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THE818NOW
March 14, 2013
As the Los Angeles region enjoyed a third straight day of summer-like weather Wednesday, Bob Hope Airport in Burbank hit a high of 93 degrees, breaking the old record of 85 set in 1951. Woodland Hills set a record high temperature of 94 degrees, breaking the old record of 92 set in 2007. The late-winter heat is being caused by a high pressure system aided by slight offshore winds that combine to warm inland areas, National Weather Service meteorologist Kathy Hoxsie told the L.A. Times.
THE818NOW
September 17, 2012
The price of admission to last weekend's play at El Camino Real Charter High School was anything but typical. Then again, neither was the play. Students had to submit essays describing their views on gay marriage. The play, "8," dramatizes the 2010 trial that overturned California's ban on gay marriage. El Camino's production was probably the first time it has been performed by a high school cast, a main reason why author Dustin Lance Black attended and participated in a discussion afterward.
THE818NOW
October 19, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, October 19. Two shootings have occurred in the region in the past couple of days. In Woodland Hills, a man was shot near Taft High School Thursday afternoon , reports the Daily News . And in Vany Nuys, an armed man was shot and killed by police , the L.A. Times reports. He was originally thought to be in possession of a machete or knife. After going through a series of changes, it looks like the NBCUniversal Evolution plan is starting to form.
THE818NOW
August 16, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, August 16 and here are some of the top local stories from around the Web. A new school has opened up in Porter Ranch that serves around 700 students from kindergarten to eighth grade . Daily News Where do artists go after retirement? At the Burbank Senior Artists Colony, residents have access to a video editing room, art supplies and a theater. "The building looks like an upscale hotel but is built for the arts," writes Tina Rosenberg at the N.Y. Times . And over in Woodland Hills, a senior care center got the green light from the City Council Wednesday . Daily News A 44-year-old Hollywood man allegedly made crude gestures to a group of teenage girls at the Glendale Galleria and is not banned from the mall . His outfit of choice for strolling through the Galleria?
THE818NOW
September 27, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, September 27. Police are looking for a group of suspected taggers in North Hollywood after a shooting Tuesday night. A man on a bike was allegedly shot in the leg after one of the taggers believed he took a photograph of the scene , according to City News Service . If you have the money to expand an amusement park, throw in a new bike path. That's what some advocates are suggesting to developers in charge of the NBCUniversal Evolution plan . Pasadena Star-News Are Valley residents already programmed to avoid the 405 Freeway?
NEWS
June 3, 2000
Paul Clinton WOODLAND HILLS -- Electing to stay at home, managed care giant Health Net announced it has stopped looking at Burbank and several other cities as sites for a possible relocation. Headquartered in Woodland Hills since 1984, Health Net had said it was considering several potential sites in Burbank in February. The company has now turned to negotiations with its Warner Center landlord, company spokesman Brad Kieffer said Tuesday. The company leases a 300,000 square-foot office in Woodland Hills but officials said it will look for more space when that deal is up at the end of the year.
NEWS
November 6, 2012
Voters lined up at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in Woodland Hills, where several precincts were combined in a large meeting room at the 53-year-old St. Luke's Lutheran Church on Comercio Way. "I was fourth in line, maybe fifth," said Morton Roberts, 46, a Woodland Hills insurance agent. He cast his ballot for Barack Obama, he said. "I like what he's done so far. I don't think any one person could have fixed what he had to deal with in one term," Roberts said. Waiting at 7 a.m. in a line of about 60 people that snaked into the church parking lot was Joe Perdenza, a 43-year-old banker.
NEWS
December 16, 2000
Jenna Bordelon LOS ANGELES -- A Canoga Park man was sentenced to two years in prison and a $400 fine for leading Los Angeles police officers on an 90-minute chase that included a stop in Burbank. Patricio Rivas Mira, 38, pleaded guilty Monday to felony evasion of a police officer in Los Angeles Superior Court. He was arrested July 17 in Woodland Hills after a televised pursuit by Los Angeles police officers stopped momentarily in a Burbank cul-de-sac.
THE818NOW
December 10, 2013
Gusty winds are expected to blow through Los Angeles County Tuesday morning, making driving difficult along the Golden State (5), Ronald Reagan (118) and Foothill (210) freeways, the National Weather Service reports. Residents in the Los Angeles mountain areas could see gusts up to 50 and 55 mph, according to the NWS. A wind advisory remains in effect for communities in the San Fernando Valley, including Burbank, Universal City, Northridge and Woodland Hills. Temperatures in Glendale and Burbank are expected to reach a high of 64 and low of 38. La Cañada could see a high of 63 and low of 40. -- Nicole Charky, nicole.charky@latimes.com Follow on Twitter: @Nicosharki . ALSO: Two men try to make off with $1,500 worth of clothing Early morning water main break causes flooding and road delays Young, uninsured adults seeking health coverage face challenges
NEWS
July 2, 2003
ISABEL HELSLEY Isabel Helsley, 87, died June 23, 2003, in Colorado. She was born Jan. 19, 1916, in Pennsylvania and lived in Burbank for 22 years. She worked as a secretary for Furane Plastics. Her hobbies included cooking, gardening, bingo, reading, playing cards and going for walks. Mrs. Helsley is survived by her husband, Bud; children, Bob Helsley and Debbie Bush; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services are private.
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By Arin Mikailian, arin.mikailian@latimes.com | April 15, 2014
By June 1, the UCLA Health System will start running six medical facilities currently operated by the Motion Picture & Television Fund, including a health center in Burbank. Layoff notices were issued earlier this month to 315 employees, including 71 at the Toluca Lake Health Center in Burbank, as part of their transfer to the UCLA umbrella, following an agreement reached last fall by the university and the fund. A high percentage of the staff such as doctors, nurses and radiology technicians will keep their positions, said Bob Beitcher, the fund's president and chief executive officer.
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BY JON STEIN | December 13, 2013
BURBANK - Two teams coming off vastly different 2012-13 campaigns met in an early season tilt Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Burroughs Ralph Brandt Boys' Soccer tournament at Memorial Field Whether the defending Pacific League champion Burroughs High has taken a step back after losing three All-CIF Southern Section players to graduation, or Canyon, who finished last in the Foothill League, has improved, remains to be seen. PHOTOS: Burroughs boys' soccer notches win in tournament quarterfinal But on Friday night, in Burroughs' 0-0 (4-1 penalty kicks)
THE818NOW
December 10, 2013
Gusty winds are expected to blow through Los Angeles County Tuesday morning, making driving difficult along the Golden State (5), Ronald Reagan (118) and Foothill (210) freeways, the National Weather Service reports. Residents in the Los Angeles mountain areas could see gusts up to 50 and 55 mph, according to the NWS. A wind advisory remains in effect for communities in the San Fernando Valley, including Burbank, Universal City, Northridge and Woodland Hills. Temperatures in Glendale and Burbank are expected to reach a high of 64 and low of 38. La Cañada could see a high of 63 and low of 40. -- Nicole Charky, nicole.charky@latimes.com Follow on Twitter: @Nicosharki . ALSO: Two men try to make off with $1,500 worth of clothing Early morning water main break causes flooding and road delays Young, uninsured adults seeking health coverage face challenges
THE818NOW
March 14, 2013
As the Los Angeles region enjoyed a third straight day of summer-like weather Wednesday, Bob Hope Airport in Burbank hit a high of 93 degrees, breaking the old record of 85 set in 1951. Woodland Hills set a record high temperature of 94 degrees, breaking the old record of 92 set in 2007. The late-winter heat is being caused by a high pressure system aided by slight offshore winds that combine to warm inland areas, National Weather Service meteorologist Kathy Hoxsie told the L.A. Times.
NEWS
November 6, 2012
Voters lined up at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in Woodland Hills, where several precincts were combined in a large meeting room at the 53-year-old St. Luke's Lutheran Church on Comercio Way. "I was fourth in line, maybe fifth," said Morton Roberts, 46, a Woodland Hills insurance agent. He cast his ballot for Barack Obama, he said. "I like what he's done so far. I don't think any one person could have fixed what he had to deal with in one term," Roberts said. Waiting at 7 a.m. in a line of about 60 people that snaked into the church parking lot was Joe Perdenza, a 43-year-old banker.
THE818NOW
October 19, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, October 19. Two shootings have occurred in the region in the past couple of days. In Woodland Hills, a man was shot near Taft High School Thursday afternoon , reports the Daily News . And in Vany Nuys, an armed man was shot and killed by police , the L.A. Times reports. He was originally thought to be in possession of a machete or knife. After going through a series of changes, it looks like the NBCUniversal Evolution plan is starting to form.
THE818NOW
September 27, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, September 27. Police are looking for a group of suspected taggers in North Hollywood after a shooting Tuesday night. A man on a bike was allegedly shot in the leg after one of the taggers believed he took a photograph of the scene , according to City News Service . If you have the money to expand an amusement park, throw in a new bike path. That's what some advocates are suggesting to developers in charge of the NBCUniversal Evolution plan . Pasadena Star-News Are Valley residents already programmed to avoid the 405 Freeway?
THE818NOW
September 17, 2012
The price of admission to last weekend's play at El Camino Real Charter High School was anything but typical. Then again, neither was the play. Students had to submit essays describing their views on gay marriage. The play, "8," dramatizes the 2010 trial that overturned California's ban on gay marriage. El Camino's production was probably the first time it has been performed by a high school cast, a main reason why author Dustin Lance Black attended and participated in a discussion afterward.
THE818NOW
August 16, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, August 16 and here are some of the top local stories from around the Web. A new school has opened up in Porter Ranch that serves around 700 students from kindergarten to eighth grade . Daily News Where do artists go after retirement? At the Burbank Senior Artists Colony, residents have access to a video editing room, art supplies and a theater. "The building looks like an upscale hotel but is built for the arts," writes Tina Rosenberg at the N.Y. Times . And over in Woodland Hills, a senior care center got the green light from the City Council Wednesday . Daily News A 44-year-old Hollywood man allegedly made crude gestures to a group of teenage girls at the Glendale Galleria and is not banned from the mall . His outfit of choice for strolling through the Galleria?
THE818NOW
October 6, 2011
Four people were injured when a car collided with an Orange Line bus in Woodland Hills on Thursday morning. The bus was westbound on Victory Boulevard near Mason Avenue at about 8:15 a.m. when a car apparently ran a red light and they collided, said Metro spokesman Luis Inunza. The crash was still under investigation. Three bus passengers and the driver suffered minor injuries. Inunza said three were transported to a local hospital and one refused treatment. The car's driver was uninjured.
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