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John Muir

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  • John Muir's botanical pursuits brought to life

    John Muir's botanical pursuits brought to life
    John Muir loved plants. He loved their individual microscopic parts. He loved each one's totality. He understood their essential role in the vast, interconnected web that forms the fabric of our natural universe. Extinguish even the most seemingly minor...
  • Eco books for kids: Saving the planet, one book at a time

    Eco books for kids: Saving the planet, one book at a time
    The environmental movement may not yet have changed the world, but it has certainly changed the world of children's books. Hardly a science or nature book for kids fails to sound a warning about habitats, species and resources in danger. Where 10 years...
  • Burbank High principal takes job at Village Christian

    Burbank High School Principal Bruce Osgood will step down at the end of the academic year to assume a similar role at Village Christian Schools in Sun Valley, officials said Thursday. Osgood, 56, will serve as principal for the middle and high schools...
  • Mike Roselle and 'Tree Spiker'

    Mike Roselle and 'Tree Spiker'
    Mike Roselle is in his element -- fighting a controversial coal industry practice called mountaintop removal mining in the town of Rock Creek, W. Va. "I had to bail some people out of jail," the 55-year-old rumbles happily by phone from the office of...
  • Tubert ranked No. 3 in world golf standings

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Former Burroughs standout getting recognition among top women: Burroughs High graduate and current University of Arkansas women's golfer Emily Tubert is receiving acknowledgement on a global scale. On the...
  • Family leaves violence behind

    Family leaves violence behind
    Seated in his South Glendale apartment with his wife and three children, two of whom are identical-twin daughters, Caesar Ahmed says he has resigned himself to a new life in the U.S., far from the strife spreading in his native Iraq and other Middle...
  • Class takes students to church

    Rabbi Richard Flom stood on the bema — the raised platform at the front of the synagogue and proceeded with a crash course in conservative Judaism. Addressing 115 John Muir Middle School students, he explained the 12 tribes of Israel, the ark, the...
  • New Burroughs position for Nicol

    Doug Nicol knows a little about running a successful high school program. For 11 seasons, ending in 2004, Nicol helped the Burroughs High girls' basketball team thrive. Along with turning out all-league and All-CIF Southern Section athletes, his teams...
  • Live grenade found at Glendale Community College Garfield campus

    SOUTH GLENDALE — Los Angeles County Sheriff's bomb investigators on Thursday safely detonated a live Vietnam-era grenade that was unearthed by construction crews at a Garfield Avenue satellite campus for Glendale Community College. The discovery...
  • Brockmeyer to be inducted into Muir Alumni Hall of Fame

    Neal Brockmeyer, a life-long La Caņada Flintridge resident and stalwart advocate of local public schools, will be inducted next month into the John Muir High School Alumni Hall of Fame. Brockmeyer, 73, attended Muir from 1954 to 1956, where he was a...
  • Burbank teachers, student collaborate on book

    It started with a school assignment. English teacher Bob Martin asked his Burbank High School students to create a movie poster based on a book they were reading in class. And the submission of then-junior Alex Salinas caught his eye. "It was just...