June 7, 2003 |
Fresno State assistant Bob Burton, who has spent most of his career in the community college ranks, was introduced Friday as men's basketball coach at Cal State Fullerton. Burton, 57, replaces Donny Daniels, who resigned April 18 to become the top assistant at UCLA after coaching the Titans to a 10-19 record, his best in three seasons at the school.
June 10, 1996 |
The state was seeking a way to publicize the need for families to adopt children residing in foster homes and emergency shelters. Bob Burton and the Sacramento television station where he worked were seeking a way to humanize the news, and thus the "Waiting Child" feature was born. Fifteen years and 800 adoptions later, the segments go on, now produced by a Santa Barbara television station. The most recent spots featuring Orange County children will be shown through mid-June.
September 25, 1990 |
Fashion model Lesly Brown, the wife of "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak, has given birth to a boy. Patrick Michael James Sajak weighed 7 pounds at birth Saturday at an undisclosed Los Angeles-area hospital, Sajak spokesman Bob Burton said Monday. It was the couple's first child. Sajak, 43, and Brown, 25, were married in January.
February 9, 2003
For about a year now I have been shipping clothes to my destination by FedEx. I will ship a suit, sports jacket, shirts and other items, including my toiletries. They have been delayed only once. The host hotels hold the package for me, and I spend zero time in airport security. The cost of delivery can be as little as $25, depending on weight and destination; you can save money by requesting two-day delivery. You might also consider UPS or the Postal Service. Bob Burton Santa Barbara
February 26, 2011 |
The rising Southern California-bred soprano Angel Blue is having a smashing Vienna debut ? except for an ugly encounter with a racist cab driver outside a Starbucks in the Austrian capital. Blue, who has sung several roles for Los Angeles Opera, where she trained in its Domingo-Thornton Young Artist program, was on break from rehearsals for Benjamin Britten's "The Rape of Lucretia" and needed a ride back to the venerable Theater an der Wien opera house. She hopped in a white Mercedes cab, according to the Viennese weekly magazine News, only to hear the driver snarl, "I don't drive black women.