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Northeast San Fernando Valley group gets $500,000 in ’emergency’ funds to help homeless families

The city of Los Angeles is directing more than $500,000 in state funding to help a North Hills-based organization assist homeless families, many of them living in motels, in the northeast San Fernando Valley. A total of $564,568 in Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) funds was awarded to North Valley Caring Services to hire staff to help homeless families with finding housing, and support with childcare, job hunting, food and other needs, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced Wednesday. The ...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Local News, Rodriguez, San Fernando Valley, North Hills, Colectivo, northeast San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN, Monica Rodriguez, North Valley Caring Services, Manny Flores


Thought for the day, Jan. 23, 2019

Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle). (Painting by Olof Johan Sodermark/public domain) Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle), French novelist “Almost all our misfortunes in life come from the wrong notions we have about things that happen. To know men thoroughly, to judge events sanely, is, therefore, a great step towards happiness.” (from a journal entry, 1801) Jan. 23, 1783-March 23, 1842 Related Articles Thought for the day, Jan. 22, 2019 Thought for the ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Local News, San Fernando Valley, Thought For The Day, Stendhal Marie Henri Beyle, Olof Johan Sodermark


A San Fernando Valley trail is one step closer to becoming a historic monument

The Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission has backed a plan to make a two-mile unpaved equestrian and hiking trail in the San Fernando Valley a historic and cultural monument. The Apeta Momonga Mission Trail stretches south and parallel to the 118 Freeway between De Soto Avenue to the west and Tampa Avenue to the east and is owned by several groups, including Sierra Canyon High School and the Los Angeles City Department of Water and Power. If approved by the Los Angeles City Council, it will ...
Tags: News, California, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, City Council, Chatsworth, Local News, Los Angeles City Council, Porter Ranch, Darlene, San Fernando, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Daily News, Tampa Avenue


Photos: Looking back at the LAUSD teachers strike — a visual history

What started as picketing in the rain last week turned into celebration at Grand Park in sunshine. After nine days of teacher striking and intense last-minute marathon bargaining brokered by LA’s mayor, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing its 30,000 teachers agreed on a deal to end the district’s first teacher walkout in 30 years. Read full coverage here From the San Fernando Valley to the South Bay, here’s just a glimpse at the images that defined a history-making...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Walter Reed, Eric Garcetti, City Hall, San Pedro, Northridge, Reed, Jessica, South Bay, Wilmington


End of LAUSD teachers strike puts athletes back in action starting Wednesday

Play ball. After nine days of picketing, chanting and a lot of rain, an agreement between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing the teachers was reached Tuesday to end the teachers’ strike. This allows the L.A. City Section high schools to resume practices Wednesday, and to play games starting Thursday. “LAUSD athletics will not allow schools to begin practicing until Wednesday (pending ratification of the new agreement). The Section office is requiring that each tea...
Tags: News, Education, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Taylor, High School Sports, Daily News, Taft, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Unified School District, West Valley League, Granada Hills Charter, Derrick Taylor


What parents should know about end of the LAUSD teacher strike

  Parents walk their children back to school in August 2018 at Lankershim Elementary School in North Hollywood. (File photo by David Crane/Daily News/SCNG)   Here’s what parents should know about the end of the LAUSD teacher strike and the return of teachers to their classrooms. Striking teachers with United Teachers Los Angeles and LAUSD reached an agreement on Tuesday to end the nine-day strike. Teachers need to officially vote on the agreement, however, before going back into classrooms ...
Tags: Education, Sport, Soccer, United States, Lausd, Local News, Daily News, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, New York City Department of Education, David Crane, United Teachers Los Angeles, North Hollywood, UTLA, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze


Thought for the day, Jan. 22, 2019

Lord Byron, about 1813. (Painting by Thomas Phillips/public domain) Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron), English poet “Oh that the desert were my dwelling-place/With one fair spirit for my minister/That I might all forget the human race/And hating no one, love but only her!/There is pleasure in the pathless woods/There is rapture on the lonely shore/There is society where none intrudes/By the deep Sea/music in its roar/I love not Man less/but Nature more.” (from “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage,”...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Local News, Byron, San Fernando Valley, Childe Harold, Thought For The Day, Thomas Phillips, Byron George Gordon Byron English


Back to the picket lines: As week 2 begins, LAUSD parents and teachers hope for a deal as strike’s end hangs in balance

The rains that drenched Los Angeles just days ago were nowhere to be found Monday, but an end to the massive teacher strike shaking the region remained elusive as tens of thousands of teachers geared up to hit the picket lines for a second week. Many teachers and parents were hoping for a deal by the weekend’s end and a return to classrooms Tuesday, as district and union negotiators underwent a marathon of closed-door bargaining sessions at L.A. City Hall. But even as teachers stayed away from ...
Tags: News, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Martin Luther King Jr, City Hall, Northridge, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, Ayala, United Teachers Los Angeles, Austin Beutner, Pacoima


San Fernando Valley’s unsung heroes honored at Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast

The Martin Luther King Day Community Breakfast at the Boys & Girls Club in Pacoima Monday, January 21, 2019. The breakfast titled “The Color of Unity” featured elected officials, the El Camino Real Step team and a full breakfast. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) NIcole Chase speaks on behalf of her father, Leroy Chase, after receiving an award for his service to the community at the Martin Luther King Day Community Breakfast at the Boys & Girls Club in Pacoima Monday, J...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Chase, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Rev Martin Luther King, San Fernando Valley, Boys Girls Club, Los Angeles Daily News, PTA, Alex Padilla, David Crane, Pacoima


With the LAUSD strike ongoing, these teachers and principals find common cause making music ‘for the kids’

Through the weekend, bargaining teams of LA Unified and teachers union UTLA were hard at work in negotiation sessions, trying to end a teachers strike that has pitted educators against administration personnel in the nation’s second largest district. But those divides didn’t stop a band comprised of teachers and administrators at Mulhulland Middle School in Lake Balboa from getting together on Sunday for a three hour-band practice. The group of eight – two principals and six teachers – have a sh...
Tags: News, Education, Kentucky, Sport, Soccer, Bruno Mars, Lausd, Local News, Justin Timberlake, Solidarity, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, Vallone, Vanowen Street, UTLA, LA Unified


As LA gears up for this week’s homeless count, the San Fernando Valley continues to grapple with a crisis

Los Angeles County’s three-night homeless count will launch Tuesday evening, with volunteers heading out to tally encampments throughout the region, starting in communities like the San Fernando Valley. Volunteers will be deployed from nearly 30 different locations throughout the Valley — including Chatsworth, Reseda, Encino, North Hollywood, Tujunga, Van Nuys and North Hills — to conduct the now annual census of a problem that has persisted in many communities in the area. While homelessness la...
Tags: La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Homeless, Local News, Harbor, Providence, Porter Ranch, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Valley, South Bay, San Fernando, LA County


Daily News Girls Athlete of the Week: Ashley Chevalier, Sierra Canyon

Daily News Girls Athlete of the Week Name: Ashley Chevalier School: Sierra Canyon Sport: Basketball Year: Junior Noteworthy: Chevalier had a stellar week on both sides of the ball. On Tuesday night, she scored 20 points while guarding UCLA-bound Charisma Osborne in the Trailblazers’ win over Windward – Chevalier played the entire game. She followed that performance with a 24-point game in Sierra Canyon’s toughest challenge of the season in Saturday’s narrow win over Chaminade. Chevalier hit a 3-...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, Ucla, Chevalier, San Fernando Valley, Chaminade, Sierra Canyon, Tarek Fattal, Ashley Chevalier, Charisma Osborne, Windward Chevalier, Chaminade Chevalier


High winds, cold temperatures hit Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Strong winds will whip across Southern California Monday and winter weather conditions will prevail in the San Gabriel Mountains, making travel highly challenging, the National Weather Service said. A wind advisory that took effect at 10 p.m. Sunday will be in force until noon Wednesday in the San Gabriel Mountains and the Santa Clarita Valley; from 4 p.m. Monday until noon Wednesday in the Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area and the San Fernando Valley; and from 4 a.m. until...
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LAUSD teachers strike, Day 8: Could it be wrapped up by Tuesday?

The lights are on at LA City Hall late Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, as LAUSD and UTLA negotiators work through the night in an effort to end the teacher strike. (Photo by Bradley Bermont/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News) LOS ANGELES — Representatives of the Los Angeles teachers union and Los Angeles Unified School District officials negotiated overnight at City Hall into Monday on the eighth day of a teachers strike, with classes set to resume Tuesday, though maybe still without teachers. Sun...
Tags: News, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, City Hall, Daily News, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles Daily News, United Teachers Los Angeles, Austin Beutner


Thought for the day, Jan. 21, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr., 1964, (Nobel Foundation/public domain) Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leader and clergyman “Let us not wallow in the valley of despair. I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are ...
Tags: Mississippi, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Martin Luther King Jr, Lincoln Memorial, San Fernando Valley, Thought For The Day


Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley area, Jan. 21-28

  The State of the West Valley discussion with the Woodland Hills Homeowners Organization on Jan. 23 at the American Legion Post 826 on Fallbrook Avenue in Woodland Hills. (Google Street View)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community enrichment. Here are this week’s, and upcoming, get-togethers.   Reseda Neighborhood Council: 7 p.m. Jan. 21. Reseda Neighborhood Council Community S...
Tags: America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, House, Community, Lausd, Book Club, Local News, Graham Moore, Malibu, Wendy, Los Angeles County, Rotary Club, United Methodist Church, Los Angeles City


What’s closed today on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Washington D.C., 2014. (Photo by Laura Choate/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here’s a sampling of government offices and other services that are closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21. Banks: Banks and financial markets are closed. Government: City, county and federal offices, libraries and superior courts are closed. Mail: The U.S. Postal Service does not deliver mail. www.usps.com; about.usps.com/newsroom/events Schools...
Tags: Holidays, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Lausd, Local News, Valley, Burbank, U S Postal Service, San Fernando Valley, Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Washington, Top Stories LADN


Charity and volunteer events in the San Fernando Valley, Jan. 21-28

    San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission Super Thrift Store on Sherman Way in Reseda. (Google Street View)   Here is this week’s sampling of charities in the San Fernando Valley area that need your support through donations or volunteer work.   EVENTS   American Red Cross blood donations: Blood, especially type O, and platelet donations needed. There are many locations in the San Fernando Valley. Upcoming dates and venues include: 11:45 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Jan. 21 (Granada Hills Pavilion, 111...
Tags: Hollywood, California, New York City, Charity, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Volunteer, Chatsworth, Local News, Fundraiser, Ventura, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, San Fernando


Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball forced to forfeit games due to ineligible player

The Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team was forced to forfeit basketball games this week after the CIF Southern Section deemed a player ineligible. The Cardinals were forced to forfeit any games the player competed in, which dropped the team to an overall record of 3-21, including a 1-3 record in Heritage League play. BREAKING: Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball updated W-L record at 3-21, according to MaxPreps. Many wins now listed as “FFL” – forfeit loss. Calls to athletic dire...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, Cardinals, San Fernando Valley, High School Basketball, Tarek Fattal, Santa Clarita Christian, CIF Southern Section, Valley Torah, Heritage League, Mark Bates, MaxPreps Many


Weekend LAUSD teacher strike negotiations are on parents’ radar screens

There was a lot going on this weekend. A huge L.A. Rams game and a giant Women’s March were among the diversions. But some San Fernando Valley parents were on pins and needles to see if marathon negotiations would yield a deal to end a strike that entered its seventh day Sunday. “I am grateful that the negotiations are underway,” said EvelynAleman, parent of a sophomore at Grover Cleveland High School inReseda. “I’m hopeful that they will, obviously, reach an agreement assoon as possible. I thin...
Tags: News, Education, Sport, Soccer, John Muir, Lausd, Local News, National Park, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, Kantner, Scott Schmerelson, Encino, UTLA, Aleman, Top Stories LADN


New LAUSD board member — whoever it is — will need to bridge union, district divide

With all eyes focused on a strike by Los Angeles Unified’s 30,000 teachers, it was possible to forget the school board is still one member short. Who that member is matters — a lot. A special election on March 5 will determine who will fill the empty District 5 seat and enter a fraught atmosphere stemming from the stand-off between the teachers’ union and the district and the continuing debate over charter schools. The District 5 seat was left open when Board Member Ref Rodriguez stepped down la...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, SEIU, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, Chinatown, Ucla, Gavin Newsom, Board, Los Angeles County, Goldberg, Rodriguez


LAUSD teacher strike, Day 7: District, UTLA set to go behind closed doors again, after 11-hour bargaining on Saturday

Union and district negotiators have agreed to head back to the bargaining table Sunday after a marathon day of talks Saturday trying to end the teachers strike. Their plan is once again to pack a room inside L.A. City Hall around 11 a.m., close the double doors and bargain out of public view. Their goal is to end a strike that has so far cost the district millions of dollars in lost attendance-based revenue and kept teachers out of classrooms for five days so far. Teachers, through their union, ...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, City Hall, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, Van Nuys, United Teachers Los Angeles, UTLA, LA City Hall, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


LAUSD teacher strike, Day 7: District, UTLA locking themselves behind closed doors again, after 11-hour bargaining on Saturday

Union and district negotiators are heading back to the bargaining table Sunday after a marathon day of talks Saturday trying to end the teachers strike. Their plan is once again to pack a room inside L.A. City Hall around 11 a.m., close the double doors and bargain out of public view. Their goal is to end a strike that has so far cost the district millions of dollars in lost attendance-based revenue and kept teachers out of classrooms for five days so far. Teachers, through their union, United T...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, City Hall, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, Van Nuys, United Teachers Los Angeles, UTLA, LA City Hall, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


Thought for the day, Jan. 20, 2019

Robinson Jeffers, 1937. (Photo by Carl Van Vechten/Carl Van Vechten Photographs collection at the Library of Congress) Robinson Jeffers, American poet “I think that one may contribute (ever so slightly) to the beauty of things by making one’s own life and environment beautiful, as far as one’s power reaches. This includes moral beauty, one of the qualities of humanity, though it seems not to appear elsewhere in the universe.” (1934 letter) Jan. 10, 1887-Jan. 20, 1962 Related Articles ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Local News, San Fernando Valley, Robinson Jeffers, Thought For The Day, Congress Robinson Jeffers American, Carl Van Vechten Carl Van Vechten


What’s closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21, in the San Fernando Valley

  Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Washington D.C., 2014. (Photo by Laura Choate/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here’s a sampling of government offices and other services that are closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21. Banks: Banks and financial markets are closed. Government: City, county and federal offices, libraries and superior courts are closed. Mail: The U.S. Postal Service does not deliver mail. www.usps.com; about.usps.com/newsroom/events Schools: ...
Tags: Holidays, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Lausd, Local News, Valley, Burbank, U S Postal Service, Santa Ana, San Fernando Valley, Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Washington, Top Stories LADN


Metro seeks public input for the Sepulveda Transit Corridor project, which would link the Valley and the Westside

Transportation officials will hold a community meeting in the San Fernando Valley to present updated concepts for the Sepulveda Transit Corridor project, designed to ease traffic on the nation’s busiest freeway. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is now conducting a story to evaluate multiple options of high-capacity transit alternatives between the San Fernando Valley and Westside, along the 405 Freeway used by about 400,000 drivers every day. The study will look into ...
Tags: Transportation, News, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Metro, Los Angeles County, Valley, San Fernando Valley, West LA, Sepulveda Pass, Top Stories LADN, Van Nuys Boulevard, Sepulveda Transit Corridor, Valley Westside, Westside LAX


San Fernando Valley business group urges UTLA leaders to end the teacher strike

The Valley Industry and Commerce Association leaders called on United Teachers Los Angeles to end their teachers walkout. The Valley business advocacy organization said it’s “increasingly concerned about the harm being done to our students as they miss critical instruction,” according to a letter VICA President Stuart Waldman sent Jan. 16 to union’s President Alex Caputo-Pearl. “This time of year is of utmost importance to students whose start in life and their careers depends on succeeding at s...
Tags: Business, News, Education, Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, The Valley, San Fernando Valley, Waldman, United Teachers Los Angeles, Alex Caputo Pearl, Vica, UTLA


Charter schools were once LAUSD’s ‘incubators.’ Now, they’re the competition.

While tens of thousands Los Angeles Unified School District teachers marched through Grand Park on Friday, two miles away, students inside small red and white bungalows kept working. It was a normal day for the Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School, a charter school that’s nestled under a tangle of freeways in downtown Los Angeles. Charter schools like Alliance aren’t part of LAUSD. Though the district approved its charter in 2004, it operates with its own board. So students have largely been insu...
Tags: News, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Southern California, Highland Park, Feinberg, Romero, Alliance, LA County, San Fernando Valley, PUC


What’s closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21, in the LA area

Martin Luther King Jr., 1964, (Nobel Foundation/public domain)   Here’s a sampling of government offices and other services that are closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21. Banks: Banks and financial markets are closed. Government: City, county and federal offices, libraries and superior courts are closed. Mail: The U.S. Postal Service does not deliver mail. www.usps.com; about.usps.com/newsroom/events Schools: LAUSD schools are closed. Transit: Buses and subway services in Los Angeles ...
Tags: Holidays, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Lausd, Local News, Martin Luther King Jr, Valley, Burbank, U S Postal Service, Santa Ana, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN, Southern California Knott 's Berry Farm


This Torrance aerospace company helps make tiny hats to encourage heart health

The crocheting circle at Moog, an aerospace and defense company in Torrance, meets on Friday, January 18, 2018. The group was created to support the national program “Little Hats, Big Hearts,” which crochets red hats for newborns to “empower moms to live heart healthy lives and to help their children do the same.” (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Lisa Acosta teaches Gloria Liu as she leads the crocheting circle at Moog, an aerospace and defense company in Torrance on Frida...
Tags: Charity, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Aerospace, South Bay, Torrance, San Fernando Valley, Moog, Top Stories Breeze, Axel Koester, Lisa Acosta, Gloria Liu, Laura Jennings, Steven Macias



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