Neon

An artistic rendering of the design plans for the Museum of Neon Art, slated to move into renovated city-owned space across from the Americana at Brand. (Courtesy of City of Glendale)

Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, July 26, 2012. A 9-year-old Sherman Oaks resident is headed to the White House. What's the honor? Creating a soup recipe.

Sean Reichbach and dozens of other young chefs are traveling to Washington, D.C. next month as part of Michelle Obama's healthy eating initiative. Daily News

The Supreme Court won't review a case in which a North Hollywood man shot his ex-girlfriend and two other people at a carnival. The man tried to argue that the incident occurred "under the weight of his demons." NoHo Patch

Three people in their 20s entered a Burbank nail salon on Tuesday, robbing patrons and workers. Police are still looking for the suspects. Burbank Leader

Tonight at the Glendale Central Library, Eric Lynxwiler will speak about neon culture in Los Angeles. "A diver jack-knifing on a motel’s neon sign tells us that there’s a pool. But it can also be aesthetically pleasing," he says. Glendale News-Press

A photographer faces charges for chasing Justin Bieber down the 101 freeway last month under a new law that targets paparazzi. Bieber was cited for speeding in an apparent attempt to flee from the man. Yahoo!

-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News

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