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Small Fires Started by North Hills Crash

A power transformer and several trees caught fire Saturday afternoon when a van crashed into a pole at 10300 N. Haskell Ave. in North Hills, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Eric French. The accident happened at 4:11 p.m. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a van crashed into a power pole. One adult […]

Man, Dog Escape Motorhome Fire on 405

Man, Dog Escape Motorhome Fire on 405

A man and a dog were able to escape from a burning motorhome alongside the freeway in North Hills on Friday afternoon, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey. The incident happened at 3:49 p.m. on the right shoulder of the 405 Freeway at Nordhoff Street. The cause of the fire was not […]

New West Nile Cases Reported in Valley

The West Nile virus remains a concern for the San Fernando Valley, the Greater Los Angeles Vector Control District warned on Friday. “As long as we have warm weather and standing water, mosquitoes will be active,” Levy Sun, GLACVCD public information officer, said in a press release. “Regardless of the season, mosquitoes will have the […]

Firefighters Injured in North Hills Apartment Fire

Two firefighters were injured Saturday afternoon in an electrical fire at a North Hills apartment building. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to incorrect reports of people trapped in an inferno at 8718 Parthenia Place at 1:06 p.m. According to LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey, the three occupants of the burning building and neighbors were able […]

45th Assembly Candidates Attend Forum

45th Assembly Candidates Attend Forum

A candidate forum at New Horizons in North Hills on Tuesday gave potential voters the opportunity to meet most of the 11 candidates running for California’s 45th State Assembly. Seven democrats, three Republicans and one independent are competing for the seat which was vacated when Democrat Bob Blumenfield resigned earlier this summer after winning a […]