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  1. Local Mosquito Sample Collected Tests Positive For West Nile VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | My FOX LA

    A sample of mosquitoes collected in Sylmar has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first such result in the state this year, authorities said Thursday. The sample of mosquitoes was collected on March 18, according to the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District.


  2. San Fernando Valley sees mosquitoes with West Nile virus earlier than usualRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Whittier Daily News

    California's first West Nile virus-positive mosquito of the year was found in the San Fernando Valley, vector control officials announced Thursday. A sample of mosquitoes was collected on March 18 in Sylmar where the infected pool was found.


  3. Alleged LA serial killer charged with more attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    ... A new count alleges that Hernandez killed Sergio Sanchez last March as the motorist drove home on Interstate 210 in Sylmar. He's also charged with wounding people in three other attacks last year. They include a teenager who was shot and paralyzed ...


  4. Alleged L.A. serial killer charged with more attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... A new count alleges that Hernandez killed Sergio Sanchez last March as the motorist drove home on Interstate 210 in Sylmar. He's also charged with wounding people in three other attacks last year. They include a teenager who was shot and paralyzed ...


  5. Garcetti says state should give tax breaks for quake retrofitsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... low-income tenants from large rent increases. The dangers of concrete buildings have been known since the 1971 Sylmar earthquake, when hospital buildings were destroyed. As many as 50 of the more than 1,000 concrete buildings across the city would ...


  6. KCSO IDs body found during Feb. 9 manhunt, rules it homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Tehachapi News

    The Kern County Sheriff's coroner's office identified the man found dead in the back of a pickup on Tehachapi Willow Springs Road on Feb. 9 as 34-year-old Juan Carlos Perez, of Sylmar, Calif. Deputies found Perez's body at approximately 5:42 a.m. on Feb. 9 while searching for a man that had led local law enforcement on a high-speed chase earlier that morning.


  7. Mana s conviction upheld for beating death of ex-girlfrienda s mother, attack on former girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | LA Daily News

    LOS ANGELES >> A state appeals court panel Tuesday upheld a man's conviction for fatally beating his then-infant son's maternal grandmother and attacking his ex-girlfriend with a pipe in Sylmar two years ago. The three-justice panel from California's 2nd District Court of Appeal rejected the defense's contention that the trial court erred in admitting graphic photographs of 61-year-old Rosa Figueroa and her daughter, who was identified only as “Lisa Q,” during Juan Carlos Cardenas' trial at the San Fernando courthouse.


  8. LAPD Motorcycle Officer Hurt In Sylmar CollisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | CBS Local

    ... d has [...] The crash was reported around 1:35 p.m. he northbound Golden State (5) Freeway north of Roxford Street in Sylmar, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department and the California Highway Patrol.


  9. Baseball: It's a big week for L.A. MarshallRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Los Angeles Times

    With road games against El Camino Real on Thursday and San Fernando on Saturday, L.A. Marshall has a chance to assure itself a high seeding for the City Section Division I playoffs in May. The Barristers already own a win over defending City champion Birmingham, tied Sylmar and played a close game before losing to Kennedy, 2-1. Having success against San Fernando Valley schools helps reveal whether a team can be successful in the playoffs.


  10. WPU Splits Another Non-Conference DH with MorningsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Osky News

    ... the seventh and final inning of regulation. The Mustangs broke through against starter Juvenal Terrazas (Sr., Sylmar, Calif., Physical Education) with one run in the second and tacked on another in the fourth. Fortunately, the Statesmen still had ...


  11. Hoover baseball tastes first victoryRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Glendale News-Press

    After reaching the postseason last year and having designs on returning again, Hoover High's baseball team's first win has proved elusive in the early stages of this season. That all changed when the Tornadoes held strong against visiting Sylmar and came away with a 7-6 victory in their final game in the Southern California Invitational tournament early Saturday afternoon.


  12. Over break, students give time for serviceRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | The University News

    ... throughout correctional facilities and the justice system. The group visited the Barry J. Nidorf Juvenile Hall in Sylmar, California, and the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco, California. While at the juvenile hall, the group divided up; ...


  13. Southern California City Section will have to rethink playoff formatRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Los Angeles Times

    ... season and putting its top eight teams together, it gave new opportunities for teams to win section titles, such as Sylmar in Division I and Hamilton in Division II. But better teams got left out come state playoff time after being eliminated in the ...


  14. Sylmar boys soccer captures Southern California Regional Division II titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | LA Daily News

    YORBA LINDA >> The better-late-than-never label fit Edrai Garcia better than anyone on the late-arriving Sylmar High boys' soccer team on Saturday. The Division II CIF Southern California Regional final between Sylmar and Servite was delayed more than half an hour when Sylmar's team arrived just minutes before the scheduled kickoff at Yorba Linda High.


  15. Boys' soccer: Sylmar stuns Servite in Division II SoCal final, 3-1Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Los Angeles Times

    City Section soccer earned plenty of respect on Saturday thanks to the performance of the Sylmar Spartans.


  16. Car being chased by CHP hits, kills motorcyclist; driver arrestedRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Los Angeles Times

    ... authorities said. The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Cristian Alexander, 18, of Sylmar was arrested after the 10:30 p.m. collision on Nordhoff Street at the southbound offramp of the 405 Freeway, according to a ...


  17. Sylmar man arrested for DUI after fatal North Hills collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | LA Daily News

    ... Highway Patrol. Two CHP officers on patrol said they saw a driver, later identified as Cristian Alexander, of Sylmar, speeding in a 2007 Kia southbound on the 405. They activated their patrol vehicle's emergency lights in order to conduct an ...


  18. Southern California regional soccer championship previewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | LA Daily News

    ... Vista (18-3-6), which defeated No. 3 El Toro and No. 2 Buchanan to advance to its first regional final. No. 6 seed Sylmar (22-7-5), appearing in its first regional final, has not lost a match since falling to Monroe on penalty kicks on Jan. 10. The ...


  19. Police: Woman Who Skipped Out On $900 Worth Of Salon Treatments Gets NailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | CBS Local

    ... from a salon, she skipped out without paying. (credit: de Cielo Salon and Spa.) BURBANK ( - A 28-year-old Sylmar woman was arrested after being accused of skipping out of pricey salon treatments without paying. The woman said she needed ...


  20. Woman arrested for allegedly receiving lavish hair makeovers then sneaking out on salon tabsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Burbank Leader

    A citizen tip helped police catch a 28-year-old Sylmar woman accused of scamming two Burbank hair salons by taking off without paying after receiving expensive hair treatments, police said. One day last month, the woman, identified as Lavette Walter, went to de Cielo Salon and Spa, located on the 900 block of West Magnolia Boulevard, and received a five-hour treatment, which included coloring and extensions, said Burbank Police Officer Joshua Kendrick.


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