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A lot of questions, concerns about LAUSD’s COVID-19 testing program for student-athletes

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. The Los Angeles Unified School District received a positive reaction from coaches, athletes and parents when it laid out its plan in October for sports to return to its high school campuses after being shut down since March by the coronavirus pandemic. The plan included a requirement that all athletes and coaches be tested for COVID-19 through a program funded by the LAUSD. Schools also received a list of ...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Lausd, Chatsworth, High School Sports, Martin, Taft, Conejo Valley, HIPAA, Stanley, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Unified School District, Reseda, Newsom


Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Nov. 16-23

  Fire crews battle flames in Chatsworth on Sunday, November 11, 2018. (Photo by Gene Blevins, contributing photographer)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal, change and community enrichment.   Wings Over Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and their supporters meet online on Zoom. Meet and greet, 8:30 a.m., followed by meeting, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 16 and every Monday of the month. Guest speakers...
Tags: Cooking, Facebook, Books, Gardening, Events, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Veterans, Community, Book Club, Chatsworth, Local News, Council, Graham Moore, Agatha Christie


Signing Day: Chaminade’s KJ Simpson, Keith Higgins accomplish childhood dream together

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. CHATSWORTH – Sherry Higgins began the Signing Day ceremony with a story about how KJ Simpson and her son, Keith Higgins, met in elementary school. She explained that Keith came home after the first day with a sworn enemy in Simpson because he stole his pencil. Fair to say that day one was a little rocky, but it was the beginning of a friendship that culminated with more permanent writing utensils Wednesday...
Tags: California, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Lausd, University Of Arizona, Chatsworth, High School Sports, Keith, Taft, Los Angeles County, Simpson, San Fernando Valley, Higgins, Cantwell


LAPD officer arrested for allegedly stealing vehicle in Orange

A Los Angeles Police Department officer was arrested Monday evening, Nov. 9, for allegedly stealing a vehicle from a used car lot in Orange more than a year ago, authorities said. Officer Matthew Calleros, 45, was booked on suspicion of auto theft and possession of a stolen vehicle, Orange Lt. Jennifer Amat said. The vehicle was reported stolen on Oct. 25, 2019, from a dealership in the 1100 block of West Chapman Avenue, Amat said. “Detectives from the Orange Police Department developed an inves...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Chatsworth, Orange, Lapd, Southern California, Santa Clarita, Moore, San Fernando, Los Angeles Police Department, Boyle Heights, Orange Police Department, Hollenbeck, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


One person injured on 101 Freeway in Boyle Heights crash, SigAlert issued

One person was taken to a hospital with an apparent head injury and two lanes of the southbound 101 Freeway in Boyle Heights were shut down this morning when a big rig and vehicle collided. The crash was reported just before 5 a.m. near the Seventh Street off-ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP issued a SigAlert at 5:16 a.m. for lanes 2 and 3 of the southbound Hollywood Freeway to remove the vehicle from underneath the big rig. Related Articles Traff...
Tags: News, La, Sport, Crash, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, CHP, Chatsworth, Northridge, 101 Freeway, Boyle Heights, Hollywood Freeway, Seventh Street, LAFD, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories WDN


Chatsworth man accused of cyberstalking 2 sisters, threatening them with rape and murder

LOS ANGELES — A federal grand jury on Friday returned an indictment charging a Chatsworth man with cyberstalking two sisters by sending them text messages that threatened them with rape and murder. Alex Scott Roberts, 25, was named in a six-count indictment that outlines an alleged harassment and threat campaign that spanned a three-week period this summer. The indictment charges Roberts with two counts of stalking and four counts of making threats by interstate communications, specifically text...
Tags: Craigslist, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Glendale, Beverly Hills, Chatsworth, Roberts, Los Angeles Superior Court, Top Stories LADN, Assault and Battery, Criminal-threats, Crime and Public Safety, Alex Scott Roberts


Pedestrian hurt when LAFD vehicle hits parked cars in Chatsworth

CHATSWORTH — A pedestrian was injured Wednesday when a Los Angeles Fire Department Emergency Medical Services SUV collided with two parked pickup trucks in the Chatsworth area, authorities said. The crash was reported about 11 a.m. near Lassen Street and Winnetka Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The LAFD EMS vehicle was not on a call at the time of the crash, according to the LAFD. An LAFD EMS SUV hit two parked pickup trucks Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, injuring a man on th...
Tags: News, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Chatsworth, Local News, EMS, Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles Fire Department, LAFD, Top Stories LADN, Lassen Street, Winnetka Avenue, Shane Salzman, Crime and Public Safety, Los Angeles Daily News An LAFD


Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Nov. 2-9

  Making the San Fernando Valley a better place: Fonda Hurt and her son, Sage, 20, paint over graffiti on boulders in Stoney Point Park’s Nabisco Canyon on Friday, October 2, 2020 in Chatsworth. They are also running Graffiti Hurts: Mountain Restoration Project where others join them in their quest to clean the rocks of graffiti. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus th...
Tags: Cooking, Books, UK, Sport, Soccer, Veterans, Community, Bob, Book Club, Chatsworth, Local News, Council, Sage, Wendy, San Fernando Valley, Sherman Oaks


Historic Book of Lismore returning to Ireland after centuries in British hands

Manuscript including lives of the Irish saints and a translation of Marco Polo was captured during a siege of Kilbrittain Castle in the 1640sA 15th-century medieval manuscript, one of the “great books of Ireland”, is returning home almost 400 years after it was captured in a siege.The Book of Lismore, which has been donated to University College Cork by the trustees of the Chatsworth Settlement, was compiled for Fínghin Mac Carthaigh, the Lord of Carbery from 1478 to 1505. It consists of 198 lar...
Tags: Europe, Books, UK News, World news, Culture, Ireland, Heritage, Marco Polo, Chatsworth, Fionn mac Cumhaill, University College Cork, Lismore, Manuscripts, Fínghin Mac Carthaigh, Finn MacCool Continue


Los Angeles County settles civil suit involving deputy public defender

Los Angeles County has agreed to pay out $450,000 to settle a civil case involving an alleged sexual assault by a deputy public defender of a client at a Lancaster courthouse five years ago, according to county records. The plaintiff, Dominga, accused Emmanuel Bart-Plange, who was the woman’s court-appointed attorney in a petty theft case in 2015, of coercing her to give him oral sex and then warning her to keep quiet, according to the 2018 civil lawsuit against the county and Bart-Plange. The p...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Chatsworth, Los Angeles County, Lancaster, LA County, Suh, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Arias, State Bar, Michael D Antonovich, Bart Plange


LAUSD offers free flu vaccine at mobile clinics

Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner got his flu shot at a mobile clinic set up at San Fernando Middle School on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. The district, through a partnership with Health Net, will provide free seasonal flu vaccinations to students, their family members and staff at rotating school sites throughout this month, in addition to the COVID-19 testing that’s been taking place for several weeks. LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner watches a student get a flu shot during a ...
Tags: Health, Education, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Chatsworth, Local News, San Fernando, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Daily News, Austin Beutner, Theresa Jackson, Top Stories LADN, Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News SCNG, Top Stories Breeze


Project Homekey eyes Los Angeles County

On Wednesday evening at 6 p.m., Los Angeles City Councilman John Lee will hold a public meeting on Zoom to inform residents of Chatsworth and the surrounding area that a Travelodge hotel at 21603 Devonshire Street has been selected for conversion to homeless housing. This hotel backs up to a residential neighborhood. It’s next to a supermarket and across the street from a post office. It’s a few blocks away from Chatsworth Park Elementary School. If this project went through a normal approvals p...
Tags: California, Opinion, Washington, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Oakland, Chatsworth, Gavin Newsom, Motel, Legislature, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Los Angeles County, Norwalk, John Lee


Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Oct. 12-19

Kennedy Forsyth-Particelli plays at Porter Ridge Park in Porter Ranch on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. The park was used as a filming location for the film “E.T.: the Extra-Terrestrial.” (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal,change and community enrichment.   LA Animal Services – Wildlife Webinars: Wildlife specialists from LA Animal Services disc...
Tags: Cooking, Facebook, Gardening, Cancer, Trees, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Veterans, Community, Book Club, Chatsworth, Local News, Council, Bill Bryson, Trump


Utah man accused in killing of MacKenzie Lueck of El Segundo pleads guilty in deal with prosecutors

A 32-year-old Utah man pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated murder and desecration of a human body in the kidnapping and death of MacKenzie Lueck of El Segundo, authorities said. Ayoola Adisa Ajayi “will spend his life in prison without the possibility of parole” as part of the plea agreement with prosecutors, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said. Had he not entered the pleas and instead been convicted during trial, he could have faced the death penalty. Ajayio entered the pleas in...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Courts, Salt Lake City, Chatsworth, Rick Bowmer, Huntington Beach, Greg, Deseret News, University of Utah


Owner of Chatsworth trucking school gets 4 years in prison

The owner of a San Fernando Valley trucking school was sentenced Monday, Oct. 5, to four years behind bars for siphoning more than $4 million from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs in GI Bill funds for classes that veterans never attended. Emmit Marshall, 53, was also ordered to pay $4.1 million in restitution, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. The Woodland Hills resident pleaded guilty last year to five federal counts of wire fraud. In sentencing Marshall, U.S. District Judge Stephe...
Tags: Post, News, La, Sport, Soccer, Va, Courts, Bill, Chatsworth, Marshall, Huntington Beach, Ginsburg, Santa Ana, Ast, Waggoner, San Fernando Valley


Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Oct. 5-12

  John Gilbert, right, a LAFD, CERT volunteer, shows Adarsh Almalvez and her daughter Lauren, 14, left, how to turn off a standard house gas meter at the CERT Community Emergency Response Team booth during Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair at Northridge Fashion Center in Northridge on Saturday, Oct 12, 2019. Register in advance for this year’s online fair on Oct. 10. (Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Contributing Photographer)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memo...
Tags: Cooking, Facebook, Gardening, Trees, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Veterans, Bill Clinton, Community, Book Club, Chatsworth, Local News, Council, James Patterson, Bill Bryson


Mother-son duo tackle graffiti at Stoney Point Park

It begins with a mother and her 20-year-old son taking a hike together one Saturday morning three months ago along the trails of Los Angeles Cultural and Historical Monument 132 in Chatsworth. You know it as Stoney Point, an outcropping that originated in the Pacific Ocean more than 65 million years ago around Central America, and now sits on 81 acres near the onramp to the 118 freeway at Topanga Canyon Boulevard. Fonda Hurt uses a sponge to paint over graffiti on boulders in Stoney Point Pa...
Tags: News, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Red Cross, Chatsworth, Local News, Sage, Pacific Ocean, Central America, Fonda, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Daily News, Dennis McCarthy


LAUSD teachers rally for colleague with brain cancer

Teachers over at Los Angeles Unified School District really have good hearts. When Vanda Tovmasyan developed brain cancer last year, a group of teachers donated 200-plus hours of their paid sick leave to her so she could keep her job and her health insurance. “When my illness stretched out, I was at risk of losing my health insurance,” Tovmasyan, 45, said. “They would (only) save my position for a year. So, I reached out to my colleagues.” Her sister helped her get through the necessary paperwor...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Cancer, Sport, Soccer, United States, Lausd, Chatsworth, Local News, District, San Fernando, Los Angeles Unified School District, Casillas, North Hills, Mission Hills


First-year football coaches facing unprecedented challenges to build culture

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Being a high school football coach isn’t easy. It takes energy, passion and patience. Establishing a culture is top priority for a first-year coach when laying the foundation for a program, but this year’s approach has been significantly altered due to the novel coronavirus, which shut down all on-campus athletic activity since March. Christian Dearborn, 26, is the new coach at Royal High, making a transit...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Harvard, Soccer, Birmingham, Royal, Cleveland, Chatsworth, Usc, High School Sports, Coyotes, HARRIS, Simi Valley, Dearborn, San Fernando Valley


2020 Elections: Sherman, Reed square off for San Fernando Valley’s 30th Congressional seat

Congressional District 30 The District: It stretches from Gendale and Burbank to Hidden Hills, including neighborhoods like Sherman Oaks (no relation) and Porter Ranch along the way. The Incumbent: Brad Sherman, 65,  was first elected to Congress in 1997, after an early career in accounting. He would move on to serve on three major House committees, including the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Financial Services Committee. His tenured has been marked by priorities that include e...
Tags: Elections, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, California, Senate, America, Sport, Soccer, Gop, United States, House, House Of Representatives, Social Security, Epa


Parents turn to pods for distant learning

A distance learning school schedule isn’t easy to keep up with, specifically for young students, and especially for parents. Some families are relying on each other for help by forming learning pods, while other families are looking for services to watch over their students. Vaughn Mims, a father of two teenage boys, has turned an athletic facility in Chatsworth into a distant learning daycare, a mega learning pod so to speak. 1st Place Sports Complex is a 20,000-square foot venue that is normal...
Tags: News, Education, Recommended, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Beverly Hills, Chatsworth, Stuart, FELIX, Evan, Irene, Lovett, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Toluca Lake


Smoke advisory issued as layers of ash darken skies across Southern California

Air quality plummeted in communities surrounding two wildfires burning Thursday in Southern California as sunlight that filtered through layers of smoke and ash cast a sepia-toned haze and the smell of wood smoke lingered throughout the region. A smoke advisory went into effect at 11 a.m., and will remain active through Friday in areas near the Bobcat fire north of Azusa and the El Dorado fire burning in near Yucaipa, South Coast Air Quality Management District officials said in a bulletin. Read...
Tags: Weather, News, Fire, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, Pasadena, Chatsworth, Local News, Public Safety, Bay Area, Southern California, Lax, Los Angeles County, West Marin


Volunteers hit street offering Lunches with Love for homeless

Pastor Kathy Huck founder of homeless outreach ministry About My Father’s Business, gives Brandon Middleton, 37, food and hygiene supplies in Chatsworth, Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Councilmember John Lee joined with community partners to sponsor the Lunches with Love outreach program that distributes meals and supplies to people living on streets. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Pastor Kathy Huck founder of homeless outreach ministry About My Father’s Business, dis...
Tags: Business, News, La, Government, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Chatsworth, Northridge, Ho, Lee, John Lee, Southern California Gas Co, Los Angeles City, Robert Lewis, LA County


Councilman Lee gathers residents affected by July 4 Northridge apartment fire for reunion breakfast

Families impacted by a Fourth of July apartment fire in Northridge reunite for breakfast outside Councilmember John Lee’s office in Chatsworth Monday morning.(photo by Andy Holzman). Families impacted by a Fourth of July apartment fire in Northridge reunite for breakfast outside Council member John Lee’s office in Chatsworth Monday morning. Here, Erika Rivera, Rosa Lozano and Leidy Lozano gather donated goods as part of the event Monday morning. .(photo by Andy Holzman). Sound The ...
Tags: News, Government, Fire, Sport, Soccer, Community, Chatsworth, Council, Lapd, Northridge, Lee, John Lee, Los Angeles City, Sylmar, Los Angeles Fire Department, LAFD


With trick-or-treat discouraged in L.A. County, Halloween fans must scare up a little creativity

When Jasen Smith learned this week that public health officials were advising against trick-or-treating and prohibiting other Halloween attractions such as haunted houses and block parties in Los Angeles County this year, he really wasn’t too surprised. County officials recently issued word that trick-or-treating was prohibited, then backed down from that stance on Wednesday — but nonetheless discouraged the annual tradition. Meanwhile, Smith, a 33-year-old Woodland Hills resident, was already p...
Tags: Halloween, Hollywood, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Chatsworth, Smith, Ventura County, Cruz, County, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Ramsey, Simi Valley


Homeless Californians face new crisis: living outside in smoke-filled air

As wildfire smoke chokes the state, residents without shelter or protective masks face dangerous, extended exposureSusana de Sant’Anna hasn’t been able to take a full breath of air since about June 2015.That was when she was hospitalized in San Francisco with severe sepsis, complicated by Lemierre’s syndrome – a rare infectious disease - and an abscess of the left lung. She underwent two lung surgeries, and in the two years it took her to recover, she burned through all her savings and became ho...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Anna, Chatsworth, Sonoma, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Lake, Santa Rosa, Centers for Disease Control, Ramirez, Russian River, GUERNEVILLE, Carillo, San Fernando Valley


Dangerous heat wave could set new records again on Sunday

LOS ANGELES — A historic heat is expected to maintain its hold on Southern California through Labor Day, bringing dangerous conditions and causing an increased danger of wildfires. Forecasters said some all-time temperature records could be set in some areas on Sunday. An excessive heat warning issued by the National Weather Service will be in effect until 8 p.m. Monday in the San Gabriel and Santa Monica mountains, Santa Catalina Island and the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, San Gabriel and Antel...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, California, Los Angeles, Southern California Edison, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Pasadena, Chatsworth, Orange County, Nws, Southern California, Santa Clarita, Antelope


‘Dangerous’ heat wave is here today, bringing triple-digits to Southern California

LOS ANGELES — A heat wave will settle on Southern California today — Friday Sept. 4, creating “dangerously hot conditions” that will threaten human health through the Labor Day holiday and cause an increased danger of wildfires, the National Weather Service said. “The very hot conditions through Labor Day will bring an increased threat of large fire activity including fires with large vertical growth,” the national Weather Service tweeted. “Dangerous heat” is expected, it warned on its website. ...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, California, La, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Santiago, Long Beach, Gulf Coast, Pasadena, Chatsworth, Local News


Helpful big birds, CL-415 SuperScoopers, return to LA County for fire season

Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby welcomed some proud birds back to Southern California on Wednesday, Sept. 3, as they swooped back in from Canada for the season. The agency’s annual media day at Van Nuys Airport spotlighted the return of the large yellow CL-415 SuperScoopers from Quebec, Canada, for the 2020 wildfire season. The 2 Canadian super scoopers are now inservice during a LA County fire dept press conference at Van Nuys airport Wednesday, Sept 2,2020. The two scoopers Que...
Tags: National Weather Service, News, California, Sport, Canada, Soccer, Wildfires, Chatsworth, Local News, Quebec, Lake, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Azusa, Quebec Canada, Woodland Hills


10 Easy Pieces: Black Handled Door Levers

The door hardware at Sigtuna Stadshotell in the old city of Sigtuna, Sweden, caught my eye; the black door levers throughout the hotel add a graphic counterpoint to the moody gray woodwork. Here are several door levers that will add a sophisticated touch to your interiors in the same way. Above: From UK company Turnstyle Designs, the Large Barrel Stitch Lever is designed with a recessed leather handle. Contact Turnstyle Designs for price and ordering information. Above: The Frelan Ascot Leathe...
Tags: Books, UK, Hardware, US, Chatsworth, Butler, Sigtuna Sweden, 10 Easy Pieces, Door Hardware, Antonio Citterio, Sergison Bates, Zangra, Thomas Hoof, Product Discoveries, Valli Valli, Plumbtile