Fronnie Lewis

Friday, August 2, 2013

Ellen DeGeneres to host Oscars 2014

  TV  daytime talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres,  is going to host the Academy Awards ceremony again. The announcement was made today by the show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. “We are thrilled to have Ellen DeGeneres host the Oscars, said Zadan and Meron in a statement. “As a longtime friend, we had always hoped to find a project for […]
Thursday, August 1, 2013

Starbucks opens a reserve store in Burbank

There’s a new Starbucks Coffee in Burbank. The new store at West Olive and West Verdugo Avenues is a week old today. Store manager, Kate Kevorkian, says the reaction from the public  has been “wonderful” and there’s ” a lot of excitement” about the store. For many years, this location was the home of Theresa’s Family Restaurant. Back in the […]
Thursday, August 1, 2013

New look for Media City Groove

  Media City Groove has a fresh new look! Also, some upgrades, changes, and new features. Things will be a little bumpy for a while — but we hope to have everything running smoothly very soon. Thanks for your patience.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Who’s the highest paid actress in Hollywood?

Hollywood is a tough town, but you can make your mark and pulled in some big bucks. It’s still a struggle for women in Tinseltown, but some of the actresses are now taking home some pretty hefty paychecks. Topping the list, Angelina Jolie who earned a reported $33 million between June of 2012 and June of 2013. Another veteran, Jennifer […]
Monday, July 29, 2013

City Buzz: Olive Avenue the deadliest street in Burbank?

There’s always some danger when you cross a busy street, however, Olive Avenue may be the deadliest street for pedestrians in Burbank. Last night, a man was hit and killed at Olive Avenue near Naomi Street. The fatal accident reportedly happened around 10:15 p.m. The victim was in one of the eastbound lanes when he was struck by a car, […]
Saturday, July 27, 2013

Burbank Police launch new website

The Burbank Police Department has a new home on the Internet. Yesterday, a news release announced the launch of the BPD’s new website www.burbankpd.org .Two years in development, the site is packed with information in a user friendly format. According to the release, the new site came about, “… in an effort to provide the community with greater access to the […]
Thursday, July 25, 2013

Shout-outs and Call-outs: Who got noticed

Shout-outs   Some praise is deserved for the extremely popular and apparently very customer service savvy Porto’s Bakery at Magnolia Boulevard and Hollywood Way in Burbank. As I was leaving the bakery/eatery last Thursday night at closing time, I noticed an employee handing out bags of something at the door. I asked the young lady with the bright smile about […]
Monday, July 22, 2013

Burbank Northwest Library: Officially open for business today

    Back in business! The Northwest Branch of the Burbank Library officially reopened to the public today. As reported here earlier here, the branch at 3323 West Victory Boulevard was closed last August for earthquake retrofitting, up grades, and general renovations. A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house was held last Saturday. Great piece about the event by Joyce […]