Government shutdown impacts school community

Government shutdown impacts school community

When Sam’s* friends first told him about the government shutdown during winter break, he was initially shocked by the news. His disbelief, however, quickly turned into concern as he thought about the thousands of government employees who would be without pay. The government shutdown began at midnight on Dec. 21, which caused all non-essential federal […]

Students volunteer at annual Luminaria event

Members of the school community helped set up lanterns for the Studio City Neighborhood Council’s eighth annual Luminaria at Campo de Cahuenga on Saturday. Chair of Cultural Affairs Committee Richard Niederberg said the goal of the community service project was for volunteers to prepare for the following day’s festivities and learn about the history of […]

Wildfires prompt evacuations

As wildfires rage through Ventura and Los Angeles Counties, students are under mandatory evacuation orders. People who live south of the 101 on the Ventura Canyon line to Malibu Canyon evacuated due to the Woolsey Fire, which expanded to 8,000 acres after jumping the south side of the 101 freeway near Calabasas this morning and […]

Midterms 2018: Guide to California’s Propositions

Midterms 2018: Guide to California’s Propositions

This year, many seniors will be eligible to vote in the Nov. 6 United States midterms election. Here is a non-partisan guide to the 11 ballot propositions:   Proposition 1 approves $4 billion in bonds to help low-income residents such as veterans and seniors get lower-cost living. $1 billion would go to home loans for […]

Residents voice complaints about FAA’s new flight proposal

Residents voice complaints about FAA’s new flight proposal

San Fernando Valley residents, who were concerned about the Federal Aviation Administration’s new transportation system allowing flight paths directly over homes and schools, voiced their complaints at a community meeting in Burbank Vista Library on Thursday. The event room, which has a maximum capacity of 160 people, overcrowded with approximately 250 people, Hollywood Burbank Airport […]

Resident oppose FAA

In opposition to the Federal Aviation Administration’s proposal to officially change flight paths from the Burbank and Van Nuys airports, over 2,100 residents have signed a petition created by Studio City for Quiet Skies. The procedures were initially scheduled to publish Nov. 8, but are now delayed to Jan. 3. Studio City for Quiet Skies […]

Tree People partners with Boeing

Local environmental nonprofit TreePeople and American multinational corporation The Boeing Companypartnered with the help of other sponsors to revitalize burned and at-risk forest areas around California in a new campaign called ‘Forest Aid.’ This new partnership followed the statewide fires in 2017, the most destructive year of California wildfire history, and multiple record-breaking fires this […]

Homelessness rates rise in the valley due to a lack of affordable housing

Amidst the new artisan coffee shops and boutique clothing stores that opened along Ventura Boulevard this year, the San Fernando Valley’s homeless population continues to rise. Despite an overall decrease in Los Angeles’ homeless population, the number of people experiencing homelessness in the valley increased by five percent, according to the 2018 Los Angeles Homelessness […]