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  • 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...
  • 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.,...