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San Fernando Valley roundup: A good Samaritan in Sun Valley, jail problems for the LASD, and Burbank looks for a permanent chief

July 23, 2012

Good morning readers. Today is Monday, July 23. It looks to be another beautiful Southern California day. But remember your sunblock!

A good Samaritan saves a man from a burning car in Sun Valley. North Hollywood Patch 

Glendale-based DreamWorks Animation SKG has agreed to pay $155 million to purchase Classic Movies, which owns the rights to movies and television shows like "Lassie" and "Casper the Friendly Ghost." Associated Press 

Los Angeles Sherrif's deputies rescued two hikers in the Angeles National Forest who overheated. Don't forget the water people! Sierra Madre Patch 

After 30 months with interim Police Chief Scott LaChasse, Burbank officials announced their intent to hire a permanent person in the job. LaChasse has not yet said if he plans to apply. Burbank Leader 

The Sheriff's department, reeling problems with jail overcrowding, looks at ways to ease the problem. Daily News 

-- Dan Evans, Times Community News
email: dan.evans@latimes.com
Twitter: @EditorDanEvans 

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