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Van Nuys Airport Police Participates In Dr. Seuss Read Across America

Van Nuys Airpport Police

Van Nuys, CA — Van Nuys Airport Police officers had the privilege of participating in the “Dr. Seuss’ Read Across America” event. Held on Friday, March 2, 2012, at Lorne Street Elementary School in Northridge, this national event promotes and encourages reading for elementary school children. Van Nuys Airport Police Sergeants Les Daniels, Paul Dutton, […]

March 18th, 2012 | Posted in Family and food,Van Nuys News | Read More »

The Friendliest Bargain In Town

Regency Theatre North Hollywood

By K.D. Wallis Friday night arrived and my friend Marci and I had no plans. “How about a cheap movie?” I suggested. “We could go to the $3 movies in North Hollywood and catch ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’. Huh? Huh?” “Sure”, she said, “but, ummm, a three dollar movie?” I could hear the […]

March 17th, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Family and food | Read More »

Congressman Brad Sherman Receives Humane Champion Award

Sherman and Pacelle

Yesterday, Congressman Brad Sherman received the Humane Champion Award from the Humane Society of the United States. This is Congressman Sherman’s fifth consecutive Humane Champion Award. Sherman was given the award for his leadership efforts on an animal welfare issues and for his consistently perfect score on the Humane Society’s Legislative Scorecard. The Humane Society […]

March 17th, 2012 | Posted in Politics Government | Read More »

Griffith Observatory Hosts Developmentally Challenged

Griffith Observatory Hosts Developmentally Challenged

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA — Nearly 250 developmentally challenged people, along with staff and some 50 volunteers, visited the Griffith Observatory on Saturday, March 3, for a Community-at-Large Day sponsored by Valley Village and partner agencies. After touring the world-famous Observatory, touching a moon rock, holding a meteorite, and weighing themselves on Jupiter and other […]

March 16th, 2012 | Posted in Business,Family and food | Read More »

West Valley Reports Recurring Burglary MO’s

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA — LAPD – West Valley are reporting several recurring burglary MO’s that are becoming increasingly frequent — burglars entering homes via unsecured dog doors, and entering through second stories by using a ladder. There has been a series of dog door burglaries in the West Valley area, with at least seven […]

March 14th, 2012 | Posted in Police News | Read More »

LAPD’s Crime Prevention Tips For Businesses

Protecting Company Information The LAPD offers the following crime prevention tips for businesses: Think before talking about the details of your job or working on sensitive projects in public places such as restaurants, airplanes, classrooms, and gyms. Know who’s on the other end of the line, whether telephone, modem or fax, before giving out any […]

March 13th, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Facts of the Week 3-12-12

Facts of the Week ~ ‘Jay’ used to be slang for ‘foolish person.’ So when a pedestrian ignored street signs, he was referred to as a ‘jaywalker.’ ~ Henry Ford was a proponent of hiring the handicapped. In 1919, more than 20 percent of his workforce had some form of disability. ~ Garden earthworms are […]

March 12th, 2012 | Posted in Facts of the week | Read More »

Weird and Wonderful Museums


By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor Did You Know That….. There Is a Museum Of Hoaxes? Established in 1997 by Alex Boesc, you can find humbugs and hoodwinks from ancient deceptions to modern day “urban legends” at this intriguing museum. It’s open 24/7, and is divided into different sections. There’s a historical wing which presents hoaxes […]

March 12th, 2012 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week 3-12-12

Donald E. Bianchi Planetarium

By Jean Strauber Entertainment Editor At Our Museums Much is happening at our museums in Los Angeles County. In Newhall, a temporary exhibit with film items related to Oscar winners “Hugo” and “The Artist” will be on view until June 3rd. In Los Angeles at the Natural History Museum (NHM) the Butterfly Pavilion will open […]

March 12th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Elkins Ranch Golf Club, Fillmore, CA

Elkins Golf Course

Elkins Ranch Golf Course, an 18-hole, PGA championship course in Fillmore, California, began as a 110-acre citrus ranch cultivated by the Elkins Family. In 1961 they began modifying the property to establish an 18-hole semi-private golf course complete with driving range and practice putting greens. The course has evolved over time and today exhibits the […]

March 12th, 2012 | Posted in Golf Course of the Week | Read More »


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