Fronnie Lewis

Friday, June 28, 2013

Two Burbank libraries designated cooling centers during heat wave

Starting today, folks in Burbank will get some relief from the heat wave. Two of the city’s libraries will have longer hours through Sunday, providing cool places to escape hot temperatures in the 90s and even triple digits. Two designated cooling centers were announced yesterday in a news released: “Residents are encouraged to seek relief from the heat by visiting […]
Thursday, June 27, 2013

Heat is on in the Media City

  You know it’s going to be a sizzler when the temperature reaches 85 before 11 a.m. Well, that’s the case in Burbank today. A heat wave is building and it’s effecting much of the Southwest and including the Southland.  No relief is expected until sometime next week. The national weather service has issue an excessive heat warning for the […]
Sunday, June 23, 2013

Weekend box office: Monsters are beating the Zombies

  The weekend box office is all about the monsters and the zombies. The battle is between the new Disney animation, “Monsters University” and Brad Pitt’s new zombie action flick, “World War Z.” And the monsters are winning. The weekend numbers are estimates today, but “Monsters University” appears to be headed to the top spot with around $82 million verses […]
Saturday, June 22, 2013

“Looking for love” contest: Win book contract, $10,000, and maybe get movie deal

  There are tons of talented writers in the Southland, especially here in the Media City, with all kinds of stories to tell. One of them could have just what Quirk Books is searching for through its “Looking for love” contest. Quirk is not on the prowl for the typical love story. This company likes to publish offbeat books like […]
Friday, June 21, 2013

Summer is here!

Summer officially begins today. In B-town not much weather change. The high today will be in the mid-80s and the same for tomorrow, and maybe a little cooler on Sunday. Oh, and plenty of sunshine in the Media City! Nice way to kick off the summer season.  
Thursday, June 20, 2013

James Gandolfini dies in Italy leaves behind unfinished business

The extraordinary actor who made the mobster Tony Soprano both tough and sexy, James Gandolfini, is being remembered today. Gandolfini died yesterday. He was only 51. A heart attack is suspected, but the official word will come after an autopsy. Gandolfini was reportedly on a father-son-vacation in Italy when tragedy struck. His eight grader son, Michael, reportedly found his father […]
Thursday, June 20, 2013

Disney expansion project clears major hurdle

Another major studio expansion project is working its way through the political process. Disney’s Golden Oak Ranch revamp was approved by the Los Angeles Regional Planning Commission yesterday. Last April, NBCUniversal got the go ahead from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for its  $1.6 billion 25-year Evolution Plan, which the studio says will generate 30,000 jobs. Disney’s Golden […]
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

“Iron Man 3” reaches another milestone

  The new superhero films are making a ton of money and the prime summer movie season is just starting. In its debut, “The Man of Steel,” grabbed the number one spot and millions at the box office over the weekend. “The Man of Steel” had the best June opening and the second best debut this year behind “Iron Man […]