We Help Your Student Attend the ‘Right’ College

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

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Recognizing the ongoing need for direction in the college admission process, Steele Street College Consulting (SSCC) was started to educate students and families about the college admission process. Steele Street works individually with each student while providing an encouraging and stress-free college application process.
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JBHS Class of ’62 Celebrates 60th Reunion

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

John Burroughs High School’s class of 1962 has scheduled to come together for their 60th year class reunion celebration on Saturday, June 25, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Burbank Elks Lodge located at 2232 N. Hollywood Way.
Alumni can expect to renew old friendships, share memories and catch up on what’s new amid an evening of fine dining, nostalgic music and video and photo opportunities to capture the special moments made during the event.
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Burbank Recycle Center Offers Virtual Workshop

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

Experts from the Burbank Recycle Center will host a virtual workshop on Tuesday providing basic training on what goes where and why.
This 90-minute Zoom session is an essential starter kit to help attendees navigate past the confusion of packaging with tips on how to reduce creating disposal in the first place. The webinar is a condensed Cliff Notes version of the center’s intensive zero-waste training program, Waste Warriors.
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Animal Shelter Promotes Big Dog Adoption

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

The Burbank Animal Shelter and Best Friends Animal Society are encouraging Burbank community members to adopt or foster dogs 40 pounds or more, with adoption fees halved from Jan. 15 to 31.
A disproportionate number of big dogs are among the thousands of healthy, adoptable dogs that don’t make it out of California’s animal shelters each year, the animal shelter said in a news release, simply because they don’t have a safe place to call home.
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Library Offers Assistance to Job Seekers

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

Job seekers and those looking to improve their career skills or explore new paths have access to a new set of free online resources through the Burbank Public Library.
These resources are made possible thanks to the award of American Rescue Plan Act funds by the California State Library to provide libraries across the state access to online job training, skill building, academic and vocational exam prep, and professional development in multiple languages and for a variety of skill levels.
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BurbankBus to End Fare-Free Service

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

The city of Burbank recently announced it will once again charge passengers of BurbankBus and BurbankBus Senior and Disabled Transit, after nearly two years of providing fare-free travel.
BurbankBus will reinstate its $1 fares beginning Feb. 1. The BurbankBus Senior and Disabled Transit $1 fare will resume a month later on March 1 to allow for more time to inform senior housing facilities of the change.
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Newly Released Book Inspired by Life in Burbank

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

If you love summer, we are just about as far from it as we can get.
As of today, we have 157 days to go until the arrival of the summer solstice.
Knowing that we still have months to travel before we can enjoy those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, Burbank author Vic Cabrera decided to bring a little summer into our winter by releasing his latest book, “Summer Ball” (Cabrera Productions, 2021).
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Bears Rout Rival Bulldogs, 7-1

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

John Burroughs High School’s varsity girls’ soccer team routed host Burbank, 7-1, in last week’s intracity rivalry Pacific League match. No individual statistics were reported to the Leader.
The Bears (4-1 league record 4-5 overall) are scheduled to host Arcadia for a league game on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 3:30 p.m.
Meanwhile, the Bulldogs also fell to Hoover High, 3-0, in a Pacific League match on Tuesday, Jan. 11. Burbank (1-6 in league, 1-8 overall) is currently in seventh place in the league standings in front of Pasadena’s John Muir (0-5 in league) as league play ends this month.

Burroughs Defeats Cantwell, 56-48

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

John Burroughs High School’s varsity boys’ basketball team defeated visiting Montebello Cantwell-Sacred Heart, 56-48, in the Huntington Park tournament last Saturday. No individual statistics were reported to the Leader.
The Bears (5-5 overall, 1-1 in league) are scheduled to resume Pacific League action at Pasadena High on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading “Burroughs Defeats Cantwell, 56-48”