Fronnie Lewis

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Gas selling for under $4 a gallon in Burbank!

After flirting with the $5 a gallon milestone , self-serve regular is back to being under $4 a gallon at some pump stations in Burbank. Yesterday, I gassed-up at the Shell station at Buena Vista Street and Magnolia Boulevard for $3.89 a gallon for self-serve regular. Back in early October, the price soared to 4.60 a gallon and above for […]
Saturday, November 10, 2012

Federal agency investigates suspicious fire in Burbank

Federal agents are now investigating that huge fire, which gutted the Wholesale Giant, Inc., a large tobacco and cigarette business at 4410 West Victory Boulevard, between Manning and Dymond Streets, early yesterday. The fire alarm sounded at 3:30 a.m. as flames raced through the structure which was packed with merchandise including flammable butane containers used to refill cigarette lighters. The […]
Friday, November 9, 2012

UPDATED Election highlights: President Obama wins re-election and Proposition 30 passes

Updated Saturday, November 10, 2012 President Obama officially declared the winner in Florida — raises his electoral vote total to 332.   Still no official results from Florida, but newly re-elected President Obama holds a narrow lead in that state today. Yesterday,  the Florida Democratic Party declared victory, in their state, for the president. On Election Day, President Obama won […]
Friday, November 2, 2012

NBC’s star-studded live telethon tonight for victims of Sandy

Today the death toll from superstorm Sandy in the U.S. stands at 96 and could still go higher. Four days after Sandy slammed into the East Coast and began a slow march across the northeast, more than three million are still without power and there are reports of shortages of gasoline, food, and other necessities. On NBC tonight, “Hurricane Sandy […]
Thursday, November 1, 2012

Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival this weekend

Cloudy and cool in Burbank today, but sunny skies and warmer temperatures are in the forecast  for this weekend — just in time for the Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival. There will be “90 regional artists displaying thousands of paintings, sculptures and photographs, and an wide array of jewelry, fine glass, ceramics and woodwork — with everything made by hand, ” […]
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Academy Award winner rides out superstorm Sandy

The East Coast took a brutal pounding from the superstorm Sandy, which made landfall late yesterday. The storm caused widespread devastation in some of the mid-Atlantic states, knocking out power to millions. At least 26 deaths have been blamed on Sandy, now moving slowly across the country — less powerful, but still a threat. The nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., suffered […]
Monday, October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy forces big changes in entertainment

Hurricane Sandy’s hammering of the East Coast has prompted the cancellation of today’s taping of  “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in New York City and two other late night hosts, Jimmy Fallon and David Letterman, taped their shows without audiences today. Broadway shows, movie theaters, and  TV and film productions have shut down due to Sandy as well. Details on deadline.com .