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Burglars Calling Homes Before Striking

The Los Angeles Police Department’s West Valley Division has issued a warning about a recent string of burglaries in the neighborhoods of Tarzana and Encino south of Ventura Boulevard. According to police, the burglars call homes in the areas multiple times to find out whether residents are home. If someone answers, they will hang up […]

Tarzana Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Ex-Wife

Tarzana Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Ex-Wife

A Tarzana man pleaded guilty Monday to voluntary manslaughter and attempted murder for the 2012 shooting of his ex-wife and her boyfriend. The plea agreement calls for 60-year-old Hrant Meguerian to serve 23 years and four months in prison, according to Deputy District Attorney Rena Durrant. He also admitted to using a firearm which enhances […]

Sidewalk Fair Shows Tarzana’s New ‘Downtown’

Sidewalk Fair Shows Tarzana’s New ‘Downtown’

Businesses along Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana welcomed new visitors Saturday afternoon during the second annual Sidewalk Fair. The event featured dance and martial arts performances, an art exhibit, African drummers, an exotic animal show and a lecture on the history of Tarzana. Whole Foods and the Providence Tarzana Medical Center also held a blood drive […]

Gynecologist Sentenced for Sexual Assault

A Northridge gynecologist was sentenced to three years of probation and ordered to undergo a year of counseling after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a patient at Northridge Hospital Medical Center. At a sentencing hearing Wednesday in Van Nuys, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Gregory Dohi also ordered Dr. Kevin Pezeshki, 43, to register […]

Tarzana Doctor Dies After Bakersfield Wreck

An 82-year-old man who lived in Encino but worked as a surgeon in Tarzana has reportedly died following a crash last week on southbound Highway 99 in Bakersfield. Dr. Amnon Wein was involved in a wreck which included a big rig and other vehicles on Aug. 28, according to KERO-TV. He died Monday at Kern […]

Young Girl Taken from Home in Tarzana

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the attempted kidnapping of a 6-year-old girl from a Tarzana home early Monday morning. According to police, a man entered an open patio door at a home near Miranda Street and Reseda Boulevard. The suspect took the girl from her bed, but the victim’s mother heard her cries […]