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Streamlining Drug Approvals Can Spur Innovation And Lower Treatment Costs

Food and Drug Administration

Streamlining drug approvals can spur innovation and lower treatment costs By Tommy Thompson The FDA just issued draft guidance that would expedite the development of groundbreaking cures by empowering drug makers to utilize “adaptive trial designs.” These designs significantly speed up the traditional drug research and testing process, making it “more efficient and less costly.” […]

March 26th, 2019 | Posted in Business,Family and food,Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Providers Should Call the Shots In Mental Health Care, Not Insurers

The Midnight Mission

Providers Should Call the Shots in Mental Health Care, Not Insurers By Patrick J. Kennedy Since leaving the U.S. House of Representatives in 2011, I’ve dedicated my professional life to fighting for full implementation and enforcement of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 – a law I had the honor of […]

March 26th, 2019 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Health & Lifestyle,Late Breaking News,Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

Congressman Cárdenas Votes For The Save The Internet Act

Congressman Cardenas

“I take pride in being a thoughtful policymaker for my constituents in the San Fernando Valley. I believe in an open and free Internet so every American has the information necessary to do their homework, run their small business, and access innovation. As a member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communication and Technology, […]

March 26th, 2019 | Posted in Ask Government George,Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News | Read More »

Los Angeles Landmarks Light Up In Celebration Of Red Cross Month

Red Cross

Santa Monica Ferris Wheel, LAX Pylons, US Bank Tower and Beverly Hills City Hall It’s American Red Cross Month and cities, business and organizations around the region are coming out to help commemorate the work of the Red Cross and celebrate the volunteers and donors who give so much to provide comfort and care to […]

March 26th, 2019 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Visiting Alcatraz Is The “Activity Of The Week”

Visit San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — A mile and a half from Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz was the site of the first lighthouse built on the Pacific Coast, then a federal prison for such notorious convicts as Al Capone. Now it is one of the city’s most popular attractions. Alcatraz was the site of the first lighthouse in […]

March 25th, 2019 | Posted in Entertainment,Travel,Van Nuys Entertainment | Read More »

Congressman Sherman Leads Effort to Create a New Panel to Address Aviation Noise in the San Fernando Valley

Congressman Sherman

Senators Feinstein and Harris and Congressman Schiff Join Effort  Sherman Oaks, CA – This past week, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) called upon the Federal Aviation Administration establish a new forum to address aviation noise in the San Fernando Valley. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Senator Kamala Harris, and Rep. Adam Schiff joined Congressman Sherman’s efforts to […]

March 25th, 2019 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Politics Government,Van Nuys News | Read More »

The Biggest Little Fair In The Valley Returns This May

The Mark Ginsburg Band at The Gods, ANU, Canberra, ACT

This May 3-5, 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the annual festival. SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. (March 25, 2019) – St Francis de Sales School, a pre-k through 8th grade Catholic School in Sherman Oaks, today announces the return and 25th anniversary of their annual Festival. From May 3rd through May 5th, the festival features a […]

March 25th, 2019 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News | Read More »

California State Parks Provides Preview of California Poppies at Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

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LANCASTER, Calif., – California State Parks is hosting a media day, Tuesday, March 26, at Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve (Poppy Reserve) to inform the public how to view wildflower blooms in a safe and responsible manner. California Poppies as well as a rainbow of other flowers are already adorning the hills of the Poppy Reserve […]

March 25th, 2019 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel,Van Nuys News | Read More »

French Bulldog Is Champ In Los Angeles

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Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America’s Most Popular New York, N.Y. — The French Bulldog is sitting pretty in the hearts of L.A. dog lovers as it retains its top spot in the American Kennel Club’s (AKC®) 2018 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. The French Bulldog was also recognized as […]

March 25th, 2019 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Tyus Adopt a Pet,Van Nuys News | Read More »

The Los Angeles Public Library Announces Acquisition of the Brockman Gallery Archive

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LOS ANGELES (March 22, 2019)— The Los Angeles Public Library is thrilled to announce the acquisition of the Brockman Gallery Archive, consisting of publishing announcements, press releases, photographs, exhibition announcements, articles, correspondence and other physical ephemera chronicling the twenty-year history of the seminal Leimert Park gallery, founded in 1967 by brothers Alonzo and Dale Davis, […]

March 25th, 2019 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Late Breaking News,Van Nuys Entertainment | Read More »

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