Author: Lisa Paredes

Burbank High Seniors Honored As Leukemia And Lymphoma Society Students Of The Year

Two Burbank High seniors raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars over seven weeks to fight blood cancer; they, along with other L.A. County top student fundraisers, were recognized at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Students of the Year annual gala.

Burbank High Vocal Music Association Wins Landmark Ruling In Tresona Copyright Suit

In a strongly worded judgement and landmark ruling, the 9th Circuit Court found in favor of Burbank High's choir program and clarified "Fair Use" terms in federal copyright law for music education programs nationwide, while instructing Tresona to pay the BHS defendants' legal fees.

“Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle For The Vote” Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of 19th Amendment

Thursday's event at the Burbank Public Library details the long struggle for women to gain the right to vote in America. Author Ellen Carol DuBois will give an illustrated talk about her new book.

Burbank Unified Schools Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday With Read In Day

Students at Burbank Unified elementary schools celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday and National Read Across America Day during the first week of March with Read In Days; special visitors stopped by classrooms to share their favorite books with the youngsters.

Burbank Public Library Hosts “Screening Reality” Event About American Documentary Film

Author and filmmaker Jon Wilkman talks about the history of American documentary film and his book "Screening Reality" with New York Film Academy Documentary Film Chair Sanora Bartels Wednesday evening, March 11, at the Buena Vista branch of the Burbank Public Library.

Burroughs High Pop Show 41 Wows Audiences Yet Again

The stellar vocal music program at John Burroughs High School brought audiences to their feet at Pop Show 41.

Prime Pizza Blesses Burbank With Top-Notch Slices, Tasty Salads And Sandwiches

Now open in Burbank, Prime Pizza is, well, prime pizza, along with terrific salads, sandwiches, draft beer and more.

LADWP, Burbank City Officials Show Off Tunnel Boring Machine For Trunk Line Replacement Project

After the trunk line replacement work completes in April 2022, Johnny Carson Park South will be returned for City of Burbank use with improvements to open as Burbank's first off-leash dog park.

Hidden Jewels Art Exhibit Highlights Burbank Artists

The exhibit showcasing works by local artists runs through February 27 at the Betsy Leuke Creative Arts Center located in Olive Park.

Burbank Public Library Presents Look Behind The Scenes Of “Chinatown”

Sam Wasson, the author of newly published "The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood," sits in conversation with the film's first assistant director, Howard "Hawk" Koch, Jr., for this Oscar season event at the Buena Vista branch of the Burbank Public Library.

Burroughs High Presents “Chicago: High School Edition”

JBHS Drama joins with students and teachers from the Choir, Dance, Band and Tech Crew programs to present "Chicago: High School Edition" for three performances February 7-9 at the high school auditorium.

Burbank Community Members Take A Turn As Principal For A Day

Members of the Burbank community visited classrooms with their designated principal and met teachers and students in order to learn more about the challenges and successes each school in the Burbank Unified School District faces.

Music Is Instrumental Campaign Raises Nearly $50,000 For High School Bands And Choirs

As the rousing notes of themes for "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Home Alone" and "Avatar" concluded to a standing ovation from the audience, the high school band and choir programs could also celebrate raising some much-needed funds.