Fronnie Lewis

Monday, April 8, 2013

Burbank Election News: Ballots, campaign sign theft, and city council candidate speaks out

Ballots coming in fast and furious On the day before Election Tuesday, the Burbank City Clerk’s Office has already received more ballots than were cast in the previous General Election. In 2011, 8,866 ballots were cast. City Clerk, Zizette Mullins, told me today that the ballot count jumped to 8,796 last Saturday. Today, 200 more ballots came in, bringing the […]
Monday, April 8, 2013

Strong winds blowing through the Media City

Strong winds whipped through Burbank today and are expected to continue through the evening. We have had wind gusts of up to 40 mph. There is a wind advisory in effect until tomorrow morning for most of the Southland. Temperatures reach only into the 60s in the Media City — but by mid-week we might be seeing some 80s.  
Monday, April 8, 2013

Annette Funicello 1942–2013

A sad day for the Walt Disney Company and fans, family, and friends of Annette Funicello. The former Mouseketeer of The famous 1950s “Mickey Mouse Club” TV show died today of complications of multiple Sclerosis — a disease Funicello had battled for more than 25 years.  The actress/singer, who was know as well for those 1960s “Beach Party” movies, reportedly […]
Sunday, April 7, 2013

Burbank on Parade highlights

A lot of floats, marching bands, dignitaries, horse units, and vintage cars in Burbank on Parade yesterday. For many of the kids getting splashed with water by the Bob Hope Airport fire truck will be remembered as a highlight of the parade. More highlights from Burbank on Parade to come…
Friday, April 5, 2013

Film critic Roger Ebert 1942 – 2013

A lot of chatter on the Internet  and elsewhere today about the passing of legendary film critic Roger Ebert. He possessed a sharp mind, quick wit, and a passion for movies and writing.  Ebert died yesterday in Chicago after a long battle with cancer. He was 70 and one of the world’s most influential film critics. Ebert took on the job […]
Friday, April 5, 2013

Burbank on Parade tomorrow in the Media City

Preparations are in the final stages for tomorrow’s edition of Burbank on Parade. The huge community event is scheduled to roll down a section of West Olive Avenue, between Lincoln (or Keystone) and Lomita streets, beginning at 11 a.m. There will be celebs, marching bands, floats, dancers, clowns, equestrian units and much more. “Burbank on Parade is our city’s only […]
Friday, April 5, 2013

My ballot is in the mail, what about yours?

Earlier this week, I mailed off my ballot for the Burbank General Municipal Election at my local post office. Today is really the last day you should mail your ballot. You don’t want to miss the 7 p.m. Election Day deadline. Starting tomorrow, the best way to ensure that your ballot will get counted is to take it to one […]