Burbank Leader


Burbank Unified to begin next school year three weeks into August

Burbank students will start the next school year on Aug. 15, 2016, following the school board’s recent approval of the instructional calendar. Placing the start date at the beginning of the third week of August was a priority for members of the school district’s calendar committee, made up of district...


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  • Letter: Volunteer thanks many supporters of fundrasier for Burbank Animal Shelter

    In September I started to raise money for the Burbank Animal Shelter, and I was lucky to get to work with the seniors at the Burbank Senior Artists Colony, who helped me create hundreds of origami animals that I gave out at the Farmers Market as thank-you gifts for all donations we received for...

  • Letter: Learning from Native Americans

    About the mascot name “Indians” (as is in use at Burbank’s John Burroughs High School). I have been a high school and university instructor for many years. I grew up a “white guy” in Los Angeles, and one day I found my teaching position over. Unexpectedly, I found myself looking for work. I was...

  • Letter: The downside to urban development in Glendale and Burbank

    Letter: The downside to urban development in Glendale and Burbank

    Thank you to Editor Dan Evans and his staff for asking important questions about how development has impacted Glendale's and Burbank's urban cores, how homeless families and young people cope with rising home prices and rents, and how and why land is developed or left undeveloped (Glendale News-Press...

  • Letter: Allow Google in for fair competition

    As “Media Capital to the World” we have a sad selection of cable and Internet options. Other than satellite providers we get a which-is-least-worst choice between Charter and AT&T U-verse. Let's talk about U-verse first. Their lowest speed is a 3 Mbps (Megabits per second) option at $35 a month....