Fronnie Lewis

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Burbank Police “Tip A Cop” event at Claim Jumper

Burbank Police “Tip A Cop” event at Claim Jumper in the Media City on Thursday. Burbank police personnel will be on hand at the restaurant to act as celebrity waiters and their tips will go to the Special Olympics. “Tip-A-Cop events are one of the main fundraisers for the Law Enforcement Torch Run, which is one of the largest fundraising […]
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Quote of the Day: Jackie Robinson

Quote of the Day: “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” — Jackie Robinson Baseball Legend January 31, 1919 – October 24,1972   Today is Jackie Robinson Day. Robinson broke the color line in Major League Baseball on April 15, 1947, when he put on the number 42 uniform and played for the […]
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Second Burbank Water and Power town hall is tomorrow

The second Burbank Water and Power town hall is tomorrow. This is a chance for Burbank residents to go on the record and let the utility officials know how they feel about plans to raise the rates again. Other issues to be discussed include: future energy sources and whether those who do not have solar systems must subsidized those who […]
Monday, April 14, 2014

A total lunar eclipse over the Southland tonight

A total lunar eclipse over the Southland tonight. In a rare celestial show, the sun, Earth, and moon will line up. Also,  the Earth’s shadow falls over the moon its color will change — creating what is known as a “Blood Moon.” Depending on the weather, the moon may appear more brown than red or rose. This astronomical event is […]
Monday, April 14, 2014

Disney’s “Frozen” Princess Elsa dress is a hot seller

Disney has a mega hit with the award-winning animated film, “Frozen.” Since its release last November, “Frozen,” has made over a billion dollars at the worldwide box office, according to Box Office Mojo. A few weeks ago, the film won the Oscar for best animated feature and best original song for “Let It Go.” Now, the studio has hit the […]
Monday, April 14, 2014

Tax crunch: April 15 deadline fast approaching

The mad scramble is on to complete those tax forms and get them sent off to the IRS by the April 15 deadline. The Internal Revenue Service says it has received almost 100 million tax returns as of last Thursday. The government agency expects 35 million more returns to come in by the tax deadline. Time is running out. If […]
Sunday, April 13, 2014

Around the Southland: Actress pays nearly $11 million for estate

“Modern Family” actress, Sofia Vergara, has some new digs in the Southland.  Vergara reportedly has shelled out nearly $11 million for an Italian-style villa in the heart of Beverly Hills. The ornate mansion has 7 bedroom and 11 baths and sits on a 11,400 square foot estate. The special features include a master suit with his and her bathrooms, Chef’s kitchen, […]
Saturday, April 12, 2014

Obama adminstration takes steps to get equal pay for women

   The debate over equal pay for women was going strong this week. Last Tuesday, April 8, was Equal Pay Day — that’s how far into the new year women must work to match what men earned the year before. Surprisingly, women make up nearly half  of the U.S. workforce, but only earn 77 cents for every dollar a man gets […]