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John Muir

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  • Dean Ohanian

    1957-2011 Dean Ohanian was born and raised in Burbank, attended Edison ES, Luther Burbank JHS and graduated John Burroughs HS in 1975. Dean was an outstanding swimmer; he won many ribbons and trophies in competitions for the Burbank YMCA and Burroughs...
  • A peaceful interlude at the Mojave National Preserve

    A peaceful interlude at the Mojave National Preserve
    For a nation in perpetual motion, to cross the lands that make up the Mojave National Preserve has long meant only one thing: You are very nearly somewhere else. For westward-bound travelers, whether they came through open wilderness, along the now-...
  • Video: Walking in the footsteps of John Muir

    <b>Video:</b> Walking in the footsteps of John Muir
  • Ione Delores Hiller Barker

    Ione Delores Hiller Barker of Burbank died on Sunday December, 25, 2011, after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage.. She was 83. Ione was born on February 18, 1928 in Plymouth, WI. ¬†¬†Ione was survived by her three daughters, Kathleen “Kitty”...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown goes over budget with Burbank educators

    Gov. Jerry Brown goes over budget with Burbank educators
    Just hours after delivering the state of the state address in Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown brought his message to Burbank Wednesday, meeting with several dozen local educators at Bret Harte Elementary School to discuss how his budget proposal would affect...
  • California national parks

    California national parks
    A list, from Alcatraz Island to Yosemite National Park, with programs, fees and directions. Find out about historic and scenic sites as well as programs, fees and directions to California's national parks, monuments and recreation areas: Alcatraz...
  • 150 students tame Shakespeare

    150 students tame Shakespeare
    Acting isn’t just about reciting lines from a script, even if the script is by William Shakespeare. The eighth-grade students of John Muir Middle School in Burbank learned that lesson on Jan. 27 during the school’s 11th annual “Shrew...
  • Tologs can't pull it all together against Mustangs

    Tologs can't pull it all together against Mustangs
    PASADENA — There are only a few miles between Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and Muir High, but the Mustangs girls' basketball team put some distance between themselves and the Tologs on the court Thursday. The Mustangs did so at home in the first...
  • Warriors are on the upswing

    Warriors are on the upswing
    This week marks the midway point of the 2011 prep football regular season and because of a rare oddity in scheduling, five of the six local teams are off. The lone local taking the field this week is Brethren Christian, which on Saturday travels north to...
  • Dr. Richard Koch dies at 89; medical pioneer

    Dr. Richard Koch dies at 89; medical pioneer
    As a prisoner of war in Germany during World War II, Richard Koch chose his life's work after reading one of the few books in the camp's meager library — the medical biography "The Doctors Mayo." Liberated in 1945 after 13 months in captivity, he...
  • Elks host 'Hoop Shoot' fun

    Elks host 'Hoop Shoot' fun
    BURBANK — Fabiana Jimenez was glad to be competing on a court again. Two years after advancing to the national competition of the Elks National Hoop Shoot Finals and a year after missing out on the local portion of the event because of prior...