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‘Hope’ post office bill going to president...

‘Hope’ post

office bill going

to president

BURBANK -- Legislation that would name the post office at 135 E.

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Olive Ave. for legendary entertainer Bob Hope has passed the U.S.

Senate and now awaits the president’s signature.

The bill, introduced in September by Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank)

and Howard Berman (D-Van Nuys), was passed by the Senate on Oct. 30.

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Hope, who lived in Toluca Lake, died July 27 at age 100.

Among his many honors, the city of Burbank renamed a portion of

Catalina Street near NBC studios after Hope in 1998. It is called Bob

Hope Drive.

Ryan Carter


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