Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, November 19. Two fatal accidents caused the closure of parts of the 5 Freeway early Monday morning.
Few details are available about the first accident, which was reported at 12:06 a.m. near the Colorado Boulevard interchange. In the second accident, reported at 2:15 a.m., a car went down an embankment on the transition road that connects the eastbound 134 Freeway to the southbound 5 Freeway. Los Angeles Times
An accident on the Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway in Mission Hills killed one woman and seriously injured a child early Monday morning. Daily News
Power has been restored to more than 1,280 customers following a nearly three-hour outage in the West Toluca Lake and Valley Village area Saturday night. Patch
A ceremony was held Saturday to honor a group of about 40 San Fernando Valley teens who completed the Pacific Coast FIRE Academy at the Los Angeles Fire Department training complex. Daily News
--Josh Cox, Times Community News
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