Fronnie Lewis

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Photo Gallery: Singing Christmas carols

Some special entertainment at the December Burbank Coordinating Council meeting/luncheon at the Little White Chapel, 1711 North Avon Street in Burbank.  Three BCR clients sang Christmas carols, while their director Julie Larsen looked on with pride. BCR is a Burbank non-profit that provides day care and activities for children and adults with developmental disabilities. It has operated in Burbank since […]
Saturday, December 21, 2013

Winter begins today

  Today is the winter solstice — the shortest day of the year, and the start of winter. From here on out, the days will be getting longer. The winter solstice is really an event — the point at which the sun reaches the most southern point in the sky. It happened at 12:11 p.m. ET today. On this the […]
Friday, December 20, 2013

In the wake of a huge fraud case Target offers shoppers a deal

Only a handful of days left before Christmas. Shopping gets real serious now. Yesterday, Target confirmed the theft of  40 millions debit and credit card numbers from its sytem over the past few weeks, adding to the holiday worries of many shoppers. Target is investigating this massive crime along with law enforcement and the Secret Service. It’s one of the […]
Thursday, December 19, 2013

Cloudy skies and showers in Burbank

  Cloudy skies and showers in Burbank today. Also, there’s a chance of thunderstorms. The roads and highways are slick — so take it easy when driving. The high today in the Media City –only about 55. The cold weather system moving through the Southland is expected to hang around through tonight — before clearing out by tomorrow.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Winning Mega Millions tickets sold in California!

Yeah, they say you have a better chance of being struck by lightning than winning the lottery jackpot. Well, lightning struck at least twice in yesterday’s huge $648 million Mega Millions game. One winning ticket was sold in Georgia — the other in California. Finally we get some of that lottery moolah. The lucky Cali ticket was bought at Jenny’s […]
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Luckiest store in Burbank

Tom Huber thinks his Burbank store is the luckiest in town and with good reason. Seven years ago, a winning lottery ticket for $1.2 million was purchased at Otto’s Import Store & Delicatessen, 2320 West Clark Avenue. Also, players have bought lottery tickets, including scratchers, at this little European import shop, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. People buy a […]
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Mega Millions jackpot blows up to $636 million!

  Lottery fever is sweeping the country! In a matter of days, the Mega Millions jackpot exploded from $550 to $636 million — and that money pot is still growing! It is now nearing the all time Mega Millions record of $656 million —  won by a group of players on March 30, 2012. As part of the new rules […]
Monday, December 16, 2013

Two movie stars gone: Joan Fontaine and Peter O’Toole

Two major movie stars are being remembered today, after both passed away over the weekend. Oscar-winning actress, Joan Fontaine, reportedly died “peacefully” in her sleep at her Carmel, California home yesterday at the age of 96. Fontaine was the younger sister of actress Olivia de Haviland. Fontaine appeared in more than 30 films, many of them classics, like “Rebecca” (1940) […]
Sunday, December 15, 2013

Temps expected to reach into the 80s today in Burbank

  The sun is really going to be shining in the Media City on this Sunday. Yesterday, the high reached the low 70s — today weather watchers say it could get into the low 80s in Burbank! We will have several warm days — before the cold weather returns just in time to kick off winter, which officially begins on […]