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Neighborhood Spotlight: Sherman Oaks holds on to its suburbia and mall cred

Now a vibrant community with mom-and-pop shops and quiet, tree-lined streets, Sherman Oaks was once blanketed by citrus groves, like much of the San Fernando Valley. But by the 1950s, it became one of the first commercially and residentially developed neighborhoods. The Los Angeles Suburban Homes...

Baseball: Top schools set to play in So Cal Classic this weekend

There won't be any lack of talent this weekend when top baseball teams from Southern California and Northern California play in the So Cal Classic in the San Fernando Valley. Harvard-Westlake, Alemany, Chatsworth, Valencia, Simi Valley, West Ranch, Moorpark and Sherman Oaks Notre Dame are hosting...

Trey Songz -- Landlord Claims He Turned My Canyon Home into a Gutter

Trey Songz is in a battle royale with his former landlord, and if you believe the landlord either Trey or one of his boyz is a sore loser at bowling. Trey rented the Bell Canyon pad -- west of the San Fernando Valley -- back in 2014 for $22k a…

Football: El Camino Real turns to Ladell Atkins, Wes Crockett

El Camino Real can't wait to unleash running back Ladell Atkins and quarterback Wes Crocket for their senior seasons. Woodland Hills is one of the hottest places to work out in the San Fernando Valley, but the heat isn't preventing the two from preparing for a season that has the Conquistadores...

A 'green' music festival that could destroy a park makes no sense

To the editor: TreePeople CEO Cindy Montañez calls the proposed AngelFest music festival in the San Fernando Valley’s Sepulveda Dam Basin a “social justice movement.” This would just be laughable if she weren’t talking about 250,000 people trampling every blade of greenery in Woodley Park. (“Proposed...

Illegal fireworks make L.A. resemble a war zone

To the editor: I have lived in the San Fernando Valley for 70 years and have fond memories of Fourth of July parties over the years. I now shudder each year as the holiday approaches, as I know my home will be bombarded with percussive explosions. (“Half-dozen Angelenos suffer burns and limb injuries...

After 30 years as a homeless shelter, the former Fiesta Motel in North Hollywood comes down

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

In 1986, a coalition of religious leaders responded to the San Fernando Valley’s growing homeless problem by converting a motel on Lankershim Boulevard in North Hollywood into a homeless shelter. Thirty years later, with the homeless crisis once again swelling, the former Fiesta Motel is being...

Twenty-two years after Northridge quake, hope for a Panorama City neighborhood

The 13-story office tower rising from the center of the San Fernando Valley floor used to be the pride of Panorama City. The community, founded in 1947 by steel magnate Henry J. Kaiser and land developer Fritz B. Burns, was a sprawling planned community of modest single-family homes clustered around...

Sun Valley hospital settles for $1 million in second patient-dumping lawsuit

A San Fernando Valley hospital has agreed to pay $1 million in civil penalties to settle allegations that it put a mentally ill woman in a taxi and lost track of her for three days, Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer announced Thursday. Under the terms of the settlement, Pacifica Hospital of the...

Proposed "green" music festival stirs environmental skirmish

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

A proposal to stage “the world’s greenest music festival” in the San Fernando Valley’s Sepulveda Dam Basin has left local environmentalists at odds, pitting activist against activist in a dispute over the future stability of the urban oasis. Environmentalists are arguing over the potential impacts...

Anton Yelchin -- Died Quickly After Jeep Accident

Anton Yelchin died within a minute of being pinned between his Jeep and his security gate... this according to sources connected with the investigation. Yelchin, who was found dead early Sunday morning at his San Fernando Valley home, suffered…

Details Emerge in Shocking Death of Anton Yelchin

A day after "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin was found dead at his home in the San Fernando Valley, details are emerging on the "freak accident" that ended his life at age 27. TMZ has been following the story, from when Yelchin's friends found him pinned between his car and a brick mailbox pillar at the security gate of his home. Show More Summary

Anton Yelchin: Dead at 27

As if the entertainment world hasn’t already suffered enough loss this year, Anton Yelchin passed away on Sunday (June 19) after being pinned in between his car and a brick mailbox at his home in the San Fernando Valley. The “Star Trek...Show More Summary

'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin dies in strange car accident at age 27

Anton Yelchin, an actor known for appearing in the "Star Trek" movie franchise, was found dead on Sunday morning in San Fernando Valley, California. He was 27. TMZ reported that the actor's body was found at around 1 a.m. by friends....Show More Summary

Anton Yelchin Remembered by Co-Stars & Famous Friends

Anton Yelchin is being mourned by all of Hollywood. The Star Trek actor was just 27 years old when he died on Sunday (June 19) after a freak car accident in San Fernando Valley, Calif. His rep confirmed the sad news in a statement to Meanwhile, tons of his former co-stars and famous friends [...]

Anton Yelchin's Rep Releases Statement After Untimely Death

Anton Yelchin‘s team has released a statement regarding his tragic and sudden death on Sunday (June 19) in San Fernando Valley, Calif. “Anton Yelchin was killed in a fatal traffic collision early this morning,” his rep tells “His family requests you respect their privacy at this time?.” Anton was reportedly found pinned against his [...]

30 Years Ago, The Karate Kid, Part II Took Us From the Valley to "Okinawa"

In May 2014, I began working on an L.A. Weekly article that was to coincide with the 30th anniversary of one of the most beloved films of the 1980s: The Karate Kid. The pitch was simple: Photograph the film’s San Fernando Valley locations and other L.A. area spots utilized in...

Baseball: Montclair Prep lives on in CJ Picerni, drafted by Washington Nationals

Montclair Prep in Van Nuys used to have one of the best baseball programs in the San Fernando Valley. It produced the likes of Torey Lovullo, Brad Fullmer and Russ Ortiz until it closed down its sports program in 2011 and shut it school the next year. Now the Mounties are going to live on after...

Southern California Heat Wave Causes Havoc Over The Weekend

Southern California has been experiencing a heat wave and is currently under a heat advisory until 8pm Sunday. In places such as Antelope Valley, San Fernando Valley and San Gabriel Valley, the heat wave has sent temperatures soaring into the upper 90s. Show More Summary

An industry town that walks on the mild side

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Studio City, like most San Fernando Valley developments, sprang up seemingly overnight, replacing lettuce fields with a sprawling new neighborhood on the banks of the L.A. River. Unlike other Valley tracts, Studio City brought an air of glamour to its dusty, semirural surroundings when, in 1928,...

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