Fronnie Lewis

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Burbank float “Jungle Rescue” wins award in 2015 Rose Parade

Burbank Tournament of Roses Association has much to cheer about on this New Year’s Day. For the sixth straight year, the Burbank Rose Parade float has won an award. Burbank’s 2015  parade entry is “Jungle Rescue,” which pays homage to volunteer firefighters in an animated scene about a group of monkeys who fight to put out a fire in a […]
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Burbank police officer who rescued fire victim identified

The Burbank police officer, who probably saved the life of an elderly man in that dramatic fire rescue yesterday, has been identified. Officer Brent Fekety arrived on the scene shortly after 9 a.m. with several other members of the Burbank PD. The home at 326 South Griffith Park Drive was on fire. Next door neighbor, Bob Rosen, saw Fekety go […]
Monday, December 29, 2014

Election Buzz: Campaign signs and those holiday decorations

Campaign signs of the candidates, in the 2015 Burbank Municipal Elections, playing by the standard political rules are appearing around town now. A cluster of campaign signs supporting the re-election of council member Emily Gabel-Luddy are in several yards along West Verdugo  Avenue between Catalina  and Keystone streets. The signs popped up after Christmas — in accordance with an old […]
Monday, December 29, 2014

Burbank police officer rescues victim from burning house

An elderly Burbank resident is recovering in the hospital today after being pulled from his burning home at 326 South Griffith Park Drive. The fire was called into the Burbank Fire Department at around 9:10 a.m. Neighbor, Linda Rosen, was one of those who called 9-1-1. Her husband, Bob Rosen, went next door and saw”… the smoke pouring out of […]
Saturday, December 27, 2014

End of the year Mega Millions jackpot at least $172 million

The Mega Millions lottery game is ending the year with a huge jackpot!  That money pot is stuffed with at least $170 million after no one had the winning numbers in yesterday’s day after Christmas draw. Those lucky numbers: 2,5,10,20,38 and the Mega Ball 14. The last time someone scored the big win in this game was back on November […]
Friday, December 26, 2014

Updated: Burbank City Council candidate Sharon Springer talks issues and concerns

Resident Sharon Springer is making a run for the Burbank City Council. Two council seats will appear on the upcoming February 24, 2015 Burbank Primary Municipal Election ballot. Springer is past chair and current  vice-chair of the Sustainable Burbank Commission. Springer has a Master of City and Regional Planning degree and a Bachelor of Science in geography. Springer has a background as a […]
Thursday, December 25, 2014

“Someday At Christmas”

“Someday At Christmas”   Someday at Christmas men won’t be boys Playing with bombs like kids play with toys One warm December our hearts will see A world where men are free Someday at Christmas there’ll be no wars When we have learned what Christmas is for When we have found what life’s really worth There’ll be peace on earth […]
Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Temporary election workers wanted in Burbank

Burbank is gearing up for its primary and general elections in the first half of the new year. As part of the preparation, a news release was sent out expressing a need for temporary election workers. Also, a notice about this is on the city website. There are three types of positions:Election Worker, Ballot Drop-off Center Worker; and a Canvassing […]