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  1. Giving Thanks by Giving to OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Julian Berzon is your typical 8-year-old. He likes to play with his classmates at Castlebay Lane Elementary in Porter Ranch, spend time with his mother Julie, and is shy around strangers.

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  2. New Lawsuits Coming Out of LAPD Van Nuys StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Two front desk officers at the Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys division have sued the city, alleging disability discrimination and retaliation, and their court papers specifically criticize a captain who has accused the department of intentionally skewing crime rates by misclassifying violent crimes. The two plaintiffs in the Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuits filed Monday, Nov. 20, are Officers Adam Hollands and Blanca Avila.

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  3. Van Nuys Station Commander to File "Whistleblower" LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    The Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys Community Station is located on the eastern side of the Van Nuys Government Center, a nondescript glass-and-concrete building with the public entrance on the second floor and windows recede inwardly from the structural design. It looks like it can handle almost any storm.

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  4. LAX FlyAway Now Accepting TAP Cards, Transit PassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    The FlyAway non-stop bus service to Los Angeles International Airport is now accepting Metro TAP cards and EZ Transit Passes, airport officials announced. Riders who use a TAP card or EZ Transit Pass to pay for a FlyAway trip may also receive a reduced fare depending on the route, loaded EZ Pass zone and method of payment.

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  5. Council Learns of Unexpected Cost to Bring New Metro Line into Northeast San Fernando ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    As excited as city officials are about a possible Metro light-rail train coming to the northeast San Fernando Valley, they were clearly disappointed to learn the amount of money they must pay for the project to be completed. According to the Measure M guidelines approved by voters last year for funding the transit line from Van Nuys to Sylmar, the ordinance requires a three percent local funding for designated projects.

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  6. Rejection of Disabled Youth at Van Nuys Pumpkin Patch Still StingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Maria Fajardo is grateful that her son Nicholas, known as "Nicho," has forgotten about the incident where he was not allowed to play in an inflatable "jumper house" with other kids at a seasonal pumpkin patch park in Van Nuys on Oct. 6. Fajardo, a North Hollywood resident, did not accompany Nicho to the pumpkin patch that day; his babysitter, Erika Ganier, took him to the outdoor pumpkin patch and petting zoo set up on the corner of Sherman Way and Woodman Avenue. But Ganier later told Fajardo that Nicho was kicked out from the jumper house and also denied access to inflatable slides by workers, who told Ganier that "kids like him have been hurt" so they were not allowed.

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  7. Mental Illness: The High School Problem We Don't Talk AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    High school brings many new stressors - college applications, standardized tests, and new relationships - but many students struggle with more than a stressful exam or an upsetting day. Mental illnesses affect many students and must be addressed.

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  8. Council Receives Updates on Water, Metro Rail ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    The San Fernando City Council listened to arguments in favor and against a controversial project that is supposed to improve water delivery to Southern California. Representatives from both the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California , a regional water provider, and Restore the Delta, an environmental nonprofit, gave presentations at the Oct. 2 meeting about California WaterFix, a plan to build additional water intakes and tunnels at the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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  9. Suspect Arrested for Valley AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Police have arrested a 27-year-old man suspected of attempting to rape a woman nearly a month ago in Van Nuys. Antonio Reyes of Arleta was arrested at work and booked on suspicion of attempted rape, police said at a news conference at the Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys Station.

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  10. Disappointment, Uncertainty Yet Hope for the "DREAM" ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Sisters Zuleyma and Saira Barajas felt a flood of emotions when they heard the announcement this week that DACA would be phased out over the next six months. DACA was an executive order signed by then President Barack Obama in 2012 to give those who arrived in the country before the age of 16 a work permit and a two-year reprieve from deportation.

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  11. Owners May Face Charges for Leaving Pets in Hot CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Leaving a pet in a hot vehicle could not only lead to the animal's death but also leave the perpetrator facing an animal cruelty charge, Los Angeles officials warned. "We're here today to prevent the needless tragedy of a beloved pet suffering or dying because its guardian thoughtlessly leaves their companion animal in a hot, parked car," Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said during a news conference at the East Valley Animal Shelter in Van Nuys on Tuesday, July 18. "The facts are so clear: It takes just 15 minutes for an animal to suffer brain damage when temperatures soar on a hot summer day in a parked vehicle," he said.

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  12. Mass Casualty DrillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Dignity Health Northridge Hospital participated in a major joint mass casualty drill along with the Amateur Radio Emergency Services Group, PRN Ambulance Services, Los Angeles Fire Department, and the Van Nuys National Guard Unit on July 8. The participants worked from a scenario of a plane crash at Balboa Blvd. and the 101 Freeway. Approximately 50 "moulaged" "victims" were delivered ambulance to the triage areas, then transported to a mock Emergency Department for immediate care.

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  13. Legislator Wants to Eliminate Workplace Raids in the StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Ulises Guerrero remembers the day vividly. Feb. 7, 2008. His 3 p.m. shift had just started at Micro Solutions Enterprises, a Van Nuys factory that manufactured printer cartridges.

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  14. Van Nuys Man Ordered Detained on Bankruptcy Fraud ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    A Van Nuys man was ordered detained Friday, June 16, pending trial on federal charges alleging he ran a foreclosure-avoidance scheme that raked in $7 million from distressed homeowners. Michael "Mickey" Henschel, 68, was arrested June 14 by federal agents pursuant to an 11-count indictment returned by a Los Angeles federal grand jury on June 8, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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  15. Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles: Pride in their Roots and Their IdentitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    When Rudy VA squez, Jr. read in an online forum that there was a new LGBTQ mariachi group being formed, he was immediately interested. "I was intrigued because I'd never seen a group like it before," said VA squez, 29, and a resident of the City of San Fernando.

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  16. Monica Rodriguez Wins City Council SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Rodriguez and Torossian fought hard for the open seat in this race that became open when Felipe Fuentes vacated it last year. It was said that Fuentes had resigned to take a job as a lobbyist.

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  17. Police Trying to Identify Hit-And-Run DriverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Police are seeking public help to find a hit-and-run motorist involved in the death of a pedestrian in Van Nuys. The 28-year-old man - identified by the coroner's office as John Yonko, whose place of residence was unknown - was fatally injured April 30 at 12:05 a.m. on Sepulveda Boulevard north of Vanowen Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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  18. Suspect Arrested in Valley Glen AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    Enefiok Edem, A 32-year-old registered sex offender with a lengthy criminal record, was arrested Monday, April 17, for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman he approached in the Valley Glen area, Los Angeles police said. Edem approached the victim, who was standing near a bus bench at the intersection of Woodman Avenue and Oxnard Street after getting off the Orange Line, police said.

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  19. Tracking MomentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    The breezy yet gorgeous spring afternoon could not totally eliminate the pockets of concern hanging over parts of San Fernando High's baseball field. Oh, the Tigers were taking care of their business against Van Nuys on Monday, April 3, rolling to a 7-3 victory to stay unbeaten in the Valley Mission League at 5-0.

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  20. Tracking MomentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | San Fernando Sun

    The breezy yet gorgeous spring afternoon could not totally eliminate the pockets of concern hanging over parts of San Fernando High's baseball field. Oh, the Tigers were taking care of their business against Van Nuys on Monday, April 3, rolling to a 7-3 victory to stay unbeaten in the Valley Mission League at 5-0.

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