Paul Krekorian Assumes City Council Office

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LOS ANGELES – Paul Krekorian officially assumed office in the Los Angeles City Council Tuesday, becoming the first Armenian-American member elected to that body in the City’s history. Krekorian’s 14 percent margin of victory on December 8, … [Read more...]

Congressman Sherman releases San Fernando Valley Census Report

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) released the U.S. Census Bureau’s latest San Fernando Valley Census Report yesterday, January 5.  At his request, the Census Bureau updated the report using detailed data from the 2008 … [Read more...]

Women’s Care Cottage to close if funds aren’t raised by December 15

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF The Women's Care Cottage in North Hollywood should be celebrating its 25th anniversary, however instead they may be shutting their doors on December 15.  They have had a dramatic drop in funding  and need $300,000-$500,000 … [Read more...]

Krekorian wins Second Council District run-off election

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BY ANGELA FENTIMAN Assemblymember Paul Krekorian soundly defeated former Paramount executive Christine Essel Tuesday to take the Second Council District seat on the Los Angeles City Council. Krekorian earned 56.56 percent of the vote (10,810 total … [Read more...]

Studio City Holiday Parade Shines Bright

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BY BONNIE GOODMAN More than 2,000 people lined Ventura Blvd. from Whitsett Avenue to Laurel Canyon Blvd. on Sunday, December 6, 2009 for the 15th annual Studio City Holiday Parade. This was the first year the Studio City Residents Association (SCRA) … [Read more...]

Krekorian and Essel face off in final debate for City Council District 2 runoff election at Valley College

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BY ANGELA FENTIMAN Despite two interruptions by false fire alarms, the candidates hoping to fill the open Los Angeles Second Council District seat participated in their final debate before the December 8 election. Local residents filled Los Angeles … [Read more...]

Veterans Saluted at 6th Annual San Fernando Valley Parade

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PHOTOS AND TEXT BY LISA EKBERG HOPGOOD Under gray skies, the 6th annual San Fernando Valley Veteran’s Day parade was held November 11, 2009 traveling down the length of Laurel Canyon Blvd. from San Fernando Mission Blvd. to Paxton St. in … [Read more...]

West Valley YMCA receives $20,000 grant from Verizon Foundation

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF The West Valley Family YMCA received a $20,000 grant on November 9 from the Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon, to support KidzLit, a youth reading enrichment program designed to increase motivation to read … [Read more...]

CSUN Valley Performing Arts Center receives $165,000 in federal funding

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Congressman Brad Sherman (Sherman Oaks) announced November 3 that California State University, Northridge (CSUN) received $165,000 in federal funding for construction of the Valley Performing Arts Center. Once completed, the … [Read more...]

Former City Council Candidates Galatzan and Benson Endorse Krekorian in City Council run-off

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Former City Council Candidates Tamar Galatzan and Mary Benson have announced their respective endorsements of Paul Krekorian for the city's Second District Council seat. Galatzan  is a  current LAUSD Board Member  and  … [Read more...]