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Marissa Lopez and Gil Gastelum's broad kitchen table, covered with a brightly colored oilcloth and set with a fresh basket of pan dulce, is the heart of their Arleta home. For one hour each night, it's also their refuge.
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A motorist who stops and jumps out of a red car completely nude to flash teenage girls has done it again in the San Fernando Valley, cops say.
The LAPD this week released a new sketch (after the jump) of the suspect hoping that someone will recognize him and come forward. Cops also issued a "be on ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: Police say they got the guy. Headline has been changed. First posted at 8:05 a.m. on Oct. 10.
Cops this week were looking for a moped rider who allegedly exposed himself to a 12-year-old girl in Arleta and then, like the true winner he clearly seems to be, walked into a nearb ... More >>
Cops say a sexual predator is on the loose in the San Fernando Valley.
They suspect the man has committed 9 sexual assaults and two attempted kidnappings, mostly in the Arleta area, according to an announcement from the LAPD this week. He even exposed himself, according to cops.
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HBO's True BloodIt's all just rubber and plastic.Dan Rebert's job is the stuff of nightmares -- literally. As the makeup effects producer for Masters FX studio, he and his team have created ghosts and goblins and creatures mutated larger-than-life for television shows, such as True Blood and ... More >>
pixiecanfly via TumblrBurbank police announce today that two young taggers they arrested on November 3 -- Devin Dickey, 20, and an unnamed 16-year-old girl -- are possibly facing felony charges after they allegedly vandalized multiple pieces of property across the San Fernando Valley.
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LAPDYribe, left, and Vallagran.Update: The two were found safe and sound about 5 p.m., according to an LAPD announcement. If cops know where the girls were, they're not yet saying. Officers say they're investigating.
Two middle-school-age girls are missing from the Arleta area of the San Fer ... More >>
Self-serve bypass, sucka!If there's a hell on Earth, we're pretty sure it's the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Not only does a simple license/registration errand eat up the better part of an afternoon, but a cacophony of cranky employees and crankier babies makes it the worst aftern ... More >>
A man was arrested January 14 for the shooting death of his girlfriend at a tattoo parlor located in the 8900 block of Woodman Avenue in Arleta.
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According to police, Louie Mendoza, 33, shot his 29-year-old girlfriend Lupe Fernandez around 10 pm, then transported her dead body to his ... More >>