Fronnie Lewis

Monday, February 18, 2013

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies

A lot of sadness in Laker land tonight, as folks come to terms with the passing, earlier today, of team owner, Dr. Jerry Buss. At the age of 80 and reportedly after a long battle with cancer, Buss died this morning at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He was the majority owner of the Lakers and is given credit for being […]
Friday, February 15, 2013

Deja vu! Another car crashes into the same local Starbucks

The Starbucks coffee outlet at Western Avenue and Glenoaks Boulevard in Glendale shut down unexpectedly this afternoon, after a car crashed through the storefront, despite the safety bollards installed to prevent such mishaps. It happened shortly after 1 p.m. There were no customers in the Starbucks at the time and the driver, an 86-year-old woman, was apparently not hurt. Glendale […]
Tuesday, February 12, 2013

What’s hot for Valentine’s Day 2013

Valentine’s Day is shaping up to be a money maker for florists if what I discovered at a couple of Burbank florists is any indicator. When I dropped by Samuel’s Florist on West Olive Avenue last Saturday, owner/floral designer, Donna Smith, was busy creating Valentine’s Day arrangements with shop floral designer, Karla Comayagua. Smith is surprised at how many customers […]
Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Keep a lookout for your election ballot

Burbank Primary Nominating Election ballots were delivered to the post office today and postal carriers will be dropping them in mailboxes, all across the city, over the next few days. Burbank Deputy City, Clerk Susan Domen, says there are around 60, 000 ballots — one for each registered voter in B-town. The ballot packet includes a postage prepaid return envelope. […]
Monday, February 4, 2013

Most watched Super Bowl ever !!!

What a game! Despite that lengthy blackout in the second half , the Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-31. The Ravens had the momentum from the kick-of, but that weird power outage in the third quarter energized the 49ers — but not enough for the Niners to win it all. The early TVratings indicate the showdown in New […]
Friday, February 1, 2013

Burbank Election News: Burbank Votes site on Facebook and mail in ballots

Want more information on the Burbank municipal elections? Check out Burbank Votes on Facebook. Not a lot there so far — but hopefully that will change real soon. Did see a post about the city conducting an election workshop on Monday, February 4, in the council chambers at Burbank City Hall. The event starts at 6 p.m. Also, mail in […]
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Burbank Election News: Hear the candidates discuss the issues

The February 26 Burbank Primary Nominating Election is fast approaching and the mail in ballots will soon be in the mail. Who are candidates and where do they stand on the issues and problems affecting the Media City, its neighborhoods, and residents? Tomorrow night, the League of Women Voters in Glendale/Burbank will be hosting candidate forums for the offices of […]