Late News - March 11, 2015 - The original KTRB property on Norwegian Ave. in Modesto, CA has reportedly been sold for around $170,000. The property was sold for cash to Vijay Solanki, who owns the America's Budget Inn on Kansas Avenue in Modesto. Reportedly the new owner would like to rehab the old building if there are not too many problems with it such as asbestos.
Stan Frebergacclaimed satirist who brought humor to the owrld of advertising, died April 7, 2015 at the age of 88. Born Stanley Victor Friberg; August 7, 1926 in Pasadena, CA. he was an American author, recording artist, animation voice actor, comedian, radio personality, puppeteer and advertising creative director, whose career began in 1944. He remained active in the industry into his late 80s, more than 70 years after entering it. His best-known works include "St. George and the Dragonet", Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America, his role on the television series Time for Beany, and a number of classic television commercials.