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Poem of the Week 6-27-11


  Old Methuselah’s Diet By Anonymous Old Methuselah’s DietBy Anonymous   Methuselah ate what he found on his plate, And never as people do now; He took no account of the calorie count; He ate it because it was chow. He wasn’t disturbed as at dinner he sat, Devouring a roast or a pie To […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Poem of the Week | Read More »

Ask Government George 6-27-11

Ask Government George

Question: Dear Government George, I am over 55 and would like to volunteer for my community. What do you suggest? Answer: Well, there is a Corporation for National & Community Service that helps people find volunteer opportunities. Here is what they have to say about themselves,…” Thank you for making the decision to ‘‘Get Involved!’’ […]

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Assemblyman Mike Gatto Honors Glendale Community Leader

Mike Gatto

Sacramento, CA – Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) honored Khoa Nquyen as Veteran of the Year for the 43rd Assembly District. Mr. Nguyen returned to Glendale after serving his country as U.S. Marine in a humanitarian mission in Africa for two years and has founded a non-profit organization that provides free lessons to disadvantaged youth […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Politics Government | Read More »

Fairmont St. Andrews, Scotland Nominated In Good Spa Award

Fairmont St Andrews Scotland

ST. ANDREWS, KINGDOM OF FIFE, SCOTLAND, UK — Fairmont St Andrews’ luxurious spa complex has been nominated in the Supreme Signature Treatment category for the Good Spa Awards. The resort’s unique Celtic Harmony Purifying Ritual has been short listed in as one of the top five signature treatments in the UK in the prestigious awards […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Hotels,Resorts, and Spas,Travel | Read More »

Luxury Apartments In London, England Top Notch

Cheval Hyde Park

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK — Cheval Residences is London’s market leader in luxury serviced apartments. The collection of six properties offers a portfolio of 283 five-star luxury apartments. Based in prime areas of London, including Knightsbridge, Kensington, Sloane Square and the City, the properties offer both long and short stays. The spacious apartments include top-of-the-range, fully […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Hotels,Resorts, and Spas | Read More »

Restaurant Of The Week-China Boat, Kahana, Maui, Hawaii

China Boat Restaurant

China Boat-Kahana, Maui, Hawaii Delicious tempura shrimp, Japanese style. Please download the full-menu at www.chinaboatkahana.com. Prices shown reflect the dinner menu and are subject to change. Daily lunch specials start at $7.99 and are available from 11.30am to 2pm Monday through Saturday. Directions to China Boat — From Lahaina/Kaanapali: Drive north on Honoapiilani Highway (Hwy 30) past the Kapalua […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Family and food | Read More »

Holland America Travel

Holland America

By Jean Strauber Travel Editor Last week I described some of the Holland America, Canada and New England Cruises. This week I’d like to share with you some of the shore excursions that Holland America offers their guests. In Bar Harbor, Maine Holland America invites you to a Maine Lobster Bake Luncheon. For this exclusive […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

VICA Supports Bridge for Tax Extensions


The VICA board of directors voted at its June 23 meeting (hosted by New Horizons) to support an extension of current tax rates until a special election can be held later in the year to let voters decide whether to continue the rates for the additional five years that Gov. Jerry Brown is requesting. The […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Politics Government | Read More »

Suspect Fires Handgun at Officers, Leads them on Short Pursuit

Police News

UPDATE: The Pacific Area officer involved in the below officer involved shooting has been identified as Police Officer II Jorge Barrientos, who has been with the Department for 4 years and 8 months. Los Angeles, CA — Two Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Officers were confronted and fired upon by a passenger in a car […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Late Breaking News,Police News | Read More »

Two Teens Murdered at Venice Area Park


Los Angeles, CA — Wednesday afternoon shortly after 4 p.m., a suspect on foot using a handgun approached three people in a park and began shooting at them, leaving two dead and one wounded. The incident occurred at Penmar Park on Lake Street in the Venice area. All three victims were seated on bleachers adjacent […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Police News | Read More »


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