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Entertainment Tips of the Week 1-24-12

Clybourne Park

By Jean Strauber Family Programs at the Autry Family programs are in abundance at the Autry museum which is located in Griffith Park (across the parking lot from the LA Zoo). On the first Sunday of the month, you and your family are invited to learn about the diverse Native American cultures. There’s Story Time […]

January 25th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

From the Sidelines 1-24-12

By Irving Leemon, Contributing Columnist If you thought that last year (2010) had political craziness, wait ‘till you see what this year will bring. I predict that by the time next December rolls around you will not only be letting out a sigh of relief, you will also have banged your head against the wall […]

January 25th, 2012 | Posted in Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

$50,000 Reward Being Offered in Murder Investigation

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify and locate the suspect responsible for gunning down a man on the streets of South Los Angeles. On February 19, 2011, at 9:50 p.m., 54-year-old Jewell King was walking in the area of 116th Street and Main Street. […]

January 25th, 2012 | Posted in Police News | Read More »

Time To Visit St. Andrews, Scotland

St Andrews Scotland

St Andrews is a university town and former royal burgh on the east coast of Fife in Scotland. The town is named after Saint Andrew the Apostle. St Andrews has a population of 16,680, making this the fifth largest settlement in Fife. There has been an important church in St Andrews since at least the […]

January 25th, 2012 | Posted in Travel | Read More »

Van Nuys Most Wanted Gang Member Sentenced to 85 Years to Life

Van Nuys Most Wanted

Van Nuys, CA – A fugitive gang member extradited from Mexico to face criminal charges for the 1991 firstdegree murder of a high school student and the attempted murder of four others was sentenced on January 12 to 85 years to life in state prison. Deputy District Attorney Victor Avila of the Hardcore Gang Division […]

January 25th, 2012 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Quotes Of The Week — Quotations about Hawaii

~ “The Hula is the heartbeat of the Hawaiian People.” — David Kalakaua ~ “If you don’t have at least a working knowledge of the Hawaiian language… you can’t chant well. You cannot… receive the images of poetry paints for you. It’s like having peas and no pod.” — Keali’i Reichel ~ “Cry for the […]

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Quotes of the week | Read More »

Facts Of The Week — Facts about the Big Island

~ The Big Island has a population of 175,784. ~ The Big Island of Hawaii is the youngest of the Hawaiian Islands, at just over one million years old. ~ Mauna Loa, which last erupted in 1984, is the most massive mountain on earth. From its base under the ocean to the summit, it is […]

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Facts of the week | Read More »

San Fernando Valley Cash for College Workshops Announced


San Fernando Valley , CA — Assemblymember Bob Blumenfield (D-San Fernando Valley) has announced several Cash for College workshops that will be held in the San Fernando Valley, The workshops will help college students apply for financial aid, leading up to the March 2 application deadline for the state-funded Cal Grants program. “With tuition costs […]

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Family and food,Politics Government | Read More »

Golf Course Of The Week-The Vineyard Course, River Ridge Golf Club

River Ridge Golf Course

After years of remodeling and construction, the Vineyard course is in its final configuration. The last change was quite spectacular as it added four new holes “on top of the world.” The new holes play as numbers three through six and offer magnificent ocean panoramic views as they are at the highest elevation in Oxnard. […]

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Golf Course of the Week | Read More »

Portola Hotel & Spa Hosts A Day Of Ice Skating & Fun For Rancho Cielo Students

Portola Hotel Ice Skating

Just steps away from historical Fisherman’s Wharf, Portola Hotel & Spa welcomed students from non-profit group Rancho Cielo on Friday to skate at Ice Skating by the Bay’s seasonal ice skating rink, located in Custom House Plaza behind the Portola Hotel & Spa. The students, ranging in age from 18 to 24, had the opportunity […]

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Hotels,Resorts, and Spas | Read More »


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