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  1. L.A. SWAT officer violated policy in use of Taser, police panel saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Los Angeles Times

    ... highest honor, the Medal of Valor, and was recognized at the White House for his role in a deadly 2008 shootout in Winnetka that left one officer dead and another seriously wounded. Scallon helped pull the wounded officer, who was shot in the face, ...

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  2. Winnetka man commits suicide by walking in front of Chatsworth trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | LA Daily News

    CHATSWORTH >> Thursday's death of a man in front of an Amtrak train was a suicide, and the Coroner's Office today publicly identified the man who walked in front of the approaching train in Chatsworth. Truong Leonard Van, 22, of Winnetka, killed himself about 1:20 p.m. Thursday, near De Soto and Prairie avenues, said Coroner's Lt.

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  3. Woodland Hills Man Killed in Motorcycle CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Patch.com

    The crash was reported at the intersection of Winnetka Avenue and Archwood Street at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey.

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  4. Motorcyclist Killed in Winnetka CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Patch.com

    The collision was reported at the intersection of Winnetka Avenue and Archwood Street in Winnetka at 2:30 p.m., said the Los Angeles Fire Department's Brian Humphrey.

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  5. Mom and daughter struck by cars while leaving Winnetka Elementary remain hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | LA Daily News

    A mother and daughter struck by cars while leaving Winnetka Avenue Elementary School on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, remain hospitalized on April 22. Witnesses said one driver in the three-vehicle crash appeared to run a red light, but no citation was issued. A Northridge mother and her 6-year-old daughter remained hospitalized on Wednesday after they were hit in an intersection as part of a three-vehicle accident in front of Winnetka Avenue Elementary School, a Los Angeles Police Department detective said.

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  6. Mom and daughter struck by cars while leaving Winnetka Elementary remain hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | LA Daily News

    A mother and daughter struck by cars while leaving Winnetka Avenue Elementary School on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, remain hospitalized on April 22. Witnesses said one driver in the three-vehicle crash appeared to run a red light, but no citation was issued. A Northridge mother and her 6-year-old daughter remained hospitalized on Wednesday after they were hit in an intersection as part of a three-vehicle accident in front of Winnetka Avenue Elementary School, a Los Angeles Police Department detective said.

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  7. Woman, child critically hurt in accident near Winnetka Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | LA Daily News

    Firefighters and police officers are on scene Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the corner of Winnetka Avenue and Roscoe Boulevard in Canoga Park, where a woman and child were critically hurt in an accident involving up to three vehicles. A 40-year-old mother and her 6-year-old daughter were critically injured this afternoon in a crash in the intersection of Winnetka Avenue and Roscoe Boulevard, near Winnetka Elementary School, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

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  8. Two Pedestrians Injured in Pileup CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Patch.com

    Four people were injured in a multi-car crash on Winnetka. Two pedestrians, a woman, 40, and a six-year-old girl were critically hurt.

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  9. Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle In LA; 2 Critically InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... ...] According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the incident occurred shortly before 2 p.m. in the 8300 block of Winnetka Avenue.

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  10. Mother, 6-Year-Old Hurt in San Fernando Valley CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | NBC Los Angeles

    Four people, including a mother and her 6-year-old child, were hurt after a three-car crash in a San Fernando Valley intersection Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said. The crash was reported near at Roscoe Boulevard and Winnetka Avenue about 1:50 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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  11. Issue Preview: Latino PowerRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | San Fernando Business Journal

    ... wrong. This is not an artisanal grocer - it's the Vallarta Supermarket that opened in a closed Albertson's store in Winnetka in 2007. While mainstream supermarkets are consolidating, shrinking their space and losing market share after decades of ...

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  12. Some charities fear L.A. wage could hurt their own efforts for workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Alice Jackson, an aide at the nonprofit Valley Village adult day care center in Winnetka, dances with a client. The nonprofit supports the idea of boosting the minimum wage but estimates it faces a 31% bump in its payroll if wages increase to $13.25.

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  13. Pierce College students hungry for on-campus dining optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... serve food on a large scale. Pierce may have one of the most difficult dining situations to resolve. Located on Winnetka Avenue, Pierce has few, if any, restaurants within walking distance, students say. "When I go out to eat lunch, I'll drive 15 ...

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  14. Israeli-American Council to build $10 million community center in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... The building that has been purchased is in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, in Woodland Hills, at 6530 Winnetka Avenue. It previously housed the Crippled Children's Society Rehabilitation Center. Evenhaim said the IAC hoped to close escrow ...

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  15. Wild CHP chase on San Fernando Valley and Westside streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | LA Daily News

    A wild pursuit early Thursday morning across surface streets that began in Winnetka and ended in Santa Monica resulted in the arrest of the driver who authorities subdued with a blast from a bean bag shotgun and taser. The 45-minute chase began at 2:22 a.m. as two West Valley California Highway Patrol officers were traveling east on Sherman Way at Mason Avenue and spotted a white Ford Econoline van weaving in traffic lanes, said officer Edgar Figueroa.

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  16. Despite drought, pools, lawns and fireplaces still popular home featuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | LA Daily News

    ... drought-resistant landscaping, Lim said on a balmy Sunday afternoon as his family checked out a modest home in Winnetka with a large front yard and backyard with “mature landscaping and fruit trees,” according to the sales ...

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  17. Despite drought, pools, lawns and fireplaces still popular home featuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Press-Telegram

    ... drought-resistant landscaping, Lim said on a balmy Sunday afternoon as his family checked out a modest home in Winnetka with a large front yard and backyard with “mature landscaping and fruit trees,” according to the sales ...

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  18. Valentinea s Day wedding couple renew their vows after 62 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    ... holding onto her father's arm, and half-way down the aisle she missed a step,” said Volkenant, now 82, of Winnetka, clutching the hand of his lifelong flame. “That's when I heard the voice in my head. Sixty-two years after they ...

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  19. Valentinea s Day wedding couple to renew their vows after 62 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... holding onto her father's arm, and half-way down the aisle she missed a step,” said Volkenant, now 82, of Winnetka, clutching the hand of his lifelong flame. “That's when I heard the voice in my head. Sixty-two years after they ...

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  20. Sutter Middle School murals aim to discourage bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | LA Daily News

    ... 9, adds her flair to a mural at Sutter Middle School. Carusso doesn't go to the school but wanted to volunteer. WINNETKA >> Thirteen-year-old Jazmine Rolle inked “love conquers all” beside a growing mural aimed at Sutter Middle School ...

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