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...]

Annenberg School of Nursing graduates second class from a unique program

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BRIGHT LIGHTS -- Their future bright with opportunities, graduates of the Jewish Home’s Annenberg School of Nursing Class of 2009 at ceremony at Home’s Reseda campus (left to right Janice Trebago, Connie Brooker and Norma De Cid) light candles in memory of the Lady with the Lamp, Florence Nightingale, mother of modern nursing.

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF While the healthcare industry bemoans a severe nursing shortage and sociologists warn of a growing health crisis amidst an aging population, the Los Angeles Jewish Home has continued to meet that challenge with its second … [Read more...]

Nearly 80,000 flock to 19th Annual Sherman Oaks Street Fair

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Painting and spin art at the Art Rebel booth.

PHOTOS AND TEXT BY KAREN YOUNG Nearly 80,000 people filled Ventura Blvd. between Van Nuys Blvd. and Kester Avenue yesterday, October 18, for the 19th Annual Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce Street Fair sponsored by Sherman Oaks Hospital and the … [Read more...]

Iconic Sportsmen’s Lodge Event Center is back in business

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The Sportsmen’s Lodge Event Center is officially back in business today after a ten-month renovation. The new facility, owned by Weintraub Financial Services, is a vision of sleek modern white mixed with neutrals that still retains its historic … [Read more...]

Studio City Residents Association hosts first debate of CD 2 runoff election

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BY ANGELA FENTIMAN The two runoff candidates vying to represent L.A.'s Second Council District participated in their first debate Tuesday, October 13,  since beating-out eight other candidates in the Sept. 22 special election. Former Paramount … [Read more...]