Fronnie Lewis

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Photo Gallery: Three U.S. medalists get special tribute

A sweep by the U.S. in the first ever Olympic freestyle skiing slopestyle competition.  Freeskiers Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper picked up the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the event at the 2014 Winter  Olympics in Sochi last Thursday. To celebrate the historic achievement — the trio will be featured on the cover of a special edition of […]
Saturday, February 15, 2014

Mega Millions on a roll again balloons to $154 million!

No one picked all of the winning numbers in last night’s Mega Millions draw, so the jackpot rolled over to $154 million! That’s the richest jackpot for that game since last November. The Valentine’s Day numbers: 20, 28, 35, 71, 72 and the Mega Ball 7. While no ticket hit the jackpot, two had all of the lucky numbers except the […]
Friday, February 14, 2014

Web Buzz: Friday February 14, 2014

   What do bananas have to do with Valentine’s Day? They are on a short list of little known aphrodisiacs along with honey, almonds, watermelon and sushi, according to the Los Angeles Times’ Daily Dish. Instead of telling your guy to eat his Wheaties, this article suggests asparagus. Interesting. Actor Ralph Waite, best known for playing the father on TV […]
Friday, February 14, 2014

Final Oscar voting officially begins today — did some vote sooner?

  Hollywood is getting ready for its biggest awards affair — the Academy Awards. Officially, the final voting for the 86th Academy Awards began today for online as well as paper balloting. Some voters may have been able to jump the gun. Some members of the Motion Picture Academy Arts and Sciences reportedly got their ballots in the mail earlier […]
Thursday, February 13, 2014

Web Buzz: Thursday February 13, 2014

A lot of chatter today about the surprise (too most of us) announcement that Comcast has struck a deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion. Wall Street big money guys are thrilled with the deal, but consumers are worried about higher rates and a deep drop in customer service. What’s the impact on Hollywood? Deadline has that. Celebrity […]
Thursday, February 13, 2014

Call-out: The Burbank Leader to remove all city news racks

Outside news racks for The Burbank Leader have been disappearing from the city streets for some time. I have been critical of that fact in the past. Now the word from the editor, Dan Evans, is that all the Burbank Leader news racks will be history soon. Bad news. Terrible idea. The reason, Evans says, it’s “theft.” In a recent […]
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Web Buzz: Wednesday February 12, 2014

Another Hollywood star has passed away. Sid Caesar died today in his Beverly Hills home. TV talk show host/long time friend, Larry King, broke the sad news on KNX 1070 radio today. King called Caesar a “giant of comedy” for making  his mark back in the 50s on such TV hits as “Your Show Of Shows,” “Caesar’s Hour,” and “The Sid […]
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Human remains found in Burbank hills today

Human skeletal remains discovered in the Burbank hills were removed today by Los Angeles County Coroner’s investigators. A short while ago, Burbank Police tweeted out “We have cleared the area. Awaiting identification by LA coroners office.” A city worker reportedly found the remains in brush near the Stough Canyon Nature Center yesterday afternoon. This morning, BPD officers with cadaver dogs […]