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Post office to be named after Hope...

Post office to be named after Hope

BURBANK VILLAGE -- The U.S. House of Representatives this week

unanimously passed legislation to name the Olive Avenue post office

for legendary entertainer Bob Hope.

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The bill, introduced last month by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank)

and Rep. Howard Berman (D-Van Nuys), was passed Tuesday. Hope, a

Toluca Lake resident who contributed much to Burbank, died July 27 at

the age of 100.

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“An honorary veteran, Bob Hope’s legacy will be that of a wartime

and peacetime soldier, always fighting to bring a smile and a piece

of home to U.S. troops around the world,” Schiff said in a prepared

statement. “I am pleased that my colleagues have joined [Rep.] Berman

and me in honoring Bob Hope.

The bill renames the post office at 135 E. Olive Ave. “The Bob

Hope Post Office Building.”

Tim Willert

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High schools host back-to-school nights

BURBANK -- John Burroughs and Burbank high schools will host

back-to-school nights on Wednesday.

Burroughs High will have its reception from 6:45 to 8:25 p.m. at

the school, 1920 Clark Ave. Burbank High’s event will be from 7 to

8:30 p.m. at the school, 902 N. 3rd St.

For more information, call Burroughs High at 558-4777 or Burbank

High at 558-4700.

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Molly Shore

Breakfast to benefit Rose Parade float

MAGNOLIA PARK -- Burbank Kiwanis For Fun will host a pancake

breakfast to benefit the Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn. from 8 to

11 a.m. today.

The breakfast will be in the parking lot at Genio’s Restaurant,

1420 W. Olive Ave.

Those who attend won’t have any trouble finding the fund-raiser;

someone dressed like a pancake will be dancing on the sidewalk

advertising it.

Molly Shore


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