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Listen Up And Laugh – Health Benefits Are Waiting

By Mark Underwood Did you know a good dose of laughter can actually help your immune system and decrease stress? Have you ever wished you could let go and laugh more often at the silliness of life? It sounds easy but it’s not always possible, particularly if you’re facing ups and downs of life’s challenges. […]

December 29th, 2011 | Posted in Health & Lifestyle,News You Can Use | Read More »

Metro, Metrolink the Easiest, Most Economical Way to Travel to 2012 Tournament of Roses® Festivities

Rose Parade Metrolink

For those planning to attend the 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade® and other festivities in Pasadena, there is no easier way to get there than Metro and Metrolink. The 123rd Rose Parade® presented by Honda themed “Just Imagine…” will feature spirited marching bands from throughout the nation, majestic floral floats, and equestrian units. The Los […]

December 29th, 2011 | Posted in Events,News You Can Use,Van Nuys News | Read More »

Art Institute Announce 2012 Poster Design Competition

Art Institute of California

Call for Entries: High School Seniors and Graduates Challenged to Design Poster with the Theme “You Can Create Tomorrow” NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA — The Art Institute of California – Hollywood and Americans for the Arts, a leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, announced that entries for the 2012 Poster Design Competition will […]

December 27th, 2011 | Posted in News You Can Use | Read More »

Westfield Topanga Announces First Annual “Favorite Things” Giveaway

Los Angeles, December 13, 2011– Westfield Topanga is really getting into the holiday spirit with the announcement of “Westfield Topanga’s Favorite Things.”   For five days, beginning Monday, December 19th and going through Friday, December 23rd, shoppers who are in Westfield Topanga (Lower Level in The Canyon) will be treated to a surprise give away twice […]

December 14th, 2011 | Posted in News You Can Use | Read More »

The Art Of Recycling

Recycle Reuse Reduce

(NAPSI)-Enough energy is saved by recycling one aluminum can to run a TV set for three hours or to light one 100-watt bulb for 20 hours. In addition, recycling a soda can saves 96 percent of the energy used to make a new can from ore. Chemists and other scientists see that as progress-now American […]

April 16th, 2007 | Posted in Health & Lifestyle,News You Can Use | Read More »

Volunteer to be a Tutor

Tutors work in the Adult Literacy Program empowering other adults by teaching basic reading, writing and functional literacy skills. Volunteers receive 7 hours of instruction in tutoring techniques and at the conclusion of the training are certified as Laubach Literacy tutors. Tutors and students meet twice a week for 1 to 1-1/2 hours per meeting […]

April 9th, 2007 | Posted in News You Can Use | Read More »

The Need to Honor Community Heroes Still Strong

Van Nuys fire-department-kids

(NewsUSA) – Who are the country’s most courageous people? In many people’s minds, it’s the heroes in their communities: firefighters, police officers and emergency response teams. Firefighters and police officers were ranked among the country’s most prestigious professions in a poll conducted by Harris Interactive. According to the survey, prestige is strongly associated with respect, […]

April 9th, 2007 | Posted in News You Can Use | Read More »

News You Can Use 4/26/07

What is a Septic System? A small scale sewage treatment system that is not connected to the city sewer system.  There are two different kinds, the septic system with a drainfield, and the ones with a seepage pit. There are keys to maintaining your septic system.  Remember to inspect and pump regularly.  Use water efficiently […]

March 26th, 2007 | Posted in News You Can Use | Read More »

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