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September 3, 2012
Good morning readers, today is Monday, September 3.  Private donors have raised more than $10,000 to cover ambulance fees for the victims who were either injured or electrocuted in last month's Valley Village crash. Victims had been charged ambulance transport fees for their heroic efforts, but in announcing the donations Thursday, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian said community members had stepped up to help cover the bills . Burbank Leader A winning Mega Millions lottery ticket was sold at a Sherman Oaks Chevron gas station . The winning ticket is one of two sold in Southern California.
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July 11, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - a day for free sugary cold drinks. To celebrate their birthday, 7-Eleven stores are giving away free slurpees starting at 11 a.m. La Cañada's new store on 1001 Foothill Blvd. also opens today. LAist The heat has brought out the Animal Kingdom, with bears in Pasadena and Duarte and an apparent mountain lion in Sherman Oaks and Toluca Lake . The National Park Service hasn't confirmed the latter sightings yet. KCET A former drink server at the Angeles National Golf Course alleges she was fired after reporting that a customer groped her . Angeles National called her allegations  "ridiculous, salacious and unfounded" in a statement.
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August 29, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, August 29. The film "Silence of the Lambs" doesn't offer many laughs, but two brothers from Sherman Oaks managed to flip it into a comedic production. "Silence! The Musical" opens in Los Angeles next week . L.A. Times Proponents of Proposition 38 say it would bring millions to local schools. More than 30 supporters gathered in Burbank Tuesday night to support the measure . Burbank Leader What's the San Fernando Valley's spirit animal?
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September 26, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, September 26. Opponents of a Sherman Oaks synagogue had no problem filing a second lawsuit days before Yom Kippur.  The L.A. City Council previously approved the project, but on Monday, neighbors sought to overturn the decision . Contra Costa Times  If you've been to a neighborhood council meeting in the North Hollywood area in recent years, you've probably heard a neighbor or police officer...
SPORTS
By Emin Avakian, Special to the News-Press | July 20, 2011
ARCADIA — In order to advance to the upcoming Division III Tournament, the Burbank 9-10 Baseball All-Stars needed to defeat a team that beat them just three days prior. The District 16 champions lost their second-round game of the Section 2 Tournament to District 40 champion Sherman Oaks on Sunday, but found their way into the finals after getting by Quartz Hill in the loser's bracket. Sherman Oaks remained undefeated by clinching its spot in the finals one day earlier with the win over Burbank, setting up Tuesday's rematch in the championship game.
SPORTS
By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | May 25, 2011
THOUSAND OAKS — There was disappointment, frustration and some sorrow for members of the Burroughs High boys' volleyball team when they lost in the CIF Southern Section Division III championship match Saturday. Many believed the loss marked the end of a successful season for the Indians. However, the program got a lift when it received a berth in the Southern California Volleyball Championships. Unfortunately for Burroughs, it was moved up to Division I for the state tournament, spelling tougher competition than it faced in the Southern Section tournament.
NEWS
By Alene Tchekmedyian, alene.tchekmedyian@latimes.com | February 15, 2014
City officials will be installing a four-way stop sign at the intersection of Oak and Myers streets after requests from dozens of parents with children attending St. Finbar School in Burbank, who argued that the current two-way stop sign was unsafe for children walking to and from school. The Burbank City Council unanimously approved the installation, which went against a recommendation by city staff members that the intersection didn't warrant the change. There are currently two-way stop signs on Myers at the intersection.
SPORTS
By Nathan Cambridge | January 12, 2013
BURBANK- For teams playing Providence High's boys' basketball team, it's no secret that containing Marcus LoVett, Jr. is the top priority. But that's far easier said than done. This was especially true as Providence took on visiting Sherman Oaks Notre Dame as part of the 2013 Pioneers Hoops Showdown Saturday night, when the sensational sophomore single-handedly outscored the visiting Mission League team through three quarters on the way to 48 points and a 69-61 victory. “It helps when you have a single player who can take over the game at any time,” Providence Coach Ernest Baskerville said.
SPORTS
By Andrew J. Campa, andrew.campa@latimes.com | July 16, 2013
MONTROSE - Three and a half innings of near equal baseball gave way to a one-sided slugfest. Unfortunately for the Burbank Major All-Stars baseball team, the visitors were on the wrong side of the blitz, as Sherman Oaks scored five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, powered by three home runs, en route to delivering an 8-0 victory in Tuesday evening's Section 2 Tournament championship game at Montrose Community Park. With the win, Sherman Oaks earned advancement to Friday's Division III North Tournament first round, while District 16 champion Burbank is halted in a familiar position.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | July 16, 2012
ARCADIA - After scoring just two runs in its first two games of the Section 2 Tournament, the Burbank 10-11 All-Star baseball team figured something had to change. With a couple of breaks, Burbank found out what it's like to put up crooked numbers Monday afternoon. Burbank scored three runs in the fourth and fifth innings to post a 7-4 victory against Quartz Hill in an elimination game at Longden Field. Burbank, the District 16 champion, will meet Sherman Oaks in the tournament's championship game at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the same site.
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