Fronnie Lewis

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Burbank home invasion robbery victim fights back

Gerri Dickinson is one feisty and brave senior citizen. Dickinson, 89, is recovering today from injuries suffered in a brutal battle with a home invasion robber. The criminal forced his way into her Burbank home in the 1000 block of Cornell Drive last Friday night at around 8:30 p.m. Dickinson says the robber told her, “I came to get your […]
Friday, July 10, 2015

Burbank market shut down by robbery and fire

The Sevan Mini Market on North San Fernando Boulevard in Burbank is boarded up today after a robbery and fire last night. As reported on Media City Groove, the market was robbed by several suspects at around 9 p.m., at least one of them was armed. Then, a fire broke out. The fire was knocked down quickly by Burbank firefighters, […]
Friday, July 10, 2015

SC Confederate flag comes down

  The Confederate battle flag was lowered from a pole on the South Carolina statehouse grounds and taken away to a military museum by an honor guard of state troopers this morning. A crowd cheered and applauded as the pro-slavery banner came down. The flag was removed after 54 years and heated emotional debate about what is an emblem of Southern […]
Friday, July 10, 2015

Armed robbery and fire at Burbank market under investigation

An armed robbery and fire at the Sevan Mini Market is under investigation today by both the Burbank Police and Fire Departments. The market at 1516 North San Fernando Boulevard was on fire when police officers arrived on the scene last night at around 8:50 p.m. “The officers made contact with the victim, who reported he’d been robbed by at […]
Thursday, July 9, 2015

Updated: Confederate flag to be removed from SC capitol grounds

  UPDATED: July 10, 2015 — South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed the bill removing the Confederate flag from the capitol, yesterday afternoon. The flag is set to be taken down this morning at 10 a.m.  CNN After 13 hours of debate and numerous amendments by supporters to keep the Confederate battle flag flying,  the South Carolina House voted overwhelmingly […]
Thursday, July 9, 2015

Burbank PD has a new deputy chief

More changes in the Burbank Police Department. The word is Captain Mike Albanese has been promoted to deputy chief. The position opened up last month, after Tom Angel took the job of chief of staff at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Albanese has been a key member of Chief Scott Lachasse’s leadership group since his arrival at the BPD […]
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Plan to rebrand Bob Hope Airport stalls

A plan to rebrand Bob Hope Airport as Los Angeles Burbank Airport has stalled and will not move forward to the full airport authority commission for consideration at this time. In fact, the Operations and Development committee kicked the plan back to the airport authority staff and the consultant firm, Anyone Collective, to do more research and seek input from […]
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Burbank “Drug Take Back ” event this Saturday

Got some of those expired  medications or unwanted prescription drugs?  No need to let them clutter up your place, when the Burbank Police Department is offering to dispose of them for you. The “Drug Take Back” kicks off this Saturday, July 11, in the rear parking lot of the Burbank PD headquarters, 200 North First Street, in Downtown Burbank. The […]
Monday, July 6, 2015

Burbank mayor speaks out about airport rebranding issue

Burbank Mayor, Bob Frutos, is on an urgent mission to reach out to as many residents as possible and he has very little time to do it. Several meetings concerning some major issues involving the Bob Hope Airport are coming up soon. In these meetings, Mayor Frutos believes “the people’s voice” should be heard. One issue, a replacement terminal at […]