Fronnie Lewis

Friday, December 14, 2012

Burbank weather: cloudy, cold, and rain possible

It’s beginning to look a lot like and feel like a Southland Christmas season. Another storm is headed our way with rain possible tonight and over the weekend. And it’s cold outside. We may get some sun today, but expect mostly cloudy skies. The  high today in Burbank in the upper 50s. Temperatures will warm up a bit over the […]
Thursday, December 13, 2012

Burbank Election News: Major endorsement for Ferguson, Frutos campaign video and more

Burbank School Board candidate, Steve Ferguson, has picked up a major endorsement. His campaign sent out a news release today announcing the endorsement of the Burbank Teachers Association. In the release, BTA President ,Lori Adams, is quoted as saying: “Steve has been very involved in many areas of city government in Burbank and will bring new ideas and energy to […]
Thursday, December 13, 2012

Burbank Holiday Basket Program needs money and volunteers

The Holiday Basket Program is kicking into high gear with deliveries planned for this Saturday. The program provides Christmas gifts and cheer for hundreds of Burbank families who would otherwise have a very grim or sparse holiday.  Last year, over 500 families, including 1400 children, received a Holiday Basket  filled with gifts and food. This past weekend, a citywide food […]
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Los Angeles Times and Burbank Leader going up for sale?

The Los Angeles Times and its Times Community Newspapers, which include The Burbank Leader, are facing an uncertain future as 2012 wraps up. There’s a report out that the owners of the newspapers’ parent company, the Tribune Company, are quietly seeking advice from bankers about launching a fire sale after December 31, when the company is expected to emerge from […]
Friday, December 7, 2012

Food drive tomorrow for Holiday Basket Program

Share the spirit of giving by donating to the Holiday Basket Program food drive this weekend. The food drive will be going on citywide. For more than 60 years, the Burbank Coordinating Council has been heading up the Holiday Basket Program, which provides gift baskets and food to more than 500 families whose children are on the free or reduced […]
Friday, December 7, 2012

Award Season: Oscar maker layoffs, Writers Guild and Grammy nominations

Oscar maker to axe  a lot of workers It’s not going to be a ho, ho, jolly holiday season for some employees of the company that makes Oscar. The Wrap is reporting today that R.S. Owens, a Chicago-based company, will be laying off almost 100 workers by December 17. That’s more than a third of the staff. R.S. Owens is […]
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Hope estate in Toluca Lake up for sale

  A lot of chatter on the Internet about the huge Toluca Lake estate of Bob and Dolores Hope going up for sale. The legendary entertainer and his singer/philanthropist wife reportedly built their home at the corner of Moorpark Street and Ledge Avenue in 1939. The estate has an English-style mansion, guest house, private golf course and gardens. It sits […]
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Photo Gallery: Autumn in Burbank

The seasons do change in Burbank. All over B-town trees are shedding their colorful leaves right now. It’s the first week of December, summer is a memory, fall is in full swing, and winter is coming. Change is in the air.