Fronnie Lewis

Monday, March 31, 2014

“Noah” rolls over the competition to win box office race

  Like a mighty flood, “Noah,” rolled right over the competition in theaters to win the domestic box office derby.  The final numbers came out today and they show “Noah” debuted in the top spot with $43.7 million. The film beat expectations and the doomsday predictions of critics. Russell Crowe plays the biblical character ,Noah, who builds an ark to […]
Monday, March 31, 2014

Mega Millions lucky ticket sold in Burbank

No one won the $15 million jackpot in last Friday’s Mega Millions lottery draw, but a ticket purchased in Burbank did score a six-figure payday! That ticket had five of the winning numbers: 2, 3, 9, 50, and 73, but not the Mega Ball 12. That ticket is still a big winner. It’s worth $344, 779! The lucky ticket was […]
Monday, March 31, 2014

Heads Up: Discussions about controversial unlicensed care facilities in Burbank neighborhoods

The hot button issue of care facilities and group homes in Burbank residential neighborhoods will be discussed at a special community meeting, 150 North Third Street in Burbank at 7 p.m. this evening. The Burbank City Council has come under fire for adopting a state-required housing element policy earlier this year, which allow those types of facilities, with six people or […]
Monday, March 31, 2014

McDonald’s free coffee promotion kicks off today

McDonald’s is going after the morning coffee crowd. That’s probably bad news for Starbucks. In a two-week promotion, which kicks off today, McDonald is offering free small McCafé coffee to customers who visit participating outlets during breakfast hours. “This event is McDonald’s way of encouraging new guests to try McCafé coffee while giving our breakfast lovers even more reason to […]
Monday, March 31, 2014

Update on the redo of that Taco Bell in Burbank

A thriving Taco Bell once stood at 2425 West Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank. What stands there now amounts to three bare bones wall frames — and little else. It’s an eye catcher. An attention grabber. I walked by the site yesterday and was shocked at how the Taco Bell had been reduced to an unrecognizable shell. Last week, I was […]
Sunday, March 30, 2014

Around the Southland: Rihanna, Pink, and Jodie Foster put homes up for sale

Rihanna has put her Pacific Palisades pad up for sale. The 10,000-square-foot, 7-bedroom, 8-bath ultra modern mansion with a Caribbean-influence was never home sweet home for the singer. The Grammy winner  moved into the gated estate back in December of 2012, within a few short months, “trespassers, stalkers, and burglars” were arrested at or near the property, according to the Trulia […]
Saturday, March 29, 2014

4.1 aftershock rattles the Southland today

A good size aftershock from Friday’s moderate quake rattled a section of the Southland this afternoon. The 4.1  magnitude shaker hit at 2:32 p.m. and was center about one mile southeast of Rowland Heights down in Orange County.  In the same area where last night’s 5.1 quake struck, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was described as a “… […]
Saturday, March 29, 2014

Best days to get cheapest airfares? Not on the weekend

Thinking of planning a relaxing getaway or even a business trip? For air travel, the weekend is not the best time to buy tickets. A recent survey from Boston travel-tech company Hopper found… ” Thursday is the cheapest day to purchase a ticket, with weekends the worst.” according to Businessweek. The bargain airfares are for Wednesday departures and returns are cheapest on […]