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For decades, hard-working, committed citizens have been struggling to break the Valley free from remote politicians and uncaring bureaucrats, whose interests are focused on downtown interests with downtown influence. If we are successful, Valley independence will provide a more...
August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Nothing could dampen their spirits. On Saturday morning, July 27, a small band of San Fernando Valley secessionists gathered at a park in Van Nuys to sign a declaration of independence from the city of Los Angeles. In the middle of the historic moment, as leaders of the secession...
July 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm
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So 40,000 people can't be wrong, right? That's how many people are expected to attend next week's 53rd Annual Israel Independence Day Festival. KRLA's Dennis Prager will emcee the festival's official ceremony, and special guests will include Israeli Minister of Transportation Ephraim...
December 4, 1997 | 7:00 pm
Filmmaker Ira Wohl
Two decades ago, filmmaker Ira Wohl sat at the Passover table andthought about his cousin, Philly. For his first 50 years, thedevelopmentally disabled Philly had lived at home with his parents inQueens, never venturing into the world. Wohl now wondered how...
May 22, 1997 | 8:00 pmWhile it may be true that if you ask two Jews a question, you're likely to get three different opinions, it appears that thousands were in agreement last Sunday: The Israel Independence Day Festival at Hansen Dam was the place to be to celebrate the Jewish State's 49th birthday....
May 8, 1997 | 8:00 pmLooking for a traditional Israeli way to celebrate Yom Ha'Atzma'ut? Try the annual Israel Independence Day Festival, pictured above, this year on Sunday, May 18, from noon to 5 p.m., at Hansen Dam Park in Sun Valley. The park is sun-drenched, loud pop music sung in Hebrew is blaring,...