August 18, 2011
Los Angeles police were trying to determine Thursday who shot a 25-year-old woman to death in a car in Sun Valley. Jennifer Logan, of North Hollywood, and an unidentified 22-year-old man were in a car near Webb Avenue and Roscoe Boulevard about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday when at least one attacker opened fire on them, police said. L.A. NOW
March 15, 2012
Police are cracking down on prostitutes and pimps in a Sun Valley neighborhood that some residents call a "red light district. " Authorities say prostitution along Lankershim Boulevard has been a problem for decades. Business owners in the area complain that customers are being exposed to prostitutes. Places like Valley Mexican Candy say prostitutes frequently walk in during business hours. "Sometimes they tell us, oh they use condoms, can they use the restroom," employee Naahi Gonzalez said.
February 7, 2012
Los Angeles police on Monday were looking for leads in the killing of a man who was shot after an argument in Sun Valley. Travis Solorio, 26 , who lived in Sun Valley, got into a dispute with a neighbor Sunday night in the 9300 block of Tamarack Avenue , the Los Angeles Police Department said. Other people showed up during the dispute, police said, and of of them drew a gun and shot Solorio. He was pronounced dead a short while later at a local hospital. Detectives had not established a motive for the killing, the LAPD said.
July 8, 2011
Authorities at a San Fernando Valley hospital said they did all they could to protect a mental health patient allegedly killed by his roommate. Dean J. Camacho , 48, died soon after his throat was slashed on the mental health ward at Pacifica of The Valley Hospital in Sun Valley on June 26, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. Hospital officials immediately alerted police and state regulators, according to chief executive Ayman Mousa. Authorities arrested Camacho’s roommate, Jerry Romansky, 27, and charged him with murder, said LAPD Foothill Det. J. Martinez.
January 23, 2012
The man fatally shot by a Los Angeles police officer Sunday had been threatening residents in a Sun Valley home with a gun, authorities reported. Officers arrived shortly before 6 a.m. at the home in the 7700 block of Ethel Avenue and saw the man standing outside with a gun, police said. Officers said that they ordered him to put down the weapon but that he refused, prompting police to shoot him. Continue reading > > -- Rick Rojas, Times Community News
December 10, 2012
A fire that tore through a water fountain design company in Sun Valley on Saturday caused more than $1 million in estimated property damage, officials said. The fire at Wet Designs, 10817 Sherman Way, started when a hit-and-run driver struck a power pole just after 3 a.m. Saturday. The damage to the power pole caused a power surge inside the building, which led to the blaze, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott said in a statement. It took 125 firefighters roughly 1 1/2 hour to control and extinguish the blaze, which was contained to the single-story, 8,400-square-foot building, officials reported.
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.
October 2, 2004
Darleene Barrientos An apparent racing contest left two Village Christian football players dead and another in critical condition Friday, prompting the school's decision to cancel their Friday night game against Pasadena Poly. Three Crusader players, two of whom were reportedly from Glendale, were allegedly racing their Chevrolet Camaro against another Crusader in a light blue Ford F-150 truck about 2:15 p.m. Friday in the 9900 block of La Tuna Canyon Road in Sun Valley.
August 29, 2011
Armed with flashlights and clipboards, dozens of volunteers fanned out before dawn Monday to find the most vulnerable people living on the streets of North Hollywood and Sun Valley. The effort organized by the San Fernando Valley Homeless Coalition, a network of service providers, aims to help at least 75 people into stable housing and find them the services they need to stay off the streets. North Hollywood and Sun Valley are among more than 90 communities nationwide to join the 100,000 Homes campaign , an effort to house 100,000 homeless people by 2013. L.A. NOW
June 21, 2003
Darleene Barrientos No specific cause of death was listed by coroners Friday for two local men killed in a street race, but the man they were allegedly competing with has turned himself in to police. Vahe Parseghian, 19, of Sun Valley, and his friend Tadeh Badalians, 18, of Glendale, were killed early Thursday in a crash in Sun Valley. The driver they were allegedly racing against called Los Angeles Police Thursday afternoon and met with investigators later that day. Police did not release the name of the 19-year-old Northridge man, and said he was not in custody Friday.