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Blumenfield Calls For Free WiFi Access Across Los Angeles

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Measure would make Los Angeles the largest city with comprehensive municipal WiFi. LOS ANGELES – Councilmember Bob Blumenfield today took the first step towards implementing free and universal WiFi access across Los Angeles. Blumenfield’s measure would begin the City’s process of developing a plan to close gaps in WiFi availably and will advance Los Angeles’s competitiveness in business […]

July 30th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News,Politics Government | Read More »

Nury Martinez Wins LA City Council Seat

LA City Councilwoman Nury Martinez

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA — After a long drawn out special election and campaign, Van Nuys and the surrounding area finally have a representative at City Hall.  Nury Martinez defeated Cindy Montanez last Tuesday in the special election to fill Congressman Tony Cardenas’s LA City Council seat. Who is Nury Martinez?  Born and raised in […]

July 24th, 2013 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Lahaina Is Where History & Playfulness Meet

Visit Maui, Go to Maui, Visit Hawaii, Vacation in Maui, Maui Vacation

MAUI, HAWAII — Take a trim, tidy New England whaling town, plunk it in the middle of the Pacific, sketch in some rainbow-crowned mountains, and add a generous helping of palm trees. Stir in the biggest Buddha outside of Asia, a banyan tree the size of a city block, and a history that reads like […]

July 20th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Product Review: Women’s Fashion

– Aventura Clothing’s Schaffer Organic Cotton Dress —  Aventura Clothing’s Schaffer Organic Cotton Dress might just be the perfect casual summer dress. Made from high quality, 100 percent organic cotton slub knit jersey, it’s cool enough for the hottest Southern California days, floaty without being flimsy. It has an A-line silhouette with an empire waist, […]

July 17th, 2013 | Posted in Health & Lifestyle,Uncategorized | Read More »

Discover Vancouver Island’s Ale Trail (And Don’t Forget Your Clubs)

Golf Canada, Golfing, Go Golfing

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — When you’re home to the country’s oldest licensed brewpub, chances are you know a thing or two about a frothy pint. And golf? Thanks to a host of championship courses in and around Victoria, you’re sure to earn your tall, cold reward at round’s end. To start, tee up at Olympic […]

July 13th, 2013 | Posted in Hotels,Resorts, and Spas | Read More »

Bird Watching & Great Fishing at Fawn Lake Resort

Bird Watching, Great Fishing, Fawn Lake Resort

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Along BC’s famous Fishing Highway (a.k.a. Highway 24), a bounty of rainbow trout is but one of the draws to be found along the famed stretch that promises access to more than 100 cast-friendly lakes. Draw number two: a tranquil spot where you can shine your line, from dawn to dusk, […]

July 13th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Galapagos Adventure Vacation A Must Do For You

Galapagos Islands, Visit Galapagos, Ecoventura

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, ECUADOR — Located about 600 miles west of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands were created five million years ago by undersea volcanic eruptions. In 1535, Tomás de Berlanga, Bishop of Panama, floated into this archipelago and named it Galapagos after the giant tortoises he encountered. Pirates used the islands for refuge and to bury […]

July 13th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

O.A.R.S. Family Rafting Adventures Charge Kids with River Currents

Rafting Adventure, OARS, Rafting Utah, White Water Rafting

VERNAL, UTAH — Veteran river outfitter and nature-based adventure travel company O.A.R.S. (www.oars.com) accommodates kids age four years and up on family rafting trips in Utah this season, charging them with river currents on easy-to-moderate Class II & III rapids – and away from electronic devices. O.A.R.S. family rafting adventures in Utah range from a […]

July 13th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article | Read More »

Statement by the President on the Occasion of Ramadan

President Barack Obama, President Obama

THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, DC — “With the start of the sacred month of Ramadan, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world. For the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims, Ramadan is a time for thoughtful reflection, fasting and devotion.  It is also an opportunity […]

July 8th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article | Read More »

Keep Elephant Abuse Out Of California’s Nevada County Fair!

NEVADA COUNTY, CA — Elephants are majestic, intelligent and endangered animals who belong in the wild — not at county fairs providing rides for people. California’s Nevada County Fairgrounds Board of Directors has contracted with Have Trunk Will Travel (HTWT) — a company that provides elephants for entertainment purposes. An undercover investigation by Animal Defenders […]

July 5th, 2013 | Posted in Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

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