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What You Need to Know About the LA Teachers Strike

The Los Angeles teachers strike is on its third day. Here's a breakdown of what's going on and what it means. Approximately 30,000 California teachers are on strike. This is the first strike in 30 years the UTLA."Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) serves 640,000 students and is the [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 01/11/19

2019 stock markets rise for third straight week After the worst December since the depression, stocks have had three weeks of solid gains. Investors have more optimistic views on interest rates following comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. The Fed Chairman said that rate hikes will moderate in [...]

Why Los Angeles Is a Great Place For Seniors

Guest blogger:Barbara Thompson,Senior Care AdvocateSeniorHomes.com Whether you're new to the City of Angels or looking to downsize from an existing home in Los Angeles, the metro area has a lot to offer seniors in retirement. No town knows how to party quite like L.A., and the celebration doesn't end [...]

Upcoming Events – January 2019, Part 1

Happy New Year! Here's your guide to what's happening in SFV during the next two weekends, Jan. 11-13 and 18-20. The best part? They're all FREE! Fri January 11th NORTHRIDGE: Huge Kids Sale - Valley Kids Consignment - While it's FREE to attend, you'll want to bring your wallet [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 01/05/19

Job growth surges in December 2018 312,000 new jobs were added. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that U.S. employers added 312,000 new jobs in December 2018. That shocked analysts that had forecasted 178,000 new jobs. There were 2.6 million jobs added in 2018, up from 2.2 million new jobs in 2017. [...]

The Stress of Surprise Repairs (infographic)

Do you budget for unexpected house repairs? Burst pipes, leaky roofs, and broken windows aren't rare, but we may not be financially prepared for the costs. If this sounds like your situation, you're not alone. Nearly 50% of homeowners are unprepared for house repairs and improvements. Learn more with [...]

Do you want to build a snow ma​n? Skiing and snow fun in SoCal

Craving some fun in the snow? Just because you're in sunny California doesn't mean you have to miss out on the winter white powder. If you don't mind taking a drive (1 - 2+ hours), you and your family can be making a snowman in no time! Only some [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 12/29/18

Stocks rebound to end week higher Stock markets snapped a three-week losing streak to end the week higher. It was a wild week. Monday marked the largest Christmas Eve loss ever. Tuesday markets were closed. Wednesday stocks had their best point gain in history, with the Dow up over 1,000 [...]

5 Free Family-Friendly events for New Year’s Eve

Do you have plans yet for New Year's Eve? There are plenty of options in the San Fernando Valley, no matter what level of excitement you're looking for. The best thing is they're free! Family friendly FULLERTON - First Night CelebrationThis is the 27th year for First Night, which takes place from 7 [...]

A Cooking-Free Christmas

You've done the shopping, trimmed the tree, planned the parties, and premade the 'nog. The last thing you want is to make a huge dinner for your family and friends. The good news is you don't have to! There are options in the San Fernando Valley for delicious food [...]

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