Maltez's jurisdiction is east of the 405 from Van Nuys to North Hollywood and Granada Hills to San Fernando. San Fernando Valley schools west of the 405 were placed under the control of Local Superintendent Vivian Ekchian. Parent centers are located at every campus and over the weekend, several hundred parents attend classes to learn how they can help their children become bilingual, Maltez said. "They're anxious and eager to have their children participate, because they recognize the advantages of being bilingual," Maltez said.
A 57-year-old man was fatally attacked and carjacked outside his San Fernando home over the weekend, police said Tuesday. Saturday when someone attacked him and drove away in his 1997 Toyota RAV4, Los Angeles Police Department officials said. The SUV was found abandoned a few miles away in Panorama City and was impounded for evidence. Neighbors described Rosas as a "nice man" who lived with his elderly mother. Anyone with information was asked to call Det. Gene Parshall of the LAPD's Mission Homicide Unit at 818-838-9954.
Warner made the disclosure nine days after Maharaj was thrown out of an ILP Rio Claro meeting by police officers where he claimed that the former Fifa vice president had refused to hand over a deed to a four-acre parcel of land at San Pedro, Poole, belonging to him. Maharaj believes that Warner was interested in purchasing the land, which he thinks will play an integral role in the construction of the San Fernando to Mayaro highway. Maharaj is unable to see in his left eye or hear in his left ear. He collects a $1,500 a month disability grant.
Areas of particular concern, he said, include the Santa Ana Basin and the San Gabriel and San Fernando valleys, where nitrates and organic solvent compounds occur over a relatively large proportion of their groundwater aquifers. The Los Angeles metropolitan area, for example, overlies a checkerboard of underground plumes of trichloroethylene, and has high levels of the chemical in the air. More than 30 square miles of the San Gabriel Valley lie in one of four Superfund sites that contain TCE.
The semi-final round of the Political Calypso Monarch competition was postponed yesterday because the field at Skinner Park, San Fernando, was flooded. The event, produced by Randy Glasgow Productions, was supposed to feature 32 calypsonians and chutney artistes performing songs exploring the political landscape.
"It is people in this jurisdiction, my jurisdiction, that go out there on the front line and fight for young black men, young black women being gunned down by law enforcement," he said¬†in the video, a masonic police badge logo¬†superimposed¬†next to his face. Both were also state-licensed security guards, records show. In late January, the group mailed letters to police chiefs across California announcing Henry's role as the head of the police force. Times staff writers Joseph Serna and Matt Hamilton¬†contributed to this report.
Congressman Adam Schiff has been driving the Rim of the Valley Corridor legislative effort for more than a decade. The National Park Service . The study includes four options: Alternatives A, B, C and D, and invites public comment by June 30. Alternative D is the most acreage-expansive and would comprise a boundary adjustment for our national park that takes in new territory from the sea through several mountain ranges, wrapping a wildland/urban park rim around the valleys; it includes an overlay for the Los Angeles River as well.
TARZANA - Children in the San Fernando Valley now have access to an enhanced level of pediatric care, under the terms of an innovative agreement between Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Children's Hospital Los Angeles and its physicians. There is no children's hospital in the vast area served by Providence Tarzana pediatrics - a region of nearly 3 million people that includes the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Conejo valleys and Simi Valley and is roughly the population of Chicago. For more information, visit California.providence.org .
Fourth of July revelers have a warm and sunny Independence Day weekend ahead after a cool-down compared to earlier this week. On Saturday, Independence Day,¬† Angelenos can expect temperatures in the high 80s and low 90s in the LA¬†County mountains, San Fernando and Antelope valleys. High pressure will continue to flow in from the south and is expected to anchor to the east. The LA¬†County Department of Public Health issued a heat advisory for Antelope Valley for Tuesday and Wednesday, when temperatures may reach the triple digits.