Fronnie Lewis

Thursday, June 28, 2012

City of Burbank hires new Public Information Officer

Burbank’s new public information officer, Drew Sugars, officially takes the reins on Monday July 9.  In a news release, put out yesterday, city officials raved about Sugars’ skills and local experience. “Sugars arrives with 17-years of broadcasting experience as an Emmy winning television news reporter, main anchor, and newsroom manager. The California native spent the past four years working for […]
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Temperature rising and so is the Mega Millions jackpot

The temperature is rising in Burbank — right along with the Mega Millions lottery jackpot. The high today in the Media City — somewhere between the mid-80s to low 90s. Meanwhile that growing Mega Millions jackpot rose to $75 million today. No one picked all of the winning numbers in last night’s draw. Here are those lucky digits: 3, 16, […]
Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The search is on for the ultimate fan of “The Young and the Restless”

The popular daytime soap, “The Young and the Restless,” is searching for the ultimate fan to hand over a trip of a lifetime to the Southland for the the taping for the monumental 10,000th episode of the series and celebration on August 22, according to a PR Newswire release. The grand prize includes, hotel accommodations, ground transportation, and spending cash! There […]
Saturday, June 23, 2012

Compost event in Burbank today with freebies and giveaways

Today you can learn the right moves for recycling waste materials into rich environmentally-friendly compost at the Burbank Recycle Center at 500 South Flower Street. It starts at 8 a.m. runs until noon,  with a compost workshop set to get underway at 10 a.m. The event will feature giveaways, including free compost bins for eligible Media City residents. For more […]
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Labor trouble at Burbank hospital

A noisy picket line on West Alameda Avenue in front of Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank yesterday drew stares from many and horn blasts of support from some motorists. The demonstrators marched, blew whistles, and waved picket signs for several hours. Paul Matakiewicz, chief negotiator for SEIU-UHW, says 80 members took part in the demonstration, which he characterized […]
Friday, June 15, 2012

Regular gas under $4 a gallon in Burbank!

Some relief for consumers at the pump. Over the past few weeks, gasoline prices have been steadily declining and have now dipped below the $4 a gallon for regular mark in the Media City.  In some places here regular gas is now selling for between $3.90 to $3.99 a gallon. Today the average price for that grade of gas in […]
Thursday, June 14, 2012

Landmark Burbank restaurant re-opens

A Burbank landmark, Frank’s Coffee Shop and Restaurant, 916 West Olive Avenue, is back in business, after falling on hard times and having to close its doors several weeks ago. Today during the pre-opening,  manager and former owner, Jose Lopez, and his staff were serving customers just like old times at Frank’s. One customer, chowing down on a hot turkey […]