Trash outside of school is disgraceful
The underside of the bleachers at Burroughs High School, on the
Verdugo Avenue side, looks like a city dump. If it must be left in
such disarray, can’t the city put up a wall with murals on it? Or
anything to hide the mess? It really looks awful.
Ministers have right to say ‘Jesus Christ’
What a sad world this has become when a minister cannot say “Jesus
Christ” at the council meetings, but it is OK for a speaker to use
“Jesus Christ” in vain.
Seems like everybody but ministers has free speech.
Sad, sad world.
Candidates’ school involvment is tops
This is in response to the Burbank Teacher Assn.'s letter
regarding more information on the candidates it is backing for school
While it was informative to find out what these candidates do for
a living and their community involvement, what came to my mind in
reading through the brief biographies was one question: What
involvement have these candidates had regarding school issues? As a
community member who has served on several board committees and been
active in the Parent-Teachers Assn., I am aware of how a basic
knowledge of school procedures and issues at elementary as well as
secondary levels gives an individual a good idea of what is involved
in serving as a member of the board.
A candidate who has been involved as a community member with
school-related issues at the district level, if elected to serve,
will be able to get up to speed faster and make informed decisions
better than someone who hasn’t.
This, to me, is important to deciding who would best serve our