Author: Rick Assad

About Rick Assad

Rick Assad is a longtime sports writer and editor and has been in the Burbank area for over 20 years

Weekly Burbank Police Log: September 13 – September 18

Burbank's finest keeping the city safe and secure.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Jessie Virtue, Defensive Stalwart Gains Confidence

Burroughs High senior soccer player looks to cap career with spectacular season.

Weekly Burbank Police Log: September 6 – September 12

Burbank law enforcement officers try to keep the city safe.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Burbank High’s Bob Hart, Coach, Teacher, Integrity

Longtime baseball mentor has turned the Bulldogs into a respectable program.

Weekly Burbank Police Log: August 30 – September 5

Men and women in blue working hard to keep city safe.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Melissa Sanchez, Hard Working, Determined

Onetime standout player returns home to coach the Bulldogs softball team.

Weekly Burbank Police Log: August 24 – August 29

The Burbank police department puts in another busy week.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Emery Goulet, Burroughs High Hoops Leader, Scorer

Graduate had three terrific seasons for the Indians' basketball team and is attending UC Berkeley.

Weekly Burbank Police Log: August 17 – 23

Burbank's finest hard at work serving and protecting the city.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Jett Del Mundo’s Long Hoops Coaching Trek

Longtime Southern California basketball coach has turned around several programs.

Weekly Burbank Police Log: August 10 – 16

It's another busy week for the Burbank police department.

Rick’s Sports Corner: How COVID-19 Wreaked Havoc On Local Sports Teams

It's been an ugly year so far, but Burbank High and Burroughs hope to begin the sports calendar.

Weekly Burbank Police Log: August 4 – 9, 2020

Arrests made in the city of Burbank between August 9 and August 4.