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Mayor Villaraigosa Kicks Off Latino Heritage Month

Mayor Antonio Villariagosa

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined members of the City Council, hundreds of city residents including celebrities, business and community leaders to officially kick-off Latino Heritage Month. The Mayor recognized three honorees: Sal Castro, Cesar Millan and Fernando Valenzuela. The 2011 Latino Heritage Month is themed “Celebrating a Culture of Hope and Progress.” “These three remarkable honorees […]

September 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Politics Government | Read More »

Sherman Oaks Fashion Square Mall Evacuated

update:4:56pm At the Fashion Square mall. Bomb squad has been called in and is at the South end of the mall parking lot. 100’s of people evacuated.   At 4:00pm, today, Thursday 9/22. In Sherman Oaks near Van Nuys Ca. The Fashion Square mall has been evacuated. The entire mall has been evacuated and police […]

September 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Late Breaking News,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Illegal Tobacco Sales to Minors Reach New Low

Tobacco Sold To Minors

SACRAMENTO – Illegal tobacco sales to minors have fallen to their lowest level on record in California, Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health, announced today. The 2011 Youth Tobacco Purchase Survey found that tobacco sales to minors at retail outlets occurred at a rate of 5.6 percent – the lowest […]

September 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Family and food,Health & Lifestyle | Read More »

Hit and Run Left Motorcycle on Fire – Need Help

101 Freeway Los Angeles

Hit and Run happened on 9/2/11 @ 4:15pm Motorcycle was on fire, Did anyone see it? The Accident happened on 101 @ Coldwater exit. The Bike burned for a while so we are hopeing someone took notice of the driver that fled the scene. A vehicle hit a red motorcycle @ the Coldwater exit and […]

September 21st, 2011 | Posted in Late Breaking News,Police News | Read More »

Bob Hope Airport Flat Rate Taxi Fare Will Not Be Implemented

Burbank Airport

BURBANK, Calif. (September 20, 2011) – After further review by the Burbank City Attorney’s Office, the action of the Burbank Traffic Commission to implement a minimum fare of $15.50 for all taxi cab rides originating at Bob Hope Airport has been determined to be beyond its authority at this time. The Burbank Traffic Commission originally approved […]

September 21st, 2011 | Posted in Business,Late Breaking News | Read More »

Quotes Of The Week 9-19-11

William Cowper (1731–1800) quotations: ~ “Happiness depends, as Nature shows, / Less on exterior things than most suppose.” ~ “Manner is all in all, whate’er is writ, / The substitute for genius, sense, and wit.” ~ “ Nature, exerting an unwearied power, / Forms, opens, and gives scent to every flower; / Spreads the fresh […]

September 20th, 2011 | Posted in Blog | Read More »

Adopt a Pet Yuna

Adopt a Pet Yuna

YUNA DOB: 01/08/2010 BREED: Female, DLH, Tortie WEIGHT: 8 lbs. I’m Yuna and I am a special kitty looking for a special home. Will you be that special someone? I’m a friendly, outgoing girl and love to spend time with my person. I love belly rubs and I’m definitely not shy about asking for them. […]

September 20th, 2011 | Posted in Tyus Adopt a Pet | Read More »

Adopt a Pet Chandler

Adopt a Pet Chandler

CHANDLER DOB: 07/28/2008 BREED: Male, Brussels Griffon blend WEIGHT: 14 lbs. We Brussels Griffons are known for our cute faces which look like little monkeys, and I’m no exception. Coupled with a sweet and loving personality, I’m the guy who has it all! I even like other dogs but for some reason I seem to […]

September 20th, 2011 | Posted in Tyus Adopt a Pet | Read More »

Facts of the Week 9-19-11

Facts about the human body: ~ Every day, the average person swallows about a quart of mucous. ~ Humans can use sound to sense objects in their area using echolocation. It is thought that those who are blind develop this ability to heightened effectiveness. ~ It is possible for your nose to identify and remember […]

September 20th, 2011 | Posted in Facts of the week | Read More »

Poem of the Week 9-19-11

Root Cellar By Theodore Roethke Nothing would sleep in that cellar, dank as a ditch, Bulbs broke out of boxes hunting for chinks in the dark, Shoots dangled and drooped, Lolling obscenely from mildewed crates, Hung down long yellow evil necks, like tropical snakes. And what a congress of stinks! Roots ripe as old bait, […]

September 20th, 2011 | Posted in Poem of the Week | Read More »

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