Fronnie Lewis

Friday, October 31, 2014

Martino’s Bakery in Burbank plays host to two creepy characters

In the spirit of Halloween, Martino’s Bakery, 335 North Victory Boulevard in Burbank, is playing host to a couple of creepy characters. The bakery has a new parking lot greeter, a giant blow-up Frankenstein monster with a bright green face. Inside, sitting at a choice table by the window, a giant skeleton takes a break from his scary Halloween chores. […]
Friday, October 31, 2014

Steve Ferguson announces candidacy for Burbank School Board

Well known activist and communications consultant, Steve Ferguson, is making a second run for the Burbank Board of Education. Ferguson finished third in the 2013 General Election for two seats on that board, behind Charlene Tabet and Larry Applebaum. In the 2015 municipal elections, February 24 and April 14, three board seats will be on the mail in ballots. Board members […]
Thursday, October 30, 2014

Election Buzz: Emily Gabel-Luddy running for re-election. Gary Bric?

Burbank City Council member, Emily Gabel-Luddy, has not called a news conference for the media, sent a letter to the Burbank Leader, nor issued a press release, but make no mistake about it, she’s running for re-election. Actually, Gabel-Luddy pretty much announced her intention to seek another term at the October 14 city council meeting. The focus of that meeting […]
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Update on Burbank town hall meeting

At last night’s city council meeting, Burbank Mayor, Dr. David Gordon, asked for an update on the release of the video of  the October 21, 2014 town hall meeting. Public information officer, Drew Sugars, announced that town hall meeting would be up on the city website this Saturday, November 1. There’s been a lot of chatter on the Internet and around […]
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

No trick Mega Millions lottery jackpot nearing $300 million

No trick, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot is nearing $300 million.  No one ticket had all of the winning numbers in last night’s draw. Those big money digits: 3, 50, 57, 58, 60 and the Mega Ball 11. The jackpot rolled over to $284 million. Lottery fever could push that money pot beyond the $300 million milestone by the time of […]
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Talk of the Town: Burbank City Council needs to reconsider Talaria vote

The city of Burbank is still buzzing about the city council majority’s approval two weeks ago of the controversial Talaria mixed-use project. Tonight the council will revisit the project with the second reading of an ordinance approving Talaria.  This is an opportunity for the council to reconsider its decision on the major aspects of this far-reaching development. No one really […]
Monday, October 27, 2014

Juan Guillen officially joins 2015 race for Burbank City Council

Juan Guillen, insurance specialist and community activist, has officially joined the 2015 race for Burbank City Council. He’s the latest of several candidates to take that step. Guillen made the announcement to me last Saturday during a chat at the Starbucks on North San Fernando Boulevard in Downtown Burbank. Guillen made an unsuccessful attempt for a council seat back in 2013, […]
Sunday, October 26, 2014

Mega Millions jackpot skyrockets to $252 million

The Mega Millions jackpot is huge! It  skyrocketed to $252 million after no ticket held all of the winning numbers in last Friday’s draw. Those lucky digits: 2, 14, 21, 28, 55 and the Mega Ball 3. The jackpot is the 16th largest ever for the Mega Millions lottery game. The jackpot has been on a roll since August 22, […]
Friday, October 24, 2014

Burbank town hall meeting confusion

If you went looking on the Burbank city website for Tuesday night’s town hall meeting, you’re not alone. A notice posted on the city website and a news release stated: “The Town Hall meeting will be televised and accessible on demand on the City’s YouTube page.” I was among those who assumed televised meant some sort of live streaming.  Well, […]