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The Huaorani and Oil

Scott Thornburn, Visit South America

By Scott Thornburn What’s the experience of an indigenous people whose thousands-year-old culture is threatened by oil interests? The government of Ecuador has requested that the international community raise funds to help off-set potential oil revenues in order to justify keeping new oil development out of ancestral lands of the Huaorani. This is one of […]

July 5th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Quail Lodge & Golf Club Offers Exceptional Value on Monterey Peninsula

Visit Monterey, Vacation In Monterey

CARMEL, CA — Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California, re-opened following a three-year closure and $28 million renovation. With a renewed focus on family-friendly amenities and group facilities, the property has been refreshed and repositioned to offer family-friendly accommodations and exceptional value on the Monterey Peninsula. “We are thrilled to show […]

July 5th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Reward Offered For Information In 2005 Van Nuys Cold Case Homicide

Van Nuys LAPD

VAN NUYS, CA — The Los Angeles Police Deparmentt is offering a $50,000 award for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the 2005 Murder of Frank Whitehead. On Thursday, October 20, 2005 at approximately 8:20 pm, an unknown suspect entered the apartment of victim Frank Whitehead (pictured) […]

July 5th, 2013 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

State Bills Will Ensure Patient Access to Safe, Advanced Drugs

By Virginia Ladd Biological drugs are modern medical miracles. Derived from living organisms, this complex class of drugs — known as “biologics” — has proven astonishingly effective in treating a wide range of prominent diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, various cancers, and a host of complex autoimmune disorders. Thanks to the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable […]

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

Remote And Exotic Escapes With Smithsonian Journeys

Costa Rica, Visit Central America, Visit Costa Rica

By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor Smithsonian Journeys is offering 10 Remote and Exotic Escapes for those who want to venture off the beaten path. You’ll travel to far-flung locales in the company of extraordinary experts and enjoy the insider’s access that Smithsonian Journeys provides. One of those 10 Escapes is to a country nestled between […]

July 5th, 2013 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

City Attorney Trutanich Secures Injunction Against Notorious Valley Street Gang

LA City Attorney

LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich has secured an injunction to stop the habitual criminal activity of the San Fernando Valley’s Columbus Street gang. The injunction was signed on June 27, 2013, by Judge Rolf Treu in Department 58 of the Los Angeles Superior Court. “For too long, the Columbus Street […]

July 5th, 2013 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Tee It Up Radio Network Moves Up The Dial

Tee It Up Radio

SHERMAN OAKS, CA — GOTT Entertainment, Inc, producers of America’s hit golf talk and lifestyle show Tee It Up Radio Network, has announced its new Los Angeles flagship home KRLA AM870 THE ANSWER, beginning July 7. Al and Adam Gottfried, a father and son duo who created the hit show Tee It Up more than […]

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Van Nuys Congressman Tony Cardenas Announces New Resources For Vets

Congressman Cardenas

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA —  Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) announced a pair of new resources available to Veterans in the San Fernando Valley. “I am committed to doing everything possible to help ease the transition from military life to the civilian world for our Veterans, and to protect the promises of […]

July 4th, 2013 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Man Shot and Killed in West Los Angeles


LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) West Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a murder suspect that shot and killed 32-year-old Cory Mayers, a resident of Los Angeles. On July 1, 2013, around 7:30 p.m., Mayers was standing in front of his friend’s house located in the […]

July 4th, 2013 | Posted in Late Breaking News | Read More »

Celebrating Independence Day With President Barack Obama

President of the USA

WASHINGTON, DC — President Obama used his weekly address to commemorate our nation’s Independence Day, and to recognize the generations of Americans— from farmers to teachers to entrepreneurs—who worked together to make the United States what it is today.  The President also thanked the men and women of the military, who have given so much […]

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