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  1. Boston Marathon bombing survivor plays golf again with bionic legRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2013 |

    One of JP Norden's passions, before he lost his right leg to an explosion during the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, was to play golf . He and his brother Paul, whose right limb was also a victim of the violence that killed three people and wounded at least 260, have undergone more than 50 surgeries between them and J.P. is once again able to swing a club.


  2. California homeschool diploma same as public school diplomaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2009 |

    In Tennessee, there has been a recent push for legislation that would deem homeschool diplomas as equal to diplomas issued by traditional schools. Of course there has been some debate on this issue.


  3. The Cherries have left the market, not reallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2009 |

    Someone recently commented to me how brief cherry season was, and how sad they were to see it end. Technically, it is still going on.


  4. Hot rod and collector car Pomona cruiseRead the original story

    May 23, 2009 |

    The Los Angeles County Fairgrounds are actually located in the city of Pomona, California and automotive enthusiasts know about the Fairgrounds for more reasons than just the Los Angeles County Fair. In addition to the annual NHRA drag races and the famous Pomona Auto Swap Meets, there is the Wally Parks National Hod Rod Association Motorsports Museum and the on the first Wednesday of each month from April through December there is a hot rod and collector car get together in the parking lot of the NHRA Motorsports Museum.


  5. National Parks fee-free weekendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2009 |

    Looking for an inexpensive weekend getaway? Look no further than the country's national parks. In light of "tough economic times" Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that Yosemite, Grand Canyon and the 145 other national parks will offer free entry on three weekends this summer: June 20 21, July 18-19 and August 15 16. For example, this can save up to $20 per vehicle and $10 for those entering on foot, bicycle or motorbike for admission to Death Valley National Park.


  6. Fall fun guide for allergy and asthma sufferers in the Los Angeles areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2009 |

    Fall is here, which means seasonal allergies have kicked in! Are you dreading the fun fall activities that everyone is participating in because you or your child suffers from allergies? If you take preventative steps, you, too, will be able to enjoy the fun activities that await you. According to WebMD , although fall brings cooler temperatures, it doesn't bring relief from pollen.


  7. Two homeschool magazines call for submissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2009 |

    The California Homeschooler is a bi-monthly magazine published by the Homeschool Association of California . The next issue will be about "History and Culture."


  8. Shady Shakespeare in the Park in Saratoga, CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2009 |

    In the heart of Silicon Valley, Saratoga is known for its small-town feel, wineries and high-end boutiques, and in the summer - Shakespeare in the Park. Perfect for a family looking for some classic cultural entertainment or anybody enamored with the works of William Shakespeare.


  9. In Vista: good news, bad news, budget, Cypress Drive, DOJ partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 |

    Councilmembers and the public heard a preliminary rundown of the City's upcoming fiscal year budget last night and also witnessed two unanimous decisions by elected officials. Filling in for the absent Mayor Judy Ritter, Deputy Mayor John Aguilera ably moderated the meeting, which also allowed one ice cream vendor to vent some frustration over the recent council decision to do background checks.


  10. Surfing Cruise ShipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2009 |

    Well, ladies and gentlemen it is possible, very possible and it is quite exciting! This is my third year attending the "Surf Cruise Cup." I like to think of it as Vegas at sea for adults and children.


  11. Travel by train with the dog or catRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 |

    On March 6th, JoAnna Lou wrote in The Bark about a bill passed through the House of Representatives that mandates that Amtrak begin a pilot program to allow dogs and cats on the entire rail system across the United States. Jeff Denham, California Representative realized years ago that he was not allowed to travel by train with his dog and was inspired to create this bill.


  12. Doreen Lepore: painting as the poetry of colorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 |

    Florida impressionist, Doreen Lepore , takes us on a beautiful journey to South Florida scenery with all its enchanting fragrance and atmosphere. Born and raised in Connecticut, Doreen fully appreciates the lush Florida scenery and the immediacy in enjoying outdoor painting or just sketching en plein air any time she is in the mood for.


  13. Two-time Olympian, Nebraska All-American wrestler Dan Brand dead at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 |

    Dan Brand, University of Nebraska All-American heavyweight and two-time US Olympic wrestler who earned a bronze medal at the 1964 Tokyo Games, has died, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame confirmed this week at its website . He was 79. According to the Hall of Fame, Brand passed away February 10, 2015 in California.


  14. 2015 J-Pop Summit Tickets Go on Sale TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 |

    The J-POP SUMMIT, the Japanese pop culture celebration held annually in San Francisco, has announced that tickets to attend the 2015 edition of the festival go on sale on TODAY, Friday, April 10th. General admission as well as V.I.P. passes are now available.


  15. Apple bars ex-felons from construction work on new campusRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 |

    Apple has barred several construction workers with prior felony criminal convictions from jobs building the technology giant's new campus in Cupertino, California, and any job seeker with a felony conviction or facing felony charges looking for work on the new Apple campus "does not meet owner standards," according to documents acquired by The San Francisco Chronicle .


  16. 2015 Garden Walk Buffalo Niagara preview: Great Garden TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 |

    Garden Walk Buffalo Niagara, formerly the National Garden Festival, has numerous events on the schedule for the 2015 season, running from approximately mid-June to early August. Among the events are three motorcoach tours hosted by local gardening expert Sally Cunningham and Horizon Club Tours' Great Garden Travel program.


  17. Bronze sculpture of Cigar commissioned by the Kentucky Horse ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 |

    Cigar was a fan-favorite Thoroughbred during his racing career and, when he moved to the Kentucky Horse Park to live out his well-deserved retirement years in May of 1999, he quickly became the darling resident in the Hall of Champions. He was a star horse boasting a record of 19 wins out of 33 races and total winnings of $9,999,815, a record high in those days.


  18. Crystal Cathedral founder Rev. Robert Schuller dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 |

    The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, founder of the Crystal Cathedral Megachurch in California has died at 88, according to his family.


  19. Televangelist Robert Schuller dies following battle with esophageal cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 |

    The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, a California televangelist who became a household name through his " Hour of Power " ministry, died Thursday.


  20. Fans Got the Led Out at Led Zeppelin ScreeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 |

    On March 30, 2015, Led Zeppelin fans were treated to a one-night-only limited nationwide release of great live footage spanning the career of arguably the greatest rock 'n' roll band to ever walk the earth. Presented by Fathom Events, Swan Song and Atlantic Records, the concert footage was pulled from the 2003 Led Zeppelin DVD and showed performances at London's Royal Albert Hall in January 1970, their historic dates at New York's Madison Square Garden in July 1973, their triumphant five-night run at London's Earl's Court in May 1975, and their record-breaking shows at England's Knebworth Festival in August of 1979.


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