Vigil

About 60 people came to a candlelight vigil at Glenoaks Park in Glendale on Saturday evening for those killed at Newtown's (Connecticut) Sandy Hook Elementary School. (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer / December 15, 2012)

Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, December 16. Neighbors across Los Angeles County came together yesterday for ceremonies to honor the victims of a shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.

A candlight vigil took place at Glenoaks Park in Glendale, while members of a La Cañada Flintridge church held services and rung bells to honor those who died. Valley Sun

Almost 200 homes in the region now have 'rain gardens' to keep water from flowing into streets, reports the L.A. Times.

And they're off! Candidates for the next mayor of Los Angeles debated on television for the first time on Saturday, reports the L.A. Times.

Henry's Tacos in Studio City has to close on Monday to take a day off from all the business following the announcement of their closure, reports L.A. Observed.

-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News

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