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Burbank bicyclist welcomes citation for breaking the law at disputed bridge
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Burbank bicyclist welcomes citation for breaking the law at disputed bridge

It has been about three months since the Burbank City Council voted to ban bicycles from the Mariposa Street bridge. However, one bicyclist continues to express his disapproval of the rule, even it if means getting a citation or being arrested. On May 1, resident Doug Weiskopf tested the city's...

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On the Town: Hospital salutes the nation during fundraiser

In celebration of its 70th year of service, the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Guild presented its annual spring luncheon and fashion show fundraiser under the patriotic theme "Star Spangled Spring — A Salute to America" at the Sheraton Universal Hotel this past Saturday. Staged under the...

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  • Leader Pet of the Day: Diva

    Leader Pet of the Day: Diva

    Sometimes you realize the need for something classic. Well, Diva is a black, domestic, short-haired cat and will fit just perfectly into your life. Her age is unknown, but her loveliness and feline prowess are on display for all to see. She has a nice disposition and looks great sitting on any...

  • Leader Pet of the Day: Blueberry

    Leader Pet of the Day: Blueberry

    A lovely, mild-mannered gray-coated gal awaits you at the shelter. Blueberry is a sweet pit bull with a very sweet personality and an incredibly pretty face. She is about 2 years old, likes older kids and is ready to be your No. 1 dog. Expand your heart and family, adopt Blueberry, A069097. The...

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On the Town: Hundreds attend Burbank Arts for All party

On the Town: Hundreds attend Burbank Arts for All party

Since its establishment in 2006, the Burbank Arts for All Foundation has proved two things: By making its mission a reality, every student in Burbank public schools now receives a quality arts education as part of their core curriculum, and its members really know how to throw a great party. The...

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Education

  • A 'bittersweet' honor for graduating Bulldogs

    A 'bittersweet' honor for graduating Bulldogs

    Burbank High principal Mike Bertram spoke highly of the graduating seniors who have collectively accumulated 25,000 hours of community service as the 600 graduates prepared to receive their diplomas Friday night at the Starlight Bowl. "This is a remarkable class," he said of the Bulldogs. "You...

  • Burroughs graduates celebrate the 'result of hard work'

    Burroughs graduates celebrate the 'result of hard work'

    During this year's graduation ceremony at John Burroughs High School on Thursday, the school's principal, Deborah Madrigal, said the graduating seniors have made significant achievements in academics, the arts, athletics, cheer, dance and volunteering, and they have set a high bar for the next...

  • Burbank school board members say they hear teachers' raise request 'loud and clear'

    Dozens of Burbank teachers wore black as a symbol of solidarity during a school board meeting on Thursday as several of them spoke of the need for pay increases to compensate for rising healthcare costs and expenses tied to the rising cost of living. Among them was longtime teacher Brad Frank,...

  • Burbank schools to get more than $2M in tech upgrades

    Burbank schools to get more than $2M in tech upgrades

    Within a matter of a few weeks, sweeping technology upgrades totaling more than $2.3 million approved by the Burbank school board will give students improved access to wireless Internet and allow them to hear their teachers better through use of new voice-amplification systems and complete classwork...

  • Woodbury University celebrates its 2016 graduates

    Woodbury University celebrates its 2016 graduates

    Woodbury University celebrated its 2016 graduates on Saturday as about 400 students walked across the stage to accept their diplomas. Of those students, nearly 260 earned undergraduate degrees and about 125 received master's degrees. NEWSLETTER: Stay up to date with what's going on in the 818 >>...

Religion

In Theory: Can religious ceremonies work online?

The Church of Scotland will be looking into the possibility of conducting baptisms, Communion and other Christian sacraments online. A committee of the church, which has seen attendance drop by nearly a third in an 11-year period, is pushing for "a wide-ranging review of practice and procedure...

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