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San Fernando Valley roundup: Woman flees after crashing into building, Pot facility raided and Berman talks to voters

August 03, 2012
  • Reps. Howard Berman, left, and Brad Sherman, right, are battling it out for a newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional seat.
Reps. Howard Berman, left, and Brad Sherman, right, are… (Jay L. Clendenin…)

Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, Aug 3. and here are some local stories from around the web. 

Police raided a medical marijuana dispensary in Woodland Hills and arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of possessing pot for sale. L.A. Weekly

Rep. Howard Berman's town hall meeting this week in North Hollywood attracted a large audience of Valley dwellers armed with questions on jobs, infrastructure and Afghanistan. L.A. Observed

And now for an odd story in North Hills: A woman crashed an SUV into an apartment building, then fled the scene. A passenger who was treated for injuries was reported saying he didn't know her and had met her a short time before the accident. People still hitchhike? Daily News

Even with the popularity of mobile photography apps like Instagram, people still like their photo booths. Times columnist Gale Holland writes that archaic film strips are making a comeback in bars across the region, attracting those "longing for authenticity." L.A. Times


Looking for something to do this weekend?

The Feel Good Film Festival Comes to North Hollywood. Daily News

-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News

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