A Metrolink train (File Photo)

A Metrolink train (File Photo) (June 25, 2012)

Welcome to the first edition of the San Fernando Valley roundup. We read through the news of the greater 818 area to bring you the best tidbits. Enjoy today's buffet of news from North Hollywood, San Fernando, Sherman Oaks and Conoga Park. 

Did Steve Carell deliver a pizza in North Hollywood? Rumors are swiriling that the star of "The Office" jumped behind the wheel after someone failed to show up for work. North Hollywood Patch 

A person was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in San Fernando Monday morning. Ugh. That is a bad, bad way to go. Daily News 

Ron Kaye, in his other life as a blogger-slash-agitator, points out an interesting report showing that nearly 90 percent of Los Angeles' apartments have code violations. What's the Valley connection? The report was brought up by none other than Paul Krekorian, the Burbank school board member turned LA City Councilman. Ron Kaye LA 

Local divining phenom, Dash Enos of Sherman Oaks, fails to get a spot on the 2012 Olympics, but is looking forward to 2016. Sherman Oaks Patch 

As the four-mile Orange Line extension from Conoga Park to Chatsworth nears its June 30 debut, Metropolitan Transit Authority folks are stressing how much they stress safety. So don't stress. Daily News

-- Dan Evans, Times Community News
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