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The 35th Annual California Strawberry Celebrates a Bounty of Berries in Ventura County

  By J.C. Thomas An estimated 1.5 million strawberries were eaten by over 60,000 people attending the 35th annual California Strawberry Festival, held over the weekend of May 19 and 20, 2018. In celebration of a sweet start to the season for Ventura County’s No. 1 crop, festival-goers enjoyed fresh, ripe strawberries by the basket, […]

June 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured/Main article | Read More »

Super News For PJ Masks Fans!

Due to popular demand, the PJ Masks live show is returning to Thousand Oaks LOS ANGELES, CA — Entertainment One (eOne) and Round Room are proud to announce that ‘PJ Masks Live! Time to Be a Hero,’ the hit musical production, will head back to the stage, touring across North America with a stop at […]

March 26th, 2018 | Posted in Entertainment,Late Breaking News | Read More »

Earth, Wind & Fire To Play Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, IA — The 6th and 7th Acts have been announced for the 2018 Iowa State Fair and they keep getting better and better! Country smash duo, Florida Georgia Line brings their multi-platinum sound to the Iowa State Fair on the final night of the 2018 Fair, Sunday, August 19. Decades spanning, chart toppers […]

March 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Family and food,Late Breaking News | Read More »

There Are Plenty Of Things To Do In New Hampshire

THE GRANITE STATE — Whether you’re a first timer, a regular visitor, or a Granite State native, there are endless adventures waiting for you in New Hampshire. The best part is, it’s all close by! New Hampshire has a backyard vibe you’ll be pressed to find anywhere else. Go climbing to the top of a […]

March 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Family and food,Late Breaking News | Read More »

Iowa Tourism Office’s Launches “99 Counties, 99 Restaurants” Promotion

DES MOINES, IOWA — Travelers love to eat where the locals eat. The Iowa Tourism Office is making it easier for visitors to find those restaurants with the launch of “99 Counties, 99 Restaurants.” The list includes one restaurant from every county and covers a wide range of dining options and specialty dishes. Travelers will […]

March 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Family and food,Late Breaking News | Read More »

SeaWorld Has It All For Young & Old Alike

Sea World

Family-Friendly Realm Features Five Children’s Rides and Three Unique Animal Exhibits SAN DIEGO, CA — Starting late last year, guests of all ages to SeaWorld® San Diego have been able to dive into an all-new realm of deep-sea discovery with Ocean Explorer™. Family-friendly children’s rides and multiple aquariums combined with new digital technologies that create […]

February 11th, 2018 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured/Main article,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Achieve Inner Peace & Complete Relaxation In Ecuador

Visit Ecuador

QUITO, ECUADOR — Hacienda Jimenita gives you the opportunity to rest and relax in the middle of an ecological reserve near the Quito Airport. In a matter of minutes, you can land and get your bags, and be laying in a hammock listening to the hummingbirds. Immersing yourself in the history and culture of Ecuador, […]

January 15th, 2018 | Posted in Family and food,Featured/Main article,Hotels,Resorts, and Spas,Travel,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Waikiki Is The “Destination Of The Week”

Visit Waikiki In Oahu

Live Life To The Fullest & Explore Things To Do In Waikiki WAIKIKI, OAHU, HAWAII — There’s a special kind of energy on Oahu. As the Capitol of the State of Hawaii, and having it’s largest city, Honolulu and the Island of Oahu has the best of everything paradise has to offer. Whether you’re hiking […]

January 1st, 2018 | Posted in Destination of the Week,Featured/Main article,Travel,Van Nuys News | Read More »

What To Pack For Your Trip To The Antarctic

Packing For Your Adventure

By Joann Deutch, Travel Writer ABOARD THE SEA SPIRIT IN DRAKES PASSAGE — Your adventure to the Antarctic begins before you depart. Check out the weather in Ushuaia (pronounced “ou” (as in the French where) followed by “sh” – “why”- “aa”) Argentina, your jumping off point for your expedition aboard the Sea Spirit, one of […]

December 24th, 2017 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Travel,Van Nuys News | Read More »

The Carlyon Bay Hotel Is The “Hotel Of The Week”

Visit The Carlyon Bay Hotel

CORNWALL, ENGLAND, U.K. — Whether you are looking for a golfing holiday, a spa break, a dream family holiday or a wedding venue, this luxury hotel is the best in Cornwall and has amenities that are out of this world, including a championship golf course. From the moment you are welcomed by their friendly doorman, […]

December 24th, 2017 | Posted in Featured/Main article,Hotels,Resorts, and Spas,Travel,Van Nuys News | Read More »

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