SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. --Authorities evacuated a building Friday afternoon because of a suspicious device that was found attached to a tree in Sherman Oaks. Officials said they found a black container with batteries and wires attached to it. The device was attached to a palm tree.
The building at 15260 Ventura Blvd. was evacuated and the section of the street just east of Sepulveda Boulevard was blocked off for some time. The all-clear was given shortly after 3:15 p.m.