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Very Special Performances

Students from more than 12 San Fernando Valley area schools including Reseda Charter High, Sylmar Charter High, Monroe High, Kennedy High, and Panorama High were among those participating in the 41st annual Very Special Arts Festival at The Music Center on Nov. 8. The free, inclusive festival celebrated students of all abilities with music and […]

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City’s Oldest Resident Passes

The city’s oldest resident passes. Margarita Medrano  Ahumada, 108-years-old passed away in her Sylmar home on Oct., 30, 2019. She  lived in Sylmar for 65 years where she and her husband raised two generations of their family. Mass will be held at 9 a.m. at St. Didacus Church on Saturday, Nov. 9, to be followed […]

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An Easier Drive Along Osborn Street

Motorists should find a smoother passage on Osborn Street, between Arleta Avenue and Laurel Canyon Boulevard — in the Northeast San Fernando Valley, between Arleta and Pacoima — after that stretch of roadway was resurfaced on Oct. 27. The repair work was done in part to get ahead of the rainy season and not allow […]

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Northridge Hospital Unveils Community Quilt to Illustrate Hope, Healing, and Courage for Cancer Survivors

Northridge Hospital Medical Center (NHMC) and its Leavey Cancer Center announced the installation of a community quilt. Dozens of cancer survivors recently attended a special reunion and were asked to write messages of hope on fabric squares that have been woven into a quilt for the Cancer Center. According to Jill Dickson, Senior Director of […]

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Valley Alarm Opens in San Fernando

Valley Alarm, a major Southern California electronic security company, has officially opened its new headquarters in the City of San Fernando. The company’s new offices on Pico Street were a renovation of the historic 1931 building that included including new roof, HVAC systems, electrical and plumbing renovation and advanced lighting.

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3…2…1 Liftoff!

Two budding young scientists at Discovery Cube LA (DCLA) in Sylmar prepare to launch a “cap” rocket in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.  According to the US Space & Rocket Center and DCLA, a total of 5,000 model rockets were simultaneously launched around the world to commemorate the milestone.

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Rivas Secures Million for Discovery Cube

State Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) recently secured $5 million for Discovery Cube Los Angeles (DCLA), located in Sylmar, to build a Sustainability Park to help educate the public on the ways the state is working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. DCLA has more than 100 family friendly hands-on science exhibits on climate change, STEM education, […]