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Get On Your Bike & Explore Holland!

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THE NETHERLANDS — Holland is the world’s premier cycling country, boasting a road network that caters specifically for the needs of cyclists. The country’s flatness helps assure a relaxed cycling tour. Within relatively short distances, there are lots of things to see and experience, such as cultural heritage, nature, water and dunes. Besides all of […]

June 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Sail The San Francisco Bay Aboard The Bolgeskrekk

Golden Gate Sailing Tours

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Bolgeskrekk is a fun yacht to sail! The name Bolgeskrekk is a Norsk word meaning “Wave Terror.’ A stiff and comfortable yacht with many amenities, it comfortably accommodates up to six people. Her spacious cockpit and teak interior are perfect for sailing, touring about, lounging and relaxing. Bolgeskrekk is a […]

June 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article | Read More »

Richmond Country Club Is A Bay Area “Must Play”

Richmond Country Club

RICHMOND, CA — The Richmond Country Club (RCC) isn’t just a Country Club in the Bay Area. The club’s eclectic membership of humble entrepreneurs, educators, contractors, professionals, retirees, young or not – so – young all share a love of golf. Though RCC is called a country club, it is a destination golf club containing […]

June 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Travel | Read More »

Van Nuys Congressman Tony Cardenas Amends “Fatally Flawed” Farm Bill

Rep. Cardenas

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) successfully added an amendment to the 2013 Farm Bill on the floor of the U.S. House on Wednesday evening. However, Cárdenas was forced to join a majority of the House, voting no on the Farm Bill, because of devastating cuts to nutrition assistance programs, which […]

June 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Book Review: Widow Walk by Gerard LaSalle

New novel blends history and the strength of human spirit in stunning adventure Mid-nineteenth century American history is well documented and studied, but the incredibly rich history of the Pacific Northwest is often overlooked. During the mid-nineteenth century, the American Pacific Northwest, with its lush land and spectacular landscape, was, teeming with resources, and dotted […]

June 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

President Obama Nominates James B. Comey at White House Ceremony

FBI Nomination, President Obama

THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama nominated James B. Comey, Jr. to serve as the next Director of the FBI. Comey must be confirmed by the U.S. Senate before taking office. “Jim is exceptionally qualified to handle the full range of challenges faced by today’s FBI,” the president said during a ceremony […]

June 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Kaanapali Is Maui’s Coastal Playground

Visit Maui, Property Of The Week, Go Hawaii

KAANAPALI, MAUI — From its luau lawns to its golf tees, Kaanapali is fit, trim and manicured, a playground for all tastes. Its hotels line a 3-mile coastline with premier accommodations, gourmet dining rooms, lagoons with swans and exotic waterfowl, art treasures in improbable places, and vast landscapes and waterscapes that elicit shrieks of excitement […]

June 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Hotels,Resorts, and Spas | Read More »

Mama’s Fish House in Maui is the Best

Eat at Mama's Fish House

By George Christopher Thomas, Travel Writer Not that long ago in Maui, I had the greatest lunch of my life.  The food at Mama’s Fish House is the best, and the lobster tail sandwich is what I strongly recommend. Before we flew back to LA, my girlfriend Joanne and I had the esteemed privilege of […]

June 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Demand Increases For Rafting Adventures In Northern California

OARS Adventure Rafting

 O.A.R.S. Experiencing Increased Demand For Rafting Adventures in Northern California This Summer On Reservoir-Controlled Rivers ANGELS CAMP, CA — Veteran whitewater rafting outfitter and nature-based adventure travel company O.A.R.S. (http://www.oars.com/) reports that it is experiencing more requests than usual this season for rafting on Northern California’s premier dam-fed rivers: the Tuolumne, American and Klamath. “Because […]

June 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Travel | Read More »

President Obama Calls On Congress To Pass Immigration Reform

President Obama

WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, President Obama discussed the bipartisan legislation being debated in the United States Senate that would take important steps towards fixing our broken immigration system, while growing our economy and reducing the deficit.  The President urges Congress to pass immigration reform so that we can live up to our […]

June 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article | Read More »

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