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Memorial for aviation pioneer Sunday AIRPORT DISTRICT...

Memorial for aviation pioneer Sunday

AIRPORT DISTRICT -- Aviation fans are invited to attend a

celebration Sunday of pioneering female aviator Evelyn “Bobbi” Trout,

who died at 97 on Jan. 24.


Family and friends from around the country are expected to pay

their respects to Trout, who made legendary flights in the late 1920s

and early 1930s over Burbank and Glendale. She made Glendale, Burbank

and Toluca Lake her home at various times.


The service is set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Hangar 34 at

Burbank-Pasadena-Glendale Airport. The hangar is on the north side of

the airport next to the Fire Department Hangar. It can be accessed

from the intersection of Sherman Way and Clybourn Avenue. Free valet

parking will be available. For more information or to make

reservations for refreshments, call (360) 739-4993 or go to

Laura Sturza


Two armed men rob gas station

MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- A Burbank gas station was robbed by two

men armed with a handgun, who fled to a waiting car near the Golden

State (5) Freeway.

The incident occurred about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Union 76

station near the corner of Buena Vista Street and San Fernando Road,

police said. Two men estimated to be in their late teens or early 20s

entered the store wearing black hooded sweatshirts. One of the men


pulled a handgun and demanded cash from the clerk.

After taking the cash, the men ran to a car waiting on a nearby

freeway overpass and drove away, police said.

Ben Godar

Senator wants to hear from residents

BURBANK -- State Sen. Jack Scott (D-Burbank) added a new phone

line with an 818 area code so people living within his district

boundaries can reach him without paying a toll call.

The new phone number is 558-7940. The existing number is (626)


People can also write him at 215 N. Marengo Ave., No. 185,

Pasadena, CA 91101, or via e-mail at

Laura Sturza