December 24, 2008
Local resident wins Lincoln award Burbank resident Bob Rogers was among more than 30 people from around the country and world selected this week to receive the Order of Lincoln, the highest honor bestowed by the state of Illinois. The honor awards citizens who have ?in lasting and significant ways, preserved and enhanced the memory of Abraham Lincoln thereby contributing to Lincoln?s lasting influence on the American spirit,? organizers said. Rogers runs BRC Imagination Arts, at 2711 Winona Ave. in Burbank, which designed multiple exhibits for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Illinois.
December 27, 2008
Bob Rogers, designer and producer of the permanent exhibits and presentations at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, has been honored with the Order of Lincoln, the highest honor given by the state of Illinois. The founder and chief creative officer of BRC Imagination Arts in Burbank, Rogers was one of 30 people from the U.S. and abroad who were distinguished for preserving and enhancing the memory of the 16th president. The 2009 awards are unique because individuals who are not Illinoisans are included in what is usually exclusive to those who either are residents or were born in the state.
September 10, 2010
A Burbank man is facing fraud charges in Illinois for allegedly charging customers for unsolicited identity theft protection services. The owner of Glendale-based ID Lifeguards Inc., Arthur Natanyan, faces charges under the provisions of Illinois' Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan is asking a judge to prohibit ID Lifeguards from offering services in Illinois, as well as pay restitution to consumers, a civil penalty of $50,000 per defendant and an additional $50,000 for each act committed with the intent to defraud.
May 24, 2008
Emily Tubert put herself in a tough position at a recent golf tournament. She began the event with three bogeys and a double-bogey, and found herself five shots over par through the first four holes. Instead of resigning herself to the fact that she was just having a bad day, and that the rest of her round would probably go the same way, the Burroughs High sophomore battled back in the event Monday at Yorba Linda Golf Course. ?I was hitting the ball fine for the first few holes, but I just had a few bad breaks,?
November 15, 2012
Keeping tabs on local athletes competing in college. Rishonda Napier (Bellarmine-Jefferson High), freshman, guard, Southern Illinois women's basketball) : The former Guards star has been getting playing time out of the gate in her first season on the collegiate level. Napier made an instant impact in her first college action Nov. 2, as the Salukis earned an 82-57 win over Central Methodist in an exhibition game at home. Napier poured in 20 points in the win. In addition to leading the team in scoring, Napier also dished out nine assists with just three turnovers and pulled down seven rebounds.
June 5, 2004
Trybus -- Lindvay Stacey Trybus, the daughter of Robert and Diane Trybus of Mesa, Ariz., and Paul Lindvay, the son of David and Susan Lindvay of Burbank, have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be graduated from Streamwood High School in Illinois in 1997 and attends Central Arizona College. She is employed as a department manager for WalMart. The groom-elect graduated from St. Francis High School in La Canada Flintridge. In 1998, he graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz.
October 2, 2004
Marissa Tait won't forget the first time she met Craig Wargo six years ago. He didn't look like your typical slick Hollywood agent. In fact, he was wearing a gray shirt and sucking a green lollipop. But Tait, 25, who has had parts in the soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful" and TV series "Baby Bob," knew she was going to like him the instant they met. Wargo, of Burbank, died from liver disease Wednesday. He was 48. As a talent agent he helped launch the movie and television careers of several young actors.
June 22, 2002
The following incidents were taken from police reports. AIRPORT DISTRICT 2700 block of North Hollywood Way: A 57-year-old Burbank man told police that someone stole a $550 camera from his bag Wednesday. MEDIA DISTRICT WEST 2021 West Olive Ave.: A 44-year-old Illinois woman and a 36-year-old Texas man told police that $758 in cosmetic items and other belongings were stolen Thursday from their car at Extended StayAmerica. NORTHWEST DISTRICT 800 block of North Mariposa Street: A 23-year-old Burbank man was arrested Monday on suspicion of grabbing his 20-year-old girlfriend by the neck and pinning her to the couch during an argument over their 16-month-old child.
September 18, 2004
Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank) banning the public sale of devices that can change traffic lights has been signed into law by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. The mobile infrared transmitters are capable of changing traffic signals from red to green, according to a news release. Under the proposed legislation, anyone not working as a firefighter, police officer or a paramedic would be fined if found with a transmitter or selling one. Any person caught selling or purchasing two or more devices would be charged with a misdemeanor and fined up to $3,000.
February 24, 2001
Sheli L. Christy of Burbank, the daughter of Alice Christy of Glendale, and Ronnie Harlan Crume of Burbank, the son of Eleanor Crume of Charleston, S.C., have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be graduated in 1987 from Hoover High School. She was a member of National Charity League of Glendale. She is a member of Big Sisters of America and Aids Project LA, and is employed at Christy's Editorial Film & Video Supply in Burbank. The groom-elect graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Ill., and is employed as a lighting crew chief with Light and Sound Design, Fourth Phase in Newbury Park.