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Entertainment Tips of the Week 4-9-12

Children at Theatre West

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor A Night Of Laughs And Song! Theatre West has done it again. Once a month Theatre West and Executive Director John Gallogly are presenting “The Laugh Pack,” created by comic Bruce Fine. With a friend I attended the Saturday, March 31st program. What a hilarious evening! Bruce Fine (pictured, right) […]

April 9th, 2012 | Posted in Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Mid-Valley Community Police Council Honored Lapd Officers

Mid-Valley Community Police Council

Van Nuys, CA — Mid-Valley Community Police Council honored five individuals from the Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Division at their “Officers of the Quarter” celebration. LAPD Captain Paul Snell, Commanding Officer of Van Nuys Area presented the awards along with Deputy Chief Jorge Villegas of the San Fernando Valley Bureau. “We are thrilled […]

April 9th, 2012 | Posted in Business,Family and food | Read More »

The Plaza Hotel & Casino

Plaza Hotel Casino Vegas

The Plaza Hotel and Casino sits in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas and redefines the Downtown Las Vegas experience by creating a perfect combination of sophistication and comfort. Anchoring the Fremont Street Experience, the Plaza has been an iconic hotel in Downtown Las Vegas for the past 40 years. A recent $35 million dollar […]

April 8th, 2012 | Posted in Hotels,Resorts, and Spas | Read More »

Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman Is A “Good – Man”

Oscar Goodman

Known best as the “Happiest Mayor in the Universe,” Oscar Goodman served three terms as mayor of the city of Las Vegas. In April of 2007, he captured 84 percent of the vote in his re-election effort to a third four-year term. During his tenure as mayor, he had many accomplishments in the heart of […]

April 7th, 2012 | Posted in Family and food | Read More »

Passing the Buffett Rule so that Everyone Pays Their Fair Share

President Obama

In this week’s address, President Obama calls on Congress to pass the Buffett Rule, a principle of fairness that ensures that millionaires and billionaires do not pay less in taxes as a share of their income than middle class families pay. The President believes our system must ask the wealthiest to pay their fair share, […]

April 5th, 2012 | Posted in Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

Distracted Driving Awareness Month Campaign: Zero Tolerance Days


Drivers who break the law and place themselves and others in danger will be cited. The current minimum ticket cost is $159, with subsequent tickets costing at least $279. Distracted driving is a serious traffic safety concern that puts everyone on the road at risk. As a result, law enforcement across the state, including the […]

April 5th, 2012 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News,Police News | Read More »

L.A. Theatre Works Now Heard Daily on Radio Beijing

LA Theatre Works

Venice, Calif. — April 4, 2012 — L.A. Theatre Works is broadcast everyday throughout China on the Radio Beijing Network with a potential listening audience in the millions. The show is aired twice daily, at 10 am and 11 pm, and features a new play every two days. The Beijing Waiyu Guangbo, also known as […]

April 5th, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured/Main article | Read More »

Pickwick Gardens Conference Center Completes Renovation

The newly rennovated Terrace Room at Pickwick Gardens

BURBANK, CA, APRIL 17, 2012 – Pickwick Gardens Conference Center recently updated and refreshed their meeting and event spaces. The renovations include lighter and brighter colors and beautiful detailed woodwork throughout the facility, enhancing the stunning garden views and adding natural light. The Terrace Room built-in bar was refinished and updated, adding a nice focal […]

April 5th, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Wells Fargo Opens Green Banking Store in the San Fernando Valley

San Fernando Valley, March 28, 2012 – Today Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) opened the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold-certified retail banking store in the San Fernando Valley. The new store, located at 19767 Rinaldi St., in Porter Ranch, Calif., is the 13th Wells Fargo LEED banking store in the state […]

April 4th, 2012 | Posted in Local Business Profile,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Armed Man Threatens Own Family, & Officers

North Hollywood — A man threatening family members with a knife pointed a handgun at responding officers and an officer involved shooting occurred, killing the suspect. On March 24, 2012, at 6 p.m., North Hollywood Area officers responded to a radio call of a man armed with a knife and causing a disturbance in the […]

April 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Police News | Read More »

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