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Hampton Manor In England Is A Perfect Place To Stay

hampton manor

History of the Manor — Sir Frederick Peel inherited the estate from Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel in 1850 and commissioned an extravagant private residence to support his political career. The house was designed to host the political, commercial and social meetings that would have filled the diary of a man of his standing. The […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Hotels,Resorts, and Spas | Read More »

Impressive Facts About the London Eye

London Eye

1. You can see around 40km from the top – as far as Windsor Castle on a clear day. 2. The London Eye can carry 800 guests per rotation – equivalent to 11 London red double-decker buses. 3. There are 32 capsules in total, one for each of the London boroughs.  For superstitious reasons they […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Travel | Read More »

Hidden Treasures For The Family

Royal Horse Guards

By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor If  you and your family have not made summer vacation plans, may I recommend you investigate Trafalgar’s Family Experiences 2011. The itineraries are packed with activities specially chosen to engage and entertain families. You and your family can see all the famous sights that  you’ve learned about in school. Included […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Family and food,Travel | Read More »

Hundreds of Students Walk Birmingham High School Track for 24-Hours Straight

VAN NUYS, CA – Next weekend, over 400 middle and high school students from schools throughout LA will be congregated at Birmingham High School.  From 9:00a.m. on Saturday, June 4th till 9:00a.m. Sunday, June 5th,  students will be taking turns walking the school track for 24 hours straight as part of community service outreach efforts for the […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Metro Votes to Reduce the Price of the Day Pass

LA Metro

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Metro Board voted last week to lower the price of the Metro Day Pass from $6 to $5 beginning Aug. 1 and to make the Day Pass available on TAP cards sold on buses at the same time. The new program is part of a one-year test to determine whether […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Local Preschool Implements Organic School Garden

LOS ANGELES, CA — Farmscape Gardens has announced the launch of its “Seed to Harvest” school garden program to support Southern California schools trying to establish and manage on-campus organic vegetable gardens. Sunnyside PreSchool in Van Nuys is one of the first area schools to implement the program, an educational program designed to teach children […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Family and food | Read More »

Join The Mid Valley Community Police Council!

Mid Valley Police

The Mid-Valley Community Police Council is comprised of local business owners, Corporate Community Stakeholders and Area Residents who share a commitment to support the LAPD Van Nuys Area Police Station.  The MVCPC, a 501 © 3 non-profit organization was founded in 1978 by Mr. Sid Miller and a small group of proactive citizens who believed […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Tee It Up Radio 5-30-11

Tee It Up

This week, Tee It Up Radio will be dedicating the show to golf legend, Jack Nicklaus as we will be covering the PGA Tour’s Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio at Muirfield Village Golf Club…we are right in the middle of the PGA Tour’s race for the FedEx Cup and golfers everywhere are also preparing for […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Ban Plastic Bags in Oregon!

Plastic Bags

Plastic bags have serious consequences for the environment.  That’s why a bill was introduced into the Oregon legislature that would ban plastic bags and require consumers to either bring a reusable bag or pay 5 cents for a paper bag. But plastic bag manufacturers are waging a misinformation campaign to stop the ban.  The plastic […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

Do Not Kill Sea Lions!

Sea Lions

Sea lion predation accounts for only 2.4% of the salmon run in the Columbia River – but that hasn’t stopped the federal government from zeroing in on the marine mammal in an effort to protect endangered salmon.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) granted Washington and Oregon permission to kill 85 sea lions that […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

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