August 18, 2010
Family and friends toasted guitar legend Randy Rhoads on Sunday during a release party for a Cabernet Sauvignon that bears his name. Rhoads was the lead guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot before he was killed in a plane crash while on tour with Osbourne in 1982. The D'Argenzio Winery created the 2005 vintage at the full production facility in Santa Rosa, and the wine is being exclusively sold there and at the family's tasting room in Burbank. Kathy Rhoads D'Argenzio, who is married to Richard D'Argenzio, has been trying to come up with a way to honor her brother.
November 11, 2010
BURBANK HIGH — There was a playoff double dip taking place Tuesday at Burbank High. Not only was the girls' tennis team hosting Great Oak in a CIF Southern Section Division II wild-card match, just a few steps away the Bulldogs boys' water polo team was taking on visiting La Salle in a Division V playoff contest. Unfortunately for Burbank, both of the teams had something else in common beside playing at home: both suffered losses. While the tennis team was beaten, 11-7, the water polo squad fell, 10-6.
February 16, 2000
Irma Lemus MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- A well known children's author and educator will present a workshop for parents at Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School. Bev Bos' workshop will take place from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Feb. 24 at Stevenson Elementary, 3333 W. Oak St., school officials said. Bos, an author and former preschool teacher, will present instructional strategies primarily for parents of young children. The workshop will focus on getting children involved in music and the arts.
May 3, 2000
Amber Willard MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- Burbank residents and commuters are invited to join California Department of Transportation officials today to discuss ways of improving traffic flow along the Ventura (134) Freeway. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School, 3333 W. Oak St. Caltrans is considering a proposal to build a new onramp on the 134 Freeway at Alameda Avenue and Hollywood Way and realigning the existing offramp.
October 23, 2002
The following incidents were taken from police reports. MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH 2600 block of North Frederic Street: A 42-year-old Burbank man was arrested Thursday after becoming drunk and refusing to leave a friend's home when asked, police said. MEDIA DISTRICT WEST 3800 W. Alameda Ave.: A 29-year-old woman told police another woman called her at work Thursday at Disney stu- dios and threatened to kill her. 3333 Oak St.: A Burbank woman arrived to pick up her son outside Stevenson Elementary School on Thurs- day when she confronted two fourth-graders who were bul- lying her son, police said.
May 18, 2002
RESNICK -- BLACK Toby Jane Resnick and J.D. Black have announced their plans to marry in September. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Harry and Johanna Resnick of Burbank. She graduated from Burbank High School and Pepperdine University. She is working for Universal Music and Video Distribution. The groom-elect is the son of John and Joan Black of Sierra Vista, Ariz. He graduated from Buena High School in Sierra Vista and the University of San Diego.
September 25, 2002
Ryan Carter Nine drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol Saturday during a DUI checkpoint near the intersection of Verdugo Drive and Oak Street. Joining Burbank Police at the "Avoid the 50" task force checkpoint Saturday were members of the Glendale, Pasadena, Arcadia and South Pasadena police departments and the California Highway Patrol. During the checkpoint, 520 vehicles were screened for proper licensing and evidence of drunken driving.
September 22, 2007
The following items were taken from reports filed at Burbank Police Department: ? ?1800 block of Grismer Avenue: A wallet and briefcase were reported stolen Wednesday from a vehicle parked in front of a residence. ?800 block of East Elmwood Avenue: About $6,000 worth of tools were reported stolen Wednesday from a house under construction. ?400 block of South Glenwood Place: A 2003 Toyota was reportedly stolen Wednesday from in front of a residence.
November 24, 2001
Gary Moskowitz GLENDALE -- Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank) will host a special town hall meeting on terrorism and emergency preparedness on Wednesday. The meeting is open to the public and will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Glendale Fire Station No. 21, 421 Oak St. in Glendale. The meeting will include information on what state, local cities and schools are doing to prepare for and prevent future terrorist attacks. Frommer and other community leaders will listen to concerns from area residents.