Fronnie Lewis

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Campaign underway for a new Trader Joe’s in Burbank

A campaign is underway to open a new Trader Joe’s market in Burbank. It has gained traction in the neighborhood around the failed Fresh & Easy market at 1615 West Verdugo Avenue. For several weeks, there has been a call to action, for a new Trader Joe’s, posted on the front of that building. The notice is shown below. No […]
Sunday, February 7, 2016

Two suspects arrested in Burbank gang-related shooting

Two suspects arrested last Friday are set to appear in court this week in connection with a Burbank gang-related shooting. The suspects are identified as Erik Manooki,  a 19 year-old alleged gang member from Sunland, and 22 year-old Candice Richardson of Burbank.”It is believed Manooki is the shooter in this case and Richardson instigated the crime as retribution related to […]
Wednesday, February 3, 2016

“Ladies & Gents Night Out” returns to Magnolia Park

A rather subdued “Ladies & Gents Night Out” returned to Magnolia Park in Burbank last Friday night after taking a break around the holidays. Several of the retailers who normally participate did not open their doors for the event, which runs from 6-9 p.m. Pinup Girl Boutique passed this time, but had a sign in the storefront saying it would […]
Monday, February 1, 2016

Sunny with cool and windy conditions in Burbank

After the weekend stormy weather, sunshine, cool temperatures and very windy conditions in Burbank. Today, the high reached only into the 50s. However, the winds are the news. Roaring through the Media City, the winds have downed trees, dumped tons of leaves and broken branches into yards and streets.These are cold winds that nip at your face. They’re blowing 20-to-30 […]
Sunday, January 31, 2016

Burbank assault suspect due in court Monday

A Burbank assault suspect is due in court tomorrow in connection with an alleged kidnapping and officer involved shooting. It began last Thursday morning shortly after 4 a.m. Burbank Police responded to a call at West Victory Boulevard and Buena Vista Street where a 36 year-old woman claimed she had been kidnapped. ” She gave a very specific description of the […]
Saturday, January 23, 2016

Hundreds turn out for sale in Burbank’s Magnolia Park

Bargain hunters were out bright and early in Burbank’s trendy Magnolia Park today. Around two hundred eager shoppers were lined up at Unique Vintage at 2013 West Magnolia Boulevard for its semi-annual “Pin up picnic sale,” where some items were up to 90 percent off! Doors did not open until 10 a.m. The first to arrive at 6 a.m : […]
Friday, January 22, 2016

BWP’s Ron Davis new interim Burbank City Manager

Burbank Water and Power General Manager, Ron Davis, will soon be on top as the city employee with the biggest salary and the most power.  One-foot-out-the-door City Manager, Mark Scott, the previous holder of both titles, officially moves on to San Bernardino in early February.  Yesterday a city news release announced the selection of Davis as the new interim city manager. […]
Friday, January 15, 2016

New rules for Burbank’s “Ladies & Gents Night Out”

The popular “Ladies & Gents Night Out” event in Burbank’s Magnolia Park is returning this month, but with some major changes. Earlier this week, the Magnolia Park Merchants Association sent out an email to shop owners and businesses in the affected area, announcing new rules, which are the result of a series of meetings between members of the association and […]