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Officials Celebrate Completion of Metro Orange Line Extension to Chatsworth Ahead of Schedule, Under Budget

Metro Expo Line Map

        The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), joined by city, county and state officials, today celebrated the completion of the Metro Orange Line Extension, a four-mile addition to the wildly popular dedicated busway that will enhance regional transit connections to and from the Western San Fernando Valley.           The first transit project identified […]

June 29th, 2012 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Sip Into Summer & Book Your “Passport” to the Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail

Urban Wine Trail

Santa Barbara, CA. June, 2012 – Santa Barbara has one more reason to raise a glass and toast – it’s official, the Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail has formally incorporated, and to celebrate their “varietal” band of 17 unique wine tasting rooms downtown, they’re pouring all kinds of fun for locals and visitors this summer. […]

June 28th, 2012 | Posted in Family and food,Travel | Read More »

Statement by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on U.S. Supreme Court decision of ACA

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom

The following is a statement by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on U.S. Supreme Court decision of ACA: There is a healthcare crisis in this country, a crisis with profound implications for each citizen in every city and county in America. Today’s United States Supreme Court decision, which upheld the individual insurance requirement, is just a […]

June 28th, 2012 | Posted in Blog | Read More »

Congressman Sherman Commends Chief Justice Roberts

Congressman Brad Sherman

Washington D.C. “Today Chief Justice Roberts provided a well-reasoned legal analysis based on precedent. In doing so, he helped bolster confidence in the United States Supreme Court, while dispelling the view that all controversial cases are decided on party lines. In his opinion, he noted that every reasonable construction of a statute must be considered, […]

June 28th, 2012 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News,National News,Politics Government | Read More »

Supreme Court Decision a Victory for Small Businesses Looking for Relief from High Healthcare Costs

Small Business Majority

The following is a statement by John Arensmeyer, founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today upholding the Affordable Care Act. June 28, 2012 The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today upholding the Affordable Care Act is a victory for small business owners who have struggled with the excessively high […]

June 28th, 2012 | Posted in Business,National News,Politics Government | Read More »

Yaroslavsky Hails Supreme Court Decision Upholding Affordable Care Act

Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Zev Yaroslavsky issued the following statement in response to today’ s Supreme Court decision substantially upholding The Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s health-care reform legislation: “Today’s decision by Supreme Court affirms the principle that access to affordable, quality health care is a right, not a privilege.  It’s high […]

June 28th, 2012 | Posted in Late Breaking News,National News,Politics Government | Read More »

Supreme Court Ruling a Victory for Los Angeles County’s Uninsured Population

Los Angeles County Seal

The following is a statement from Mitchell H. Katz, M.D., Director, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services As a result of today’s decision by the Supreme Court to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), over 80% of the 2.2 million people who are currently uninsured in Los Angeles County stand to […]

June 28th, 2012 | Posted in Late Breaking News,National News,Politics Government | Read More »

Bomb Scare At Chase Bank in Van Nuys

Bomb Squad for Chase Bank next to S&H Bail Bonds

According to the officer that came to our office across from the Van Nuys Civic Center (map of area here), the entire area around the Chase Bank in Van Nuys CA has been evacuated. Anyone seen by a police officer in that area will be herded out of the area and directed to walk as […]

June 27th, 2012 | Posted in Late Breaking News,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Secret Gardens And Sport Fishing In Santa Barbara

Secret Garden Inn Santa Barbara

By George Christopher Thomas, Travel Writer One of the closest and most beautiful weekend jaunts from Los Angeles is Santa Barbara, CA. If there isn’t any traffic, and there never is in Los Angeles, the drive up the 101 will take you just about an hour. Once you arrive it is sunshine and fun all […]

June 25th, 2012 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

City Attorney Reaches Settlement With Taggers Named In Graffiti Vandalism

Metro Taggers

LOS ANGELES, CA — City Attorney Carmen A. Trutanich announced on Wednesday, June 20 that his Office has resolved its historic “tagger injunction” lawsuit with the MTA, aka Metro Transit Assassins, one of the City’s most prolific and destructive graffiti vandalism or “tagging” crews, and 10 of its members, settling with eight defendants, entering defaults […]

June 25th, 2012 | Posted in Politics Government | Read More »

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