Fronnie Lewis

Thursday, March 12, 2015

UPDATED: Street closures in Burbank due to visit of President Obama

UPDATED: 5:00 p.m. President Barack Obama is headed to the Southland today and his visit with undoubtedly cause some traffic issues. The president has a very busy schedule, which includes at least one major fundraiser and appearances on a talk show. Burbank Police sent out a news release warning of the closure today of Hollywood Way (in both directions) between Empire Avenue […]
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Community meeting to discuss off-leash dog park in Burbank

The first in a series of community meetings tonight about an off-leash dog park in Burbank. The development of such a park has been kicking around since 1997. However, the concept has moved into the serious stage with three sites being considered by Burbank’s Park and Recreation Department. The sites involved: an open space area adjacent to Bel Aire Baseball […]
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Showdown over “McMansions” in Burbank gets TV news coverage

A showdown over the proliferation of “McMansion” size homes in Burbank is set for tonight at the Burbank City Council meeting. Last week, the city council heard from a number of  residents who spoke out about McMansions sprouting up in Burbank neighborhoods. Some told painful stories about an oversized home being built next door that either damaged their property, or robbed […]
Monday, March 9, 2015

Mysterious boom rattles nerves in Burbank

Some residents near 1030 West Olive Avenue in Burbank may still have some rattled nerves this afternoon. A loud boom, at 2:30 a.m in the vicinity of that property, jolted a number of people out of a sound sleep. Some say it sounded like an explosion or even a shotgun blast. There was no assault nor attack. It was a […]
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Saturday morning special: Live music in Magnolia Park

Every Saturday, Simply Coffee in Magnolia Park will be featuring live music. Today, the duo “Jesse’s Pride” entertained guests on the coffee shop’s patio with acoustic Latin, folk, blues, and jazz. Simply Coffee began offering live music for the first time last Saturday. They plan to continue providing this musical treat for patrons every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. […]
Friday, March 6, 2015

Election News: Burbank City Council members make endorsements

Today Burbank School Board candidate, Dr.  Armond Aghakhanian, announced the endorsement of Burbank City Council vice-mayor, Bob Frutos. On his Facebook page,  Aghakhanian made the announcement and wrote, “I am truly honored and humbled for the level of support our campaign is receiving from our community. This includes Burbank community leaders and organizations.” Three other council members, Emily Gabel-Luddy, Jess Talamantes, […]
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Grand opening of 1920s Hair and Nail Bar in Burbank

A big turnout for the grand opening yesterday of the 1920s Hair and Nail Bar in Burbank. Family, friends, clients, as well as city and Burbank Chamber of Commerce officials showed up to nosh on scrumptious hors d’oeuvres, sweets, and pastries as well as to toast the new venture. The owners, hairstylist, Diana Azarian, and son, Raffael Nahapetian, opened the hair salon and […]
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Suspect being held on $1 million bail after attack in Burbank

  A 29 year-old Santa Clarita man is being held on $1 million bail today, after being arrested by Burbank Police in connection with an assault last night. The attack occurred in the 700 block of  Roselli Street at around 11 p.m. The victims, three unidentified females, ages 21, 41, and 67.  “All hospitalized in serious but stable condition with cuts/stab […]
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

IHOP offering free pancakes today!

If you like pancakes, most of us do, there’s a restaurant offering them free today. IHOP restaurants are celebrating the chain’s tenth anniversary of National Pancake Day! If you dine in, you get a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free eats, “guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals or […]