Community Voices: My long-distance affair with LA | Community Voices

Community Voices: My long-distance affair with LA | Community Voices

I may not live in Los Angeles but I’ve been in love with LA since my mother first took me over the Grapevine south on old Highway 99 to shop for a prom dress at downtown Bullock’s. Lunch was always a toss-up. Which one? Clifton’s Cafeteria Redwood or Clifton’s Pacific Seas with waterfalls and real … Read more

WestJet expands Penticton-to-Vancouver service | Business

WestJet expands Penticton-to-Vancouver service | Business

Starting in six months, both of Canada’s largest airlines will be offering regular flights from Penticton to Vancouver. For the first time in its long history, WestJet, Canada’s second-largest aviation company, announced Monday it will be offering daily flights directly to Vancouver from Penticton Regional Airport. On Feb. 17, WestJet, through a new agreement with … Read more

Vision Together makes contribution sends children on field trip to U.S. Holocaust Museum, other D.C. sites | Local News

Vision Together makes contribution sends children on field trip to U.S. Holocaust Museum, other D.C. sites | Local News

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – About 90 children attended a field trip with the Flood City Youth Fitness Academy on Friday to the United States Holocaust Museum in Washington. Vision Together 2025 made a $2,000 donation to the academy to help fund the trip. The president and CEO of Vision Together 2025, Mike Tedesco, said he believes … Read more

Spotsylvania art teacher paints mural at River Rock Outfitter | Local News

Spotsylvania art teacher paints mural at River Rock Outfitter | Local News

A new mural downtown celebrates the Rappahannock River, the city of Fredericksburg, the city’s relationship with Kathmandu, Nepal, and strong, independent women—all on two walls inside River Rock Outfitter. “Everybody who comes in here has a story about the river,” said artist Jennifer Manfre, an art teacher at Wilderness Elementary in Spotsylvania. “I hope people … Read more

Spreading kindness: Pella author publishes Christian activity book | Local News

Spreading kindness: Pella author publishes Christian activity book | Local News

PELLA — Looking for ways to have fun and help others this summer? “Visions of Hope: Activities and Prayers to Start a Revival” by Pella author Karen Fitzsimmons is a Christian activity book that children and adults can complete together. In its pages, readers will find activities they can work on at school, at church, … Read more

New books: The Bridgertons and Jason Bourne are back | Lifestyles

New books: The Bridgertons and Jason Bourne are back | Lifestyles

TODAY’S WORD is construe. Example: Louise was listening to the words her husband was saying but decided that his message could barely be construed as an apology for his actions earlier in the day. MONDAY’S WORD was alacrity. It means brisk and cheerful readiness. Example: Julie walked through life with an air of alacrity that … Read more

Traveling Comic Book Roadshow group visits Plattsburgh | News

Traveling Comic Book Roadshow group visits Plattsburgh | News

PLATTSBURGH — Comic Book Roadshow, a three-person group traveling the country offering free appraisals of collectables like comic books, sports cards, magic cards and toys, made a stop at Fairfield Inn & Suites, Saturday. “Anything that’s pop culture related, we do free appraisals, and then if you have something that we’re interested in purchasing, we … Read more

The Books of Timbuktu – Houston Public Media

The Books of Timbuktu – Houston Public Media

Engines Podcast Episode: 2265 Timbuktu: The romance and reality of a Renaissance intellectual center. Today, we finally reach Timbuktu. Episode: 2265 Timbuktu: The romance and reality of a Renaissance intellectual center. Today, we finally reach Timbuktu. Listen To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: <iframe src=”https://embed.hpm.io/428366/428365″ style=”height: 115px; width: … Read more