Fronnie Lewis

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Burbank teacher named grand marshal of Burbank on Parade 2014

Another honor for Burbank top-notch teacher, Rebecca Mieliwocki. You might remember, that Mieliwocki won the National Teacher of the Year Award back in 2012. The Luther Burbank Middle School English teacher kicked off a year-long journey of celebration with a ceremony at the White House and recognition by President Obama, followed by a tour of 30 U.S. states and nine […]
Friday, April 4, 2014

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” on track for huge weekend

Marvel’s blockbuster sequel, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” opened last night with a spectacular  $10.2 million at theaters in North America. The action adventure is on track to debut with $90 million for the weekend — or even crash the $100 million mark. Based on the Marvel comic books, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” is the sequel to the successful […]
Friday, April 4, 2014

Dodgers co-owner Magic Johnson tweets about opening day crowds

The sold-out  home game opener for the Los Angeles Dodgers is set to get underway at 1 :10 p.m. in Dodger Stadium today. The boys in blue will be taking on upstate rivals, the San Francisco Giants. Ticket holders will face a number of upgrades including improvements in traffic management and security. Team co-owner, Magic Johnson, is tweeting about the […]
Friday, April 4, 2014

Reminder: Burbank Water and Power town hall meetings

Do you think utility users, who do not have solar systems, should subsidize those who do? What about the rates charged by Burbank Water and Power? Some feel they are too high, especially for a “community-owned” utility. Just some of the topics that will most likely come up at tomorrow’s Burbank Water and Power town hall meeting from 10:30 a.m- noon […]
Thursday, April 3, 2014

City of Burbank should lobby for next version of CBS “Late Show”

David Letterman’s unexpected retirement announcement today opens the door for some big changes for the next version of  “Late Show.” While some of the chatter is about potential hosts .. other discussions are about a change of location for the CBS late night talk show. Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti, reportedly has sent off a letter to CBS President, Les […]
Thursday, April 3, 2014

David Letterman announces surprise retirement from “Late Show”

The late night TV talk show landscape is about to change again. In a surprise announcement today, veteran talker, David Letterman, says he’s calling it quits in 2015 when his contract expires. Letterman announced  his retirement today in front of a studio audience before Thursday’s taping of  the CBS “Late Show” in the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City’s Times […]
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Pizza Studio opening soon in Burbank

The Quizno’s sandwich fast food outlet near the intersection of West Magnolia Boulevard and North Hollywood Way in Burbank is getting new life as a Pizza Studio. This is a high-profile location, right across from the always busy Porto’s Bakery and Cafe. Despite the primo address, the Quizno’s had struggled for some time — you rarely saw more than one […]