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February 21, 2009
PLAN TO SHARE HIGH SCHOOL POOLS Jan Britz, assistant superintendent of instructional services, presented a report on a developing plan to share pools at Burbank and John Burroughs high schools with the city during its summer 2009 aquatics program. Burbank?s two public pools, at the McCambridge and Verdugo recreation centers, were damaged during an earthquake in July, and officials are developing plans to repair both. Under a memorandum of understanding, the district would provide the pools for use during specific hours for the city?
May 7, 2005
BASEBALL Bellarmine-Jefferson 17, St. Genevieve 2: The Guards earned a share of their first Santa Fe League championship in 26 years Friday with a victory at St. Genevieve. The Guards (14-5, 8-1 in league) can claim the title for their own Tuesday with a league game against host Daniel Murphy. "We really want to win that game on Tuesday," Bell-Jeff Coach Hector Perez said. "We want to be able to have the title all to our selves." Aaron Molina pitched three innings to get the win for the Guards, who also received fine hitting from Derek Leiphardt, Matt Magallon, Joey Diaz and freshman Andrew Shirley, who went two for two with a triple.
May 4, 2005
SWIMMING Foothill League prelims: A group of Burbank and Burroughs high athletes did well Monday in the event at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center. The top finishers in each event qualified for Thursday's championships at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center. Here are the results from each event: GIRLS 200-yard freestyle: 3. Stacy Hishinuma (B). 2 minutes 7.10 seconds; 7. Catalina Casas (B) 2:09.89. 200 individual medley: 3. Olga Sepa (JB)
May 8, 2004
BOYS' SWIMMING Foothill League final: Burbank added to its second-place regular-season finish by also placing second Thursday in the Foothill League final at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center. The biggest result for the Bulldogs came in the 200-yard freestyle relay, when the team of Armen Assadourian, Aram Simonian, Julian Miranda and Eric Davis finished first in a CIF Southern Section Division consideration time of 1 minute 32.96 seconds. The effort beat a team from Hart, which finished second.
August 22, 2007
Athletes from Burbank have a long tradition of success at Glendale Community College. That fact is evident with next year?s inductees into the Glendale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame. Local Kim Lorimer will join Bill Renison, Robert Thomas, Tom McMurray, Gary Wright and the 1959 men?s track team ? which includes two area standouts ? who will be inducted into the hall. The seventh annual induction ceremony and banquet will take place at 5 p.m. March 8 on the campus?
June 28, 2008
The City Council voted to approve a five-year service agreement between the city and Warner Bros. The agreement states that Warner Bros. will provide funding for a full-time Burbank fire captain to oversee the safety of all filming and special-effect shoots at the studio. The idea for the position was first proposed in 2004 to increase safety at the lot, as well as alleviate the need for Burbank police to watch over filming. WHAT IT MEANS The contract for the fire captain ensures that the position will be in place for another five years.
May 12, 2004
Jeff Tully It's not an easy task to qualify for CIF Southern Section swimming competition in Division I. In qualifying for the postseason, teams and individuals have to compete against some of the finest athletes and schools not only in Southern California, but in the nation. One local athlete and one relay team earned the right to take part in the Division I event, and they will compete in today's preliminaries at 4 p.m. at Belmont Plaza Pool in Long Beach.
April 26, 2003
Darleene Barrientos Some 700 athletes will hit the fields of Glendale High School today to compete in the Special Olympics Southern California Tri Valley regional games. "We're going nuts, if you want to know the truth," said Jan Maseda, the Tri Valley's regional director. About 700 athletes ranging in age from 8 to 80 will compete in basketball, tennis, bocce ball, aquatics and track and field-type events. One hundred more children, 6 months to 7 1/2 years, will compete in the event's mini-meet.
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