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Waterfront Paradise in Marina del Rey
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Waterfront Paradise in Marina del Rey

By Greg Aragon It’s hard to call a town with the world’s largest man-made marina a hidden gem, but in a way Marina Del Rey is just that. Located near the larger, more famous areas of Venice Beach and Santa Monica, the tiny city can easily be overlooked. But for savvy travelers from around the…

A Day in Paradise at Glen Ivy Hot Springs
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A Day in Paradise at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

By Greg Aragon Life can get hectic with work, school, traffic or kids. When this happens one must remember the importance of keeping the mind, body, and soul in good form. To help keep my Zen in the right place, I love to visit Glen Ivy Hot Springs, a soothing sanctuary located in the majestic rolling hills…

Lounging in Luxury at L’Auberge Del Mar
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Lounging in Luxury at L’Auberge Del Mar

By Greg Aragon First impressions mean a lot. So, when I pulled into the L’Auberge Del Mar, by Destination Hotels, and saw the sun reflecting on the ocean, as it loomed slightly above the peaked roofs of the hotel, I knew I was in for something special. My getaway began recently when a friend and I drove south to…

The Metro Gold Line: A Unique Source of Entertainment
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The Metro Gold Line: A Unique Source of Entertainment

Just by catching the metro in Arcadia, Monrovia or Pasadena one can quickly be whisked away on an adventure By Madeline Park Regarded as the third best metro system in the nation in a study conducted by the University of Minnesota, the Los Angeles Metro provides a source of transportation for thousands of people each…

Distant Lands
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Distant Lands

  Get Ready to Travel to Distant Lands By Emily G. Peters It’s not just a bookstore. It’s not just a luggage shop, or even a travel agency. Distant Lands is a resource; a travel emporium designed to equip those suffering from acute wanderlust. Distant Lands Travel Bookstore and Outfitter is one of those shops…

California Lawmakers Ask CBP About Claims of Visa Holders Coerced to Sign Away Rights
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California Lawmakers Ask CBP About Claims of Visa Holders Coerced to Sign Away Rights

  On Feb. 3, 14 California lawmakers sent a letter to Kevin McAleenan, Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), for clarity on CBP’s actions and claims against them in implementing President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations. The letter, led by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), specifically mentions reports…