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San Fernando Valley

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San Fernando Valley Symposium Aimed At Sharp Rise In Heroin Use

Heroin use across the Valley – which is currently home to some 1.8 million people – has seen an “astronomical rise” over the last decade, according the nonprofit BILY.

01/13/2014

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GOP Assembly Candidate Susan Shelley Seeks Recount

Susan Shelley, a Republican who narrowly lost a special election for an Assembly seat in a San Fernando Valley-based district last month, is seeking a recount.

12/02/2013

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Assembly Special Election Goes Down To Wire Between Democrat Matt Dababneh, GOP’s Susan Shelley

Democrat Matt Dababneh of Encino and Republican Susan Shelley of Woodland Hills were locked in a tight race Tuesday night in a special election for a state Assembly seat.

11/19/2013

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San Fernando Valley Woman Becomes LA County’s 1st Flu-Related Casualty

A San Fernando Valley woman has become the first person in Los Angeles County to die from influenza-related complications this season.

10/25/2013

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LAUSD Eyes $80M Redevelopment Plan For Blighted Schools

Four blighted schools in the San Fernando Valley could be getting makeovers if Los Angeles Unified school officials have their way

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2013

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Schools Sending ‘Fat Letters’ To Parents About Overweight Children

Many schools are sending notes home to parents, telling them their children are overweight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2013

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Substitute Teacher’s Assistant Arrested On Child Porn Charges

A 35-year-old substitute teacher’s assistant has been arrested on child porn charges, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).

08/28/2013

A view of the 101 fire from a residential neighborhood. (credit: Rick Thomas/UGC/CBS)

Burning Volkswagen Sparks 170-Acre Brush Fire Near 101 Freeway In Calabasas

A burning Volkswagen Beetle on the side of the Ventura (101) Freeway spread flames to adjacent brush, closing the westbound freeway briefly west of Las Virgenes Road.

08/18/2013

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Public’s Help Sought In Search For Serial Bank Robbery Suspects

Federal agents Thursday were seeking the public’s help identifying suspects wanted in a string of bank robberies in the San Fernando Valley and Foothills areas.

08/15/2013

Police say they tracked down Mambreh Khachian (left) and Levon Iskandaryan by pinging a stolen iPhone and tracing it back to Iskandaryan's residence. (credit: LAPD)

Alleged Armenian Gang Members Charged In Craigslist Robbery

Two San Fernando Valley men faced robbery charges Tuesday after they allegedly held a man at gunpoint and stole an iPhone during a meeting set up through Craigslist.

08/06/2013

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Hollywood’s Best Fireworks Show Happening In Studio City

Hollywood’s best Fourth of July fireworks show is happening over the hill, at the 15th annual Fireworks Festival in Studio City’s CBS Radford Lot.

06/21/2013

Cheryl Moser (left) and her suspected kidnapper (credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department)

Suspected Captor Allegedly Forces Missing OC Woman To Make Credit Card Purchases

A 69-year-old Dana Point woman who went missing Tuesday may have been kidnapped by a man who is forcing her to make credit card purchases at local gas stations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2013

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Inspiring Notes Makes Up For Budget Cuts In Music Education

Inspiring Notes, a 501(c)3 organization, is the first of its kind in the valley, filling the gap left in elementary schools that have fewer opportunities to offer in-school music programs due to cutbacks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2013

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Man With Rifle Boards Metro Bus In San Fernando Valley

A man carrying a rifle boarded a Metro bus in the San Fernando Valley Thursday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2013

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Party Patrol To Crack Down On Loud Gatherings At Sylmar Homes

A new city grant will pay for a party patrol in Sylmar this summer, a Los Angeles councilman announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2013

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