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Holiday Inn Express & Suites In Modesto, CA Is The “Hotel Of The Week”

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By George Christopher Thomas, Travel Writer MODESTO, CA — Located along the 99 freeway in the northern heart of California is the always comfortable and spacious Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Modesto, California. Sometimes going on vacation and knowing exactly what you are going to get makes the holiday begin before you even hit […]

March 20th, 2021 | Posted in Family and food,Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News,Travel | Read More »

Ventura College Opts-In For California Community College Athletic Association Spring II Season

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CAMARILLO, CA – After opting out of Spring I season sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) will “opt-in” for the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Spring II season. The decision is based on CCCAA COVID-19 guidelines and input from the athletic directors, coaches and athletic staff of […]

March 20th, 2021 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Bi-Partisan Problem Solvers Caucus Calls For Immediate Action On Vaccine Distribution Package

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Package Draws Significant Bipartisan Support, Shares Similarities With Relevant Sections of Both the Administration & Other Negotiations WASHINGTON, D.C. — Earlier last month, the 56 member House Problem Solvers Caucus called for an immediate vote on the $160 billion “Defeating COVID-19” vaccine distribution package, as the broader bipartisan talks and reconciliation process continues. The plan was […]

March 8th, 2021 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Top 20 of Golfweek’s Annual Resort Courses Ranking – KemperSports Clients Make Impressive Showing

Kemper

KemperSports Clients Make Impressive Showing in Top 20 of Golfweek’s Annual Resort Courses Ranking   NORTHBROOK, IL — KemperSports is proud to announce that it supports nearly half of the top 20 courses on Golfweek’s 2021 list of the best resort courses in the United States. This list marks the seventeenth consecutive year that KemperSports properties have […]

February 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Cruise Modesto’s Almond Blossoms & Experience Enchanted White Carpeted Orchards

Modesto

From the middle of February to the middle of March, Modesto comes alive with snow colored flowers of beauty and stimulates an overwhelming desire to have an almond milkshake MODESTO, CA — Imagine miles and miles of pink and white blossoms spreading over the hills to the horizon. Imagine hundreds of thousands of acres of […]

February 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Family and food,Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News | Read More »

VCCCD Receives Statewide CISOA Technology Excellence Team Award

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Honor reflects information technology team’s rapid response to remote workplace needs CAMARILLO, CA — When the COVID-19 pandemic required Ventura County Community College District’s employees to transition to remote work in March, the District’s information technology team faced a challenge. They needed to provide over 500 employees with an immediate, reliable secure process for accessing […]

February 16th, 2021 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News | Read More »

The Plaza Hotel & Casino Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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Iconic downtown Las Vegas property to offer hotel packages, giveaways, special events all year LAS VEGAS, NV — The Plaza Hotel & Casino officially opened on July 2, 1971 in downtown Las Vegas as the largest hotel & casino in the world. It has enjoyed a storied history over the last five decades as an iconic destination […]

February 16th, 2021 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured/Main article,Hotels,Resorts, and Spas,Travel,Van Nuys News | Read More »

World Eskimo Indian Olympic Games Hopeful To Return To Fairbanks, Alaska This Summer

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FAIRBANKS, AK — The annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games (WEIO), which takes place at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks every July, is hopeful for a return to the games this summer.  A four-day series of traditional Alaska Native athletic competitions, WEIO draws Native athletes and dancers from around the state, the United States, Canada and […]

February 11th, 2021 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News,Travel | Read More »

Majority Leader Hertzberg Introduces Legislation To Provide Care & Services To Homeless Community & Their Pets

Bob Hertzberg

Building on the success of the Pet Assistance and Support (PAS) Program of 2019, SB 344 maintains a standard of dignity and companionship for California’s most vulnerable communities. SACRAMENTO – Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Bob Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) introduced new legislation establishing a permanent grant program for homeless shelters to provide shelter and food to our […]

February 10th, 2021 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News | Read More »

“Living Your Life Without Limits” Podcast Host Shannon Jackson Debuts Wellness Box Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Inside Wellness Box

LOS ANGELES, CA — Seeking the perfect year round gift of wellness for friends and family?    During these challenging and incredible times of trying to stay healthy, 2021 will continue to look much different this year for everyone where the sole purpose is to show the people you love that you want them to keep […]

February 10th, 2021 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Health & Lifestyle,Van Nuys News | Read More »

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