Billboard

A digital billboard on Lincoln Blvd. in Venice. A panel ruled Monday that 100 of these digital billboards in Los Angeles must be taken down ( ( Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times / December 10, 2012 )

Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, December 12. A 6-year-old student at a North Hollywood school led an effort to save endangered animals.

He asked for donations, instead of gifts, for his last birthday, reports the Daily News.

Areas of Los Angeles, including Studio City and North Hollywood, may get a little darker after a panel ordered companies to remove digital billboards, reports the SGV Business Journal.

The Los Angeles City Council could vote next month on a bill to ban boarding houses in single-family areas in light of the Northridge shootings, reports the Huffington Post.

Sixteen North Hollywood residences were burglarized during a five-day termite fumigation, reports CBS.

A man was killed while crossing Broadway and Maynard in Glendale, reports the Glendale News-Press.

-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News

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