January 17, 2009
EXPANDED FUNDING The Board of Education unanimously approved a proposal to expand a financial assistance program at Luther Burbank Middle School. Money from a federal Title I grant, was previously limited for funding supplementary assistance for only those Luther students with the most academic need. WHAT IT MEANS Administrators will now be able to expand their use of the Title I funds at Luther so that all students can benefit from the extra support provided by the grant.
January 10, 2012
Penelope's Cafe, Books & Gallery in La Cañada Flintridge features the photographs of Burbank resident Glenn Newland along with Jerry Schneider and Mark Kennedy. The three photographers each entered their work in a contest held by the Burbank Library in 2011 and decided to team up for this exhibition. Jerry Schneider, also a Burbank resident, has over 30 years of experience, first honing his skills with Walt Disney Imagineers. “We all carry ourselves from place to place and in the process, see others doing the same,” he said.
February 2, 2008
NATIONAL CHARITY LEAGUE BEGINS MEMBERSHIP DRIVE The National Charity League, Burbank Chapter, membership drive is underway through Feb. 28. National Charity League Inc. is a nonprofit national organization of mothers and daughters who join together in community involvement within local chapters throughout the United States. Its goal is to foster a sense of community responsibility in the girls as well as to strengthen the mother-daughter relationship. The daughters participate in a six-year program of philanthropic work, educational activities and cultural events.