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Van Nuys Neighborhood Leaders Back Bob Hertzberg’s Senate Bid

Speaker Bob Hertzberg, Senate Bid for Hertzberg

Leaders from Largest Neighborhood in New 18th State Senate District Endorse Hertzberg VAN NUYS, CA — Continuing to rack up important endorsements, Bob Hertzberg secured support from several leaders from the largest neighborhood in the new 18th State Senate district, including Van Nuys Neighborhood Council* President George Christopher Thomas, Van Nuys Honorary Mayor* James “Jamie” […]

January 26th, 2014 | Posted in Politics Government,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Touching the Bronze Age


By Joann Deutch, Travel Writer It gave me the willies. Touching a home built in 3,500 B.C. Where? Well not through ½ inch protective glass, guarded by a sophisticated alarm system. I was in Arzachena, Sardinia roaming the villages of the Nuraghic People (Sea Peoples), out in the heat of the day, in the middle […]

January 24th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Coral Creek Is The “Golf Course Of The Week”

Golf Oahu, Golf Hawaii, Golfing in Honolulu

OAHU, HAWAII —  Opened in 1999, Coral Creek Golf Club is Oahu’s most recently built golf course. Short par-4s playing into the prevailing trade winds are Coral Creek’s trademark. The scintillating water features at the signature par-3 10th hole and No. 18 are noteworthy. Lushly appointed in Seashore Paspalum grass from tee to green, the […]

January 19th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Thomas Declares Candidacy For Re-Election To The Van Nuys Neighborhood Council

George Christopher Thomas

VAN NUYS, CA – It was announced today that George Christopher Thomas, President of the Van Nuys Neighborhood Council, will be running for re-election in 2014.  Thomas has served for the past four years as a Councilman in Van Nuys, and was elected President in 2012.  Before being elected to the council, Thomas served as […]

January 14th, 2014 | Posted in Politics Government,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Hot & Hip Honolulu

Visit Oahu, Visit Hawaii, Restaurant Of The Week

OAHU, HAWAII — Imagine a paradise where pristine beaches meet azure skies and lush rainforests are framed by perfectly arched rainbows. Couple this with world-class dining, a vibrant nightlife and lots of beautiful people. Oahu is the perfect destination, mixing the heat of the tropics with the hipness of an urban metropolis. The spotlight shines […]

January 11th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Historical Perspective On The Royal Hawaiian

Royal Hawaiian

“The First Resort Hostelry In America” HAWAII, OAHU, WAIKIKI BEACH – The opening of The Royal Hawaiian on February 1, 1927, ushered in a new era of luxurious resort travel to Hawaii. The hotel was built with a price tag of $4 million and was completed in 18 months. The six-story, 400-room structure was fashioned […]

January 10th, 2014 | Posted in Hotels,Resorts, and Spas | Read More »

22-Year-Old Man Shot and Killed in Van Nuys

Van Nuys LAPD

VAN NUYS, CA — Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Division Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that may lead to the arrest of the suspect responsible for the killing of a young man. On January 8, 2014, around 6:45 a.m., Ramiro Melendez-Lobos, a male Hispanic, was walking southbound […]

January 10th, 2014 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Domestic Violence Leaves Two Dead in the Valley


SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA — The Los Angeles Police Department Topanga Division Homicide Detectives are investigating the murder of 30-year-old woman who was murdered in the Canoga Park area. On January 9, 2014, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Topanga patrol officers and Los Angeles City Fire personnel responded to a radio call of an “Ambulance Death […]

January 10th, 2014 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

Ecoventura In Ecuador Is Ideal For Exploring The Galapagos Islands

Visit Ecuador, Visit the Galapagos Islands, Snorkel South America

By Scott Thornburn, Travel Writer There are certain things that must be done in this lifetime.  Everyone has their own personal bucket list.  Some would consider having afternoon tea in London while discussing the state of the monarchy to be a must-do, for others it’s going on a safari in East Africa and some dream […]

January 6th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Oahu’s Hau Tree Lanai Restaurant Wins Honolulu Magazine Gold Award


HONOLULU, HAWAII — When Honolulu residents choose to celebrate life in an island city or entertain out of town visitors, many will go to the Hau Tree Lanai Restaurant for its wonderful beach-side ambiance beneath the leafy canopies of ancient hau trees. Now, the readers of Honolulu magazine have confirmed what most residents have long […]

January 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Family and food,Picture of the Week | Read More »


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