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Road Trip To The Desert Is The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Golf In Indian Wells

By George Christopher Thomas, Travel Writer INDIAN WELLS, CA – As the summer turns to fall, the winter, and the days get shorter, there is one place in Southern California ready for its peak season. The Palms Springs area is known for its mild weather and as the perfect place to be in the winter […]

December 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Hilton San Francisco Union Square Expands Service At Urban Tavern,… San Francisco’s Newest Gastro Pub

Urban Tavern San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Urban Tavern represents a new option for casually modern dining right off the corner of O’Farrell and Mason streets, located in the nexus of Union Square and The Tenderloin. Opening on October 30, 2016, the new restaurant will be serving dinner from 5:00-10:00 p.m., with the bar open until 11:00 p.m. […]

November 27th, 2016 | Posted in Business,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Two of San Francisco’s “Loftiest” Hotels Offer Holiday Bed & Breakfast Packages

Parc 55 Hotel

Special Deals From Hilton San Francisco Union Square And Parc 55 San Francisco — A Hilton Hotel SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Hilton San Francisco Union Square and Parc 55 San Francisco recently introduced their Holiday Bed & Breakfast Packages. Ideal for those that want convenient access to shopping, theater productions and the Union Square Holiday […]

November 27th, 2016 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association Announces Holiday Hours For Its Ventura Locations

Ventura's Farmers Market

VENTURA, CA — The Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association has announced its holiday schedule for its Ventura locations. The Downtown Ventura Market, held on the corners of East Santa Clara and Palm Streets from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon., will be open both Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24, 2016 and New Year’s Eve, Saturday, […]

November 11th, 2016 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Enjoy a Relaxing Thanksgiving Dinner by the Sea!

Oxnard, CA

OXNARD, CA — Take some stress out of the holidays by enjoying a relaxing evening with friends and family seaside! Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort in Oxnard offers a full Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 24 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., complete with all the favorites! The buffet menu includes a variety […]

November 7th, 2016 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News | Read More »

The Golden State’s Tasty Tribute To Strawberries Is Expanding For It’s 34th Annual Festival

Oxnard's Strawberry Festival

This May 20th & 21st To Be The Biggest Strawberry Festival In The World OXNARD, CA — Strawberry revelry is ripest when the 34th Annual California Strawberry Festival kicks off the summer fun May 20 and 21, 2017 on the newly expanded acreage at Strawberry Meadows of College Park in Oxnard. More than 1.5 million […]

November 7th, 2016 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Congressman Sherman Provides Replacement Medals To World War II Hero

Brad Sherman

Louis Buch, 91, Served Honorably in the U.S. Army During WWII SHERMAN OAKS, CA — Louis N. Buch, born in 1926, served his country valiantly when needed in World War II.  Mr. Buch fought bravely during critical moments for the Allied Forces in the Philippines, including the Battle of Luzon. He achieved the rank of Technician […]

October 26th, 2016 | Posted in Featured/Main article | Read More »

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa Partners With The Crayon Initiative To Recycle, Reduce And Re-Inspire!

Crayon

INDIAN WELLS, CA — 500,000 pounds of crayons end up in landfills each year, crayons that could be recycled to bring the joy of coloring to children in need. Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa is proud to announce their participation in The Crayon Initiative, a charitable organization that recycles and donates crayons to […]

October 25th, 2016 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel | Read More »

Hon. Mayor George Thomas Elected Council Committee Chairman

GeorgeChristopherThomas

Thomas will serve at the pleasure of the local council addressing the ongoing special policy concerns of Southern California. VAN NUYS, CA — At the local council meeting this Wednesday night, Honorary Mayor George Christopher Thomas was elected Chairman of the Special Committee On Policy & Education (SCOPE).  The ad hoc committee will hold special […]

October 19th, 2016 | Posted in Politics Government,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Shark Dive At Maui Ocean Center Is The “Activity Of The Week”

Maui Shark Dive

MAUI, HAWAII — So often do you get the chance to scuba dive in a huge aquarium with a whole bunch of (very well fed) sharks? The Maui Ocean Center has been offering this never-to-be-forgotten experience for a number of years now, and everyone always returns to tell about it. But it’s more than just a thrill […]

October 19th, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured/Main article | Read More »

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