Fronnie Lewis

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Burbank Police looking for witnesses to fatal car vs train collision

If you witnessed that tragic car vs Metrolink train collision in Burbank last Tuesday, September 2, police want to talk to you. It happened at Buena Vista Street and San Fernando Boulevard around 3:17 p.m.  “Initial reports indicate a grey Toyota Camry, traveling southbound on Buena Vista Street, attempted to circumvent the activated railroad crossing arms when the vehicle was struck by […]
Thursday, September 4, 2014

Comic Joan Rivers dies at 81

Legendary comedienne, Joan Rivers, died today surrounded by family and friends in a New York hospital. Rivers was rushed to the hospital last Thursday after complications developed during a medical procedure at an outpatient clinic. Rivers’ reportedly stop breathing. She had been on life support until yesterday when she was moved out of ICU and into a private room. Her […]
Thursday, September 4, 2014

$180 million lottery jackpot winner claims his prize

Riverside County retiree Rick Knudsen knows the odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are long so “…I don’t play unless I feel lucky, and the jackpot is high. I felt lucky,” is  how he described that gut feeling last month. Knudsen bought five Mega Millions quick picks at a 7-Eleven in Calimesa for the August 22 draw. One of […]
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Web Buzz: Buyouts and layoffs at Warner Bros.

  There’s chatter on the Internet about buyouts and layoffs at Warner Bros. First reported on Bloomberg  yesterday, buyouts have already begun in the division that includes CNN and TBS. Variety says “500 to 600” employees have received those offers.  However, more are coming for other parts of the Burbank-based company and top brass “may fire staff if too few employees take […]
Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Three lottery tickets bought in CA win Fantasy 5 game

Labor Day turned lucky for three lottery players who bought Fantasy 5 tickets for yesterday’s game. The winning numbers: 2, 8, 19, 23, and 36. The jackpot: $98, 092. Two of the lucky tickets were purchased here in the Southland: One at Donut Depot 20451 Sherman Way in Canoga Park and one at Cheers Liquors, 16205 Devonshire Street in Granada Hills. The […]
Sunday, August 31, 2014

Labor Day, jobs, and the minimum wage

On this Labor Day weekend, President Barack Obama is continuing to hammer home his point that it’s time for Congress to raise the minimum wage. Republicans have repeatedly blocked attempts to raise the federal minimum wage gradually from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. In his weekly address, President Obama insisted raising the minimum wage will help more than 20 million […]
Friday, August 29, 2014

$180 million lottery jackpot won in CA still unclaimed

The winner of that $180 million Mega Millions jackpot has yet to step forward. The jackpot is from last Friday’s, August 22, draw. The lucky ticket was bought at a 7-11, 301 County Line Road in Calimesa in Riverside County. The retailer is due $900,000, one half-of-one percent of the jackpot amount, for selling the winning ticket. So why has the winner […]
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Burbank Scene: Working out with Michelle Wilson

In a city dotted with movie studios, film, television, and media production companies, getting into and staying in shape is big business. The Media City has an ample supply of various gyms, workout studios, and exercise venues. Over the years, I have taken exercise classes at a variety of places, from professional studios to the YMCA.  By far one of the […]