San Fernando Valley roundup: NoHo man arrested for Echo Park murder, Actors apply to be on Studio City Neighborhood Council, Glendale bear meets his Twitter manager

September 13, 2012
  • 'Meatball' looks over his new home in Alpine, CA, after being captured Wednesday morning in La Canada.
'Meatball' looks over his new home in Alpine,… (Courtesy of the…)

Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, September 13. A murder suspect who led police on a chase through Echo Park and downtown L.A. Tuesday is a North Hollywood resident.

Ian Schlesinger, 24, was arrested on a warrant for the slaying of former Marshall High basketball star, according to Patch. He faces additional charges for shooting at a police officer during the chase.

What kind of people apply to be on the Studio City Neighborhood Council? An actor, a medical marijuana distributor and TV writer. Election takes place Sept. 20. Patch

Sarah Aujero, who has spent the summer ghost-writing tweets for the Glendale bear 'Meatball,' finally got to meet the friendly neighborhood ursine IRL. How did it go? He burped in her face. Glendale News-Press

In a city where everyone drives, two Burbank brothers allegedly got in a knife fight over a bicycle. Burbank Leader 

As November nears, Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman, who are both Democrats, are now collecting Republican supporters in a race for a newly-drawn SFV congressional district. L.A. Observed


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