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Murder Suspect Sought By Police

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA — LAPD Devonshire Area Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing information on the whereabouts of a man who murdered 25-year-old Louis Villegas in Northridge. On September 25, 2012, around 12:10 a.m., LAPD Devonshire Area patrol officers responded to a shooting call in the area of Parthenia Street […]

October 20th, 2012 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Loan Modification Scam Suspects Arrested

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA — On October 17, 2012, around 6 a.m., Detectives from the LAPD, Commercial Crimes Division, Fraud Section, Fugitive Warrant Section and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office arrested nine suspects who stole more than $1 million from 65 victims in a fraudulent loan modification scam. Suspects:  Nino Vera, Tony Haschke, […]

October 20th, 2012 | Posted in Late Breaking News | Read More »

Suspect in Stolen Vehicle Strikes and Kills Pedestrian

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA — On Friday, October 12, 2012, at about 11:30 p.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred on Topanga Canyon Boulevard north of Saticoy Street. Los Angeles police officers were in pursuit of a 1991 Toyota Camry that was stolen from Canoga Park area.  During the course of the pursuit, a police supervisor […]

October 20th, 2012 | Posted in Late Breaking News | Read More »

Police Council To Honor Van Nuys Employees

VAN NUYS, CA — Please join us for the next Mid-Valley Community Police Council (MVCPC) meeting November 6, 2012, at 6:30 PM at Valley Presbyterian Hospital 15107 Vanowen Street. We will honoring the Van Nuys Area employees of the quarter.  For over thirty years the Mid-Valley Community Police Council has been the biggest financial supporter […]

October 20th, 2012 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

It’s “Action” For New Movie Museum

October 18, 2012 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today unveiled an initial public look at the architects’ vision for its new movie museum, billed as the first major institution of its kind in the United States. One of the drawings, by architects Renzo Piano and Zoltan Pali, depicts a dramatic glass sphere […]

October 20th, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Supervisors Step Up Sheriff Scrunity

October 18, 2012 Sheriff Lee Baca assures the Board of Supervisors of his cooperation in reforming the jail system. Confronted with a scathing report on brutality and mismanagement in the Los Angeles County jails, Sheriff Lee Baca has repeatedly insisted that he’s committed to implementing scores of recommended reforms. But given the beating the sheriff […]

October 20th, 2012 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

A Giant Step For Los Angeles

In some ways, Margot Ocañas has been walking the walk ever since she was a kid growing up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and her mom sent her off to modern dance lessons with the words: “You’ve got two feet and a bicycle. Get going.” Talk about prophetic. Today, Ocañas—a Mandarin-speaking Fulbright scholar and one-time Wall Street […]

October 20th, 2012 | Posted in Late Breaking News | Read More »

Councilman Cardenas Continues Crackdown On Abandoned Shopping Carts

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved an ordinance in response to Councilmember Tony Cárdenas’ motion, which will require all new, and drastically remodeled, grocery stores to install on-site anti-theft systems for their shopping carts. Additionally, a motion was approved to also ask for a study to be completed by the […]

October 20th, 2012 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

The Audubon Cottages In New Orleans Is Like Staying In The Secret Garden

New Orleans Luxury

By Paul Oswell, Special to the Van Nuys News Press NEW ORLEANS, LA — There’s definitely something exciting about staying in a cottage – an actual cottage, mind you – in the middle of the city. And not just ‘the city’, but one of the most tourism charged neighborhoods anywhere in the world. Sure, many […]

October 4th, 2012 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Something New From Trafalgar Tours

Trafalgar Tours

By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor Trafalgar Tours has launched something new for the discriminating traveler. Their new ‘Taste of America’ program invites guests to learn about food specific to a destination, as well as indulge in some of the continent’s most delicious dishes. “Gourmet travel is a rapidly expanding market with more and more Americans […]

October 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »


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