Fronnie Lewis

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

A scorcher in Burbank

Wow! At noon today, the temperature hit 100 in Burbank and the mercury will probably climb even higher this afternoon. A Southland heat wave kicked off earlier in the week and it’s expected to peak today and tomorrow. The national weather service has issued an excessive heat warning until  8 p.m. tomorrow for Burbank and most of the Los Angeles […]
Monday, September 7, 2015

Call-out : A Burbank school waters on Monday in the heat

Outdoor watering restrictions are in effect in Burbank, but apparently at David Starr Jordan Middle School on South Mariposa Street they’re not following city rules. As I walked by the school campus at around 11 a.m. today, I noticed some sprinklers spraying steady streams of water on a lawn section dotted with some young trees.The temperature at the time was […]
Monday, September 7, 2015

Labor Day: Enjoy the holiday, remember the workers

“I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.” — John D. Rockefeller
Sunday, September 6, 2015

Walmart moves ahead with a superstore in Burbank

Retail giant, Walmart, is busy converting the old Great Indoors site, at 1301 North Victory Place, into one of its stores. That’s exciting news for some and a reason to go into mourning for others. “The litigation has concluded with respect to Walmart’s permits and we are moving forward with bringing a Walmart Supercenter to our Burbank customers.” Delia Garcia, […]
Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Gas prices take a dip for Labor Day weekend

As the long Labor Day weekend approaches, prices at the gas pump are taking a dive. Yeah, gas prices are down across the country including right here in Burbank. Some of the cheapest gas in the Media City is at Kwik Serv Gasoline at Victory Boulevard and Hollywood Way. At this station regular is selling for $3.25 per gallon. The […]
Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Magnolia Park — Crowds, food trucks & kicks and gear shop

Magnolia Boulevard is continuing to evolve into an interesting trendy place to hang out in Burbank. Last Friday evening with temperatures in the 90s, crowds braved the heat for “Ladies and Gents Night Out.” Local eateries and smoking food trucks provided a variety of menu items for the hungry. Along with store bargains, there was entertainment and artists at work, […]
Friday, August 28, 2015

Superintendent Matt Hill speaks to Burbank Kiwanis club

The new superintendent of Burbank schools, Matt Hill, is making the rounds here in B-town as he continues a personal campaign of “100 days of listening ” Launched on July first, Hill told me in an email that during his first  100 days on the job he plans on “visiting all of our schools, attending PTA meetings, community event(s), sending out […]