Fronnie Lewis

Friday, June 12, 2015

Social media saves Dodger employee’s job

Another demonstration of the power of social media. Long time  Dodger Stadium organist, Nancy Bea Hefley, was apparently being phased out and replaced with “pre-recorded pop and hip hop music” at the ballpark. Hefley has been playing for the Dodgers for more than 20 years. However, lately the Dodger front office had been giving her hints she was no longer […]
Thursday, June 11, 2015

New trailer for “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation”

  The box office blockbuster series, “Mission: Impossible” returns this summer with installment number 5. Again, audiences will be treated to a fast-paced actioner with wild stunts and Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt. The latest trailer for “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation” is right here. Check it out.  
Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Restaurants see spike in customers and jobs

Have you noticed the lines getting longer at your favorite restaurants? It’s definitely the case in Burbank. The Tallyrand at 1700 West Olive Avenue has been popular with the locals for years, but lately the crowds of people waiting in the lobby or outside have grown. Tables are the hardest to come by on the weekends for breakfast, lunch or […]
Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Burbank breaks heat record, a chance of rain today

Another dramatic change in the weather today. In Burbank, the skies are cloudy and there’s a good chance of rain, even thunderstorms this afternoon. Yesterday, the sun was blazing hot — pushing the temperatures up into the triple digits here in the Media City. Monday’s high turned out to be a record breaker. It reached 102 in B-town — breaking […]
Sunday, June 7, 2015

Waterwise Tips: Cut back on water and grow gorgeous roses

Want to save water? Who doesn’t in California’s long-running drought. However, not everyone wants desert-like landscape populated with mostly rocks, wood chips, and cacti . So it’s good to know, you can cut back on watering and still have gorgeous blooming roses in your garden. The rose expert at San Marino’s Huntington Library says it can be done and has […]
Saturday, June 6, 2015

Royal photos of Prince George and Princess Charlotte

Kensington Place today tweeted out the first official photos to be released of Prince George and new arrival Princess Charlotte. The very cute pictures reportedly were taken by their mother,  Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge ,in mid-May at Anmer Hall, the family home in Norfolk, England. The little princess, born May 2nd, is scheduled to be christened in a private ceremony […]
Saturday, June 6, 2015

Ex-Burbank school employee arrested on sex charges

A former Burroughs High School employee is facing several sex charges allegedly involving two female students. Burbank Police arrested 23 year-old, Clarke Surrey, of Glendale last Thursday, June 4. BPD reportedly began an investigation after receiving a tip, according to a news release. Surrey is accused of having sex with two students, between the ages of 15 and 17, “from approximately […]
Friday, June 5, 2015

It’s National Donut Day! Go ahead, have a sweet one

Today is National Donut Day. Go ahead, have a sweet one or two or whatever. In celebration of the day, various businesses and retailers are offering freebies. I knew the line would be long at the Krispy Kreme  in the Burbank Empire Center,  1521 North Victory Place where they’re giving away a free donut to anyone who asks for one. […]
Thursday, June 4, 2015

Shout-out to two Burbank parents — homework crusaders

It’s perfectly normal for kids to complain about homework. However, homework assignments have become a pain for many parents as well. A  survey sent out by the John Burroughs High School PTA got a lot of complaints from parents about the stress and disruption to family life caused by  heavy loads of homework. Here are some quotes from parents collected […]