante says she’s happy to return. A violinist with the orchestra since 1986, Gigante put it simply: “We love it. It&...
  • Burb's Eye View: Better charity through music and pancakes

    In the back corner of the John Burroughs High School courtyard, about as far as you can get from the stage and still keep an ear on the action, Connie Trimble packed up the last of her cooking utensils. On that stage all Saturday morning, the varied...
  • They're red-y for some football

    They're red-y for some football
    While the foliage of Burbank does little to colorfully announce the arrival of fall, Johnny Carson Park was ablaze in vivid red as the John Burroughs High School Arrowhead Club presented their 24th annual car show this past Sunday. This yearly event,...
  • Students protest graduation site

    Students protest graduation site
    A $12.7-million renovation of Memorial Field has ignited a debate about where John Burroughs High School will host its May graduation, with administrators arguing that the facility needs to be protected and students calling for a return to the traditional...
  • LCUSD unaffected by extracurricular activities settlement

    It will be business as usual for the La Caņada Unified School District while other education officials brace for a dramatic shift in how their extracurricular activities are funded. A recent lawsuit settlement invokes existing state law that bars schools...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Children deserve smokeless air

    I think Tony Bruno has his facts wrong in regard to secondhand smoke (“Smoking restrictions set to expand,” April 30). The City Council is not passing smoking restrictions to punish the smoker. Our first priority is the children, and the...
  • Sun shines on Mayor's Cup charity golf tourney

    We have had some very interesting weather lately. One day the temperature shoots up to the 80s, and the next day, we are freezing. But April 29 turned out to be a gorgeous day with the sun shining brightly on the Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Mayor’s...
  • Cheers and kazoos mark Burroughs commencement

    Cheers and kazoos mark Burroughs commencement
    It wouldn’t have been a John Burroughs High School graduation without a bit of musical theater, and there was plenty of that on Thursday at the Starlight Bowl as members of the class of 2011 lined up to accept their diplomas. A vocal performance of...