RELATED: Firefighters Rescue Man Trapped In Car After Tree Falls In Beverly Hills RELATED: Southern Calif. Winds Topple Trees, Power Lines The strongest winds in the greater L.A. A wind advisory issued by the National Weather Service will be in effect¬†until noon in the San Gabriel and Santa Monica mountains, the San Fernando¬†and Santa Clarita valleys, L.A. County beach cities, metropolitan L.A. Copyright 2015 FOX 11 Los Angeles | Download our mobile app for breaking news alerts | Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube .
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Mayor Edwin Santiago, business leaders, and the head of the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology want to know the basis of a research, which cited the City of San Fernando as one of the cities around the country, which are disaster-prone areas. Who said, "Which exactly San Fernando are they referring to? Yes, it pointed to San Fernando in Pampanga but did they use science-based instruments in assessing the hazards here? San Fernando, to us, is less vulnerable with its geographic location.
Buzz Diigo google newsvine reddit technorati Yahoo! S.B.'s female roller-derby pioneers have done their spring training and are ready to open their seventh season of hard bodies colliding on the hardwood of a gym floor. The Brawlin' Betties have a score to settle against San Fernando; they lost to the valley girls last October, 214-158. The Betties are led by co-captains GeniSydal and Lem E. Atom, last year's top-scoring jammer. The doors open at 4:30 pm , and a sold-out crowd is expected. Page Youth Ctr., 4540 Hollister Ave.
Do you ever really know your coworkers? TMZ is reporting this week that Jill Blackstone, a former producer to many TV talk shows such as Jerry Springer, Sally Jessy Raphael, The Real, Divorce Court, The Tony Danza Show and Sharon Osbourne was arrested for the murder of her deaf and partially blind sister in San Fernando, Calif. Three dogs are also dead. "The excuse was - ėoh, I slipped in the tub,'" a source recalled. According to the TMZ report, Blackstone phoned in the deaths herself. Still, Blackstone was released Wednesday afternoon.
They are county prosecutor Elan S. Carr, Republican state Senate Minority Leader Robert Huff of Diamond Bar and Kathryn Barger, who is Antonovich's chief deputy and has his endorsement.¬† All three have filed the paperwork required to begin raising campaign money. Huff and Carr must move into Antonovich's 5th District, which extends from parts of the San Gabriel and San Fernando valleys and covers the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys. Gin and Napolitano are Republicans. Follow @jeanmerl for the latest in Southern California politics news.
The Militant Angeleno produces clever and fact-filled CicLAvia guides and his CicLAvia ' The Valley guide is a treat . Bring money and buy lunch. ' Weddington Park ' South is right next to CicLAvia's Universal City Hub, plenty of grass and mature tree cover. ' Two blocks west of the NoHo hub is North Hollywood Park . There's a new bike corral in front of Laemmle's NoHo 7 movie theaters . Across the street, next to Salomi Indian Cuisine, there's a handsome new pedestrian plaza. The park opened ten years ago, and its vegetation has grown nicely.
Ten million of those dollars have been earmarked for the establishment of a community center in Los Angeles that will allow the local Israeli-American community to finally come together under one roof. The IAC was first established in Los Angeles, though over the years it has spread to other US cities in its mission to build an engaged and united Israeli-American community. Renowned local architect John Lautner built the single-property in 1979. "I have been involved in many different organizations over the years," Miri Shepher said.
The winds result from high pressure building over the Great Basin. The weather service forecast 15 to 25 mile-per-hour winds in the coastal zone, gusting to 40 mph; 20 to 35 mph in the mountains, gusting to 50 mph; and 20 to 30 mph in the valleys, gusting to 45 mph. Additional water and Gatorade Endurance Formula will be provided at all 24 aid stations. Highs are expected to continue to rise by a few degrees today and again Saturday and begin a slow decline Sunday, with a cooling trend starting in earnest on Wednesday.
Sherman Oaks resident and longtime transit advocate Nate Zablen wonders why we can't get from point A to point B in the San Fernando Valley without another tax increase. "You can read a book," he said. Measure R2 is the working title of a proposed sequel to 2008's Measure R, which was a half-cent hike in L.A. "Pictures and no money" was how L.A. Only three of those routes are in the San Fernando Valley. Susan Shelley is a San Fernando Valley author, a former television associate producer and twice a Republican candidate for the California Assembly.
SAN FERNANDO -- A judge denied bail reduction requests for two men charged in connection with last month's illegal race in Chatsworth that killed two people. Jay Jaffe, the defense attorney for Irael Valenzuela, 38, admitted in court that his client was driving one of the two cars involved in the Feb. 26 race, according to CBS2's Dave Lopez. Ultimately, the judge refused to lower their bail amounts, which remain at $2 million per defendant. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for March 26.
Winds of between 15 and 25 miles per hour are expected in those areas, along with 35 mph gusts. The wind advisory will last until 4 p.m. in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys and the San Gabriel and Santa Monica mountains. The valley winds were expected to blow at between 15 and 25 mph and gust at between 35 and 40 mph, while winds of 20 to 30 mph were expected in the mountains, along with 40 mph gusts. In Inland Orange County, the wind advisory will last until noon Saturday.
Irael Valenzuela, 38, of Los Angeles, was arrested on Tuesday and booked on suspicion of murder, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Valenzuela was held on $2 million bail. Eric Siguenza, 26, of Los Angeles, and Wilson Thomas Wong, 50, of Torrance were killed, and a third person was seriously injured. Gevorgyan's attorney, Kate Hardie, told the Los Angeles Times her client was not driving the Mustang. If convicted as charged, Gevorgyan could face up to 33 years to life in state prison, according to the District Attorney's Office.
The dairy is right on trend. Anto's son Rostom explained that the company's strategy is to diversify products and customers. The cheeses, yogurts and cultured dairy beverages are sold in grocery and club stores. Baghdassarian's personal story is one of perseverance. As Karoun Dairies grew, Baghdassarian re-invested profits back into the business. But for Anto, who describes himself as "picky," only the best will do. "We know our products better than anyone," Baghdassarian said. And no one knows Karoun better than the founder himself.
Saying a study of the Rim of the Valley Corridor's future is months overdue and stuck in "bureaucratic limbo," three local members of Congress are urging the National Park Service to release the report. The letter, addressed to National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis, was sent late last month. The National Park Service appreciates the community and congressional interest.... "The preservation of the lands included in the resource study is of great importance to the people" of Southern California, the letter says.
"Children, the elderly and people with disabilities or special medical needs are especially vulnerable during such cold snaps," said Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser. "There are places where people can go to stay warm, such as shelters or other public facilities," he said. Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include shortness of breath, headaches, muscle and joint pain and nausea. Exposure to high levels of the gas can lead to death within minutes. City News Service Get Patched in! Sign up for Patch news alerts for your town.