Fronnie Lewis

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Rainy Saturday, but the storm is not expected to linger

The rain is falling in Burbank this morning and is expected to continue through much of the day. This is a cold system with temperatures only in the 50s.  Mostly cloudy skies tonight, but still a chance of rain. By Sunday, the stormy weather should be history and the skies should be fair with some sunshine through Tuesday, New Year’s […]
Thursday, December 27, 2012

Burbank Rose Parade float 2013

The scramble is on to get those spectacular floats ready for the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena on January 1, 2013. The theme this year is from the famous Dr. Seuss book, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go.” The City of Burbank’s official entry is called, “Deep Sea Adventures.” The idea/concept is from Richard Burrow of Mission Viejo and it won […]
Monday, December 24, 2012

Give the gift of life and help a homeless pet

In the spirit of the holidays, the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center is joining forces with the Burbank Animal Shelter for a special plea/ and gift donation.  Yes, it’s a busy time of year, but if you can spare the time —  blood donation is a valuable gift of life that is priceless and keeps on giving. There is always […]
Friday, December 21, 2012

First day of winter in Burbank

A cold snap in the Southland has produced some bone-chilling temperatures in Burbank this week. The cold weather is expected to continue through the weekend with rain likely, beginning tomorrow. The low this morning dipped into the 30s and the high should reach around 66 on this first day of winter. That’s a few degrees warmer than yesterday’s high of […]
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” makes a short list of important films

The classic romantic comedy film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” (1961)  is among the reported cinematic treasures selected for the National Film Registry. The Library of Congress today announced the 25 films picked for the registry in 2012. “Established by Congress in 1989, the National Film Registry spotlights the importance of preserving America’s unparalleled film heritage,” said Librarian of Congress James H. […]
Sunday, December 16, 2012

Casablanca piano sells for just over $600, 000

Sam’s piano in the movie classic “Casablanca” sold for $602, 500 last Friday according to Reuters. The 58-key upright hit the auction block for between $800, 000 and $1.2 million. The selling price fell short of Sotheby’s estimate, but still a huge gain over the previous purchase, which was $154, 000 back in 1988. The reason: this piano has been […]