San Fernando Valley roundup: Bob Hope Airport to purchase new emergency lighting system, Homeless woman set on fire in Van Nuys still in critical condition

January 21, 2013
  • An airplane takes off at Bob Hope Airport.
An airplane takes off at Bob Hope Airport. (Raul Roa )

Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, January 21.

Doctors say that a 67-year-old homeless woman who was set on fire as she slept on a bus bench in Van Nuys in December is still in critical condition. Los Angeles Times

A body discovered near Gardena inside of the trunk of a car has been identified as a 44-year-old North Hollywood man. LAist

Bob Hope Airport announced its plans to purchase an $82,000 emergency lighting system following a November outage that took out its longest runway. Burbank Leader

Los Angeles Police have unveiled 16 new wireless surveillance cameras in the west San Fernando Valley, reports the L.A. Times.

The lineup for the annual Studio City Festival, which takes place Feb. 6 through Feb. 9, has been announced. Patch

--Josh Cox, Times Community News

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