Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, August 9. Feeling hot? Good news: Dozens of public Los Angeles pools will remain open through Labor Day.
A man who barricaded himself in a North Hollywood home for over three hours was arrested Wednesday. He apparently told police he had a gun, but no weapon was found. L.A. Times
Like living in a big city, but just wish helicopters wouldn't fly over your home at dinnertime? Local and federal officals are looking to curb helicopter noise. L.A. Times
Welcome to....Sherwood Forest? A section of Northridge is getting rebranded as a lush pocket of the San Fernando Valley. L.A. Observed