Fronnie Lewis

Monday, September 21, 2015

A shout out to Burbank Unified School District officials

Quick action by some officials in the Burbank Unified School District have turned a call out into a shout out for some watering issues at David Starr Jordan Middle School, 420 South Mariposa Street. Burbank school officials got called out on  Media City Groove for watering the front lawn at Jordan on a hot Labor Day, two weeks ago. Not […]
Monday, September 21, 2015

New heat record in Burbank

A new heat record in Burbank. Yesterday the temperature shot up to 104 in the Media City, beating the old record of 103 set back on that date in 1943, according to the National Weather Service. The temperature in B-town today should be lower than the record breaker on Sunday, but it’s still hot. The high temperature expected to soar […]
Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sizzling heat in Burbank today

Some serious sunshine in Burbank today. Along with a sizzling blast from the sun, weather watchers are saying the high will reach the upper 90s even possibly triple digits in the Media City. Also, some tropical moisture could bring a threat of rain through Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. So take precautions in the heat and be on […]
Sunday, September 20, 2015

Best-selling author Jackie Collins: 1937 — 2015

Best-selling author, Jackie Collins, has died after a valiant battle with breast cancer. She passed away yesterday at the age of 77. Collins who made a name for herself and sold millions of novels, writing about characters who lived glamorous or adventurous lives.  Many of her  novels were set in the glitzy world of Hollywood, which she knew well. She was also […]
Saturday, September 19, 2015

Photos of big pot bust in Burbank

Three suspects are due to be arraigned on Monday in connection with a big pot bust in Burbank. Last Thursday “… detectives executed the search warrant and uncovered an illegal sophisticated indoor marijuana grow operation. Over 1200 marijuana plants, in various stages of maturity were seized. Investigators estimate the street value of the marijuana to be in excess of $500,000,” […]
Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Toys “R” Us to hire 40,000 employees for the holidays

The giant kids’ store chain, Toys “R” Us, is gearing up for the upcoming holiday season and today it announced plans to hire 40,000 seasonal workers.  That means the company reportedly will more than double its current workforce. The retailer has opportunities at its stores, including the one in Burbank, as well as distribution centers nationwide. “We are seeking enthusiastic, […]
Monday, September 14, 2015

Showbiz Tidbits: September 14, 2015

Arnold Schwarzenegger lands new TV gig. The former California governor/actor has been named host of NBC’s  “The Celebrity Apprentice.”  Schwarzenegger takes over in the 7th season of the reality show for billionaire/super personality/now presidential candidate, Donald Trump. “Arnold Schwarzenegger is the epitome of a global brand in entertainment and business, and his accomplishments in the political arena speak for themselves. […]
Friday, September 11, 2015

City Buzz:Burbank merchants’ feud escalates in Mag Park

That bitter merchants’ feud in the 3400 block of West Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank, once thought to be dying down,  has escalated with more nasty allegations, a police report, and a mystery videotape. I began covering the dispute back in August of 2014, when it centered on the fight for one-hour parking on the north side of the block. Most […]