Community beautification day in Sherman Oaks

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BY LESLIE ELKAN Volunteers from schools and businesses in Sherman Oaks and neighboring areas converged on Ventura Boulevard at Ventura Canyon last Saturday, October 10, and fanned out to embark on an ambitious cleanup of the Boulevard. The … [Read more...]

A Taste of Encino in photos

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Students from the CSUN ethnicmusicology program brought instruments for an "Instrument Petting Zoo."

PHOTOS BY KAREN YOUNG The 22nd Annual Taste of Encino, presented by the Encino Chamber of Commerce and KSA Management,  was held Sunday, October 11 on Ventura Blvd. between Balboa and Amestoy. Thousands of revelers came out to enjoy a day of … [Read more...]

Spectacular Supercars on display at the Americana this Sunday

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF The most spectacular Supercars in the world will be on display in the Caruso Concours d’Elegance at The Americana at Brand this Sunday, October 11, presented by the Petersen Automotive Museum.  The event is free and open … [Read more...]

Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley Expands After-School Programming to Two New Sites

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF The Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley has opened two new sites this school year, expanding its after-school programming to seven campuses, according to Board Chairman Gary Thomas. The new sites are Topeka Elementary … [Read more...]

Second Council District race to continue with run-off between Krekorian and Essel

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BY ANGELA FENTIMAN The special election to fill the open seat that represents L.A.'s Second Council District will be decided in a run-off election between Paul Krekorian and Chris Essel. Krekorian and Essel beat out eight other candidates to go … [Read more...]

City Council District 2 debates intensify as September 22 election approaches

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BY ANGELA FENTIMAN Community members from L.A.'s Sherman Oaks neighborhood filled the auditorium at Sherman Oaks Elementary School Monday to hear from the candidates hoping to represent them (and the rest of the Second Council District). Prior to … [Read more...]

Save LA River Open Space effort to bring new park to Studio City

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BY BONNIE GOODMAN Members of the community of all ages gathered this past Saturday at the invitation of the non-profit organization, Save LA River Open Space, to learn the status of efforts to preserve the Weddington Golf & Tennis property as … [Read more...]

Unveiling of Victims Memorial Set for One Year Anniversary of Chatsworth Train Disaster

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A memorial plaque honoring the victims of the Chatsworth Metrolink train disaster will be unveiled at a memorial ceremony on Saturday, September 12, 2009, the one-year anniversary of the tragedy.  “One year ago, our lives were changed forever,” … [Read more...]

Help beat ovarian cancer with the 11th Annual Women’s Health Walk/Run

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BY ANI OKKASIAN “My story is not a pretty story,” explains a comforting raspy voice. “My story is not a normal story.” Gayle McKenna has been a cancer survivor for 21 years now but the original outcome was presumed grim. “Twenty one years … [Read more...]

Seen in Photos: Sherman Oaks rally for healthcare reform in memory of Senator Ted Kennedy

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In memory of Senator Ted Kennedy and his legacy, more than 200 people gathered at the corner of Van Nuys and Ventura Boulevards in Sherman Oaks Wednesday night, September 2, as part of a nationwide rally and vigil in support of healthcare reform … [Read more...]