Fronnie Lewis

Monday, November 13, 2023

New poll shows Porter and Schiff lead California U.S. Senate race

A new CA Senate poll shows Rep. Katie Porter and Rep. Adam Schiff far ahead of the other candidates. In fact, the two U.S. House Democrats are running almost neck-and-neck in the race. Porter of Irvine is favored by 17 % of voters most likely to cast ballots in the upcoming March primary. Schiff of Burbank is slightly behind with […]
Monday, October 30, 2023

Two high-profile SoCal candidates jump into the crowded California US Senate race

Former SoCal TV reporter/anchor, Christina Pascucci is stepping away from a 15-year career to hit the campaign trail. Pascucci, 38, is running for the US Senate seat once held by Dianne Feinstein, who passed away on September 29. Pascucci officially announced her intentions recently on Fox 11’s political talk show “The Issue is: with Elex Michaelson.”  Locally, Pascucci worked for news […]
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Hundreds of striking workers picket Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank

Hundreds of striking workers hit the picket lines at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank for a third straight day. SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) says 700 of its members are taking part in a 5-day work stoppage because of “bad faith bargaining and other illegal tactics meant to silence workers.” Yesterday, many of the picketers stood out in […]
Monday, October 16, 2023

Taylor Swift’s concert movie scored a major win at the weekend Box Office

“Taylor Swift: Eras Tour” concert movie struck gold at the Box Office. Swift fans, known as Swifties, turned out for the movie debut in huge numbers. Nationwide and in Canada, the film raked in around $96 million. That’s the biggest opening weekend for a concert film ever domestically. Worldwide, the film took in at least $30 million more. “Eras Tour” […]
Friday, October 13, 2023

Friday the 13th: How to calm those fears

A lot of fears on this Friday the 13th. Some fears are based on reality and are the result of our difficult times. Quite a few others drifted out of the dark side and are based on superstition. For ages, Friday falling on the 13th day of the calendar has been considered unlucky. The origin of the superstition in Western […]
Tuesday, October 10, 2023

A done deal: WGA membership overwhelmingly ratifies new contract

It’s a done deal. Writers Guild of America scribes officially give thumbs up to a new three year contract.  Yesterday, the WGA West announced on its website  the results of a contract vote by the rank and file. 99 percent of writers reportedly voted for the deal hammered out with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. This brings […]
Saturday, September 30, 2023

The fall festival planned for Johnny Carson Park today postponed

The fall festival scheduled for Johnny Carson Park in Burbank today is a no-go. The City of Burbank sent out an update yesterday afternoon announcing the postponement of the festival due to the “forecasted inclement weather.”  That is weather considered unsafe or undesirable for outdoor events. You can blame our cool temperatures, cloudy skies, and potential for some light rain […]
Friday, September 29, 2023

Hollywood writers prepare to vote on a tentative agreement

Hollywood writers are getting ready to vote on a tentative agreement reached by the Writers Guild of America and the major studios last weekend.  After months of acrimony, false starts and weeks of painful silence negotiations finally got serious and moved at lightning speed. The talks restarted on Wednesday, September 20.  They went on every day until a deal was […]
Monday, September 25, 2023

$5.4 million Powerball lottery ticket sold at liquor store in Burbank

A Powerball lottery winner is holding a ticket worth $5.4 million dollars. The ticket was bought for the September 23 draw at Thirst Quencher Liquor, 440 North Glenoaks Blvd here in Burbank.  The ticket shows five of the six winning numbers. It lacks the red Powerball number. Those lucky digits were 1, 12, 20, 3, 66 and the Powerball was […]