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Fleetwood’s On Front Street Is A Special Treat

Visit Maui

By George Christopher Thomas, Food Critic MAUI, HAWAII — If there was ever a place that had ambience, it is Fleetwood’s on Front Street in Maui.  This is the place you hope your family takes you on your birthday.  This is the place you take your bride after you elope in Maui on your wedding […]

March 30th, 2014 | Posted in Family and food,Featured/Main article | Read More »

Van Nuys Neighborhood Council Planning To Host Disaster Preparedness Summit

Van Nuys Neighborhood Council

April is Earthquake Preparedness Month, and the VNNC is Planning a Special Town Hall Council Meeting & Summit to Address Disaster Assistance & Preparation in the Community VAN NUYS, CA — The Van Nuys Neighborhood Council is planning to host a Special Council Meeting in April to address disaster preparedness.  The recent earthquakes in Southern […]

March 29th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Staten Island’s Tompkinsville Profiled By NYC & Company

Staten Island Zoo

Known as Little Sri Lanka, Tompkinsville Offers Visitors a Unique Cultural, Dining and Outdoor Experience NEW YORK CITY, NY — NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, announced Tompkinsville as the next destination to be featured in Neighborhood x Neighborhood. Known as Little Sri Lanka, Tompkinsville offers visitors and residents […]

March 29th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Local Weekly Newspaper Opens Office In New York City

New York City

Publishing Group Expanding Into The Big Apple NEW YORK CITY, NY — The Van Nuys News Press, the premiere local weekly newspaper in the San Fernando Valley, has announced they will opening a new office in New York City.  The publishing group will have an office in the Big Apple, along with their two current […]

March 28th, 2014 | Posted in Business,Featured/Main article,National News,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Great Wines Tell an Honest Story

lemonade stand

By David White Spring has finally arrived. Lemonade stands will start popping up soon. And when the mercury rises, it’s nearly impossible to pass one without making a purchase. Of course, neighborhood kids would never dare charge more than a dollar or two for a cup of lemonade. But what if a budding entrepreneur asked […]

March 18th, 2014 | Posted in Family and food,Featured/Main article | Read More »

Travel Tips of the Week: March 18, 2014

Ireland Tour

Experience The Best of Ireland By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor With St. Patrick’s Day and all its reminders of Ireland, many of us, whether or not we’re of Irish descent,  develop a yen to visit the “ol’ sod.”  This week’s Travel Tips of the Week bring you information about one such tour,  the Trafalgar Tours […]

March 18th, 2014 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week: March 17, 2014

Harmony

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor Harmony — A New Musical By Barry Manilow This past week I had the wonderful pleasure of attending the opening night of this musical that tells a true story. The Comedian Harmonists were an ensemble of six young men in pre-World War II Germany who rose from unemployed street musicians […]

March 18th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Travel Tips of the Week: March 10, 2014

Solvang, California

– Velkommen Til Solvang – By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor “Velkommen til Solvang!”  Welcome to Solvang (Danish for ‘sunny field’) is one of the most charming and beautiful cities in California. Located in the Santa Ynez Valley, it was founded in 1911 by a small group of Danish teachers. With its lovely shops, fine restaurants, […]

March 11th, 2014 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Entertainment Tips of the Week — March 10, 2014

Albina Shagimuratova as Lucia in LA Opera's production of Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.

By Jean Strauber, Entertainment Editor Programs At The Encino-Tarzana Library The public is welcome to these March events at the  Los Angeles Public Library Encino-Tarzana Branch located at 18231 Ventura Boulevard (corner Nestle Ave), in Tarzana. – Monday, March 10 at 3:00 pm:  The Page Turners’  Book Club will discuss Orphan Train by Christina Baker […]

March 11th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Tips of the Week Ent | Read More »

Sheriff’s Debate Set For Wednesday Night in Van Nuys

LA County Sheriff

EVENING UPDATE 3-11-2014: PAUL TANAKA & JAMES HELLMOLD ARE CONFIRMED THEY WILL ATTEND TOMORROW’S DEBATE. Six of the Seven Candidates Are Confirmed To Attend, Tanaka & Hellmold are in, Rogers has Prior Commitments VAN NUYS, CA — The Van Nuys Neighborhood Council is hosting a debate between the candidates for Los Angeles County Sheriff at […]

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

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