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Child & Sex Trafficking Summit in Van Nuys All Set For July 30th

Sex Slave Trafficking

High Profile Representatives From the United Nations, FBI & LAPD To Headline The Summit In The Valley VAN NUYS, CA — The Van Nuys Neighborhood Council is hosting a Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 at 6:30 pm to address Child & Sex Trafficking in the San Fernando Valley. According to the United […]

June 29th, 2014 | Posted in Late Breaking News | Read More »

Kenyan Lodge Ideally Situated In The Land Of Lions & Lava

Safari Lodge in Kenya

MOUNT KILIMANJARO, KENYA — Superbly situated in the lee of Mount Kilimanjaro and sheltered by the volcanic splendour of the Chyulu Hills, this classic stone-built lodge overlooks its own water hole, which is visited daily by elephants, buffalos and a wide variety of plains game. One of the first lodges ever to be built in […]

June 29th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Hotels,Resorts, and Spas | Read More »

Thomas Calls On Sacramento Lawmakers To Pass Senate Bill 52, And Expose Secret Contributions

Council President George Christopher Thomas

AGOURA HILLS, CA — George Christopher Thomas, President of the Van Nuys Neighborhood Council & Publisher of the Van Nuys News Press, has called on Sacramento Lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 52, and require the three largest funders of ballot measure ads (two largest on radio ads) to be clearly and prominently identified. SB 52, […]

June 28th, 2014 | Posted in Van Nuys News | Read More »

United Nations Report Warns Hundreds of Millions of Hectares, Nearly the Size of Brazil, Face Degradation Threat

United Nations Environment Report

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND — Up to 849 million hectares of natural land – nearly the size of Brazil – may be degraded by 2050 should current trends of unsustainable land use continue, warns a report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The need to feed a growing number of people globally has led to more […]

June 28th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article | Read More »

Van Nuys Congressman Cardenas Honors Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe Post Office in Van Nuys

Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced bipartisan legislation to name the U.S. Postal Service facility in Van Nuys after actress Marilyn Monroe, who attended nearby Van Nuys High School in the 1940s. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) introduced bipartisan legislation to name the U.S. Postal Service […]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Politics Government,Van Nuys News | Read More »

San Francisco’s Hyatt Regency Sets The Stage For Independence Day Festivities

Visit San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Ideally located on San Francisco’s robust and exciting waterfront, Hyatt Regency San Francisco is the perfect home away from home for the 4th of July festivities and the entire week that proceeds the grand finale fireworks show on the adjacent waterfront. To begin, Independence Day holiday revelers will want to check […]

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Hotels,Resorts, and Spas | Read More »

Lindero Country Club is the “Golf Course Of The Week”

Lindero Country Club

AGOURA HILLS, CA — Lindero Country Club has been a spot for great golf in the Conejo Valley since the day the club opened. The Course offers a challenge for the most experienced golfer as well as a great place to learn the game for the beginning or intermediate golfer. The Course is a classic […]

June 17th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Golf Course of the Week | Read More »

Mayor Garcetti Partners With Employers And Public Sector Partners To Hire 10,000 Local Veterans By 2017

Mayor Eric Garcetti

LOS ANGELES, CA — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced last week a new regional veterans hiring initiative called “10,000 Strong” aimed at getting 10,000 veterans jobs by 2017. The initiative brings together over 100 companies and 40 non-profit and public-sector partners to offer supportive services or jobs for veterans. “The 10,000 Strong initiative aims to serve […]

June 17th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Politics Government | Read More »

Grow Your Own Backyard Paradise In A Pot

Morning Glory

By Melinda Myers, Special to the Van Nuys News Press Create a backyard escape with the help of container gardens. Whether you’re looking for a visit to the desert, an English garden or tropical paradise, a few planters can help create the mood. Here are some tips to reduce your workload and increase your enjoyment […]

June 17th, 2014 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Health & Lifestyle | Read More »

Disney’s “Planes: Fire & Rescue” Interactive Display To Be A Part Of The American Heroes Air Show

Disney's Fire & Rescue

VAN NUYS, CA — Attendees the American Heroes Air Show, taking place on Saturday, June 21 at the Hansen Dam Sports Complex, will have a chance to see some of the exciting elements from Disney’s new ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue.’ The movie will come to life with a colorful interactive display that is loaded with […]

June 17th, 2014 | Posted in Family and food,Featured/Main article | Read More »

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