Fronnie Lewis

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Rose Parade officials make announcement about passing of Louis Zamperini

Olympian, World War ll hero, and Southland inspiration, Louis Zamperini, died earlier this week at the age of 97. Universal Studios made the announcement  last Wednesday.  Zamperini reportedly died after a valiant struggle with pneumonia. Zamperini’s amazing life is the subject of Laura Hillenbrand’s best seller, “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.” (2010). The book […]
Thursday, July 3, 2014

Facebook makes another multi-million dollar purchase

Facebook continues its buying spree with another multi-million dollar purchase. TechCrunch is reporting Facebook is ponying up between $400-500 million for LiveRail, an advertising company, which focuses on video ads that appear on the web and mobile devices.  The social network announced the acquisition on its website yesterday. “We believe that LiveRail, Facebook and the premium publishers it serves have […]
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Burbank Taco Bell back in business after major remodeling

The Taco Bell at Buena Vista Street and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank is back in business. It had a soft opening last Friday, when they had to work the bugs out of the computer system. The next day, Saturday, the computers were working and the customers were starting to trickle in.  They’re calling this a remodel, but if you remember, […]
Monday, June 30, 2014

Photo Gallery: Actress Melissa McCarthy throws out first pitch at Dodger game

  Last Saturday actress, Melissa McCarthy, got to  throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals game at Dodger Stadium. McCarthy’s pitch was pretty good. It managed to find home plate. For that the actress was thrilled. McCarthy wrapped things up with a  hug and then a photo with Dodger catcher, Drew Butera. By the […]
Monday, June 30, 2014

Hobby Lobby wins U.S. Supreme Court case over birth control mandate

Hobby Lobby, the family owned arts and crafts chain opening a new store in Burbank in a few days, has been handed a major victory by the U.S. Supreme Court. It was announced today that the deeply divided high court had ruled in a  5-4 decision that privately owned corporations could not be required to provide contraceptive coverage for employees under […]
Saturday, June 28, 2014

While waiting for U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Hobby Lobby gears up for Burbank opening

Hobby Lobby, the craft and home decor chain, is gearing up for the big opening of its new Burbank store early next month. A new sign has been installed at the entrance to the newly paved parking lot on North Victory Boulevard. Extensive renovation of the old OSH site has been done, but work continues on the structure. Hobby Lobby’s […]
Friday, June 27, 2014

Garage sales in Burbank and Glendale this weekend

Garage and yard sales pop up all over Burbank and in nearby Glendale almost every weekend. If you’re up and about early Saturday and Sunday mornings, you’ve probably seen the serious bargain hunters searching the residential streets of B-town looking for deals or just interesting things to buy. In Wednesday’s Burbank Leader, there were notices for three garage sales tomorrow. […]