BRIEFLY : VAN NUYS STATION TO HOST OPEN HOUSE.VAN NUYS - 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 Van Nuys station will hold its annual open house Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring tours of the station, a barbecue and demonstrations by some of the youth groups sponsored by the police.
``It's a good opportunity for the public to meet police officers and see how we operate,'' said Sgt. Bob Shallenberger. He said police will use the open house to recruit reserve officers and volunteers for the station, which is located at 6240 Sylmar Ave., adjacent to the Van Nuys Courthouse.
For further information, call the Van Nuys police station's community relations 1. The relationship between military and civilian communities.
2. Those public affairs programs that address issues of interest to the general public, business, academia, veterans, Service organizations, military-related associations, and other non-news media entities. office at (818) 756-8308. Several thousand people have attended these open houses in past years, officials said.
SOURCE: - Daily News
Man fatally fa·tal·ly
1. So as to cause death; mortally: fatally injured.
2. So as to result in disaster or ruin.
3. According to the decree of fate; inevitably.
Adv. 1. shoots woman, kills self
A man apparently shot and killed a woman Thursday at a Venice apartment and then killed himself, police said.
The shootings occurred about 1:35 a.m. at 1814 S. Pacific Ave., said Los Angeles police Detective Pete Waack of the Pacific Station.
Another man was found at the scene with a gunshot wound to the arm, but the circumstances of that shooting remained unclear.
The gunman, about 35, and the woman, who was 43, died at the scene, Waack said.
Their names were withheld pending notification of relatives.
``Witnesses reported hearing a female scream and several gunshots being fired,'' Waack said. ``Our preliminary indications are that (the woman) was killed by the man, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.''
SOURCE: - City News Service
Seniors group sets tribute to volunteer
WOODLAND HILLS - The Organization for the Needs of the Elderly will honor volunteer Karen Berk on Saturday at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel with the group's Legacy Award for her long-term dedication and services to the San Fernando San Fernando, city, Argentina
San Fernando (săn fərnăn`dō), city (1991 pop. 144,761), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina. It is a district administrative center in the Greater Buenos Aires area. Valley's elderly population, officials said.
Berk volunteers as a counselor at the American Red Cross American Red Cross: see Red Cross. Reach to Recovery Program and is a mentor for Les Dames D'Escoffier Careers through Culinary Arts Program.
SOURCE: - Daily News
FBI probes baby's death aboard plane
The FBI on Thursday joined Japanese authorities in investigating the death of a newborn newborn /new·born/ (noo´born?)
1. recently born.
2. newborn infant.
Very recently born.
A neonate. baby girl whose body was found in the lavatory of a jumbo jet after a flight from Los Angeles to Osaka, Japan.
A Japanese cleaner found the body, with part of the umbilical cord umbilical cord (ŭmbĭl`ĭkəl), cordlike structure about 22 in. (56 cm) long in the pregnant human female, extending from the abdominal wall of the fetus to the placenta. still attached, in a tank under the toilet seat, Japanese authorities said.
SOURCE: - Associated Press Associated Press: see news agency.
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Cooperative news agency, the oldest and largest in the U.S. and long the largest in the world.
Pierce students win top college honors
WOODLAND HILLS - Pierce College In 2006 the Library won a national Excellence award. Academics
Pierce College offers associate's degrees, mainly in the arts and sciences. There are also certificate programs in early childhood education, social services, dental hygienist, and others. honor students took several top awards during the Alpha Gamma Sigma There are at least two organizations known as Alpha Gamma Sigma:
Pierce student Farida Dohadwala of Tarzana took Alpha Gamma Sigma's highest honor, the Montavoni Award for Leadership and Academic Excellence, during the competition.
Other winners included Mary Bange of Agoura Hills and Aaron Rozzell of Chatsworth. Pierce College's Pi Chapter of Alpha Gamma Sigma received a prize for outstanding layout of a newsletter.
Pierce students won more awards than any other college in the competition, and it was the only campus to receive awards in three categories of the competition.
SOURCE: - Daily News