San Fernando Valley: News, People, Places, Things to Do
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles police and Children's Hospital representatives warned the public today about the dangers of leaving children unattended in hot vehicles after a Sylmar toddler climbed...
TOP SFV NEWS
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Despite rising public awareness of a deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa and plans to bring two patients to the United States for treatment, Los Angeles County's director of public health said the chances of the virus reaching...
SYLMAR (CNS) - The parents of a 3-year-old boy who crawled into a parked car in Sylmar and was overcome by heat and later died at a hospital said in remarks published today that being unfairly blamed for their son's death is compounding their...
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Unified School District administrators have overwhelmingly ratified a 3-year contract that will provide more than 2,600 school principals and administrators with 6.64 percent pay raises, according to their...
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A 20-year-old man electrocuted Sunday when a bolt of lightning struck the water near the Venice Pier will be remembered at a private funeral Mass today as an athlete, a fun-loving friend and aspiring real estate...
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling that alleges a confidant of the real estate billionaire lured him into an affair and persuaded him to heap...
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A candidate who made a bid to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman in the 33rd Congressional District sued the state today, alleging that California's ban on write-in candidates in the November general election violates his...
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The law firm that represented the widow of radio icon Casey Kasem in her unsuccessful bid to keep her husband on life support is suing her for $50,500 in allegedly unpaid legal bills. Haney & Young LLP's breach-of-contract...
THINGS TO DO
This is a tale of two restaurants, or rather one restaurant with two distinct profiles. The first Fabrocini’s is a popular lunchtime destination for business people and others at the Beverly Glen Center, which sits at the crossroads of the...
Squid Ink in the LA Weekly has named the San Fernando Valley's top ten restaurants. According to the review: The vast quadrant of L.A. that is the San Fernando Valley, with Simi Valley to the west and Glendale to the east, is not, as some people...
Today we introduce a new feature called “Thee Dishes @.” The plan: identify three of the best dishes at SFV restaurants and sample them for ourselves, so we can tell you whether to give them a try or pass them by. We start at Panzanella, a...
Curbed Los Angeles reports that: R&B/hip-hop singer and producer Akon is selling the Woodland Hills pied-à-terre he bought this past September for $1.95 million and fully overhauled into an all-white wonderland. (His main home is in Atlanta.) The house went from muted to full volume under Akon’s direction, thanks to a hefty amount of white […]
Realtor.com reports that pop singer Colbie Caillat is selling her Westlake Village craftsman home for $1.8M: In the world of real estate, there’s something to be said for understated elegance, for luxe that comes without ostentation. These things apply not just to this charming home in Westlake Village, CA but also to its owner and […]
According to a Zillow.com blog, actor Neil Patrick Harris has listed his home in the Valley for sale for $2.995 million, seeking a tidy profit on the real estate venture. He bought it four years ago for $2.1 million. The actor, who recently announced that he is publishing a choose your own adventure biography, has been choosing his […]
AGOURA HILLS (CNS) – Caltrans officials plan to build a bridge for mountain lions and other wild animals to cross the Ventura (101) Freeway west of Los Angeles, officials said today. The National Park System has been tracking mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains since 2002, and its biologists worry that the big cats […]
The San Gabriel Tribune reports: Pools are the aquamarine line between affluent and low-income Los Angeles. Getting a house with a pool was a status symbol for the TV Clampetts and it has been that way in real life for more than 60 years as pools became de rigueur in pop-up suburban enclaves such as […]
(From the Los Angeles Daily News): You could say artist Harlan Hobbs is more than meets the eye. The 39-year-old paraplegic has completed his largest and most complex art project yet — a Transformer-inspired sculpture that stands over 13 feet tall in his front yard and is attracting visitors from around the region. With the […]
The Career Rebel: Interviewing for your jobLisa Kaye
Here in Van Nuys: Beer Bloggers@MacLeod’sAndy Hurvitz
Mr. Studio City: Talent in YoungArts ProgramMike Szymanski
West SFV: Holiday VolunteeringWest SFV resident; illustration by Del Mosz
High School Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, FootballLos Angeles Daily News
San Fernando Valley Blog: Cars, Lights, Action!Marty McFly
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ENCINO (CNS) – A hiker was taken to a hospital in serious condition today from a trail near the Braemar [...]
SUN VALLEY (CNS) – Two Los Angeles Unified School District police officers were hurt today when their patrol car and [...]
VAN NUYS (CNS) – Two drivers were injured today in a two-vehicle crash in Van Nuys that apparently was caused [...]
SUN VALLEY (CNS) – A stubborn fire damaged a food processing business in Sun Valley today, and a worker who [...]
MALIBU (CNS) – A man suspected of firing shots at a police officer in Chatsworth was taken into custody last [...]
BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) - Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera, Ana Ortiz, Michael Pena and Michelle Rodriguez are among the nominees hoping to score prizes at tonight's presentation of the 29th annual Imagen Awards, which honor portrayals of Latinos and...
PASADENA (CNS) - Fans are advised to arrive early for Saturday and Sunday's Beyonce/Jay-Z concerts at the Rose Bowl. Rose Bowl parking lots will open at 1:30 p.m. Those arriving after 4 p.m. will likely be directed to the furthest north lots of...
(Los Angeles Times) Jenny Lewis vowed she'd never return to the San Fernando Valley, at least not to live. The area was too closely linked to her childhood in Van Nuys — to her experience as a young actor (in late-'80s artifacts like "Mr....