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October 2, 2018 by Debbie Cooper Billiot (Register to contact)

My brother, Fredrick A. Cooper - graduated 1975 - passed away April 1, 2018 in Port St. Lucie, Florida - having served 10 years in the United States Army and 28 years with the Martin County Sheriff's Department in Stuart, Florida. Leaving behind one son, a career Navy (E-8) Missile Specialist, Daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren and ME - sister! He passed away after 6 weeks of being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. RIP my sweet brother!!

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Teen's Ambition Soars After Winning Airport's Art Contest  Spectrum News 1

A teen has sky-high ambitions that led her to win an art contest to have her original work featured on a large scale at the Hollywood Burbank Airport.



Kemp-Kallem legacy now extends to Burbank High athletic field  Los Angeles Times

During a combined 85 years of *service*, former Burbank High School teachers, coaches and athletic directors Frank Kallem and Dave Kemp spent quite a bit of ...



Students Hold Gun Violence Walkout at John Burroughs H.S. in Burbank  KTLA Los Angeles

Students and faculty at a Burbank high school walked out of class Friday to bring attention to ongoing issues involving gun violence. The walkout took place just ...



Burbank Vocal Arts Foundation may break from Burbank High  Los Angeles Times

At the heart of an emotional debate and subsequent vote by Burbank Unified is whether to allow the Burbank Youth Vocal Arts Foundation, headlined by the ...



Burbank graduate raises funds for Kemp-Kallem Field  Los Angeles Times

Randy Arrington, chair of the Burbank Unified's facilities-naming committee, has announced that on May 4 at 10:30 a.m. there will be an official ceremony to ...



Burbank High’s ASB adviser left wondering why she no longer has assignment  Los Angeles Times

A 22-year teacher within the district, Burbank High's Wendy Miller was informed shortly after graduation that her 19-year tenure as ASB adviser was over.



Wells steps down, Breeden takes over Burbank girls' basketball  Los Angeles Times

John Wells, who headed the Burbank High girls' basketball program for two seasons, had stepped down, according to a release from principal Michael Bertram ...



Thieves Steal Pomegranate Tree, Plants from Burbank Urban Garden  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Thieves broke into the urban garden at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, stealing a 4-year-old pomegranate tree and several ...



The man behind the whistle  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Mike Nugent, a fixture at Bowman High School for 22 years, retired from teaching four years ago — and is now busier than ever. After 39 years as a prep ...



ANCA-Burbank Meets with BUSD Superintendent Dr. Matt Hill  Asbarez Armenian News

ANCA Burbank representatives Silva Kechichian and Sarkis Simonian, and Armenian Cultural Foundation liaison Antranik Jarchafjian met with Burbank Unified ...



Ex-Burbank High coach pleads no contest to having sex with student  Los Angeles Times

A onetime Burbank High School girls volleyball coach was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail after pleading no contest to having a sexual relationship with a ...



Local teams gear up for War on the Floor tournament  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

The War on the Floor boys basketball tournament, one of Southern California's most competitive and talked about boys basketball tournaments kicked off as four ...



How Luther Burbank’s Golf Program Resurrected After 20 Years  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- It's been 20 years since Luther Burbank High School has fielded a golf team, but thanks to the community and a determined teacher, the ...



Sacramento officials want a homeless shelter at the Florin Road light rail station. Residents say 'no'  ABC10.com KXTV

City officials have one idea to combat homelessness — erect a shelter at a the Florin Road light rail station to house up to 100 hand-selected homeless citizens.



Real-life 'Glee' Choir Director Suspended Amid Claims of Inappropriate Texts About Students  Hollywood Reporter

While Glee's high school choir teacher was portrayed as a cheerful, earnest do-gooder, his real-life counterpart is being accused of making racially and sexually ...



9 students arrested after fight at Burbank High School  KSAT San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO - A high school fight on the city's South Side on Tuesday landed nine students in handcuffs. A video was sent to KSAT by one of the students at ...



Hmong students are among the forgotten minorities of higher education  SFGate

If you are driving east on Florin Road toward Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California, you will pass under a pedestrian bridge that has a message ...



Possible tuberculosis case discovered at John Burroughs High School in Burbank  KABC-TV

County health officials say they've identified someone at a Burbank high school who has been diagnosed with a possible case of tuberculosis.



Former Burbank High coach sentenced for sexual relationship with underage student  Los Angeles Times

A former Burbank High School varsity girls volleyball coach was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail after pleading no contest to having a sexual relationship ...



Community: Canyon Grille at DeBell is popular venue for summer reunions  Los Angeles Times

High school reunion planners have discovered a real gem in town to have their annual parties.



Burbank High School teacher’s Shakespeare aversion draws national attention  Sacramento Bee

Most high school English teachers adore William Shakespeare's works. Dana Dusbiber does not. In an essay published this month on a Washington Post ...



Here's what Sacramento-area schools are closed on Friday, Nov. 16  ABC10.com KXTV

The full breakdown of what Sacramento-area schools are closed due to poor air quality.



Burbank Community to Commemorate Armenian Genocide on April 16  Asbarez Armenian News

The Armenian National Committee of America – Burbank will commemorate the 104th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on Tuesday, April 16.



Sacramento City Unified Superintendent talks plan to avoid state takeover  ABC10.com KXTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) Superintendent Jorge Aguilar spoke exclusively with ABC10 about his plan to close a ...



Canyon boys hoops clashes with Windward at War on the Floor tourney  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

BURBANK — A busy summer of basketball has already begun for the Canyon Cowboys boys varsity team and they continued a tough slate of games on ...



Onramp along 5 Freeway closed this weekend in Burbank  Los Angeles Times

At least three road construction projects are slated for this weekend and next week in Burbank, including one involving a ramp along the 5 Freeway.



From Galt to Galt | Lifestyle  The Galt Herald

In honor of Teachers Appreciation Week, we are departing from the typical format of this column during May to honor many of the educators who have gone ...



Arizona Football defensive lineman PJ Johnson gets drafted by Detroit  FlickSided

NASHVILLE, TN- It took awhile, but finally in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft, Arizona Football defensive lineman PJ Johnson was drafted!



How Police, Communities Keep Empty Schools Safe During Summer  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Of course, the summer months make for some empty school campuses and the lack of people often will invite vandalism and theft.



Burbank football hands Crescenta Valley first loss of the year  LA Daily News

GLENDALE — Burbank head coach Adam Colman saw his team grow up after a hard-fought win at Arcadia last week. When Crescenta Valley began nipping ...



Video: Burbank High teen turns up the suspense in promposal – with help from cop  Sacramento Bee

A Sacramento teenager's prank-turned-promposal went off without a hitch, thanks to creativity, some convincing acting and a police officer.



Reactions mixed at proposed homeless tent shelter at South Sacramento light rail stop  ABC10.com KXTV

There are mixed emotions over a proposed homeless shelter at Florin Road light rail stop. A meeting was held for community members at Luther Burbank High ...



Friends and Family Search for 22-Year-Old Woman Who Disappeared in Shadow Hills  KTLA Los Angeles

The disappearance of a 22-year-old woman reported missing earlier this week in Shadow Hills has triggered a frantic search by friends and family that went into ...



Sacramento City Unified to answer questions about district budget in upcoming workshops  ABC10.com KXTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) is facing a possible state takeover if it doesn't find ways to make a $34 million cut ...



Response: Student Feedback on Teachers Should Be a 'Part of More Classrooms'  Education Week

(This is Part Two in a three-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: Should teachers encourage student evaluations of their ...



Apartments replacing an old Ikea in Burbank? Some see it as an answer to the housing crunch  Los Angeles Times

A developer is proposing to one of Burbank's most ambitious projects in years: a 1173-unit residential and retail project.



‘Something needs to be done:’ March for Our Lives rally brings out thousands in Burbank  Los Angeles Times

An estimated group of 4000 people took to the Chandler Bikeway in Burbank on Saturday morning demanding an end to mass shootings and calling on ...



Burbank football ready to fulfill promise in first CIF-SS final  LA Daily News

Three years ago, then-Burbank High School assistant football coach Richard Broussard watched the freshman team and made a bold declaration. “I thought ...



Rising rents in coastal California outpace teacher pay  EdSource

The West Contra Costa Unified School District, serving some of the poorest neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay Area, can use every excellent teacher it's ...



Burbank natives reminisce about their hometown in new book  Los Angeles Times

Burbank natives and longtime friends Wes Clark and Mike McDaniel hope their latest book about their hometown makes those who left the Media City want to ...



Without relying on arms or legs, teen succeeds at Sacramento’s Luther Burbank High School  Sacramento Bee

Spanish teacher Elizabeth Villanueva said she will never forget her first day teaching Stephanie Arnold. She was passing out pencils to her first-period class at ...



Can Sacramento City Unified School District Expel Junk Food From Classrooms?  Capital Public Radio News

At Sacramento City Unified School District, teachers are being asked to become gatekeepers between kids and cupcakes. Some say they may have a hard time ...



Response: 'Building Relationships With Students Is the Most Important Thing a Teacher Can Do'  Education Week

(This is the second post in a seven-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: What are the best ways to build relationships with ...



California’s teacher housing crunch: Rising rents in coastal areas outpace pay  San Francisco Chronicle

Teachers at the bottom of the salary scale working in coastal or metro areas of California are being shut out of affordable housing. Many are spending more than ...



Coroner identifies man and woman found dead in Parkway mobile home  Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento County Coroner's Office has identified a 54-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman involved in a potential homicide Tuesday night at a ...



Sahara Fisher, 22, of Sun Valley hasn’t been seen since Oct. 9. A community wants to ‘find her now’  LA Daily News

UPDATE (Oct. 15, 2018): Sahara Fisher was found in Hollywood, following a search effort launched by friends and family. Kevin Zambrano first realized his ...



Kittitas girls fall to Columbia, 63-37  Daily Record-News

KITTITAS – It looked as the story could have been different this time for the Kittitas High School girls basketball team.



What you need to know about proposed homeless shelter in South Sacramento  KCRA Sacramento

A new homeless shelter could be coming to South Sacramento.



Portland State Football Signs Nine During Early Signing Period  Portland State Vikings

The Portland State Football Program signed nine student-athletes during the National Letter of Intent early signing period on Wednesday. The Vikings have ...



Police searched for suspect near south Sacramento school  KCRA Sacramento

A suspect is in custody and another person is outstanding after leading police in a car chase Tuesday evening. The suspect ran across the Luther Burbank High ...



Community: Panhellenic distributes funds and prepares for new year  Los Angeles Times

The Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic has distributed its scholarships and installed officers for the upcoming year. This Panhellenic chapter serves Glendale, ...



West Ranch boys basketball works on chemistry in loss to Paraclete  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

BURBANK — Kicking off its War on the Floor slate with a game against the Gold Coast League's Paraclete, West Ranch boys basketball tried to find its footing ...



Scandrick to host passing tourney in Los Al - Sun Newspapers  Seal Beach News

Former Los Alamitos High School defensive back Orlando Scandrick, now an NFL cornerback, will host his fourth annual Elite High School Passing League on ...



Burroughs High baseball coach, part-time city employee arrested on suspicion of sex with student  Los Angeles Times

An assistant baseball coach at John Burroughs High School was arrested Friday on suspicion of having an ongoing sexual relationship with a student, police ...



Where Will The Next Sacramento Homeless Triage Shelters Be Located?  Capital Public Radio News

Each of the eight city council members in Sacramento has been asked to identify possible sites for homeless triage shelters in their districts.



Burbank and Burroughs high offer help to students, staff after solo car crash kills 5  Los Angeles Daily News

Psychologists were added at two Burbank high schools Monday to help students and staff cope with the deaths of five young adults killed in a fiery solo car crash ...



Sharon Bowman, 93  times-advocate.com

Taught many years at Escondido schools, was leader in teachers unions On September 14, 2018, Sharon Bowman, loving mother and grandmother, ...



VIP Games at Sacramento's Luther Burbank High School  ABC10.com

Disabled students of all ages competed in a number of track and field events as part of Luther Burbank High School's VIP Games on Sunday, April 25, 2016.



Response: Knowing 'When to Stop Teaching Strategies and Just Let Students Read'  Education Week

Bonnie Houck, Ed.D., Christine Tennyson, Jules Csillag, and Kelly Wickham Hurst share their thoughts on using reading strategies in the classroom.



Hart swim hires new head coach  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

After 35 years and numerous Foothill League and CIF titles, Hart High School swim has a new head coach leading the pack. Taking over as the Indians swim ...



Elite or elitist? Why there are so few black and Latino students in advanced high school programs  Sacramento Bee

Advanced high school programs in Sacramento - meant to provide a path to top colleges - have few African American and Latino students. Is it because those ...



Response: 'Promoting Speaking for ELLs Must Be Intentional'  Education Week

Joyce Nutta, Carine Strebel, Jenny Vo, Dr. Catherine Beck, Dr. Heidi Pace, Pamela Broussard share their ideas for teaching speaking to ELLs.



A deep dive into how Los Angeles-area schools handle pools during the summer  LA School Report

Since it is still the lazy days of summer, we thought we'd dive into some refreshingly cool facts about swimming pools located at schools throughout Los Angeles.



William “Bill” Owen Reynolds, April 25, 1930 - Oct. 5, 2018  Tehachapi News

Bill passed away peacefully at his home in North Hollywood, surrounded by his family. The son of Ray and Maxine Reynolds, Bill was born in El Paso, Texas in ...



Area teams competing in league track and field meets this week  Elk Grove Citizen

This week decides who the will emerge as champion in the Delta, Sierra Valley Conference and Metro League track and field championships in three different ...



Doug Berry Named Principal of Village Christian  San Marino Tribune

Doug Berry, San Marino High School's Assistant Principal in charge of Instruction and Guidance, has been named principal of Village Christian High School, ...



The case for homeless shelters - Essay - Opinions - March 7, 2019  Sacramento News & Review

By Jay Schenirer. City councilman argues for putting a shelter next to a RT station. Published on March 7, 2019 as Essay in the Opinions section of the ...



Longtime Canyon coach Paul Broneer announces retirement as head coach  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

After 24 years of helming the cross-country and track and field teams at Canyon High School, Paul Broneer is retiring as head coach. Broneer will stay on as an ...



Canyon pole vault coach Frank Rock retires after 30 years  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

After 30 years of coaching pole vault at Canyon High School and helping lead the Cowboys to renowned success, Frank Rock decided to hang it up after this ...



Don Lugo High School wins $25000 prize in Active contest  Chino Champion

Don Lugo High School principal Kim Cabrera called it “the hardest secret to keep.”



Viking Football Welcomes 25 New Student-Athletes For 2019  Portland State Vikings

The Portland State Football Program has signed 16 student-athletes on National Letter of Intent Day. Combined with the nine who signed during the early ...



Driver in Fiery Burbank Crash That Killed 5 Had Alcohol Level Twice Legal Limit: Coroner  NBC Southern California

The driver in the fiery Burbank crash that killed five young adults had a blood alcohol level more than double the legal limit, and the passengers were also highly ...



Sacramento County students are among the most absent in California  Sacramento Bee

Sacramento County students have the worst chronic absentee rate in the region and a higher rate than all but two of the other 20 largest counties in California ...



Bullet train revision would send railway underground from Palmdale to Burbank  Los Angeles Times

The California High Speed Rail Authority redrew its proposed routes for the Burbank-to-Palmdale stretch of the state's bullet train in an effort to address concerns ...



Portland State Vikings football team signs 9 players during early signing period, including a humongous offensive lineman  OregonLive.com

A look at the football stars from Oregon and beyond who signed, or transferred to Portland State to play for the Vikings football team.



Effective ways to help the homeless  ABC10.com KXTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif — The number of homeless people increased by 30 percent from 2015 to 2017 in the Sacramento area. In late January, Sacramento ...



Fix California’s shortage of qualified teachers, or Brown’s school reforms will fail  Sacramento Bee

Under Gov. Jerry Brown, California has adopted new school standards and funding methods, but they are being undercut by a severe shortage of qualified ...



Help wanted: California school districts scramble to hire teachers  Sacramento Bee

A growing teacher shortage has California school districts offering subsidized housing and signing bonuses in an effort to woo potential recruits. The hiring ...



Response: Don't 'Ignore' Staff Conflict In Schools  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are your suggestions on how to resolve teacher-to- teacher and/or ...



3 Teens From Burbank Killed After Truck Crashes Down Embankment; 2 Injured  KTLA

Three teens from Burbank were killed and two others were injured when a pickup truck crashed down an embankment in a remote canyon northeast of Santa ...



Saugus cross-country team sweeps at Jeff Nelson Invitational  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Competing in the Jeff Nelson Invitational this past weekend, the Saugus cross-country team put on quite a show after both the boys and girls finished first in the ...



Sacramento residents asked to weigh in on proposed homeless shelter  KCRA Sacramento

Sacramento leaders say they are determined to find solutions to the city's homeless crisis.



Kidnapping suspect arrested in Burbank mall movie theater after search  Los Angeles Times

A kidnapping suspect who fled into a parking structure at the Burbank Town Center on Friday afternoon was taken into custody inside a movie theater at the mall, ...



Local NFL players to watch during training camp, regular season  ABC10.com KXTV

As football fans all over the world prepare for the NFL season, ABC10 is helping you learn more about the local players around the league.



Sacramento district can’t find enough teachers, so it turns to Philippines for help  Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento City Unified School District says the supply of local teachers is lacking, so it has to recruit from the Philippines.



Sac State hosts young ROTC cadets in competition  Sacramento State University

Hundreds of students historically attend ROTC competitions, such as this one last November at Luther Burbank High School. (Sacramento State Air Force ROTC).



12 Sacramento area back-to-school backpack drives  ABC10.com KXTV

Whether residents are interested in helping their community or letting their community help them, there are plenty back-to-school backpack drives to help ...



Boys Look to Turn Things Around Before League Tips Off  South Pasadena Review

Time is running out for So Pas High varsity boys basketball team to put everything together and play to its potential. Rio Hondo League play begins Jan. 5 in an ...



Relatives of man killed on road in Agoura Hills are suing woman whose car struck him  LA Daily News

LOS ANGELES — The family of a community worker killed in Agoura Hills in 2017 after being hit by a passing car is suing the woman alleged to have been the ...



Paul Broneer, Longtime Canyon Head Coach, to Retire  SCVNEWS.com

Paul Broneer is retiring as head coach after 24 years of helming the cross-country and track and field teams at Canyon High School. Broneer will stay on as an ...



Response: Educators Share Who Influenced Their Teaching - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week

Rita Platt, Dr. Cynthia "Mama J" Johnson, Pernille Ripp and Jenny Edwards share reflections on who has most influenced their teaching.



Response: Everything You Wanted to Know About Dual Immersion But Were Afraid to Ask  Education Week

Elizabeth B. Beltran, Barbara Gottschalk, Dr. Conor P. Williams, Carol Salva, Margarita Calderón, Ph.D., Shawn Slakk and Leslie Davison explain what "dual ...



Sacramento Is Making Urban Agriculture a Way of Life  Civil Eats

California's capital city has become the nation's farm-to-fork capital, and in the process is making food more accessible, equitable, and just.



Herd selects Heffernan to head up football | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

After weeks of anticipation by its players, parents and fans, Elk Grove finally has a new head football coach. He's 44-year-old John Heffernan.



Response: 'Embracing Technology' as a Tool for Differentiation  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: What are ways technology can assist teachers apply ...



Response: Teachers Must Encourage Students to 'Make Meaning Together'  Education Week

(This is the last post in a three-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are the keys to effective ...



Response: A Teacher's 'Pay Isn't Great, but the Rewards are Worth Everything'  Education Week

Debbie, Silver, Julia G. Thompson, Jenny Edwards, Roberta Israeloff, George McDermott, and Kara Vandas contribute their responses to the question about if ...



Response: Ways to Avoid Teacher Burn-Out - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week

Jenny Edwards, Ph.D., Wendi Pillars, Timothy Hilton, Mandi White, Tara Dale, and Owen Griffith share their suggestions on how teachers can avoid burning-out ...



Response: Ways to 'Navigate Conflicts & Restore Relationships' Between Students  Education Week

Signe Whitson, Donna Wilson, Marcus Conyers Janice Case, Kristin Pierce, and Ralf de la Mare share their suggestions about intervening in student conflicts.



Response: Guidelines for Successful One-to-One Computer Programs  Education Week

Anne Jenks, Heather Staker, Larissa Pahomov, and Stephanie Smith Budhai share their suggestions on how schools can successfully implement one-to-one ...



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