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    King's Burgers/Got Sushi? LOCATION 9345 Reseda Blvd., Northridge, (818) 885-6456 PRICES Burgers, $5.59 to $7.99; specialty bowls, $7.50 to $8.99; sushi rolls and appetizers, $4.50 to $7.50; specialty rolls and sashimi plates, $7.50 to $15; omakase, $60 and up. DETAILS King's Burgers is open 7 a.m....

  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

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  • Some college students on financial aid don't get it in time to pay fees

    Some college students on financial aid don't get it in time to pay fees

    Mayte Estrada hit a speed bump while trying to register for classes during her orientation session at Cal State L.A. this summer. Estrada is receiving financial aid that should cover all of her tuition bill. But that money — typically disbursed just before the start of fall classes — had yet to...

  • Oh, my aching feet — and this is after the massage

    What will it take to make me stop entrusting my body to random foot massage joints? My feet rarely feel better afterward, and some other part of my body often hurts more by the time the discount treatments are done. One "soothing" massage left me with a wrenched shoulder, so painful I couldn't...

  • More city dwellers are embracing 'hobby farms': 'It's like we live in the country'

    More city dwellers are embracing 'hobby farms': 'It's like we live in the country'

    About an hour before the start of a spring storm, Dominique Salamone surveyed her three-quarter-acre Northridge yard and commenced an impromptu master class in suburban chicken raising. "You have to be committed," she said. "Raising livestock takes time and knowledge. And it helps to have a handy...

  • Prosecutors decline to charge fraternity president in CSUN hazing death

    Prosecutors decline to charge fraternity president in CSUN hazing death

    The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office has declined to file charges against the president of a now-defunct fraternity in the death of a Cal State Northridge student who died during an alleged hazing incident last year. Prosecutors ruled there was insufficient evidence to prove beyond...

  • Family of student who died in hazing incident sues CSUN, fraternity

    Family of student who died in hazing incident sues CSUN, fraternity

    The family of a Cal State Northridge student who died in a fraternity hazing incident is suing the university and fraternity, saying they still don’t know what happened to him a year after his death. Armando Villa, 19, died last July 1 after becoming dehydrated during a hike in Angeles National...

  • New, bigger shelter plans warm welcome for homeless San Fernando Valley families

    New, bigger shelter plans warm welcome for homeless San Fernando Valley families

    A year after its North Hollywood homeless shelter burned to the ground, the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission is opening a new 90-bed family shelter in Northridge. The Canby Avenue facility, called Home Again, has triple the capacity of the one that burned and will provide private family bedrooms,...

  • 19-year-old woman killed by suspected drunk driver in Northridge

    A 19-year-old woman was killed early Sunday after her vehicle was struck by a suspected drunk driver in Northridge, authorities said.

    The woman’s Ford Mustang was hit by a Honda Civic as she traveled through the intersection of Roscoe Boulevard and Lindley Avenue at about 3:40 a.m., said Liliana...

  • Little-seen Michael Jackson mural will resurface at Valley museum
    Little-seen Michael Jackson mural will resurface at Valley museum

    The Museum of the San Fernando Valley will debut an exhibit on Friday displaying elements of a little-seen 10-story-tall Michael Jackson mural painted by Kent Twitchell.

    Twitchell painted his ode to the pop star in the early ‘90s. The mural was planned for the side of the El Capitan Theatre in...

  • Northridge home of late boxing promoter Dan Goossen up for sale
    Northridge home of late boxing promoter Dan Goossen up for sale

    The estate of late boxing promoter Dan Goossen has listed for sale in Northridge for about $1.6 million.

  • Northridge home of late boxing promoter Dan Goossen up for sale
    Northridge home of late boxing promoter Dan Goossen up for sale

    The home of late boxing promoter Dan Goossen has come on the market in Northridge for $1,599,999.

    The two-story Mediterranean in a guard-gated community was built in 1988 and features wrought iron doors, French limestone flooring and a two-story entry with a dramatic floating staircase. Raised...

  • State auditor finds improvement in embattled charter school chain
    State auditor finds improvement in embattled charter school chain

    A California state audit has found that a charter school organization accused of financial mismanagement by the Los Angeles Unified School District has improved its bottom line but still needs stronger controls over spending.

    The audit, released Thursday by State Auditor Elaine M. Howle, also found...

  • Martha Graham at VPAC: Dance as bridge from past to future
    Martha Graham at VPAC: Dance as bridge from past to future

    The importance of Martha Graham in modern dance can't be overstated: Like Picasso and Stravinsky, she is credited with bringing a classical art form forcibly into the 20th century through radical, and shocking, innovation. The earthy, jangly, often purposely unlovely style she pioneered so permeates...

  • L.A. Unified ends effort to close embattled charter schools
    L.A. Unified ends effort to close embattled charter schools

    Los Angeles Unified has dropped efforts to shut down three campuses operated by an embattled charter school chain accused of financial irregularities in a district audit.

    Caprice Young, chief executive officer of the Magnolia Public Schools, hailed the Board of Education for renewing the charters...

  • Risk of 8.0 earthquake in California rises, USGS says
    Risk of 8.0 earthquake in California rises, USGS says

    Estimates of the chance of a magnitude 8.0 or greater earthquake hitting California in the next three decades have been raised from about 4.7% to 7%, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.

    Scientists said the reason for the increased estimate was because of the growing understanding that earthquakes...

  • Cal State is tightening admissions criteria to control demand
    Cal State is tightening admissions criteria to control demand

    Diego Aguilar Avila enrolled in Cal State Northridge last fall, and the freshman says he's lucky to have gotten in when he did.

    The Northridge campus recently announced plans to tighten its admission criteria beginning in fall 2016. That could have created a hurdle for Avila, who admits to receiving...

  • Police suspend search at CSUN after report of shots fired
    Police suspend search at CSUN after report of shots fired

    Los Angeles police searched Cal State Northridge after shots were fired and two men were seen running into a dorm, police said.

    Police received a report of shots fired about 1:10 p.m. at Kinzie Street and Lindley Avenue in front of the University Park Apartments near CSUN, Los Angeles police Officer...

  • Third Cal State Northridge fraternity suspended over hazing allegations
    Third Cal State Northridge fraternity suspended over hazing allegations

    A third fraternity at Cal State Northridge has been suspended after an investigation of hazing and sexual misconduct allegations, officials said.

    Tau Kappa Epsilon was stripped of all its Greek duties and will no longer be recognized as a fraternity, CSUN spokesman Jeff Noblitt said. The suspension...

  • Rick Orlov, longtime City Hall reporter for Daily News, dies at 66
    Rick Orlov, longtime City Hall reporter for Daily News, dies at 66

    Rick Orlov, a veteran political reporter who covered City Hall for the Los Angeles Daily News for nearly three decades, beginning in the Tom Bradley administration, died Monday. He was 66.

    Orlov died in Los Angeles of complications from diabetes, according to his sister, Joanne Levy. She said Orlov,...

  • Strong winds knock out power to more than 54,000 DWP customers
    Strong winds knock out power to more than 54,000 DWP customers

    Tens of thousands of Los Angeles County residents were without power early Saturday after Santa Ana winds as high as 70 mph knocked down trees and power lines and temporarily closed part of a freeway.

    More than 54,000 customers — mostly in the San Fernando Valley — lost power shortly after 3 a.m.,...

  • Man arrested in attempted 'suicide by cop'
    Man arrested in attempted 'suicide by cop'

    Authorities have arrested a man they said attempted to commit “suicide by cop” after ramming into a patrol car with the hope of provoking a deputy to shoot him.

    Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said Daniel Hoon Chang rear-ended Deputy Maria Ramirez’s patrol car about 5:15 a.m. Tuesday while...

  • Victim of Jerusalem synagogue attack 'a real man of God'
    Victim of Jerusalem synagogue attack 'a real man of God'

    Shimon Kraft met Kalman Levine on the first day of second grade when they were carpooling to a new Jewish day school in Kansas City. Even after Levine moved to Los Angeles and then Israel — rarely to return — they remained close friends.

    Their friendship remained unbroken even after Kraft divorced...

  • Datebook: Hallucinatory Satterwhite, Albuquerque in Antarctica
    Datebook: Hallucinatory Satterwhite, Albuquerque in Antarctica

    Striking street images from the Prague Spring, the surreal virtual worlds generated by an artist and his mother, photography that blurs the line between fact and fiction, and a talk by a prominent Guatemalan performance artist on art in our heady political age. There’s lots going on in Greater...

  • Museum devoted to San Fernando Valley holds grand opening

    A museum dedicated to the story of the San Fernando Valley will hold a grand opening Saturday in Northridge, offering the public a glimpse at some of its collections and exhibits.

    The Museum of the San Fernando Valley, located at the corner of Nordhoff Street and Wilbur Avenue, offers an exhibit...

  • Burned body found in Northridge fire identified
    Burned body found in Northridge fire identified

    The charred remains discovered this month at the site of a rubbish fire in Northridge are those of a middle-aged man who was possibly homeless, authorities said Sunday.

    Coroner's officials identifed the body as that of William Bret Steele, 49, whose remains were found by firefighters after they...

  • Another CSUN fraternity being investigated for possible hazing
    Another CSUN fraternity being investigated for possible hazing

    School officials said late Thursday that a fraternity at Cal State Northridge was under investigation for possible hazing, months after a pledge at a different Greek organization died during a mandatory hike.

    In a letter posted by school newspaper the Daily Sundial, William Watkins, vice president...

  • Cal State awarded $60 million in federal grants to help diversify biomedical research
    Cal State awarded $60 million in federal grants to help diversify biomedical research

    Three California State University campuses Wednesday were awarded more than $60 million in federal grants to help train low-income and minority students for biomedical research careers.

    The National Institutes of Health grants are for five years and include $22.7 million to Cal State Long Beach,...

  • LAPD: CSUN student killed after trying to sell car on Craigslist
    LAPD: CSUN student killed after trying to sell car on Craigslist

    Los Angeles police alleged Monday that a 28-year-old man fatally stabbed a Cal State Northridge student who went missing more than a month ago after trying to sell his luxury car on Craigslist.

    Agustin Fernandez of Long Beach was charged Monday with one count of murder in the death of Abdullah...

  • Capital murder charge filed in death of Cal State Northridge student
    Capital murder charge filed in death of Cal State Northridge student

    A 28-year-old Long Beach man was charged Monday with capital murder in the death of a Cal State Northridge student from Saudi Arabia missing since last month.

    Agustin Rosendo Fernandez, 28, was charged with one count of murder in the death of 23-year-old Abdullah Abdullahtif Alkadi, the Los Angeles...

  • LAPD to discuss death of CSUN student from Saudi Arabia
    LAPD to discuss death of CSUN student from Saudi Arabia

    Police are expected to hold a news conference Monday to discuss the death of a Cal State Northridge student from Saudi Arabia.

    Los Angeles police said Sunday that two people have been arrested in connection with death of Abdullah Abdullahtif Alkadi, but few details have been released in the case...

  • Two arrested in connection with death of CSUN student
    Two arrested in connection with death of CSUN student

    Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a Cal State Northridge student from Saudi Arabia, Los Angeles police said Sunday.

    The body of Abdullah Abdullahtif Alkadi was found about 11:50 p.m. Thursday along Interstate 10 near the Cook Street overpass in Palm Desert, police said.

    ...

  • Firefighters put out fire, discover body near Northridge middle school
    Firefighters put out fire, discover body near Northridge middle school

    Firefighters discovered a dead body Monday morning after extinguishing a rubbish fire near a middle school in Northridge, authorities said.

    Few details were released about the body, including a possible cause of death or an identity. It was discovered about 6:47 a.m. in the 19300 block of West...

  • Cal State Northridge fraternity shuts after pledge's death
    Cal State Northridge fraternity shuts after pledge's death

    A Cal State Northridge fraternity under scrutiny since the death of a 19-year-old student while pledging this summer has closed, university officials announced Friday.

    The national and local chapters of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity voted late Thursday to withdraw permanently from the university,...

  • Datebook: Beastly dinner, calligraphy art, sonic pieces at Schindler
    Datebook: Beastly dinner, calligraphy art, sonic pieces at Schindler

    A dinner and performance that channel Jacques Derrida and a bestiary, a series of sound pieces at Rudolph Schindler's historic home in West Hollywood, and art made from Arabic and Farsi calligraphy. Plus, YouTubing in a parking lot and a book party for a new tome that captures the people of the...

  • California's new Middle Class Scholarship awards delayed
    California's new Middle Class Scholarship awards delayed

    UC and Cal State students anticipating financial aid from the state’s new Middle Class Scholarship program are going to have to wait until September to learn how much they will receive, a top administrator said Tuesday.

    As a result of the delays, most students will not be able to apply the grants...

  • Judge allows 2 charter schools to remain open
    Judge allows 2 charter schools to remain open

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled Friday that two charter schools previously ordered shut down by L.A. Unified will be allowed to remain open despite questions over their financial management.

    Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Luis A. Lavin, echoing a tentative decision made...

  • Judge tentatively allows 2 charter schools to keep operating
    Judge tentatively allows 2 charter schools to keep operating

    Two charter schools ordered shut down by L.A. Unified amid questions over their financial management will be allowed to continue operating for now, according to a tentative ruling made public Thursday.

    Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Luis A. Lavin said district officials overstepped their...

  • Chance of dry lightning, gusty winds in Southern California
    Chance of dry lightning, gusty winds in Southern California

    Forecasters said there’s a chance of dry lightning and gusty winds in the Los Angeles area Saturday afternoon as a moist, unstable air mass moves in from the Gulf of Mexico.

    The National Weather Service advised hikers to stay out of dry washes or arroyos, even though the threat of flash flooding...

  • Debate over boarding houses resurfaces at L.A. City Hall
    Debate over boarding houses resurfaces at L.A. City Hall

    Years after Los Angeles lawmakers began debating how to crack down on troublesome boarding houses, the city is again struggling to address neighborhood complaints without harming shared homes serving the disabled and needy.

    Councilman Mitch Englander has championed new restrictions in response...

  • Police looking for three suspects in CSUN carjacking
    Police looking for three suspects in CSUN carjacking

    Authorities are searching for three armed suspects who stole a vehicle at gunpoint on campus at Cal State Northridge, police said Saturday.

    The suspects, two men and a woman, approached the victim about 11:35 p.m. Friday in a campus parking lot south of Lassen Street, university police officials...

  • Crescenta Valley 9-10 suffers tough setback versus Northridge City

    Baseball: District 16 squad drops 11-10 game in seven innings in opening round of Section 2 Tournament.

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