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John Muir

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  • Natural Perspectives: Kayaking to keep Bolsa Chica clean

    People need to clean up after getting dirty. Wetlands are no different. In olden days, storms would flush out our coastal wetlands. Before "civilization" struck, the only debris out there was natural and decomposable. Not any more. These days, the Bolsa...
  • Marie McFadden

      Marie McFadden, born June 13, 1919, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to many, went to be with the Lord on November 6, 2011. Marie was born in Knowlton, Wisconsin, the daughter of Frank and Celia Root. She touched the...
  • $15,000 worth of guitars donated to Burbank schools

    $15,000 worth of guitars donated to Burbank schools
    More than 40 brand new guitars and 40 brand new cables have been donated to Burbank schools. The donation—from the Traveling Guitar Foundation, ESP Guitars and Mogami Cable—will be going to four instrumental programs at Burbank High School,...
  • Jon B. Lovelace dies at 84; head of American Funds

    Jon B. Lovelace dies at 84; head of American Funds
    Jon B. Lovelace, who led the Los Angeles-based American Funds mutual fund company as it became one of the country's largest money management firms, has died. He was 84. His family said Lovelace died of natural causes at his home in Santa Barbara on...
  • Suspended coach gets support from John Muir alumni

    Ken Howard, facing battery charges for allegedly slamming a teenager against a row of lockers, is receiving a show of support from John Muir High alumni, who are selling t-shirts in support of the embattled football coach. The Pasadena Star-News reported...
  • Magnet programs attract droves

    Glendale Unified officials say they expect a record number of applicants for the district's flagship foreign language programs for the 2011-12 school year, driven in part by a strong interest in the magnet designations that took effect in October at...
  • Keeping after-school programs alive

    Keeping after-school programs alive
    The Burbank City Council is reconsidering its decision to cut a $52,000 after-school program as the nonprofit that stepped in to fill the void warned that it may not be able to shoulder the financial burden for much longer. The Burbank Boys and Girls...
  • Local woman is recognized in State of Union speech

    In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Obama gave several examples of achievements across several industries. But his example of excellence in education hit close to home for Millie and Sam Engel of Burbank. Their daughter, Kristin...
  • School board candidate Gregory Bragg

    Bragg was raised in Eagle Rock and moved to Burbank in 1998 when he married his wife, Holly Roy, a Burbank native. He is the father of three children, who attend Burbank schools. Bragg has been involved in numerous service organizations and groups,...
  • Walter C. Mack

    Walter C. Mack 1920-2010 Walter C. Mack lost a valiant fight against Alzheimer’s disease and congestive heart failure on August 1, 2010, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank. He was born February, 8, 1920 in Buffalo, N.Y. Mack was a...
  • Trash is the latest fashion trend at Muir Middle School

    Trash is the latest fashion trend at Muir Middle School
    Models strode to and fro, blotting their makeup and adjusting their hair. Designers made last-minute tweaks to hemlines and shoulder straps. A producer looked anxiously at her watch. The scene backstage at the first Muir Middle School fashion show had...