Fronnie Lewis

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Actress Kate Walsh throws out first pitch at a Dodger game

  Busy actress Kate Walsh got a chance to throw out the first pitch at a Dodger game. Walsh threw out the ceremonial pitch last Thursday at Dodger Stadium, just before the boys in blue took on the San Diego Padres. The Dodgers would go on to beat the Padres  2-1 in that game. Walsh gained fame for her role […]
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Dueling demonstrations at Burbank Hobby Lobby

The new Hobby Lobby in Burbank was the scene of not one but two demonstrations late yesterday. On the sidewalk, near the entrance to the parking lot, a group of demonstrators gathered with protest signs.They’re upset with the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, which allows Hobby Lobby to opt out of providing certain contraceptives  through the company’s employee health insurance plan. […]
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Glendale authorities asking for help in finding arson suspects

Glendale authorities are asking for help in finding three arson suspects in connection with that brush fire above Brand Library last month. The fire broke out at around 12:30 p.m. on June 22 and scorched 150 acres of mountain terrain. No homes nor structures were damaged.  An investigation, which included interviews with witnesses, has determined the three-day blaze may have […]
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Popular Burbank landscape workshop set for this Saturday

One of those popular free landscape workshops is set for this Saturday at the Community Services Building in Burbank. If you were thinking about signing up — it’s too late. This workshop is closed. Erika Sandoval of Burbank Water and Power says the July 12 workshop really filled up  “quickly.”   Due to the great demand, they’re putting together two […]
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

DreamWorks Animation linked to wage-fixing conspiracy scandal

DreamWorks Animation, one of the major players in the local entertainment industry, has been linked to a wage-fixing conspiracy, according to a post on NikkiFinke.com. The Glendale-based studio along with Pixar and Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic, reportedly made a secret agreement not to poach each others employees in what amounted to an alleged “wage-fixing cartel.”  DreamWorks Animation has approximately two […]
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Glendale Crumbs cupcake shop closed

I had a birthday a few days ago, and I regret not indulging in a Crumbs cupcake, one of the best on the planet. Now the chance for a repeat at that cupcakery is gone. The Crumbs Bake Shop at the Americana in Glendale has been shutdown and the phone disconnected. Apparently the New York-based chain has been struggling financially and […]
Monday, July 7, 2014

Protest rally and ribbon cutting ceremony at Hobby Lobby in Burbank

Dozens of protesters rallied in front of the Burbank Hobby Lobby at noon today, forcing the grand opening ceremony to move inside the store. The demonstrators were protesting Hobby Lobby because  of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last Monday. In a landmark 5-4 decision, the high court ruled Hobby Lobby could deny coverage  in its employee health plan for certain contraceptives, […]
Monday, July 7, 2014

Major protest planned for Burbank Hobby Lobby grand opening today

A major protest is shaping up for the grand opening ceremony at the Burbank Hobby Lobby today. Social media is buzzing about the protest, which will focus on Hobby Lobby’s  U.S. Supreme Court victory. Last Monday, the high court ruled that the craft and home decor chain, run by a conservative Christian family, could deny coverage in the company employee […]
Sunday, July 6, 2014

More Protests at Hobby Lobby in Burbank

Protesters converged on the new Hobby Lobby store in Burbank yesterday for the second straight day. Picketers greeted customers at the parking lot entrance on North Victory Boulevard July 4th during the soft opening. This is the newest Southland store for the controversial national craft and home decor chain run by the evangelical Christian family of David Green. Last Monday, Hobby […]