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Valley neighborhoods brace for more density around future transit stations – Curbed LA

January 19, 2018 7:39:14 am | 0 Comments

A five-story apartment complex might draw serious ire in some density-averse Los Angeles neighborhoods. Not so in the heart of the San Fernando Valley. The Van Nuys Neighborhood Council is endorsing such a project on Van Nuys Boulevard, between Sherman Way and Vanowen. Councilmembers and residents expressed excitement at a meeting January 10 for a…

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Apartments replacing an old Ikea in Burbank? Some see it as an answer to the housing crunch – Los Angeles Times

January 19, 2018 6:01:59 am | 0 Comments

The city of Burbank has been going through a growth spurt, adding more than 16,500 jobs from 2010 to 2016 as employers such as Warner Bros. Entertainment boosted payrolls. But, like much of Southern California, the city’s housing supply hasn’t kept up. Burbank built only 294 homes during that period, according to a city report,…

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Cold Storm Expected To Bring Plenty Of Snow, Some Rain To SoCal – CBS Los Angeles

January 19, 2018 5:10:00 am | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — After several days of warm, dry weather, Southern California is going to get a reminder that it’s actually winter. A cold storm headed for the region is expected to bring a slight chance of showers to the most of Southern California, and an excellent chance of snow in the local mountains. A…

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Today: The Shutdown Showdown and What's at Stake – Los Angeles Times

January 19, 2018 4:01:55 am | 0 Comments

Drama in D.C. Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. TOP STORIES The Shutdown Showdown and What’s at Stake A looming government shutdown. Both sides blaming each other. President Trump’s tweets muddying the waters. Here we go again. With a deadline of midnight tonight, it appears that a four-week stopgap spending bill to keep…

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Sports Roundup: Burbank water polo wins thriller over Glendale – Los Angeles Times

January 18, 2018 7:55:57 pm | 0 Comments

GIRLS’ WATER POLO Burbank 17, Glendale 16: Sune Aghakian finished with nine goals and Lexi Lyneis added four on Thursday to propel host Burbank to a Pacific League win. The Bulldogs improved to 5-7, 1-3 in league. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Providence 40, Holy Martyrs 21: The visiting Pioneers received 14 points from Francesca Maravilla to cruise…

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Providence defense leads way in boys' basketball win over Glendale Adventist – Los Angeles Times

January 18, 2018 7:17:54 pm | 0 Comments

GLENDALE — In the opening quarter on Thursday night, the Glendale Adventist Academy boys’ basketball team was able to deal with the Providence defense. The Cougars took care of the ball in the opening stanza, committed just three turnovers and trailed the Pioneers by six. But things changed drastically in the second quarter. The Providence…

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Burbank slapped with sexual harassment lawsuit over peeping tom ex-employee – Los Angeles Times

January 18, 2018 4:56:45 pm | 0 Comments

Four women filed a lawsuit against the city of Burbank on Wednesday, claiming the city is liable for a former co-worker who secretly filmed them undressing for several months in an employee locker room when they worked at the Verdugo Aquatics Facility in 2016. Two of the women in the suit were minors at the…

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Ed Moses, 'Cool School' painter who helped forge LA's art scene, dies at 91 – Los Angeles Times

January 18, 2018 1:41:57 pm | 0 Comments

Born April 9, 1926, in Long Beach, Moses was the product of a short, stormy marriage in Hawaii. His mother, Oliva Branco, was the daughter of a Portuguese immigrant. His father, Alphonsus Lemuel Moses, was a British-born English teacher and entrepreneur who left a teaching position in Nova Scotia for a Hawaiian adventure. Oliva separated…

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Burbank Sued After 4 Female Lifeguards Were Secretly Recorded – NBC Southern California

January 18, 2018 1:11:49 pm | 0 Comments

Four women are suing the city of Burbank for allegedly making them change in a shared room, where a male city employee videotaped them while they were undressed. The lawsuit filed by the law firms of Paul Mones and Taylor & Ring alleges that the city’s policy forcing lifeguards at the Verdugo Aquatic Facility to…

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Accusations of 'frat house' behavior trail Los Angeles Times publisher's career – 89.3 KPCC

January 18, 2018 11:53:00 am | 0 Comments

Ross Levinsohn is publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times. The Los Angeles Times has given prominent coverage to recent revelations of sexual harassment of women by prominent men, particularly in entertainment and media. Yet a review by NPR finds that the newspaper’s own CEO and publisher, Ross Levinsohn, has been a defendant in…

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