Fronnie Lewis

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Talk of the Town: Another NBC “Tonight Show” drama

Here we go again. Rumors are flying and the Internet is buzzing with chatter about NBC replacing Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show.” I don’t know what it is about Leno that makes NBC want to kick him around. Remember when then NBC honcho, Jeff Zucker, came up with the brilliant idea of pushing Jay Leno into a primetime show […]
Friday, March 22, 2013

Photo Gallery: Burbank City Council candidates speak out at forum

Burbank city council candidates pleaded their case for votes at a forum hosted by the Burbank Association of Realtors yesterday. The candidates: Dr. David Gordon, Jess Talamantes, Mayor Dave Golonski, and David Nos. The forum, at the Burbank Central Library, drew only about 35-50 people, but it was very insightful and at times disturbing. More on it coming.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Burbank Election News: Candidates forums, election ballots, and Golonski mailer

The Burbank General Municipal Election is Tuesday, April 9, less than three weeks away. The Burbank Association of Realtors is offering a free opportunity to hear the candidates discuss the issues and concerns of the residents in the Media City at two forums. There are two seats up for election on the Burbank Unified School District Board. The candidates are: […]
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

First day of spring

Partly cloudy skies in the Media City today on this the first day of spring. Some sunshine would be nice. Rain even better. The high today in B-town, low to mid-70s.
Friday, March 15, 2013

Burbank Spring Egg-Stravaganza gets a calendar date

  It’s official. The revival of the Spring Egg-Stravaganza is on the city calendar and set for Saturday, March 30. A news released from city hall went out yesterday and there’s an announcement posted on the Burbank city website. Here’s the release from PIO Drew Sugars.   Spring Egg-Stravaganza Returns to Burbank   BURBANK, Calif. (March 14, 2013) – Dust […]
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

City Buzz: Spring Egg-Stravaganza gets a reprieve and the Burbank election revamp

Spring Egg-Stravaganza back on!   It’s not too often this Burbank City Council ignores the advice of a city department head — but it happened at last night’s council meeting during the discussion of the Spring Egg-Stravaganza. The event has been hotly debated since it got scrapped last year by the heartless staffers in the Park, Recreation and Community Services […]
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Twinkies are coming back!

There was an uproar when Hostess filed for bankruptcy last November, ending the production of some our favorite sweets likeTwinkies. Now there’s a good chance those golden sponge cakes with the cream filling, will be back on store shelves in Burbank and elsewhere in a few months. The reason: the successful bid of $410 million offered by private equity firms […]
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Photo Gallery: Changes at the former NBC Studios lot

Have you noticed, the NBC signs and its legendary peacock logo are disappearing from the  Burbank site at Alameda and Olive Avenues? The replacement, signage for The Burbank Studios. Worthe Real Estate Group bought the historic 34-acre lot in 2008,  for an undisclosed price.  The real estate developer has big, big plans for the lot. Check out the developer’s website for […]