Fronnie Lewis

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Photo Gallery: Official Christmas tree at Burbank City Hall

It was a cooold night, but that did not stop the fun and entertainment at the 31st Annual Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony at city hall in Downtown Burbank, Saturday, November 7. After the ceremony, visitors were invited to take photos with Santa and Mrs.Claus. Also, an invitation was extended to visit the nearby downtown area, which was decked out for the […]
Sunday, December 8, 2013

Holiday outdoor decorating contest in Burbank looking for the best of the best

 The deadline is fast approaching for the 31st Annual Holiday Outdoor Decorating Contest in Burbank. So now is the time to put up those fancy ornaments, colorful lights, and other festive decor on your home or business. The Burbank Civic Pride Committee is conducting the contest and will accept applications  until 5 p.m. Tuesday, December 10. There’s no entry fee […]
Saturday, December 7, 2013

Mayor’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony today — rain or shine

  Final preparations underway today for the Mayor’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Downtown Burbank. Big crowds usually show up for this yearly event. Start time 6 p.m. The rain is expected to move out by tonight, however, it will be cold — down into the 30s — and windy, gusts up to 22 MPH are expected in the […]
Friday, December 6, 2013

Mega Millions jackpot nearing $300 million!

The Mega Millions jackpot is zeroing in on another milestone today. Right now this elusive money pot is hovering at $291 million — but it could easily crack the $300 million mark before draw time. The winning numbers from last Tuesday’s game: 7, 12, 41, 44, 59 and the Mega Ball 3. No one in California came close to hitting […]
Thursday, December 5, 2013

Nelson Mandela (July 18,1918 – December 5, 2013)

South Africa mourns. The world mourns.  Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95 today. Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader/freedom fighter who once spent 27 years in prison, only to come out in 1990 still convinced racial oppression and segregation were wrong in South Africa or anywhere else on the planet, leaves behind an incredible legacy. Here’s President Obama’s statement about the […]
Thursday, December 5, 2013

“Holiday Basket Program” food drive this Saturday: volunteers needed

It’s that time of year again. The annual “Holiday Basket Program” is in full swing and volunteers are needed to help provide a little of the Christmas cheer to some low-income families with school age children in Burbank. The Burbank Coordinating Council is the lead organizer and it gets assistance from “… churches, PTAs, studios, individuals, businesses, clubs, city offices, and […]
Thursday, December 5, 2013

2014 Writers Guild Awards nominations for television announced today

Scribes for some of television’s most popular shows topped the list of nominations for the 2014 Writers Guild Awards. The guild’s outstanding achievement in TV nominees were announced today, along with those in the radio, new media, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation categories for the 2013 season. Here are the nominees in some of the major TV categories: […]
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Kristi Yamaguchi thrills at The Rink in Downtown Burbank

Today Olympic skating champion-turned-author, Kristi Yamaguchi, made an appearance at The Rink in Downtown Burbank, to the delight of  some local school children. Yamaguchi’s original flight from Oakland got cancelled, but she hopped on another one and arrived shortly before noon at The Rink. Her first duty was to pose for photos and do interviews with the media. Yamaguchi was […]