Fronnie Lewis

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Around the Southland: Estate once owned by screen legend up for sale

A Bel Air estate once owned by old Hollywood star, Betty Grable, is up for sale. The actress known for  her “million dollar legs” moved into the estate on Stone Canyon Road shortly after it was constructed in 1937. Between 1943-1951 Grable reportedly was the highest paid Hollywood celebrity. Also, she became even more famous for being the top poster […]
Saturday, June 21, 2014

First day of summer!

Some fabulous weather for the first weekend of the summer. Sunny and warm days with temps dropping down into the mid-60s at night. Highs in the 80s in Burbank today, tomorrow, and through at least the beginning of the new week. Summertime weather makes the living pretty special here in Burbank and the rest of the Southland.
Friday, June 20, 2014

Burbank Police arrest arson suspect

A suspect in connection with two suspicious fires in Burbank is being held on $50,000 bail today. Earlier this week, the  fires broke out in two trash dumpsters within a block of each other. Investigations by the Burbank Fire Department and Burbank PD arson investigators concluded both appeared ” to have been intentionally set.” During the criminal investigation, an arrest […]
Friday, June 20, 2014

Mountain lion alert for Burbank

Burbank Police have issue an alert following two “separate mountain lion sightings” in residential areas this week. The wild cat was seen in neighborhoods near the edge of the Verdugo mountains. Burbank Police Sergeant, John Dilbert, is blaming the drought for the problem. Sgt. Dilbert told the  Burbank Leader “… animals that are normally up in the hills come down for […]
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Elephant Bar Restaurant in Burbank closes as part of bankruptcy filing

As some diners have discovered, the Elephant Bar Restaurant in Downtown Burbank has closed. On Monday, June 16, S.B. Restaurant Company, the parent of the Elephant Bar Global Grill/Wok Kitchen chain, reportedly filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The petition to reorganize includes the shutdown of 16 of the casual dining chain restaurants including the one at North First Street and […]
Thursday, June 19, 2014

In-N-Out Burger giveaway in Burbank

The most popular place for lunch in the Media City today was probably the Burbank City Federal Credit Union on West Magnolia Boulevard. A large    In-N-Out truck was parked in front of the financial institution. Members were treated to a free lunch of burgers, potato chips, and drinks from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The credit union has been […]
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Photo Gallery: Dodger Clayton Kershaw pitches no-hitter

A historic event at Dodger Stadium last night. Dodger ace, Clayton Kershaw, pitched a no-hitter striking out 15 batters in the 8-0 win over the Colorado Rockies. It’s the 22nd no-hitter in Dodger history. The second this season. Last month, Josh Beckett, threw a no-hitter in the Dodgers’ 6-0 win over the Phillies. After the milestone, Kershaw celebrated with his […]