Fronnie Lewis

Thursday, February 5, 2015

In The News: February 5, 2015

New hacker victims! Sony’s Amy Pascal is heading for the door, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The co-chair of Sony Entertainment, Pascal apparently got hit with the fallout from that major cyber attack from the group calling itself Guardians of Peace — which leaked embarrassing and sensitive company documents as well as threatening havoc if “The Interview” film was release. Heath […]
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Burbank school board candidates at Woodbury U. forum tonight

  The six candidates vying for three seats on the Burbank Board of Education will be front and center this evening at a forum on the Woodbury University campus in Burbank. That forum begins at 7 p.m. in the Woody Cafeteria.  The candidates are Steve Ferguson, Dr. Armond Aghakhanian, Roberta Reynolds, Jesse “Tangk” Tangkhpanya, Greg Sousa, and Vahe Hovanessian. Last month, on January […]
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The Burbank primary, Chris Rizzotti, and that anti-gay controversy

It seems to happen like clockwork. Just as the ballots go out and shortly before Election Day, out of nowhere ugly charges are dumped on a candidate. As we head into the final days of the 2015 campaign for the Burbank Primary Election on February 24, 2015, city council candidate/Burbank Planning Board vice-chair, Chris Rizzotti, is battling anti-gay accusations. At […]
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Burbank City Council candidates draw a crowd to Woodbury University forum

It was practically a full house at the city council candidates’ forum in Woody’s Cafeteria at Woodbury University last Wednesday, January 28. Much of the candidates’ opening statements and views expressed were repeats or pretty close to what they said during the recent League of Women Voters of Glendale/Burbank forum.  However, there were some moments that set this forum apart from […]
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Election News: Ballots, drop-off centers, and political ads

Burbank City Clerk, Zizette Mullins, attended the Burbank Coordinating Council meeting/luncheon yesterday to spread the word about the upcoming Burbank Primary. Last election only 18 percent of the registered voters returned their mail in ballots. In order to improve that low percentage, Mullins told the group “I need your help” in order to make voters aware of the February 24, […]
Monday, February 2, 2015

Burbank director wins $1 million in Doritos “Crash the Super Bowl” contest

For the second straight year, a Burbank resident is part of the winning team taking home the first place grand prize in the Doritos “Crash The Super Bowl” contest. Director  Scott Zabielski, reportedly pulled together the required 30-second TV commercial on a budget of only $2,000, according to KTLA . The commercial is called “Middle Seat” and stars Zabielski’s own small son. […]
Saturday, January 31, 2015

Super Bowl Sunday: Pizza, beer, and McDonald’s freebies

While the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots are gearing up for that Super Bowl XLIX showdown in Arizona, restaurants, fast food joints, and takeout places are getting ready to throw down some serious eats. Sales of beer, chicken wings, and pizza will skyrocket on Super Bowl Sunday, according to Restaurant News. Some of the big chains are offering […]
Saturday, January 31, 2015

Woman found dead after fire in Burbank apartment

Burbank Police and Fire investigators today are working to determine the cause of an apartment fire which apparently killed a woman. It happened in the 200 block of East Alameda Avenue yesterday. Both Burbank Police and Fire responded to the initial call of a medical emergency shortly after 5 p.m. The first on the scene, a Burbank PD officer, reportedly […]
Friday, January 30, 2015

Thunder, lightning, and rain in Burbank

Thunder, lightning, and rain in Burbank. The thunder rumbled and the lightning flashed around 3 p.m. A few sprinkles followed  and that soon turned into a heavy downpour. Some gusty winds as well. The weather forecast is for scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms throughout the Southland this afternoon. The chance of rain remains in the forecast for Burbank tonight. Lows […]