December 10, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 10. Thousands of dollars worth of grants were awarded to arts programs at Burbank schools , reports the Burbank Leader . Demand for the grants outweighed available money, with 21 of the 31 schools that applied for the grants receiving funds. The rupture of two water mains caused damage to cars, homes, and some streets in Granada Hills and Porter Ranch . Daily News The NTSB and FAA announced Monday that they will travel to Monterrey, Mexico, to investigate the plane crash that killed singer Jenni Rivera . Rivera, a popular Los Angeles-based Banda singer, was a resident of Encino.
November 2, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, November 2. California has over a million new voters this election. The number might affect the outcome of some ballot measures next week, granted that everyone votes. L.A. Times Police patrolled neighborhoods on Halloween to make sure registered sex offenders were in compliance , reports the Daily News . Disney is lending a hand to cities affected by Hurricane Sandy. They plan to donate $2 million , reports Burbank Leader . There's no turning back now. Glendale Unified School District applied for the competitive, $40M Race to the Top grant, a move the teachers union protested . Glendale News-Press -- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News Follow me on Google + or on Twitter @ LATiffanyKelly
November 10, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, November 10. If you feel like relaxing with a stack of comic books today, head to North Hollywood. Blastoff opens its doors today in the Arts District , reports the Daily News . Speaking of new business, two restaurants in Valley Village, a nearby neighborhood, recently opened . NoHo Patch A Burbank man allegedly tagged areas of the city, then billed the city for removing them...
December 27, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, December 27. The L.A. City Council race is taking off. Candidates for Valley seats have a slew of issues to tackle, including the budget . Daily News It's that time of year again. Hundreds of volunteers are pulling long hours this week to put the finishing touches on the Rose Parade floats . Burbank Leader A garment factory on Tujunga Avenue in North Hollywood set on fire Wednesday , reports ABC . L.A. area residents were in a hurry to drop off their guns in the wake of recent shootings.
January 28, 2013
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, January 28. The victim of a North Hollywood apartment fire has been identified as 20-year-old Bruce Robert Droge . Daily News Firefighters responding to a fire at a North Hills residence discovered 500 marijuana plants growing inside the home . Fox A motorcylist was seriously injured in a crash with a vehicle in Burbank Sunday, reports the Daily News . ...
December 2, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, December 2. Many neighborhoods got into the holiday spirit early last night. Pacoima celebrated its 45th annual Christmas parade . Daily News Over in Montrose, the Mars rover Curiosity made an appearance - an inflatable version, that is . Glendale News-Press Police are looking for a motive in a Friday shooting on the 170 Freeway in North Hollywood , reports the L.A. Times ...
July 8, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, July 8, 2012. If you're planning on driving down the 405 this morning, prepare for delays as a main San Fernando Valley artery will be closed from 5:30 until 11 a.m. Motorists will be unable to get on the Ventura (101) Freeway from the 405 South . L.A. Times An accident Saturday on the 101 freeway left one child critically injured . Three adults walked away with minor injuries. Contra Costa Times A fire gutted a Canoga Park apartment building that was under constuction early Saturday morning . One firefighter was taken to a local hospital with a minor injury.
October 17, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, October 17. How much does it cost to win the votes of residents in the Valley? So far, $9 million. That's the amount Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman have spent on their campaigns for a newly-drawn congressional district , reports the L.A. Times . The Great California Shakeout drill is Thursday. But for people who can't move around easily, how can they prepare? Officials tell residents with disabilities to have a kit nearby their bed , reports NBC . You could watch Metallica and U2 in the Valley in the 1980s , reports L.A. Weekly . So what happened to the famous Reseda Country Club?
January 7, 2013
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, January 7. Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man they call the "Red Car Flasher. " The suspect has reportedly exposed himself to teenage girls near schools in Arleta and Panorama City , reports NBC . A woman in Burbank suffered head injuries after the horse-drawn carriage she was driving overturned . Police say the woman was ejected from the vehicle. L.A. Times Police arrested a suspected car thief in Canoga Park Sunday night, reports the Daily News . Smog regulators have approved a $200,000 "stink monitoring system ," just months after a foul odor from the Salton Sea reached the San Fernando Valley.
November 19, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, November 19. Two fatal accidents caused the closure of parts of the 5 Freeway early Monday morning . Few details are available about the first accident, which was reported at 12:06 a.m. near the Colorado Boulevard interchange. In the second accident, reported at 2:15 a.m., a car went down an embankment on the transition road that connects the eastbound 134 Freeway to the southbound 5 Freeway. Los Angeles Times An accident on the Ronald Reagan (118)