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  1. Work Begins on San Fernando Mental Health ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | San Fernando Sun

    "I know what it's like when you're surrounded by someone who has temporary pressures in life that makes it impossible of discerning what's right and wrong," she recalled. So when it came time to decide on what to do with the former building of the San Fernando Municipal Courthouse located at 919 First Street, which has been vacant for a number of years and sits right across the street from San Fernando City Hall, she never doubted on which route to take.

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  2. Sam's Club Closure has San Fernando Officials Seeking Other Revenue SourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | San Fernando Sun

    Although the San Fernando City Council did not discuss any official business at it's Jan. 16 meeting due to a lack of a quorum , City Manager Nick Kimball revealed that the recent, unexpected closure of the Sam's Club store here has city officials trying to figure ways to replace the lost tax revenue. That may include reconsidering whether to allow the burgeoning recreational cannabis industry to establish a foothold within the city limits.

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  3. Time to Focus on School Choice in San Fernando and Across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | San Fernando Sun

    Later this month, schools, homeschool groups, organizations, and individuals in California and across America will work together to raise awareness about the importance of opportunity in K-12 education. Nationwide, 32,240 different events and activities - such as open houses, school fairs, and information sessions - are being planned, with an estimated attendance of 6.7 million people.

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  4. Special Election to Replace Raul Bocanegra Will be CostlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | San Fernando Sun

    If you like heading to the polls to vote, you'll have plenty of chances to do so this year if you live in the San Fernando Valley. On April 3, voters in the northeast San Fernando Valley will decide who replaces Assemblymember Raul Boca-negra, who resigned last November amid allegations of sexual harassment brought against him by seven women, including longtime capitol staff member Elise Flynn Gyore who said he had groped her at a public event in 2009.

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  5. You Can Now Take a Legal BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    One the biggest changes, certainly in terms of lifestyle, will be implementing Pro-position 64, the 2016 voter-approved measure that makes recreational marijuana use legal in California starting on Jan. 1, even though it is still considered an illegal drug by the federal government. The state law allows anyone 21 or older to buy recreational marijuana, grow up to six plants for personal use, and possess 28.5 grams with a low potency or 8 grams of high potency.

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  6. Santa Comes to TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    The tree lighting ceremony in the City of San Fernando was postponed. It didn't make sense to have residents breathe in smoke filled air and light up the city's Christmas tree while so many trees and homes nearby in the hillsides of Sylmar, burned down.

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  7. Jury Recommends Death for Isauro AguirreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    After years of being in limbo, a jury recommended that Isauro Aguirre be put to death for the torture-murder of Gabriel Fernandez, his girlfriend's 8-year-old son, who was repeatedly shot with a BB gun, beaten and forced to sleep in a small cabinet with his hands and feet bound and his mouth gagged. As the verdict was read Wednesday, Dec. 13, Aguirre didn't react.

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  8. City of San Fernando Lights its Christmas TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    The annual lighting of the city Christmas tree drew families and residents to the downtown streets of San Fernando on Tuesday, Dec. 12. The crowd was treated to more than three hours of music, dancers and performers, as well as the opportunity to purchase hot food and cold drinks. Children were equally entertained by a jumper house, face painting and free books.

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  9. A (New) Tigers' Tale To Tell Over and OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    When Robert Garcia assumed the mantle at San Fernando High in 2011, he had some lofty goals for a first time head coach still north of his 30th birthday. Not only did Garcia want to win championships, he wanted to return the Tigers back to the glory of being a City Section Division I champion.

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  10. City Workers to City Council: "Show Us Some Love"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    City workers again made their presence known to the San Fernando City Council, urging council members on Monday, Dec. 4, for a fair deal as their labor contracts are negotiated. For the second meeting in a row, members of the San Fernando Public Employees Association lined the back of the council chambers, holding up yellow signs that read "Full Benefits for Full Service Employees" and "Take Aways Affecta Our Safety! Our Families! Our Communities."

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  11. County Renews $10,000 Reward for Information on Musician's MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    The Board of Supervisors have renewed a $10,000 reward for information leading to whoever stabbed punk and heavy metal musician Fred-Freak Smith to death in Las Palmas Park in San Fernando. "I am so glad of that," said his mother Deloris Smith, speaking by phone from her home in White Plains, MD.

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  12. Services Held for Albert GarciaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    It was well over a month - a long wait for family and friends to be able to say their goodbyes. But, it took that long for the coroner to release the body of Albert Garcia, a 58-year-old life long local resident who was shot and killed in his apartment by San Fernando police officers Sunday, Oct. 8, in the 100 block of Harding Avenue.

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  13. San Fernando Delays Approval of Downtown RevitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    The City Council could have approved major changes at its meeting on Monday,. Nov. 20, that could have possibly revitalize Downtown San Fernando.

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  14. Opponents Urge Bocanegra To Resign Now, Not In SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    In response to what is now not just one, but several sexual harassment allegations, Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra announced Monday, Nov. 20, he would not seek re-election and is suspending his campaign. But that's not soon enough for other politicos in his district who are questioning why the Northeast San Fernando Valley Assemblyman should be allowed to remain in office at all.

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  15. "Coco" Opens This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Progression Image 3 of 3: Final Frame ASPIRING MUSICIAN - In Disneya Pixar's "Coco," Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like the celebrated Ernesto de la Cruz . But when he strums his idol's guitar, he sets off a mysterious chain of events.

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  16. A Pest Takes Up Residence in San FernandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Summer weather has finally moved on. But the mosquito season in the City of San Fernando, and other parts of the Valley and Los Angeles county, is not over.

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  17. Dons Cut Off Tigers' Title Hopes at the NetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    San Fernando had waited a long time for a chance to play for a City girls' volleyball championship. Like, ever since girls' volleyball became a City Section sport back in 1974.

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  18. Mayor Sending Thank-You Letter to Sen. John McCainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    The San Fernando City Council is allowing Mayor Silvia Ballin to use the city letterhead to send a personal thank-you letter to US Sen. John McCain. When asked about the content of the letter or whether it would mention any specific legislations, Ballin said, "I want to thank him for his service .

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  19. Annual Veterans Day Parade Marches On This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    More than 100 entries are expected to participate in the 14th annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 11. The event typically attracts thousands of spectators along the Mission Hills parade route just outside of the San Fernando city limits. Instead of just one individual, this year's parade Grand Marshall will feature representatives from American Veterans United Inc, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Moorpark that assists veterans and their family members secure post-service benefits.

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  20. Dia de los Muertos S' Day of the Dead Celebrated in the City of San FernandoRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    A sacred indigenous tradition is finding a variety of modern interpretations and is being expanded far beyond the traditional practice. The Mexican tradition remains to create altars -ofrendas to loved ones who have passed to hold photos, favorite foods, drinks, lined with candles and marigolds to lead the spirit back to a visit with their earthly families at the grave site have expanded here to include community events that grow larger each year.

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