September 25, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Tuesday, September 25. Some San Fernando Valley residents felt snubbed in Friday's space shuttle flyover. The space shuttle Endeavor flew over many areas in the Los Angeles area, including landmarks like the Hollywood sign and the Rose Bowl, but many have complained that much of the San Fernando Valley was snubbed . Patch Authorities say that two people were detained in Canoga Park after police found a...
December 8, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, December 8. Tonight marks the first night of Hanukkah. Many temples and community centers are holding events across the region . Daily News The Democratic Party of the San Gabriel Valley has endorsed L.A. City Councilman Eric Garcetti for mayor , reports Patch . John Silva, the North Hollywood native who built the first TV news telecopter, died at 92 . KPCC Two men...
October 29, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, October 29. A 3.9-magnitude earthquake shook parts of the region on Sunday morning. Eight aftershocks were triggered by the earthquake, which was epicentered in the Newhall area . There were no reports of damage or injuries, according to KTLA . Spending between Democratic Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman has passed $13 million as the two battle for a San Fernando Valley congressional seat , reports the Los Angeles Times . Police in North Hollywood were able to recover a stolen car but not the suspected car thief after searching for a few hours early Monday morning . Daily News A scrap yard fire in Sun Valley resulted in the closure of Branford Street between San Fernando Road and Gleonoaks Boulevard as 72 firefighters worked to control the blaze . Patch Police booked a man on suspicion of DUI and reckless driving following a pursuit in Valley Glen early Monday morning , reports NBC . --Josh Cox, Times Community News Follow Josh on Twitter @joshualcox
November 20, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Tuesday, November 20. Arman Samsonian, 19, pleaded not guilty to charges related to the death of two women , who were electrocuted as they tried to help after Samsonian crashed into a fire hydrant and light pole in Valley Village in August. Glendale News-Press A Pacoima man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being convicted of charges related to a seven-month armed robbery spree throughout the San Fernando Valley . Patch Nearly $12,000 worth of electronic devices, clothing and cash were stolen from parked cars in the latest rash of car burglaries in Burbank . Burbank Leader Tony Cardenas , Los Angeles City councilman and congressman-elect for the 29th Congressional District, speaks with KPCC as he prepares to head to Washington, D.C. --Josh Cox, Times Community News Follow Josh on Twitter @joshualcox
December 3, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 3. Two men and two women were found shot to death outside of a home in Northridge early Sunday, the Daily News reports. Police in Burbank are investigating a head-on collision that killed one driver , reports the Burbank Leader . Authorities believe that recent thefts of cargo throughout the county, mostly in the San Fernando Valley, could be a part of of an organized crime ring . Daily News Two people were rescued after a two-vehicle crash sent them into the Los Angeles River Sunday night in Sun Valley.
August 12, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, August 12 and here are some local stories from around the Web. A columnist shares her experience training for a San Fernando Valley Roller Derby league . Danielle Directo-Meston writes, "It's been over 10 years since I rode rollerblades, and the last time I'd been on quad roller skates had been… well, until this moment, never. " NoHo Patch Four teens were hurt in a car accident in Northridge early Saturday morning . Police suspect the driver may have been under the influence.
November 24, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, November 24. Seniors are moving to North Hollywood to sing, dance and act. Once opened, the NoHo Senior Arts Colony will include a 78-seat theater , reports the L.A. Times . A body that burned in Canoga Park over the Thanksgiving day holiday has still not been identified , reports the Daily News . Burbank could join Glendale, Pasadena and other cities in banning mobile ads ...
December 4, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Tuesday, December 4. Police continue to investigate Sunday's Northridge shooting that left two women and two men dead . LAPD officals say no arrests have been made and no suspect information has been released. L.A. Times The knife-wielding man who was shot and killed by the LAPD Saturday night has been identified as 18-year-old Jeovany Mendoza of Van Nuys. Daily News Caltrans has announced plans to close several ramps and lanes on the 5 Freeway north of Burbank . Burbank Leader Police have arrested a third suspect in a November gang-related shooting in Arleta . Jose Romero, a member of the North Hollywood Boyz gang, was booked on suspicion of attempted murder.
October 22, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, October 22. Woodbury University in Burbank is now under new leadership. Luis Calingo was officially installed as president of the university during an inauguration ceremony Saturday . Calingo replaces Kenneth Nielsen, who served as president for 16 years. Burbank Leader A San Fernando Valley-based filmmaker is gaining national attention for one of her films. Ava DuVernay's latest film, “Middle of Nowhere,” has expanded to theaters across the country after an endorsement from Oprah Winfrey . Washington Times According to a new report, Bob Hope Airport in Burbank managed to inch ahead of budget projections for the fiscal year 2012 despite a drop in parking revenue and the loss of major air carrier American Airlines.
December 19, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, December 19. During a night of strong winds, residents in Los Angeles and Encino were left in the dark. Around 2,000 customers lost power last night , reports the L.A. Times . A man who set a fire to a North Hollywood restaurant over 30 years ago, causing the death of a fireman, has been denied parole , reports the Daily News . Two of the suspects in a Northridge shooting that left four people dead have court dates set for previous incidents , reports the L.A. Times . A memorial is planned today for singer Jenni Rivera, who died in a jet crash earlier this month.