Fronnie Lewis

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Millions hitting the road for Thanksgiving holiday as gas prices rise

If you’re hitting the road for the long Thanksgiving Holiday weekend, you are not alone. The Automobile Club says 43.4 million of us will be traveling during this time — and nearly 90 percent will be doing so on the roads and highways. The busiest day for any kind of  Thanksgiving travel is today, the day before Turkey Day. Meanwhile, […]
Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Mega Millions jackpot leaps the $200 million mark

  Money, money, money! Tons of it in the Mega Millions lottery jackpot today, which now stands at $205 million. There hasn’t been a Mega Millions jackpot winner since lottery officials changed the rules last month on October 19, making the odds longer.The changes of scoring the big one in this game use to be 1 in 176 million — […]
Monday, November 25, 2013

“Hunger Games: Catching Fire” wins big at the box office

As expected, the debut of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”   exploded at the box office.The final numbers are out today and the sci-fi adventure raked in $158. 1 million, to become the number one movie in the country this week. It was an incredible achievement  — placing sixth on the list of the biggest movie openings ever. The second […]
Monday, November 25, 2013

Funeral services today for the murdered father of Assemblyman Mike Gatto

A huge turnout in the Los Feliz area today for the funeral of Joseph Gatto, the father of Assemblyman Mike Gatto. More than a thousand mourners attended services at Our Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 2060 North Vermont Avenue, according to KNX 1070 Newsradio. Joining the family, relatives, and friends, members of the State Assembly as well as local politicians and […]
Sunday, November 24, 2013

Downtown Burbank ice rink open for business

The Rink is open in Downtown Burbank. The city’s first temporary ice rink got its grand opening last Thursday. Burbank Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy was one of those who laced up skates and took a spin or two or maybe three around the new ice. The rink is located in the back parking lot of city hall between Third Street and […]
Friday, November 22, 2013

Holiday in the Park tonight in Burbank

Holiday in the Park kicks off at 5 p.m. this evening in the Media City. More than 50 stores and shops will be celebrating the holidays with festive decorations, entertainment, food, and shopping specials. There’s a report out that Santa and Mrs. Claus will break away from their busy Christmas schedule and drop by to take photos with the kids. […]
Thursday, November 21, 2013

Photo Flashback: Honoring a veteran on Veterans Day

A Veterans Day ceremony was held at the McCambridge Park War Memorial at the corner of Amherst Drive and San Fernando Road in Burbank on November 11, 2013. Tuskegee Airman (retired) Lt. Colonel Robert “Bob”  J. Friend, 93, was the guest speaker. Among the acknowledgments, Friend received a certificate of recognition from the California Assembly. Friend was one of the […]