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Meryl Streep speaks out at the 2017 Golden Globes Award ceremony

Twitter Chatter: Meryl Streep takes down Trump at 2017 Golden Globes

Three time Oscar-winning actress, Meryl Streep, stole the show at the 2017 Golden Globes Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills last night. The live broadcast had some notable moments from host Jimmy Fallon’s jokes and banter, to the diversity of the nominees and winners. However, it was Streep’s passionate speech about the low standards and divisive politics of President-Elect, Donald Trump,which really got people talking. Streep’s comments came during her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award, given out by the Hollywood Foreign... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- U.M. Liquor 401 North Victory Boulevard Burbank March 30, 2016

Top winning Fantasy 5 lottery ticket sold in Burbank

  Someone’s fantasy of holding a winning lottery ticket has come true in Burbank. Yesterday’s top winning Fantasy 5 ticket was sold at U. M . Liquor 401 North Victory Boulevard. That ticket is worth $71, 819. That lucky ticket has all of the winning digits: 11, 18, 23, 32, 39. U.M. Liquor owner, Baldev Singh, was proudly telling his customers about the winning ticket this morning. Singh says the store has had “a lot of small winners,” but considers this a big deal. Singh, who has... Read More →

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Winning SuperLotto Plus ticket sold in Glendale

A California lottery winner scored big in nearby Glendale. Someone bought a really lucky SuperLotto Plus ticket for last Wednesday’s draw at Mission Wine and Spirits 825 West Glenoaks Boulevard . It is not a jackpot winner, but it has all of the correct numbers except the Mega. That means it’s worth $33, 317. Those hot numbers are 2, 17, 24, 31, 41 and the Mega 15. They are pretty excited about selling the winning ticket at Mission Wine and Spirits. Apparently this is a lucky... Read More →

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Record $1.6 billion Powerball nets California winners

Several California players woke up this morning as  major Powerball winners. The biggest winner is the holder of a ticket sold at the 7-Eleven, 4092 Chino Hills Parkway, in Chino Hills, which hit the jackpot with all of the correct numbers in yesterday’s draw. Those rich digits: 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and the red Powerball 10. Two other tickets, one in Florida and the another in Tennessee, matched all of those numbers as well. They’ll share the record-breaking $1.6 billion jackpot. California had a... Read More →

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Burbank director wins $1 million in Doritos “Crash the Super Bowl” contest

For the second straight year, a Burbank resident is part of the winning team taking home the first place grand prize in the Doritos “Crash The Super Bowl” contest. Director  Scott Zabielski, reportedly pulled together the required 30-second TV commercial on a budget of only $2,000, according to KTLA . The commercial is called “Middle Seat” and stars Zabielski’s own small son. Zabielski’s commercial along with the second place winner, “When Pigs Fly,” played during  yesterday’s Super Bowl XLIX.  The grand prize is $1 million and... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot hits $246 million & $326 million jackpot winner goes public

The Mega Millions jackpot has ballooned to $246 million for tonight’s draw, but that’s not the lottery story getting the most media chatter. In the media spotlight right now, a retired New York school principal who won the November 4 , 2014 jackpot of $326 million! Yeah, the odds of winning are long — but someone does WIN! Yesterday a big ceremony in New York for retired 80 year-old elementary school principal, Harold Diamond, who won the Mega Millions $326 million jackpot. Diamond credits his wife Carol, who... Read More →

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(l-r) Hosts of the 72nd Golden Globe Awards ceremony on NBC, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

In The News: January 12, 2015

A big night for the celebs who were able take home gold and or shine at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills last night. Funny ladies, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, hosted the glitzy affair for the third and reportedly last time. Their jokes and zingers were not as funny as in years past, but the duo still rated as one of the major pluses of the ceremony broadcast on NBC. Highlights and winners.  Some surprise winners among them, “Transparent.” A new... Read More →

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Three lottery tickets bought in CA win Fantasy 5 game

Labor Day turned lucky for three lottery players who bought Fantasy 5 tickets for yesterday’s game. The winning numbers: 2, 8, 19, 23, and 36. The jackpot: $98, 092. Two of the lucky tickets were purchased here in the Southland: One at Donut Depot 20451 Sherman Way in Canoga Park and one at Cheers Liquors, 16205 Devonshire Street in Granada Hills. The third ticket was purchased at a Speedy Gas station up in the Northern California town of Redding. Fantasy 5 draws occur every day right after the ticket buying... Read More →

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Ticket bought in Burbank shares top lottery prize

   Someone who bought a Fantasy 5 lottery ticket in Burbank  for last night’s draw is going to share the top prize. The lucky numbers from that draw: 5, 10, 19, 30, and 37. One of two winning tickets was purchased at Daniel Market 7119 Seville Avenue #E2 in Huntington Park. A second ticket was bought right here in  Burbank at WBSF Newsstand 4000 Warner Boulevard #224. Each lucky ticket is worth $26, 436. The winners will not become millionaires, but that lottery prize can help beef up the rainy day... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/MediaCityG -- Lupita Nyong'o wins best supporting actress Oscar in Hollywood March 2, 2014

Actress Lupita Nyong’o sparkled at the 2014 Oscars

First time nominee, Lupita Nyong’o, was one of the big winners at the 86th Academy Awards last night in Hollywood. The “12 Years a Slave” actress stunned on the red carpet in a powder blue custom Prada gown with flowing pleated skirt and plunging back and front, which many praised for having a Disney Cinderella like quality. The 31-year-old Kenyan has been a sharp dresser throughout the award season, frequently receiving props from the tough fashion critics for gowns and appearance. Nyong’o used her time in the spotlight... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Burbank Rose Parade float "Deep Sea Adventures" thrilled crowds in Burbank January 3, 2013

Photo Gallery: Final hurrah for “Deep Sea Adventures”

The winner of the fantasy trophy for outstanding display of animation and imagination at the 124th Rose Parade on New Year’s Day has wrapped up a final showing in Burbank. Burbank’s float, “Deep Sea Adventures,” built by volunteers, drew crowds to the parking lot at Glenoaks Boulevard and Olive Avenue from January 3-7. This morning the float was moved to the auxiliary warehouse at the Burbank Water and Power site on Olive Avenue. On Saturday, January 12,  there will be a float dismantling party there beginning at 10... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Chevron station Olive Avenue and Glenoaks boulevard where $755, 147 Mega Millions lottery ticket was sold in Burbank May 27, 2012

Burbank Mega Millions winner steps forward

The lucky Mega Millions winner who bought his ticket at the Chevron Station at Olive Avenue and Glenoaks Boulevard, has claimed his winnings. Lottery officials say Keung Man cashed in his ticket worth $755, 147 earlier this week. Man’s ticket had all the right numbers, except the Mega Ball in Double-M last Friday’s draw. Feeling lucky? The next Mega Millions draw is tomorrow, June first 7:45 p.m. The jackpot stands at $12 million.

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Chevron station Olive Avenue and Glenoaks boulevard where $755, 147 Mega Millions lottery ticket was sold in Burbank May 27, 2012

Burbank Chevron manager sells lottery ticket worth more than a half million dollars

Today I walked into the food mart at the Chevron station, 100 South Glenoaks Boulevard across from the Burbank Central Library, and found manager Javed Khandaker behind the counter. I asked about that winning Mega Millions lottery ticket, which won $755, 147 in last Friday’s draw. Khandaker smiled broadly and proudly said,”I sold it.” He says it’s the first time in 17 years that a lottery ticket worth that much money has been purchased at that gas station. A lottery official notified the station yesterday that it had sold a... Read More →

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Someone bought a big money lottery ticket in Burbank!

Some lucky Mega Millions lottery ticket holder is probably having a slamming jamming “I’m rolling in the dough” Memorial Day weekend, after matching all but the Mega Ball in yesterday’s draw. No one won the $24 million jackpot by picking all six of the winning numbers: 9, 15, 21, 40, 54 and the Mega Ball 11. The Double-M ticket matching five of those money numbers was purchased at Raymond’s Chevron gas station 100 South Glenoaks Boulevard in Burbank. That ticket is worth... Read More →

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