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Eight Epic But Unknown Wildlife Parks Well Worth the Visit

Scott Thornburn

By Scott Thornburn, Travel Writer While America’s national parks are icons for both domestic and international travelers, how many of us make specific forays to national parks in other countries? Probably not many because the lure of exotic cities, food and culture most often take precedence. However, for those whose passion is exploring wildlife anywhere […]

May 26th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Angelina’s Breast Cancer Victory Isn’t For Celebrities Only

By Richard E. Fine, MD, FACS Actress Angelina Jolie just announced that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy after learning that she was genetically predisposed to cancer. Her disclosure was a powerful show of solidarity with the more than 100,000 American women who undergo breast removal surgery each year. But Jolie’s story, while inspirational, is […]

May 26th, 2013 | Posted in Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

Mountain Men And Women Will Give This One A Ten

Visit Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Strap on your hiking boots and gather up your energy bars, folks, because Brown’s Ranch Trailhead in the 27,000 acre Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve is about to make its debut. After two years of planning, the $3.88 million trailhead, named after a former cattle ranch in the area, will have a soft […]

May 26th, 2013 | Posted in Late Breaking News | Read More »

Golfers: Forget Schlepping Sticks, Get Club Hub In The Mix

Golf Clubs

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Nobody likes the hassle or expense associated with lugging golf clubs around the airport while traveling. Next time you visit Scottsdale for a golf getaway, take the hassle out of schlepping your sticks with Club Hub, offering premier TaylorMade rentals shipped directly to your hotel. Or, if you’re heading straight from the airport […]

May 26th, 2013 | Posted in Business Directory | Read More »

Scottsdale’s “Spa”tacular Vernacular

Visit Arizona, Visit Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — From Native Americans transforming prickly cacti into soothing balms and sun-baked river rocks into muscle relaxants hundreds of years ago to the sumptuous treatments offered in resorts and day spas today, Scottsdale has a long history of being one of the spa capitals of the world. Now, “The World’s Finest Resort-Spa Destination” […]

May 26th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Butterfly Wonderland Takes Its First Flight

Butterflies, Scottsdale, Visit Arizona, Van Nuys News Press

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Ever felt the delicate wings of a butterfly flutter past your face? Scottsdale’s newest world-class attraction, Butterfly Wonderland, part of the Talking Stick Destination in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, invites you to experience just that. Opening on May 25, this one-of-a-kind museum boasts the largest butterfly pavilion in the United […]

May 26th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Feel The Burn Baby, Burn!

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Feel the heat on June 22, when man and pavement unite in a Charles Darwin saga where only the fittest will endure. That’s right, experience the inaugural Scottsdale Beat The Heat, an 11.22 kilometer race and 5K to commemorate the hottest day ever recorded in Phoenix. The gun will go off at […]

May 26th, 2013 | Posted in Health & Lifestyle | Read More »

VEDC Receives Micro-Enterprise Grant From Citi Foundation


Funds Support Entrepreneurship Training LOS ANGELES, CA — The Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC) has received a $50,000 grant from the Citi Foundation Grant to support its Micro Enterprise Initiative (METI), an eight-week training program tailored to entrepreneurs looking to start or expand their businesses. The METI program will focus on small business owners who […]

May 26th, 2013 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Suspects Attempt to Lure Young Girls into Cars

Suspect Sketch

LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles Police Department Detectives are asking for the public’s help in their investigation of cases occurring in the Cypress Park area where suspects are attempting to lure female victims into cars. There have been four separate cases that have occurred since October 2012.  Two of those cases involved the same […]

May 26th, 2013 | Posted in Late Breaking News | Read More »

Local Newspaper To Media Sponsor Half Marathon In Ventura, CA

VAN NUYS, CA – The Van Nuys News Press, a local weekly newspaper in the San Fernando Valley, has joined forces with the Shoreline Half Marathon, 5k & 10k on July 14th, 2013 to promote health, wellness and fitness.  Over the past four years, the Shoreline Half Marathon in Ventura has donated over $12,000 to […]

May 25th, 2013 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »


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