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Burroughs High Pool Deck Murals Brighten “Home Away From Home”

The large, colorful murals depict swimming and water polo scenes created by student artist Ella Jennings and several student and parent volunteers from the JBHS Aquatic program.

Congressman Schiff Joins Burroughs High Students Against Gun Violence Rally

More than 200 students and community members rallied to support gun reform legislation at the Students Against Gun Violence event at John Burroughs High School. Congressman Adam Schiff and Assemblymember Laura Friedman also spoke at the event.

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Warner Bros. Burbank Expansion Includes Frank Gehry-Designed Buildings

Warner Bros. Entertainment will expand its Burbank footprint with the building of an 800,000 square foot office complex designed by Frank Gehry and the purchase of a portion of The Burbank Studios, former home of NBC and "The Tonight Show," to house new sound stages, production offices, a mill and a commissary.

“Give Instead Gala” Kicks Off Fundraising Efforts For Burbank Public Schools

Instead of the annual Party on the Plaza gala with its costly overhead, Burbank Arts For All Foundation is running a "black tie optional, pajamas preferred" month-long fundraising effort in order to boost the amount of funding they can provide Burbank Unified in the face of mounting financial need.

Burbank High Students Present “The Crucible”

Students in the Burbank High School Drama program present Arthur Miller's play of the 1692-93 Salem witch trials at the Massachusetts Bay Colony at The Colony Theatre, April 11-13.

Burbank Unified Students Attend Private “Shazam!” Screening

Seven hundred students with improved or perfect attendance from BUSD middle and high schools, academies and programs attended a private screening of the recently-released movie "Shazam!" as guests of Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Is Sweet Laughter At The Pantages

The whole cast was an irresistible box of chocolates—with an abundance of nuts-- for anyone with a sweet tooth for humor

Emerson Elementary Multicultural Celebration Participants Recognized

Performers and PTA volunteers who put on the Ralph Emerson Elementary Multicultural Celebration were recognized for their efforts by the Burbank Board of Education and local lawmakers.

Burroughs’ Build A Miracle Club Inspires Former Mexican President Visit

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox spoke with John Burroughs High School students about leadership and the value of humanitarian work in other countries, after learning of work the school's Build A Miracle club has been doing for years, building and furnishing homes in the poverty-stricken El Florido area of Tijuana.

Author Talks About Algorithms’ Impact On Everyday Life At Library Event

Author Kartik Hosanagar discusses his new book "A Human's Guide To Machine Intelligence" at the Buena Vista branch of the Burbank Public Library and puts out a call for "fair, ethical and transparent" algorithms, as the influence of the technology on humanity grows.

Burbank Police Nab Three Burglars

Hours long search through residential neighborhood nets suspect hiding from police

Get Out Of Town!: Theodore Payne Foundation

Located in Burbank's backyard, the Theodore Payne Foundation in Sun Valley boasts Wildflower Hill, showcasing several varieties of now-blooming wildflowers, along with a demonstration garden, an education center and a nursery for those interested in learning more about and planting their own California native plants and wildflowers.

“Forget Having It All” Author Set To Speak About Working Mothers At Burbank Library

The conversation will focus on the cultural and policy changes necessary to support working mothers in the United States, and look at the reasons behind policies in other countries that were or were not successful.

Miller Elementary Presents “Rebel With A Kickstand”

The musical production was presented by fourth-grade students at Joaquin Miller Elementary School.

BTAC Honors Chief Scott LaChasse, Darryl Forbes During Gala Dinner

This year BTAC celebrates their 45th year of serving the community of Burbank.

Twelve Burbank Places to Take Your Kids on Spring Break

If you’re looking for something local to do during March 16-24, here are 12 places to take your kids while staying in Burbank.

“Reach For The Stars” Fundraising Concert Excites Audience, Nears Goal

The second annual concert featured a surprise appearance by film composer Michael Giacchino ("Star Trek," "Up," "Incredibles") as Burbank and Burroughs High Schools young musicians joined industry professionals for a powerhouse of a concert.

“Reach For The Stars”: BUSD Raises Funds For High School Music Programs

Burbank and Burroughs High School choirs and bands join forces with industry professionals from Musicians at Play Foundation to raise funds for the two high schools' instrumental and vocal music programs with a concert featuring iconic works by John Williams and Michael Giacchino and conducted by Anthony Parnther from the London Philharmonic.