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Quotes Of The Week 9-19-11

William Cowper (1731–1800) quotations: ~ “Happiness depends, as Nature shows, / Less on exterior things than most suppose.” ~ “Manner is all in all, whate’er is writ, / The substitute for genius, sense, and wit.” ~ “ Nature, exerting an unwearied power, / Forms, opens, and gives scent to every flower; / Spreads the fresh […]

September 20th, 2011 | Posted in Blog | Read More »

Eat Your Way Across Detroit

Mac N Cheese Kitchen

By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor On a several visits to Michigan, I have had the pleasure of dining at several restaurants in the Greater Detroit Metropolitan area. For those of you who are contemplating a visit to the Detroit area you might want to consider visiting any one of these. A new popular fast food […]

September 13th, 2011 | Posted in Blog | Read More »

Poem of the Week 8-29-11

Squash in Blossom By Robert Francis How lush, how loose, the uninhibited squash is. If ever hearts (and these immoderate leaves Are vegetable hearts) were worn on sleeves, The squash’s are. In green the squash vine gushes. The flowers are cornucopias of summer, Briefly exuberant and cheaply golden. And if they make a show of […]

August 29th, 2011 | Posted in Blog | Read More »

Ask Government George 8-22-11

Ask Government George

Question: Dear Government George, how do I get a Social Security card? Answer: To protect your personal information and prevent identity theft, the Social Security Administration (SSA) cannot issue Social Security Numbers (SSN) or cards online. For more information, please contact the SSA at 1.800.772.1213. TTY users may call 1.800.325.0778. Please view the information on […]

August 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Blog | Read More »

Man Shot to Death in Hollywood


Hollywood,CA — Los Angeles Police Department Hollywood Area detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify and locate a suspect responsible for a shooting death. Yesterday at about4:20 p.m., 26-year-old Hollywood resident Mihran Ashikyan was shot while walking on Oxford Avenue near Lemon Grove Avenue. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported Ashikyan to a […]

August 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Blog,Police News | Read More »

The Sometimes Traveling Man

The Sometimes Traveling Man

By Irving Leemon, Contributing Columnist I apologize for the lack of pictures. On the plane back to the States my camera was in the same bag as the ice to keep my insulin cool, the bag leaked water onto my seat and me (imagine! Having to sit in an airplane in wet pants!), and the […]

August 9th, 2011 | Posted in Blog | Read More »

Ask Government George 8-1-11

Ask Government George

Question: Dear Government George, what is the LAPD Chief of Police like? Answer: Chief Beck is the people’s Chief. His focus is to have an open line of communication with the rank and file members of the Department as well as the diverse communities of the City. Chief Beck believes that this approach will help […]

August 1st, 2011 | Posted in Blog | Read More »

Reader of the Week 5-16-11

picture of the week

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May 16th, 2011 | Posted in Blog,Picture of the Week | Read More »

Letter Carriers to Help Stamp Out Hunger

National Association of Letter Carriers

LOS ANGELES — On Saturday, May 14, letter carriers across America will deliver more than mail along their postal routes. They will also collect the goodness and compassion of their postal customers who will participate in the NALC (National Association of Letter Carriers) Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Now in its 19th year, the Stamp […]

May 9th, 2011 | Posted in Blog | Read More »

California Insurance Commissioner Poizner To Address VICA

Annual VICA Meeting

VICA honors its members at 59th Annual Meeting. California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner will provide the keynote address during the Valley Industry and Commerce Association’s (VICA) 59th Annual Meeting, Dec. 18. “We are honored to have Commissioner Poizner address our members,” said VICA Chair Greg Lippe. “VICA’s Annual Meeting provides a great opportunity for us […]

May 15th, 2008 | Posted in Blog | Read More »


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