Fronnie Lewis

Friday, May 1, 2015

City Buzz: MPMA reacts to controversy and complaints

The embattled Magnolia  Park Merchants Association responded  today to a letter from an irate merchant on Magnolia Boulevard, posted here on Media City Groove, which has drawn more than two dozen comments and fired-up a smoldering controversy in that business area of trendy shops, eateries, and retro stores in Burbank. Last summer, a dispute among merchants over parking on the […]
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Travel Adventures: Burbankers visit New Orleans

Media City Groove photographer, Greg Reyna,  shares his recent travel adventure to New Orleans with girlfriend Tina McDermott. Both are Burbankers who enjoy traveling. “The pictures … include the little house we rented, and the Chickie Wah-Wah club, where we saw an excellent band, Papa Mali, do a 3-hour CD release show. As the week went on there was lots […]
Sunday, April 26, 2015

Earth Day Celebration and a Taste of Toluca

The 4th annual Earth Day Celebration gets underway in Toluca Lake today. The Greater Toluca Lake Neighborhood Council is hosting the event. There will entertainment, merchants and environmental information booths. Also, featured “Taste of Toluca.”  Around 19 local restaurants and eatries wll be offering samples of their specialities at the Toluca Lake Farmers Market behind Wells Fargo Bank 10223 Riverside […]
Sunday, April 26, 2015

Updated: Burbank on Parade 2015: Gunfight on Olive Avenue

Under threatening skies yesterday, Burbank on Parade paid tribute to Burbank as “City of the Wild Wild West.” Leading off this year’s parade “Gunfighters for Hire.” The performers were dressed for the period and packing their sidearms. Along the parade route, Keystone Street to Lomita Street on Olive Avenue, these hotheads would settle their disputes with a series of bang, […]
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Entertainment Buzz: April 22, 2015

Free day of filmmaking seminars and industry panels Calling all filmmakers, actors, and movie fans. The Burbank International Film Festival is presenting a day of filmmaking seminars and industry panels at Woodbury University 7500 North Glenoaks Boulevard in Burbank  this Saturday, April 25. The event will take place in Fletcher Jones Auditorium from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. It’s free and open […]
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Reaction to Burbank Walmart appeals court decision

The site of a controversial Walmart in Burbank will remain vacant for a while longer, despite the ruling last week of a state appeals court saying the city can issue building permits to the giant retailer.  A lawsuit to block the proposed Walmart megastore was filed by Burbank residents Shanna Ingalsbee, Katherine Olson, and Yvette Ziraldo back in spring of […]
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Entertainment Buzz: Saturday, April 18, 2015

Major movies opening this weekend Debuting on the big screen this weekend, the comedy sequel “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” the animal documentary ” Monkey Kingdom,” and the low-budget, R-rated, horror flick, “Unfriended .” “Mall Cop 2” and “Unfriended” will probably do well this weekend.  Nevertheless,  neither is expected to match the draw of the juggernaut, “Furious 7,” which will most […]
Friday, April 17, 2015

Election News: Final 2015 Burbank General Election results

Today Burbank City Clerk, Zizette Mullins, announced the final results of last Tuesday’s general election. All ballots have been counted and verified — the  total 11,032. That represents 18.1 percent of  the ballots mailed out to the 60,853 eligible voters in Burbank.  That is about the same number cast in the 2013 Burbank General Election (11, 161). How many late ballots […]
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

More comments from candidates in 2015 Burbank General Election

Both Juan Guillen and Chris Rizzotti missed the cut in the runoff for two seats on the Burbank City Council. Will Rogers and incumbent, Emily-Gabel-Luddy, received the most votes in yesterday’s general election. However, Guillen and Rizzotti are still upbeat about their campaigns and Burbank voters. Here are the statements they sent to Media city Groove this morning. Third place: […]