San Fernando Valley roundup: Laurel Canyon's musical roots, Burbank studio boosts benefits

Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, October 14. If you take a drive through Laurel Canyon today, you'll find some remnants of a past generation. 

The canyon, which connects the Valley to West Hollywood, became a retreat for musicians in the 60s and 70s. Jim Morrison, The Monkees and Joni Mitchell all lived in the neighborhood. A video on ABC looks at Laurel Canyon's musical roots.

When you're watching your favorite TV show, do you ever wonder how many jobs it created? Warner Bros. is testing out a new campaign to promote the studio's benefits. Burbank Leader

As Endeavour slides to its home at the California Science Center this morning, remember its history in California. The shuttle's engines were made in the San Fernando Valley, reports the Associated Press.

Glendale police say residents in the community have donated more than $18,000 to an elderly waitress who lost her life savings to a scam. Glendale News-Press

-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News

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