Veterans Day

Flags denoting all branches of the US military services, including a POW-MIA flag are flown during a Veterans Day tribute. (Scott Smeltzer / November 8, 2012)

Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, November 12.

Thousands lined up along a stretch of Laurel Canyon Boulevard Sunday to cheer on the annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade, reports the Daily News.

Los Angeles authorities say that a man in his 70s was killed after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver as he walked on Lankershim Boulevard near Roscoe Boulevard in North Hollywood Sunday morning. Patch

Officials at Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne announced that nearly 100 employees were laid off Wednesday, with the majority of the layoffs occurring at the company’s Canoga Park facilities. Daily News

Hudson Pacific Properties announced that it has purchased a 60 percent share of Burbank’s Pinnacle office complex, a $342 million property that houses tenants such as Warner Bros. Entertainment and KIIS-FM. Los Angeles Times

A late-night house fire in Arleta left five people injured, two of them seriously
. San Diego 6

--Josh Cox, Times Community News

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