Fronnie Lewis

Monday, February 23, 2015

Election News: Campaign signs and the Burbank ballot count

The Burbank landscape is dotted with political signs from the various candidates campaigning for the two seats on the city council and the three seats on the Burbank School Board. While most are the typical yard signs you see during the election season — some of the 2015 candidates have come up with some creative alternatives. Love the super-sized Sharon […]
Monday, February 23, 2015

lightning, thunder, and rain in Burbank

The cloudy skies over Burbank came alive with lightning and thunder this afternoon around 2:40 p.m.  Also, raindrops began to fall and are expected to continue off and on at least through this evening. There’s a storm system moving through Los Angeles County. The weather watchers say there will be periods of heavy downpours, isolated thunderstorms, and hail in some […]
Monday, February 23, 2015

Burbank stand-off suspect held on $140,000 bail

The suspect involved in that stand-off with police in Burbank  last Tuesday is being held on a $140,000 bail in the Los Angeles County jail. Brandon Degourville of Los Angeles was pulled over after authorities say a Burbank Police officer ran a check on the 2013 Honda he was driving and it came back as a stolen vehicle. The 28 year-old […]
Sunday, February 22, 2015

Cloudy skies and rain in Burbank

Cloudy skies over Burbank on this Sunday morning. Some light rain began shortly after 10 a.m. A storm system is expected to linger over the Southland today and that could mean raindrops during the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony and hoopla in Hollywood. A steady rain is in the forecast for this evening and overnight. Cooler temperatures for the Media City […]
Friday, February 20, 2015

Election News: Burbank primary, ballot count, and drop-off centers

While the candidates are out getting in some final hours of campaigning, the Burbank City Clerk’s Office is gearing up for next Tuesday’s primary election. Seven candidates are running for two open seats on the city council. They are Juan Guillen, David Nos, Chris Rizzotti, Will Rogers, Sharon Springer, Elise Stearns- Niesen, and incumbent Emily Gabel-Luddy. Six candidates are battling it […]
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Burbank Walmart case headed back to court next week

Walmart is making good on its plans to continue the legal fight to open one of its mega-stores in Burbank. Oral arguments for the case are set for next Thursday, February 26, in the Second District Court of Appeals in Downtown Los Angeles. The retail giant is appealing a decision by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, Allan J. Goodman, back […]
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Final meet and greet with candidates before Burbank primary election

The Burbank primary election is less than a week away. If you still have questions for the candidates, you can get some answers at a  meet and greet this evening. This is the fourth in a series of  meet and greet events with the candidates running in the city council  and school board races. The event will run from 6:30 p.m. […]
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Tense stand-off drama in Burbank ends peacefully

A tense stand-off drama played out on a street in Burbank this afternoon, when a suspect in a reported stolen car “refused to exit the vehicle,” according to Burbank Police Lieutenant, Eddie Ruiz. The incident began at around 2:38 p.m., when a Burbank PD patrol officer pulled over a 2013 silver Honda Fit after a license check revealed it had […]