Fronnie Lewis

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Disney launches The Art of “Frankenweenie” Exhibition

Walt Disney Studios has launched a special exhibit to promote director Tim Burton’s upcoming stop-motion animated feature film, “Frankenweenie.” The Art of “Frankenweenie” Exhibition is set to premiere in Barcelona, Spain, at CineEurope, June 18-21, and in the U.S. at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego, California, July 11-15, according to a PRNewswire release. During the tour, the exhibition will be making stops […]
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Lottery dreams: Southland winner plans to share good fortune

Lottery dreams are coming true for one Southland Mega Millions winner. A couple of days ago, Kenneth Bowyer cashed in his lucky double-M ticket for $177, 891. That ticket had all of the winning numbers from last Friday’s draw, except the mega ball. The winning numbers: 9, 4, 34, 48, 40, and the Mega 25.  The lucky ticket was bought […]
Sunday, June 10, 2012

AFI Life Achievement Award 2012 goes to actress Shirley MacLaine

Hollywood superstar, Shirley MacLaine, is the recipient of the AFI Life Achievement award for 2012, according to a PR Newswire release.  Maclaine has won more than 40 awards including best actress for “Terms of Endearment” (1983). She has appeared in numerous films and  is best known for her acting in “The Apartment” (1960), “Sweet Charity” (1961), “The Turning Point” (1977), […]
Thursday, June 7, 2012

President Obama fundraising in the Southland

President Barack Obama is wrapping up a third fundraiser in the Southland today. President Obama arrived at LAX late yesterday and was the main attraction at two campaign events in Beverly Hills last night — attended by Hollywood players, celebs, as well as activists in the LGBT community and their supporters. Gay rights appeared to be a key element of […]
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Does daydreaming make you smarter?

You might think daydreaming is a waste of time, but according to some new research it can be one of the best ways to pump up your brain power. On The New Yorker website, in an article “The Virtues of Daydreaming,” Jonah Lehrer argues mind-wandering allows those creative and problem solving juices to flow freely. And that’s a good thing. […]
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

NASA: The transit of Venus 2012

NASA’s orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory got some fantastic images of that once-in-a-lifetime solar happening — the transit of Venus across the face of the sun June 5-6, 2012. NASA says this celestial wonder occurs “…  in pairs eight years apart that are separated from each other by 105 or 121 years. The last transit was in 2004 and the next will […]
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Dodger great Tommy Lasorda recovering from heart attack

Hall of Fame manager and Dodger great Tommy Lasorda has had a health scare. Lasorda reportedly suffered what is being called a “mild heart” attack yesterday in New York City and underwent a medical procedure to unblock an artery in his heart. Here’s the statement released today by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 STATEMENT FROM LOS ANGELES […]
Saturday, June 2, 2012

Photo Gallery: USS Iowa arrives in the Southland

The USS Iowa, a grand old battleship which served our country for more than 50 years, is on the final leg of a journey to its retirement location. The Navy decommissioned the battleship for the last time in October of 1990. The battlewagon was called into action a number of times, including World War II and the Korean War. The […]