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Meet the Woman Who Helped Make Thanksgiving a US Holiday

Meet the Woman Who Helped Make Thanksgiving a US Holiday

For much of the 19th century, Thanksgiving was only celebrated by New Englanders and Northeastern transplants in the upper Midwest and New York. Without the dogged activism of Sarah Josepha Hale—a novelist, poet, and the editor of “Godey’s Lady’s Book,” a lifestyle magazine with an impressive pre-Civil War circulation of 150,000—Thanksgiving may never have become […]

This will be the busiest Thanksgiving for travel in a decade, says AAA

This will be the busiest Thanksgiving for travel in a decade, says AAA

Millions of Americans are expected to hit the highway this Thanksgiving holiday, swelling the number of vehicles on the road to levels not seen in 12 years, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA).

Take Metrolink During the Thanksgiving Holiday

Take Metrolink During the Thanksgiving Holiday

In observance of Thanksgiving, Metrolink will operate a Sunday schedule on Thursday, November 23. The Rail 2 Rail program on the Orange County Line will be suspended from Wednesday, November 22, through Sunday, November 26. On Thanksgiving, regular weekday fares apply with no Sunday or Weekend Day Pass discount. Also on Thanksgiving, no trains will […]

These stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2017

These stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2017

Toys R Us is once again planning to open on Thanksgiving Day at 5 p.m. for 30 continuous hours of holiday deals. It won’t close until 11 p.m. on Black Friday. Despite some criticism, many department stores and big-box stores are expected to open for business on the holiday.

Remembering our Troops for the Holidays at 10th Annual For The Troops Christmas and Holiday Card Signing event

Remembering our Troops for the Holidays at 10th Annual For The Troops Christmas and Holiday Card Signing event

For The Troops (FTT) is sponsoring its 10th Annual Christmas Card Signing and Holiday Care Packages” affair on Saturday, November 11th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at 2878 Cochran Avenue, Simi Valley (next to Weight Watchers- this event is not held at FTT’s headquarters.)   Light refreshments will be served.   Everyone is invited to this […]

Meadowlark Service League’s Holiday Home Tour – Volunteer!

Meadowlark Service League’s Holiday Home Tour – Volunteer!

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Gold Coast Transit District Staff Bring Holiday Cheer to the Bus

Gold Coast Transit District Staff Bring Holiday Cheer to the Bus

Riding on a Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) bus isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind as a way to ring in the holidays; however, for the month of December that’s exactly what many GCTD passengers did as they jingled all the way down the road! This December GCTD staff unveiled its first […]

Area Christmas lights

Area Christmas lights

By George Miller                       Channel Islands Harbor Parade of Lights By George Miller- Every year on the second Saturday in December, the most motivated local boaters compete in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Parade of Lights, a pageant of decorated, lighted boats of all sizes. This year’s […]

Change The Routine With These Fine Holiday Recipes

Change The Routine With These Fine Holiday Recipes

Le Basque is an internationally renowned catering and event Production Company based in South Florida. Building a reputation for unparalleled service with true style and savoir-faire, tadalafil Le Basque offers full-service catering and production design under the helm of Alejandro Muguerza (a native of the Basque Country), drugs Jim Mozina and Ian Perris. Among many […]

Great holiday gift ideas: Spring 2017 performances in Santa Barbara & Los Angeles

Great holiday gift ideas: Spring 2017 performances in Santa Barbara & Los Angeles

Give the person who has everything an experience! Ventura Travel Programs offers 6 exciting performances starting in January that make great gifts – at the Pantages and Ahmanson Theatres in Los Angeles; and the Granada Theatre and UCSB Campbell Hall in Santa Barbara. Park at Ventura City Hall (501 Poli Street), hop aboard the Art […]

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