Fronnie Lewis

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Suspect who allegedly targeted Burbank arrested

A serial burglary suspect who allegedly struck several times in Magnolia Park and Burbank Village sections of the Media City is behind bars tonight. Burbank Police announced late today the arrest of 28 year-old Hakob Torosyan of Glendale. Torosyan is being held without bail and is due to appear in a Burbank court Tuesday, March 15, on 14 counts of commercial burglary, […]
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Break-ins and burglaries hit businesses in Magnolia Park

Another series of break-ins, attempted break-ins, and burglaries has some merchants in Burbank concerned as they beef up security. Last month, similar crimes occurred at several Downtown Burbank eateries. Last Thursday, the Oasis Nail & Spa 3317 West Magnolia Boulevard was burglarized. It’s one of at least three businesses near the intersection of West Magnolia Boulevard and North Lima Street […]
Sunday, March 6, 2016

More rain in the forecast for Burbank

At eight this morning, I was surprised to see the sun out. However, there are plenty of clouds in the sky and more rain in the forecast for Burbank. After a light rain overnight, weather watchers are predicting some spotty showers and gusty winds today, with heavier rain tonight, and through tomorrow. So don’t let a brief pause of sunshine […]
Thursday, March 3, 2016

Los Angeles Times says Trump unfit to be president

Billionaire-turned-reality-TV-star-now-presidential-candidate, Donald Trump, was slammed really hard today by the Los Angeles Times. In a scathing editorial the paper called Trump “not fit to be president of the United States.” Despite leading the pack of GOP presidential contenders by a sizable margin in the delegate count the Times has this searing assessment of the billionaire: “The reality is that Trump has […]
Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Public input needed in search for new city manager

Burbank is looking for a new city manager. Burbank Water and Power head honcho, Ron Davis, is holding down the position for the interim. Davis has expressed interest in the job permanently, according to a report in the Burbank Leader last month. It should not be a done deal. At least outwardly, city officials are going through the motions of mounting […]
Monday, February 29, 2016

Happy Leap Day

Today is something special. A Leap Day that comes around only every four years or so. February gets an extra day to help sync up our calendar. A year is 365 days — but it takes a little longer than that for the Earth to complete its orbit around the sun. So that’s why we have leap year, but there […]
Sunday, February 28, 2016

Oscar Sunday: Awards, Chris Rock, and diversity controversy

The curtain will go up in a few hours on the 88th Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Host Chris Rock is expected to, ah, rock the house — and he will have plenty of material with the controversy about the lack of diversity in Hollywood hanging over the glam event. Here’s more on the controversy  from […]
Friday, February 26, 2016

Huge house fire in Burbank under investigation

A huge house fire on East Angeleno Avenue in Burbank is under investigation today. Yesterday morning, a fierce battle was waged to try to save the two-story structure.  Fire crews from the surrounding area were involved in the fight. The first to arrive on the scene at around 9:40 a.m. were from Burbank and Glendale. The firefighters discovered a worker […]
Thursday, February 25, 2016

“Copycat Killers” TV series premieres this Saturday

A new TV series debuting this Saturday takes a look at the dark side of Hollywood films. Frequently motion pictures are inspired by reality, however, in some strange and terrifying cases killers imitate or copy what they’ve seen on the big screen.  “Copycat Killers” is a behind the scenes look at headline grabbing murder cases and the dramatic hunt for […]