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PACOIMA - Detectives asked for the public's help Tuesday to find a gunman suspected of killing a 37-year-old man in a residential neighborhood.
Police officers found Pacoima resident Roy Padilla lying dead in the 13200 block of Filmore Street about 11 p.m. Monday, said Sgt. Rick Luskleet of the Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. Police Department's Foothill Division.
Neighbors heard about two shots, looked outside and saw someone drive away in a 1995 or 1996 black four-door Volkswagen Jetta The Volkswagen Jetta is an automobile produced by German automaker Volkswagen since 1980. Depending on the model year and location, it is sometimes known as the Atlantic, Fox, Vento, Bora, or Sagitar. , Foothill Detective Frank Bishop said.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Foothill detectives at (818) 834-3115 or (818) 834-3112 or (818) 756-8861 after hours Adv. 1. after hours - not during regular hours; "he often worked after hours" .
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Would-be Jesus convicted of attack aboard airplane
BALTIMORE - A Southern California man who called himself Jesus and blessed fellow airline passengers by tapping them on the head with a pillow was convicted in Baltimore on Tuesday of assaulting a flight attendant when he was ordered to take his seat.
Dean Trammel, a 22-year-old former student at Santa Monica Community College, was found guilty in a nonjury trial and could get up to 20 years in prison at sentencing April 9.
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Legislator wants to give cities say in conservancy
BURBANK - A Burbank lawmaker announced Tuesday he will introduce a bill to expand a mountain conservancy committee to include representatives from Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena and La Canada Flintridge.
``The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy is an agency of the state of California in the United States founded in 1979 and dedicated to the acquisition of land in the Santa Susana and Santa Monica Mountains and the Simi Hills, north and west of Los Angeles, for preservation as open is the primary agency charged with preserving ever-more precious undeveloped land and natural habitats amid the encroaching urban sprawl of the Los Angeles area,'' state Sen. Adam Schiff, D-Pasadena, said.
``I want to ensure that the four cities have a voice at and develop a closer working relationships with the conservancy so together they can grapple with the conservation issues confronting this region.''
He said the conservancy was created by the state Legislature in 1979 and has acquired more than 35,000 acres of parkland from a 450,000-acre zone in the Santa Monica Mountains The Santa Monica Mountains are a low transverse range in southern California in the United States. Geography
They run for approximately 40 mi (64 km) east-west from the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles to Point Mugu in Ventura County. and adjacent mountains surrounding the Los Angeles basin The Los Angeles Basin is the coastal sediment-filled plain located between the peninsular and transverse ranges in southern California in the United States containing the central part of the city of Los Angeles as well as its southern and southeastern suburbs (both in Los Angeles .
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Corrosive liquid dammed after leak from container
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Firefighters built a dam around 40 gallons of a corrosive solution that leaked from a drum in North Hollywood on Tuesday and five people were treated when they complained of problems breathing.
The 55-gallon drum fell from a truck in the 7000 block of Vineland Avenue about 3:25 p.m., said Los Angeles Fire Department The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), also known as the Los Angeles City Fire Department to distinguish it from the Los Angeles County Fire Department. It is the agency that provides fire protection and emergency medical services for the city of Los Angeles. spokesman Brian Humphrey.
The corrosive solution was about 90 percent water, and the rest was nitric, sulfuric and chromic acids and soap, Humphrey said. Firefighters contained it in a 20-foot diameter pool, he said.
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Airports Department mulls expanding area Flyaway fly·a·way
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The Los Angeles Department of Airports said Tuesday it is studying the possible expansion of the Van Nuys Flyaway service to provide more service to Los Angeles International Airport “LAX” redirects here. For other uses, see LAX (disambiguation).
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Executive Director Phil Depoian told the City Council's Commerce, Energy and Natural Resources Committee the department is conducting a feasibility study "A Feasibility Study" is an episode of the original The Outer Limits television show. It first aired on 13 April, 1964, during the first season. It was remade in 1997 as part of the revived The Outer Limits series with a minor title change. on the proposal from Councilwoman Laura Chick. She called for creation of a satellite terminal with a variety of services available to travelers to encourage them to use the shuttle service.
In addition, the department was asked to look at the possibility of creating other such services in different parts of the city.
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