San Fernando Valley

Freeway chase underway

A car is leading California Highway Patrol officers on a chase on the southbound Ventura (101) Freeway in the western San Fernando Valley, according to the CHP. The pursuit began in Ventura County.

09/28/2012

Trail dispute in Franklin Canyon

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A wide trail through a portion of private property within Franklin Canyon — used by hikers to reach a summit with panoramic views of downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica Bay […]

09/26/2012

Phone scam in the Valley

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Police in the western San Fernando Valley warned today about a scam in which the perpetrators call senior citizens claiming to be a grandchild in need of help. Typically, the caller […]

09/25/2012

Record 103 degrees in Woodland Hills

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Summer in Los Angeles is going out with a sizzle: Woodland Hills hit a record 103 degrees. The National Weather Service says Thursday’s high temperature in the west San Fernando Valley […]

09/21/2012

Former LA teacher gets 25 year prison term

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (AP) – A former Los Angeles teacher has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for molesting 13 students. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Paul Chapel was also ordered to register as a sex […]

09/20/2012

The big stink likely Salton Sea

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – The vast saltwater lake that could be to blame for a rotten-egg stench that seeped through greater Los Angeles this week has bigger problems than its public image. The massive […]

09/11/2012

LAPD to hold meetings on use of force

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Amid public concern over three videotaped incidents in which officers used force, the Los Angeles Police Department plans to host a series of community meetings to discuss with the public why […]

09/10/2012

Another hot spell for L.A.

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A hot air mass developing over Southern California will send valley and mountain temperatures climbing into triple digits today, but the above-normal heat will begin dissipating within a couple of days, […]

08/28/2012

Found Animals Foundation pays $5 in 'bucks for balls'

To help curb cat over-population, Found Animals Foundation will pay pet owners $5 for each cat brought in to be spayed or neutered in what its calling “bucks for balls.” Residents in the San Fernando […]

08/14/2012

Cooling centers during the heat wave

(CNS) – With temperatures expected to reach dangerous levels today and tomorrow, the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks today announced extended hours for six cooling centers across the San Fernando Valley. Senior centers […]

08/13/2012

Keep cool in the heat wave (tips)

(CNS) – With temperatures expected to remain high through Saturday, the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks today announced extended hours at some cooling centers in the San Fernando Valley. All city Recreation and […]

08/08/2012

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