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  • A touch of magic in the city

    Just a stone's throw from affluent Hancock Park and Windsor Square is an area of Los Angeles called Brookside. This enclave of eight streets and 400 homes is somewhat more affordable than its tony neighbors yet has similar tree-lined streets and diverse...
  • 'American Idol,' humbug. Music Center's Spotlight Awards have the real goods [Updated]

     
    "American Idol" may have the ratings, but when it comes to talent competitions staged at prominent Los Angeles venues, the Music Center's Spotlight Awards for Southern California high school singers, instrumentalists, dancers and visual artists are an...
  • West Hollywood to explore opening charter school

     
    West Hollywood officials have agreed to authorize a study on forming a charter school that would serve the city’s students. City Council members approved the research, which will cost $6,000, by a 5-0 vote Monday evening. Students who live in......
  • Mailbag: Burbank needs more bicycle lanes

    I support the Verdugo Avenue bicycle lanes in Burbank. They increase safety and public health for cyclists and all users of the road. The Verdugo Avenue bicycle lanes are an important step toward creating a greener environment and more livable Burbank....
  • Mailbag: Article misstated position

    The Leader's front-page, leap-before-looking story ("Millions at ready, receipts or not," July 14) concerning millions of dollars of Burbank Unified School District bond, state grant, and city funds for the modernization of Burbank's schools trivialized...
  • Field trip to the rescue

    Field trip to the rescue
    The Aircraft Rescue Firefighting vehicle picked up speed and headed west in front of the Bob Hope Airport fire station Thursday morning while a crowd of youngsters waited patiently. Then, as it reached the group, it sprayed water over their heads,...
  • Singing is in their souls

    Singing is in their souls
    Youngsters from middle and high school are testing their singing and choreography skills and learning to collaborate with different age groups at John Burroughs' Summer Performance Workshop 2010. The three-week course is coordinated by the high school's...
  • Service Clubs: Scholars who met the challenge are honored

    The Magnolia Park Optimist Club honored students at its April 15 meeting who were able to overcome many obstacles to achieve their goals. Optimists Evie Magnante and Sue Kyle did an outstanding job of selecting the students who won "Meet the Challenge"...
  • Around Town

    TODAY Education Conference for parents and teachers for SELPA will be from 8 a.m. to noon at La Cañada High School, 4463 Oak Grove Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. The Foothill SELPA Community Advisory Committee comprises special education students and...
  • Mailbag: Metrolink could make some changes

    Your May 1 editorial "Few riders on Metrolink" hit the mark when it stated that attracting new riders has proved challenging to Metrolink. Ridership is down 13% on the Ventura County line, and 6% on the Antelope Valley line, the two routes that serve...
  • School bond in question

    City Councilman David Gordon on Tuesday called on school district officials to provide a complete financial account of a voter-approved $112.5-million bond to modernize Burbank Unified facilities. The city has agreed to jointly fund at least $14...