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25 years after the Northridge earthquake, what will it take to prepare for the next big one? A smaller one, experts say

Tucked in the back of a parking lot near Van Nuys Airport, Jeff Edelstein has run a survival equipment store for the last 30 years. And in that time, he’s learned a few things about being ready for a disaster. He’s noticed a familiar pattern: After big disasters, selling emergency kits is easy. As several large fires menaced Los Angeles and Ventura counties over the last two years — first the Thomas and Creek fires in late 2017 and the Woolsey fire that ended last November — sales picked up at h...
Tags: News, California, Kaiser Permanente, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Earthquakes, Ferguson, Local News, Ventura, Northridge, Thomas, Valley, Schofield, Edelstein


Fire damages event center at iconic Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City

STUDIO CITY – Firefighters needed more than two hours this morning to extinguish a fire at the iconic Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City. Crews responded about 1:50 a.m. to the building at 12833 W. Ventura Blvd. and discovered fire in the kitchen of the Lodge’s event center, according to Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Firefighters were able to make good progress and extinguish the bulk of the fire in about 90 minutes but had difficulty with flames in hard to access areas betw...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Sport, Soccer, John Wayne, Local News, Southern California, Stewart, Ventura Blvd, Studio City, Lodge, Sportsmen 's Lodge, Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission, Top Stories LADN, STUDIO CITY Firefighters, Katherine Hepburn Clark Gable


25 years after the Northridge earthquake, another one could hit ‘any time.’ Are we safer?

A quarter century has passed, but David Miller will never forget the sound. “It was like there was a freight train under my house,” he said, recalling the moment 25 years ago Thursday, Jan. 17, when the Earth’s plates suddenly slipped along a previously unknown fault 11 miles beneath his Prairie Street home in Northridge. Firefighters work to free trapped residents at the Northridge Meadows Apartments on Reseda Blvd in Northridge CA. (Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Firefighters examine the ...
Tags: Japan, News, California, Oregon, Kaiser Permanente, La, China, Los Angeles, Sport, Earth, David, Soccer, United States, Fema, Earthquakes, Long Beach


Woodland Hills street becomes chanting ground for LA teachers strike supporters

Dozens of students, parents and teachers took to the streets in Woodland Hills Friday to show their support for Los Angeles teachers who are expected to go on strike Monday. Daneh Gallo, a fifth-grade teacher from Welby Way Elementary School, in West Hills, said she was not concerned about a pay raise but rather about her class size. “I had kids who were on a suicide watch and kids who were depressed,” she said, adding that with social media “the essence of our jobs has changed, but the district...
Tags: News, Education, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Kennedy, Medina, Violet, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Julian, Los Angeles Daily News


Former site of Cables Restaurant on Ventura Boulevard welcomes new tenants

A Woodland Hills’ shopping center that once housed Cables Restaurant is welcoming new tenants, as the plaza’s owners aim to draw visitors with experiences they can’t get online. The Valley Country Mart at 20929 Ventura Blvd., which finished its renovations about two months ago, added home decor Boutique Maude Woods and children’s toy shop Merci Milo to its list of tenants. Customers check out one of the newer stores in the plaza on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Valley Country Mart in Woodland Hill...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Voice, Dec, Bruce, Winterfest, Saleh, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Ventura Boulevard, Santa Anita Park, Riches


Former site of Cables Restaurant on Ventura Blvd. welcomes new tenants

A Woodland Hills’ shopping center that once housed Cables Restaurant is welcoming new tenants, as the plaza’s owners aim to draw visitors with experiences they can’t get online. The Valley Country Mart at 20929 Ventura Blvd., which finished its renovations about two months ago, added home decor Boutique Maude Woods and children’s toy shop Merci Milo to its list of tenants. Customers check out one of the newer stores in the plaza on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Valley Country Mart in Woodland Hill...
Tags: Business, New York, News, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Community, Local News, Saleh, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Riches, Dean Musgrove Los Angeles Daily News, Dean Musgrove Los Angeles Daily News SCNG, Atlas Capital Group


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, Nov. 9-16

Clematis lasiantha. (Photo by Eric in SF/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   NOVEMBER 10   Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Attracting Birds to Your Yard,” 9 a.m. Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 1515 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge (818-790-2555); 12920 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks (818-7...
Tags: Gardening, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Ventura County, Steve, Eric, Barbara, Ventura Blvd, Rose Garden, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens


Thanksgiving flavors arrive at Salt & Straw along with a painless way to donate to local food banks

Don’t feel any guilt about eating ice cream on Thanksgiving Day. Salt & Straw has set it up so that when you buy a pint of one of its Thanksgiving flavors the shop will donate one to a local food bank. For pints purchased at Downtown Disney, donations will be going to the Orange County Food Bank. At the company’s scoop shops in Larchmont, Venice Beach, Studio City, West Hollywood and DTLA, pints will be headed to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. Check out the flavors. Salted Caramel Thanksgiv...
Tags: Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Turkey, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Pasadena, Southern California, West Hollywood, Venice Beach, Straw, Ihop, Don


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area

Rosa ‘Cubana’ (Photo by Andrey Korzun/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. OCT. 13   Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Cool Season Edibles,” 9 a.m. Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 1515 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge (818-790-2555); 12920 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks (818-761-1522); 50 Tay...
Tags: Garden, Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Local News, Joe, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Dawg, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, John Hersey


Encino Family Festival draws thousands to Ventura Boulevard

The Encino Family Festival lived up to its name on Sunday, drawing crowds to a stretch of Ventura Boulevard for a mix of food and fun. Sienna Solomon, 9, enjoys the bungee jumper. The Encino Chamber of Commerce hosted the Encino Family Festival with arts and crafts vendors, children’s games, mini-concerts and dance performances on Ventura Blvd. between Amestoy Street and Balboa Boulevard on October 7, 2018. (Photo by John McCoy, Contributing Photographer) Eva Tokai, 6, gets a close-up look...
Tags: News, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Community, Local News, John McCoy, Ventura Blvd, Ventura Boulevard, Top Stories LADN, Balboa Boulevard, Encino Chamber of Commerce, Sienna Solomon, Amestoy Street, Eva Tokai, Faye Solomon


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Sept. 7-14

Will the DeCicco variety of broccoli grown well in the San Fernando Valley? Find out at a meeting of the Woodland Hills Chapter of the Seed Library of Los Angeles. (Photo by Downtowngal/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. SEPT. 8   Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Garden Basics,” 9 a.m. Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road...
Tags: Gardening, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Local News, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, CSUN, San Fernando Valley, Sept, Descanso Gardens, National Wildlife Federation, Pacific Palisades


Possible Lexus-vs.-Porsche street race ends with car slamming into Studio City FedEx store

This Lexus was allegedly racing with a Porsche when it crashed into a FedEx store at 12101 Ventura Blvd. in Studio City. (Image from CBS2 video) STUDIO CITY — A car slammed into FedEx store in Studio City Wednesday during what may have been a street race. Witnesses say the drivers of a Lexus and a Porsche were racing each other when the crash occurred. It happened around 3:20 a.m. in the 12100 block of Ventura Boulevard, said Officer Lizeth Lomeli of the LAPD’s Media Relations Section, but she...
Tags: News, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Porsche, Local News, Lapd, Ventura, Daily News, Valley, Ventura Blvd, Studio City, Ventura Boulevard, Street Racing, Laurel Canyon, Top Stories LADN


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, Aug. 24-31

    Kazuo Kadonaga’s “Paper No. 1 BF” and “Bamboo No. 1 B” is part of his exhibit “Wood Paper Bamboo Glass” through Sept. 8 at Nonaka-Hill in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Nonaka-Hill)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week, and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS     DTLA Proud at Pershing Square: Celebration of LGBTQ+ community’s culture and diversit...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Events calendar, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, Aug. 17-24

    “Curtains,” by Lucy Raven, is a 2014 anaglyphic film installation on display in the “3D: Double Vision” exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art through March 31. (Photo courtesy of LACMA).   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week, and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Barris Kustom Garage Sale: Again LA Estate Sales facilitates the sale of ...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Events calendar, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, Aug. 10-17

Sedum album, a type of succulent in the Crassulaceae family. (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of this week’s garden classes, lectures and upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. AUGUST 11   Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Succulents and Cacti,” 9 a.m. Upcoming: “Houseplants,” Aug. 18. Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 12920 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks (818-761-1522); 50 Taylor Court...
Tags: Garden, Gardening, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Creative Commons Attribution, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens


10 National Night Out events in the San Fernando Valley, Aug. 7.

  Families and San Fernando Police Department officers enjoy National Night Out 2017 in San Fernando. (File photo by Hans Gutknecht/Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   National Night Out, Aug. 7, brings police officers and the public together to learn about crime in the neighborhood, crime prevention tips and creating neighborhood watch groups while also creating a rapport while meeting in a relaxed atmosphere. A symbol of public awareness for the annual event is to turn on your front porch ligh...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Graham, Local News, Northridge, Chase Bank, Los Angeles Police Department, Ventura Blvd, San Fernando Valley, Sherman Oaks, Riverside Drive, Los Angeles Daily News, Toluca Lake, Ralphs, Sylmar, North Hills


Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Aug. 6-11

  Woodland Hills Warner Center Neighborhood Council meets at the American Legion Post 826 on Fallbrook Avenue. (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.   Bernardi Multipurpose Senior Center grand reopening: San Fernando Valley Interfaith Council shows the remodeled space plus an art installation, e...
Tags: La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Brooklyn, Community, Bob, Book Club, Local News, Agatha Christie, Dick, Carol, Rotary Club, Alexander Hamilton, Sun Valley, Los Angeles City


For Sale: The real-life Brady Bunch house

The house at Klump Ave. and Dilling St. in Studio City, also known as the Brady Bunch house, has been put on the market for $1.885 million. LA Times: The Brady Bunch house, a Traditional-style residence near the Colfax Meadows neighborhood, was used for outdoor representations of the beloved television family’s abode. That included the show’s opening and closing scenes as well as numerous interludes to denote the time of day. Interior scenes for “The Brady Bunch” were filmed in studio. Violet...
Tags: Post, Real Estate, News, Los Angeles, Pop Culture, Charles, Carswell, Zillow, Susan, Brady, Cindy, LA Times, Ventura Blvd, Allee, Studio City, Brady Bunch


Buzz on Valley Biz: Here are 5 ramen restaurants in the San Fernando Valley and why they are a thing

Just take a drive, or a walk along a stretch of Ventura Boulevard, and you might sense a theme developing — or at least one that affirms what you already know: That the San Fernando Valley’s culinary culture is alive and well, with a variety of foods, not just between cultures, but within. Angelenos have the privilege of finding the exact burger joint, Thai cuisine and Lebanese restaurant/hookah bar that satisfies our spoiled taste buds just right. Not excluded from this selection abundance is r...
Tags: News, La, Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Tokyo, Nippon, Daily News, Northridge, Valley, Kyushu, Ventura Blvd, San Fernando Valley, Van Nuys


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, July 14-21

Plumeria obtusa (Photo by Forest and Kim Starr/Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported) JULY 14 Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Growing Plumerias,” 9 a.m. Upcoming: “Waterwise Gardening.” July 21; “Lavender Varieties,” July 28. Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 12920 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks (818-761-1522); 50 Taylor Court, Thousand Oaks (805-497-9223). Check website for other locations. www.armstronggarden.com Seed Library of Los Angeles: Produce ...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Bower, Things To Do, Soccer, Local-news, Southern California, Home Gardens, Ventura Blvd, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Kim Starr, Adamson House


Blacklisted Hollywood actress lost her career amid fear, ignorance. At 100, finding an audience for her story brings ‘blood, sweat and tears’

It all comes down to this for “Marsha Hunt’s Sweet Adversity” -10 matinees in six days with one, special night showing – all at the Laemmle Town Country 5 in Encino starting Friday, July 13. After 10 years in the making, either this timely documentary that filmmaker Roger Memos has made on the blacklisting of the now 100-year-old actress is seen by the right people in this town who can help move it forward, or it goes on the shelf after it closes its run next Thursday afternoon. “I have just eno...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Washington, White House, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, United Nations, Eleanor Roosevelt, Hunt, Susan Sarandon, Life Magazine, John Huston, Valley, Roger, Ventura Blvd


Employees should ‘force breaks’ in extreme heat, top LA County health official says

Those who have to work outside in extreme heat should “force breaks” with their employer in order to avoid over-exertion, heat-related illness and possibly death, a top Los Angeles County health official said Tuesday. Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, interim health officer for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, said it’s important for employees to let their bosses know that they need breaks during summer days when temperatures soar. “If it’s really hot, and it’s over 110 (degrees), you...
Tags: National Weather Service, Sport, Soccer, Citibank, Local News, Los Angeles County, South Bay, Ventura Blvd, Inland Empire, Woodland Hills, LA County, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley, Monterey Park, Pasquel, Topanga Canyon Blvd


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, June 1-8

Katherine Gray’s “As Clear as the Experience” is on exhibit through Sept. 9 at the Craft and Folk Art Museum on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of the artist and Heller Gallery, New York) EVENTS Salute to Recreation with Hawaiian Festival: Arts and crafts, carnival, children’s village, entertainment and food trucks, 5-10 p.m. June 1; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. June 2; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. June 3. Karaoke contest: ages 5-17 (6-8 p.m.) and ages 18 and older (8-10 p.m.) on June 1 (bit.ly/2IPw...
Tags: Local-news, Things to Do, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, May 25-June 1

Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers in 2017 at the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) EVENTS St. John Eudes Parish Summer Carnival: A multi-cultural festival with food, games, live music, rides and a silent auction, 4-11 p.m. May 25; noon-11 p.m. May 26; noon-10 p.m. May 27. 9901 Mason Ave., Chatsworth. 818-341-3680. www.sjeparish.net Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival: Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise presents the event w...
Tags: Local-news, Things to Do, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


After three tours of duty in the Middle East, for this veteran service still comes from the heart

If there is a front line in this never-ending war in the Middle East, Air Force Lieutenant Col. Dena Delucia, a Bronze Star recipient, is on it. Not with a weapon, but with an olive branch. She’s already served three tours of duty in Kuwait, Afghanistan and Iraq, and this September she leaves for her fourth — back to Iraq where she works in civil affairs. She leads a team that goes into small villages and towns, where the local people have more urgent matters on their minds than who will ultimat...
Tags: Isis, Iraq, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Military, Veterans, Taliban, Middle East, Vietnam, Third World, United States of America, Feinstein, Valley, Ventura Blvd, LA County


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, May 12-19

An African violet, Saintpaulia ionantha. The Burbank African Violet Society meets on May 17. (Photo public domain/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic and 1.0 Generic) MAY 12 Geranium Society of Los Angeles Show and Sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and also May 13. Free with arboretum admission $9; $6 ages 62 and older and students; $4 ages 5-12. Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Ayres Hall, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. Email: [email protected] w...
Tags: Gardening, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Local-news, Burbank, Ventura Blvd, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Andy Lopez, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens


Don’t Become Overwhelmed – Follow This Los Angeles Weekend Itinerary

Don’t Become Overwhelmed – Follow This Los Angeles Weekend Itinerary | Written By: Lee Visiting Los Angeles can be overwhelming no matter how many times you’ve visited. There’s so much to try and take in and receiving a few recommendations is always appreciated, so Expedia.com asked me to share mine. Below I’ll tell you about some of my old standards and a few new things I took part in that I think you should check out. So, get out your walking shoes and at least one sparkly dress but no worri...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Parenting, La, US, Los Angeles, Expedia, Venice Beach, Don, Venice Italy, Lee, Pauline, Franklin Ave, Ventura Blvd, Reese, Donkey Kong


Former site of Cables Restaurant will soon reopen under new name and look

A Woodland Hills plaza will soon welcome visitors after a major facelift. The former Woodland Hills Village Plaza Shopping Center at 20929 Ventura Blvd. has been renovated and rebranded as the Valley Country Mart. It’s expected to launch in the summer. New York-based developer Atlas Capital Group is hoping the market will become a new shopping and dining destination for Valley residents. Its long-term tenant Cables Restaurant vacated the site about a year ago after more than 40 years of anchorin...
Tags: New York, News, Cable, Sport, Soccer, Community, Local News, Miller, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Ventura Boulevard, Joseph Miller, Top Stories LADN, Westfield Topanga The Village, Woodland Hills Village Plaza Shopping Center


Buzz on Valley Biz: Former site of Cables Restaurant on Ventura Blvd. will soon reopen under new name and look

A Woodland Hills plaza will soon welcome visitors after a major facelift. The former Woodland Hills Village Plaza Shopping Center at 20929 Ventura Blvd. has been renovated and rebranded as the Valley Country Mart. It’s expected to launch in the summer. New York-based developer Atlas Capital Group is hoping the market will become a new shopping and dining destination for Valley residents. RELATED STORY: Cables Restaurant in Woodland Hills to serve final order Its long-term tenant Cables Restauran...
Tags: New York, News, Sport, Soccer, Community, Local News, Miller, Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Ventura Boulevard, Joseph Miller, Top Stories LADN, Westfield Topanga The Village, Woodland Hills Village Plaza Shopping Center, Atlas Capital Group


HUH??? Corey Feldman Has 'No Lacerations' On His Abdomen After Stabbing Claim!

Did Corey Feldman LIE about being stabbed?? As we reported earlier, on Wednesday morning, the Stand By Me alum took to Twitter to announce that he'd been taken to the hospital after being stabbed by a stranger. According to reports, it was said that the industry vet was jabbed in the abdomen, while two additional men distracted his security guard. Related: Corey Cleared Of Sexual Battery Charge Scary, right?? Well, it seems the assault wasn't as dire as the 46-year-old made it out to be, as no l...
Tags: Celebs, Corey, Los Angeles Police Department, Ventura Blvd, Feldman, Reseda, Corey Feldman, Lomeli, Lizeth Lomeli, LAPD Media Relations