Fronnie Lewis

Monday, May 13, 2013

Another scorcher in the Southland

  The heat is on throughout the Southland today. Here in B-town, the forecast is for a high of 97. Well, we reached that temperature before noon today in the Media City. So keep the water handy and try to hang out in air conditioned places. In other words, not a good afternoon to play tennis or a round of […]
Sunday, May 12, 2013

UPDATED: A super hot Mother’s Day in the Media City

UPDATED: 4:00 p.m. — Whew! It’s now 102 in the Media City. UPDATED: 3:07 p.m. — We’re baking in Burbank. The high is 99 degrees! You know it’s going to be really hot in B-town when the temperature hits 80 before 9 a.m. Yup! That’s the case on this Mother’s Day here in the Media City. The forecast is for a […]
Monday, May 6, 2013

Photo Gallery: Gusher in Burbank

A broken reclaimed water hydrant, on California Street near the Verdugo Recreation Center, spewed gallons of water into the air this morning  at around 9 :45 a m. The geyser flooded some areas of the street and produced an incredible tower of water, which appeared to shot right up into the rain clouds. A Burbank Water and Power crew quickly […]
Monday, May 6, 2013

Entertainment Bits: Huge box office for “Iron Man 3,” Mega Millions jackpot $139 million, “The Bible” TV epic gets new life

“Iron Man 3” spectacular debut “Iron Man 3” is king of the weekend box office. The superhero threequel opened with the second biggest domestic debut ever — $175  million. In first place another Marvel flick, “The Avengers” which opened with $207.4 million last year. In two weeks, “Iron Man 3” has taken in $680 million worldwide.  More on The Wrap. […]
Monday, May 6, 2013

UPDATED: Rainy Monday in the Media City

 Updated 12:30 p.m.: That light rain turned into some pretty heavy downpours in Burbank this morning. In fact, this Southland storm is packing a bigger punch than expected with cloudy skies, wind, and rain expected to continue throughout the day and tonight, possible tomorrow as well. We need the rain — so bring it on!   Rain rolled into the Southland […]
Saturday, May 4, 2013

Pop singer Cyndi Lauper, “Kinky Boots,” and the 2013 Tony Awards

  Pop singer Cyndi Lauper is having a lot of fun these days on Broadway. Lauper wrote lyrics and music for “Kinky Boots,” about a struggling shoemaker whose business gets a big turnaround when he switches over to producing fancy footwear for drag queens. The musical is based on a true story, a 2005 film by the same name as […]