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Tips for Getting Through a Tough Allergy Season

Eva La Rue

(NewsUSA) – If you’re an allergy sufferer, you’re no stranger to the sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes that affect millions of Americans each year. A nationwide survey conducted by research consulting firm StrategyOne revealed that 73 percent of allergy sufferers avoid participating in certain activities because of concerns that their allergy symptoms might act […]

April 30th, 2007 | Posted in Entertainment,Family and food | Read More »

A Grand Canyon Adventure Awaits You

Grand Canyon

By George Christopher Thomas, Travel Writer Just 6 hours by car, and one hour by plane, Arizona and the Grand Canyon is a great destination for the entire family. Whether you are making it a road trip, or are flying into Phoenix, get the sunscreen packed and grab a few extra rolls of film. Anyone […]

April 30th, 2007 | Posted in Travel | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 4-30-07

Merry Widow

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Writer What a bargain at LA Opera! For only $20 (regularly $30-$220) you can purchase a ticket for any seat (subject to availability) in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for the Friday May 18, 7:30 p.m., performance of Porgy and Bess and the Sunday May 20, 7:30 p.m., performance of The Merry […]

April 30th, 2007 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco De Mayo

This Saturday, May 5th, celebrate the Mexican national holiday of Cinco de Mayo. Commonly mistakenly refered to as Mexican Independence Day, Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Battle of Puebla, in which Mexican forces were led by General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin to victory over the occupying French forces on May 5th, 1862. This […]

April 30th, 2007 | Posted in Family and food,Featured/Main article | Read More »

Farewell To A Great Bureaucrat

Social Security Administration

By Jeffrey R. Lewis, Contributor from NAPSI Quiet but effective, Jo Anne B. Barnhart, the retiring commissioner of Social Security, did a common thing uncommonly well. In an era when generating political spin points, trumping the opposition and seeking ideological achievement have become the principal determinants of leadership, her commitment to being a reserved, focused […]

April 30th, 2007 | Posted in National News | Read More »

Van Nuys or Lake Balboa? is Name Change Inevitable?

Balboa Park

By George Christopher Thomas, Staff Writer VAN NUYS, CA — There was a public hearing Monday night at the Van Nuys City Hall with a turnout of about 100 people. The discussion was about the proposal from the West Van Nuys/ Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council. This particular neighborhood council has championed the idea to change […]

April 30th, 2007 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Thoughts on Partial Birth Abortion

Medical Clinic Building

BY NOBA Q. JONES If I were to write a concise summary of the state of our nation today, I would only say “confusion.” It, too, isn’t fully clear why we have arrived to 2007 in this state. I would only say it is very clear to me that my first step on that yellow […]

April 30th, 2007 | Posted in Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

Homeless Shelter for Child Prostitutes Making a Difference in Van Nuys

Van Nuys Child Prostitutes

Information provided by www.childrenofthenight.org/ Children of the Night is a private, non-profit, tax-exempt organization founded in 1979. They are dedicated to assisting children between the ages of 11 and 17 who are forced to prostitute on the streets for food to eat and a place to sleep. Since 1979 they have rescued girls and boys […]

April 30th, 2007 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Medical Marijuana Protest in Van Nuys

Van Nuys Protest 1

By George Christopher Thomas, Staff Writer VAN NUYS, CA — A well organized protest numbered in the hundreds broke out Monday at the Government Center in Van Nuys. Patients and caregivers of medical marijuana were protesting the ongoing raids by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). The main point […]

April 30th, 2007 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Adopt a Pet Dana

Adopt a Pet Dana

NAME: DANA DATE IN: 1/10/07 FROM: Public Intake DOB: 2/9/05 BREED: Female, DLH, Gray/ White — Declawed Let me just get something straight: I am a true socialite. Paris and Nicole have nothing on me! If I’m not too busy putting on my white eyeliner, you’ll find me chatting up the other kitties making sure […]

April 30th, 2007 | Posted in Tyus Adopt a Pet | Read More »


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