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Chief Parks Retires

SFPD Chief Robert Parks (middle) is congratulated on his retirement by the San Fernando City Council. Parks was celebrated for his 30 years of service with the department here. At a dinner in his honor, attended by approximately 500 people, Parks thanked family, friends, colleagues and city officials for “supporting my appointment as chief of […]

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Vairo Hired as New San Fernando Police Chief

Lt. Anthony Vairo has been appointed as the new chief of the San Fernando Police Department, replacing retiring Chief Robert Parks. Vairo will assume his new duties on Friday, March 20. City Manager Brian Saeki, who announced the appointment, said “I am confident that Chief Vairo will continue the San Fernando Police Department’s strong tradition […]

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JAMFEST “Early California Song and Dance” Performance at the Lopez Adobe House

On Sunday, March 22 at 12:30 p.m. The Ford Theater is celebrating the grand-reopening of the historic Lopez Adobe with the song and dance of the Tataviam Band of Mission Indian Singers of San Fernando. The public is invited to make music using handmade gourds and tortoise-shell rattles, sing bird songs, and dance throughout the […]

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Enojo, Shock y Tristeza Luego que Tiroteo Policial Deja a un Muerto en San Fernando

Familia Aún No Entiende Por Qué Gabriel López-González se Enfrentó Presuntamente a la Policía Una familia de Winnetka pasa por el enojo, el dolor y la incertidumbre de enfrentar muchas preguntas sin respuesta luego de la muerte de su hijo, quien murió la semana pasada al supuestamente enfrentarse a agentes del Departamento de Policía de […]

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Anger, Shock and Sadness After Police Shooting that Left One Man Dead in San Fernando

Family Can’t Understand Why Gabriel Lopez-Gonzalez Faced Off Against Police A Winnetka family is full of anger, sadness and plenty of unanswered questions after the shocking death of their son, who was shot and killed last week by San Fernando Police Department officers in an incident that is still under investigation. “They (the parents ) […]

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One Dead, at Least One Injured after Officer Involved Shooting in the City of San Fernando

Investigation Underway Gabriel Lopez-Gonzalez, 22, a resident of Van Nuys, has been identified as the man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in the city of San Fernando on Tuesday, Aug. 12. In an interview with the San Fernando Valley Sun/El Sol,  Lt.. Dave Coleman of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau said the […]

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Ford Amphitheatre is the Venue for Mexican Folklorico Dance and Music

The Ford Amphitheatre has been the place this summer to see L.A.’s top Mexican folklorico dance companies and Mariachi musicians. During one recent weekend, Grandeza Mexicana Folk dance performed on one day and Las Colibri, Mariachi Garibaldi and Folklor Pasión Mexicana performed the very next day. Coming up on Friday, Aug. 15, the San Fernando […]