Fronnie Lewis

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

UPDATED: Earthquake: Did you feel it?

12:20 p.m. Wednesday More rattling and rolling in So Cal — and again, most of it near Yorba Linda. At around 9:33 a.m. this morning, a 4.5 quake near that city — followed by a 3.4 shaker also not far from Yorba Linda. No reports of damage or injuries, but probably a lot of frayed nerves in that town. Did […]
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Heat watch in the Southland: Cooling centers open in Burbank

The temperatures are soaring in the Southland and that has prompted an excessive heat watch for Los Angeles County. Today in Burbank the high reach 100! The weather is expected to remain very hot with an increase in humidity; these factors will create “… a prolonged period of well above normal and possibly dangerous heat beginning Wednesday and continue through […]
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

It’s going to be a hot one in the Media City

You’ll need sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and all that today in the Media City. The high is expected to hit triple digits!!  At 8 a.m. — the temperature had already climbed to 75.  More sizzling temps are predicted for the week. The long hot summer days are here, sigh. Crank up the air conditioner.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Burbank to participate in National Night Out event

The 29th annual National Night Out kicks off from coast to coast tonight. Burbank will take part in this crime and drug prevention event. This is how a Burbank Police news release described it: “National Night Out is a nationwide, one-night rally, where citizens and law enforcement join forces to strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. Last year, over 1,100 […]
Friday, August 3, 2012

“CSI: Las Vegas” shooting in Burbank

Police yellow tape and crime scene investigators at Frank’s Restaurant on West Olive Avenue here in Burbank today. There were criminalists on the scene, but not from any local law enforcement agency. It’s part of the filming of an episode of the long running TV crime drama, “CSI: Las Vegas.” The shoot began on Thursday and is expected to wrap […]
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Lady Gaga and other celebrities to shine at art exhibit

Lady Gaga and other celebrity portraits such as Steven Tyler, Elizabeth Taylor, and Prince will be on display this evening at the opening of a solo exhibit by local artist Rosalind “Roz” Williams at the ArtLife Gallery Plaza El Segundo 720-B South Allied Way, El Segundo 90245 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. For more information, call the gallery (310) 938-2511.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Body of missing FBI agent found in Burbank area

The more than two month search for missing FBI agent Stephen Ivens reportedly has ended tragically in the Burbank area. Ivens’ family has held onto hope that he might still be alive even though he was last seen on May 10, 2012. The FBI and a number of local agencies, including Burbank Police, were involved in the intense search for […]
Friday, July 27, 2012

Huge classic car show in Downtown Burbank on Saturday

All sorts of hot rides, from vintage to sporty to exotic, will be taking center stage tomorrow at the Downtown Burbank Car Classic in a six block stretch of San Fernando Boulevard. Some of the 200 prized vehicles on display have movie or TV credits such as “… the V8 Ford Mustang fastback driven by Steve McQueen in the 1968 film […]
Thursday, July 26, 2012

Taking the oath of office

Burbank’s new city clerk and city treasurer are on the job after being sworn into office during last Tuesday’s city council meeting by Deputy City Clerk Susan Domen. City Clerk Zizette Mullins and City Treasurer Debbie Kukta were appointed by the city council during a special meeting last month. Mullins and Kukta will “… serve the final ten months of their […]