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San Fernando Valley roundup: Reward offered in restaurant worker's death, Miss Oregon's residency record and Local film stories

July 22, 2012
  • Joe Alves, in his Woodland Hills home showing his sketches of the big shark that eventually turned into Jaws. Aves designed the shark in Jaws and will be sharing stories of the work that went into the making of the movie at the Alex Theatre on July 28.
Joe Alves, in his Woodland Hills home showing his sketches… (Tim Berger / Staff…)

Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, July 22, 2012. Cal State Northridge has managed to keep its summer drama program for teenagers running, despite cuts to the campus.

The program offers six weeks of acting, singing, dancing and improvising. Daily News

A Sherman Oaks restaurant worker was shot and killed outside a business on Ventura Boulevard last month, but no suspects have been found. A $50,000 reward is now being offered. KTLA

Miss Oregon 2012 Rachel Berry has given up her title and glistening crown after it was revealed she didn't move to the region by the cut-off date. She was a previous resident of Burbank. Oregon Live

If you walked out onto Brand Boulevard yesterday afternoon, you probably noticed the hundreds of classic cars on display. In case you missed it, we have a photo gallery showcasing some of the best vehicles. Glendale News-Press

Take a look at our Marquee sections online today and you'll notice a common theme. For our film issue, we covered a director at DreamWorks, schools that jump-start a career in the industry, and a restaurant that once attracted Hollywood elite.


And of course, our film critic, Andy Klein, reviewed 'The Dark Knight Rises.' Burbank Leader

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Photo above from our story on 'Jaws' coming to the Alex.

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