Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Temperatures starting to sizzle in Burbank

  Temperatures are starting to sizzle in Burbank and throughout the Southland today. By 10 a.m. this morning, it was 81 degrees in the Media City. Since then, the temperature has climbed into the 90s.  At 2 p.m, it’s 87 in West Hollywood, 82 at Venice Beach, and nearing 100 in Lancaster. The hot temperatures are expected to linger through […]
Friday, June 21, 2013

Summer is here!

Summer officially begins today. In B-town not much weather change. The high today will be in the mid-80s and the same for tomorrow, and maybe a little cooler on Sunday. Oh, and plenty of sunshine in the Media City! Nice way to kick off the summer season.  
Saturday, September 1, 2012

Garden Guru: Summer bugs

Lately, I have had customers and my neighbors inquiring about patches in their lawns looking “dry” or spreading patches. The answer: Grubs, which are an “alien” looking fat white worm, are eating at the roots. There are a few organic forces you can use against them and they will go away easily and are environmentally friendly — organic is particularly […]
Thursday, August 16, 2012

Summer dreams and the Mega Millions jackpot hits $45 million

Feeling lucky? Dreaming of hitting the big one or just getting some extra cash to cruise through the rest of the summer? You might be able to pick up some dough in the Mega Millions lottery. The jackpot is at least $45 million for tomorrow’s draw. For as little as one dollar for a single Mega Millions ticket, you might […]
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Heat watch in the Southland: Cooling centers open in Burbank

The temperatures are soaring in the Southland and that has prompted an excessive heat watch for Los Angeles County. Today in Burbank the high reach 100! The weather is expected to remain very hot with an increase in humidity; these factors will create “… a prolonged period of well above normal and possibly dangerous heat beginning Wednesday and continue through […]
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

It’s going to be a hot one in the Media City

You’ll need sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and all that today in the Media City. The high is expected to hit triple digits!!  At 8 a.m. — the temperature had already climbed to 75.  More sizzling temps are predicted for the week. The long hot summer days are here, sigh. Crank up the air conditioner.
Thursday, August 2, 2012

Garden Guru: Summer plant maintenance

Spring is the most popular time for gardeners to flock to their favourite nursery to shop for their gardens, raised bed, and hanging basket gardening. Here comes the summer heat and those spring annuals are getting a little “tired” looking and need a boost of care. Wait, just to clarify. Annual bedding plants(for instance petunias, marigolds, cosmos,pansies,  and snapdragons ), start […]
Friday, July 6, 2012

Temperatures heating up over holiday weekend

The long 4th of July holiday will be wrapping up this weekend with some sizzling temps in the Media City. At around 1 p.m, we reached the high of 81 in Burbank today. Tomorrow things will start to heat-up from the mid-80s to the 90s by Monday.  Summer is here. Enjoy!  
Sunday, June 24, 2012

Jean Youn: The feel of summer

By chance, have you ever dipped your feet in a small creek in the mountains? Korea, where I grew up, has a lot of small mountains all over its land. During hot summer days, people frequently go up to the mountains and counter the heat by dipping their feet in the creeks. Not just the clear and cold water of […]