Burbank Arts Programs

Burroughs High School art teacher Lauren Masters talks to her class about different types of art during class at the Burbank school on Friday, November 30, 2012. Masters, a first-year teacher, recently won a grant from Burbank Arts For All and she was able to purchase materials including a high-end painting drying rack. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer / December 10, 2012)

Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 10.

Thousands of dollars worth of grants were awarded to arts programs at Burbank schools, reports the Burbank Leader. Demand for the grants outweighed available money, with 21 of the 31 schools that applied for the grants receiving funds.

The rupture of two water mains caused damage to cars, homes, and some streets in Granada Hills and Porter Ranch. Daily News

The NTSB and FAA announced Monday that they will travel to Monterrey, Mexico, to investigate the plane crash that killed singer Jenni Rivera. Rivera, a popular Los Angeles-based Banda singer, was a resident of Encino. NBC Los Angeles

The National Weather Service has canceled its red flag alert for the San Fernando Valley. The warning was issued as Santa Ana winds were expected to whip through the valley through Tuesday. Daily News

Popular Studio City restaurant Henry's Tacos has announced that it will close its doors after 51 years of business, reports Patch.

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