Fronnie Lewis

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Photo Gallery: National Night Out Burbank PD parking lot

The anti-crime event, National Night Out, was celebrated in the Media City with a bash at Burbank Police Headquarters as well as block parties in a number of neighborhoods last night. Freelance photographer, Greg Reyna, shot these pictures of the BPD bash held in the back parking lot of the facility on Tuesday August 5.      
Monday, August 4, 2014

Local National Night Out celebration moved to Burbank Police HDQ

Burbank is celebrating National Night Out tomorrow at a new location. Previously, this event has been held at the more scenic and people- friendly Chandler Bikeway in Magnolia Park. Now, for some reason, there has been a switch to the rear parking lot of Burbank Police Headquarters at 200 North Third Street. National Night Out is geared towards strengthening the […]
Sunday, August 3, 2014

Cloudy skies and possible thunderstorms in Burbank today

    You might need an umbrella on this first Sunday in August. Cloudy skies expected for most of the day here in Burbank with a chance of some rain and even thunderstorms. The chance of rain is 30 percent. We got some raindrops overnight in the Media City , not much, but every little bit helps the drought stricken […]
Saturday, August 2, 2014

Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $100 million

  The Mega Millions lottery has jumped into the very serious money category. No one ticket held all of the winning numbers in last night’s draw. Those numbers are 13, 29, 34, 37, 72, and the Mega 6. A lucky California ticket has all of those digits, except the Mega. It was bought in Visalia, a town up north in […]
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Reports of coyotes in packs roaming through a Burbank neighborhood

A warning out about coyotes in packs roaming through a Burbank neighborhood. CBS2 News is reporting that a resident and his dog were chased by a pack of coyotes on East Walnut Avenue near North 5th Street earlier this week. Nick Mendoza caught the coyotes on his home surveillance camera. Some of that video is up on the CBS2 website. Coyote […]
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Film production up in the Media City

Film production is up in the Media City. It’s been very busy over at the Burbank Police film permit office. Norma Brolsma has been running the operation for years. “Drowning in work,” Brolsma said last Thursday in an email. She wasn’t complaining, just describing how robust the permit business is in Burbank . So far this year, 500 Burbank permits […]
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Talk of the Town: Burbank mayor selection

Some issues, like the debate over the selection of Burbank’s mayor, never seem to die. It frequently comes up in the spring when a new mayor is picked by the city council members. In the past, there have been some ugly episodes with certain council members being shut out of the rotation for mayor. Dr. David Gordon has been passed […]
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Twitter shares soar on news of a surge in growth and profits

There’s a lot of tweeting going on these days. Twitter’s stock reportedly jumped  at least 30 percent today after it revealed better than expected second-quarter earnings. The chatty social network reported $312 million in revenue beating a forecast of $283 million in revenue. Also, Twitter delivered more good news about a surge in users. In the second-quarter, the micro-blogging site […]