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LAPD Encourages Responsible 4th of July Weekend

LAPD

Independence Day commemorates our freedom from the rule of Great Britain and the adoption of our Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.  While this is a great cause for celebration, Independence Day weekend has become an occasion during which some celebrate and drink irresponsibly.  And those  who take to the road while driving under […]

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Late Breaking News,Police News,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Suspect Assaults Family; Threatens to Kill Officers with Knife in Each Hand

Police News

A suspect who had already injured his wife and two children, came at Officer’s  with a knife in each hand, threatening to kill them, resulting in an Officer Involved Shooting (OIS). On Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at around 9:30 p.m. Southwest Area Officers were called to the 3800 block of West 27th Street for an […]

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Late Breaking News,Police News | Read More »

Van Nuys Metal Plater Fined $100,000 for Hazardous Waste Violations

EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined TMW Corporation, 14660 Arminta Street, Van Nuys, $100,000, for violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. The violations were discovered at the company’s facility, Crown Chrome Plating, a Division of TMW Corporation, during an inspection conducted by EPA in April 2009.   The facility, which does metal plating […]

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Business,Van Nuys News | Read More »

VICA Announces Reform Package

VICA

The Valley Industry & Commerce Association’s (VICA) is proposing eight reforms to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) that would streamline the environmental approval process, create greater investment reliability for businesses and make compliance timelines more manageable. “Since its passage, the business community has been working for reasonable CEQA reform,” said VICA Chair Daymond Rice. […]

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

CDPH Issues AA Citation to Community Hospital of San Bernardino

California Department of Public Health

San Bernardino CA– Community Hospital of San Bernardino has received an “AA” citation, the most severe penalty under state law, and an $80,000 fine from the State of California after an investigation at the hospital’s skilled nursing facility concluded that inadequate care led to the death of a nursing facility resident, announced Dr. Ron Chapman, director of […]

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Business,Family and food | Read More »

New Project Labor Agreement at the Port of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Harbor Commission

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Councilmember Janice Hahn, Los Angeles Harbor Commission President Cindy Miscikowski and labor leaders celebrated the signing of a five-year Project Labor Agreement (PLA) at the Port of Los Angeles. The agreement ensures safety, quality, and timely construction on the Port of Los Angeles’ capital projects and will provide job and apprentice opportunities […]

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Summer Night Lights Kickoff: Expands to 32 Locations

Summer Night Lights

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Police Chief Charlie Beck, and Council President Eric Garcetti, kicked-off the fourth year of the Summer Night Lights (SNL) program by announcing its expansion from 24 to 32 locations across the City. “Expanding Summer Night Lights into more neighborhoods in Los Angeles widens the program’s reach to keep even more at-risk youth […]

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Family and food,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Quotes Of The Week 6-27-11

GOLF quotations: ~ “Golf is a lot of walking, broken up by disappointment and bad arithmetic. ~Author Unknown ~ “Keep your head down, no peekie.” ~”It’s easy to see golf not as a game at all but as some whey-faced, nineteenthcentury Presbyterian minister’s fever dream of exorcism achieved through ritual and self-mortification. ~Bruce McCall ~ […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Quotes of the week | Read More »

Adopt a Pet Terra

Adopt a Pet Terra

Terra DOB: 06/04/2005 BREED: Female, DSH, Tortie WEIGHT: 7 lbs. I keep a pretty low profile here at Pet Orphans but don’t be fooled, I am an incredibly loving and affectionate young lady with a genuine appreciation for some quality lap time. I absolutely love people and want nothing more than to become a part […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Tyus Adopt a Pet | Read More »

Adopt a Pet Moose

Adopt a Pet Moose

Moose DOB: 06/11/2010 BREED: Male, Whippet/Chihuahua blend WEIGHT: 9 lbs. Silly name for a little guy like me, no? I think they were being ironic. I’m actually a rat terrier mix, and I don’t look anything like a rat either! We’re called rat terriers because we were bred to hunt rats. I happen to be […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Tyus Adopt a Pet | Read More »

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