Archive for San Fernando Valley

Sing-a-Long Saturday – The Surfaris “Wipe Out”

Nov 27, 2010 by Lisa Newton

The closest thing to surfing has always been the song, Wipe Out, by The Surfaris, which was formed in Glendale, CA. Millions of surfers and others around the world immediately recognize the song for both [...]

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Travelin’ Local’s Sing-a-Long Saturday – Tom Petty’s Free Fallin’

Oct 30, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Written and recorded in two days, Free Fallin’ is ranked #177 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers longest charting track, Free Fallin’ debuted [...]

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It’s not about Bike Lanes on Wilbur Avenue

Oct 13, 2010 by Lisa Newton

After reading about the new bike lanes on Wilbur Avenue, in Northridge, the message it sends could not be clearer:
It is not about bikes, bike lanes, or even cars.
It’s about safety!
I may not be a [...]

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Pick your own Oranges and Grapefruit at Orcutt Ranch

Jul 10, 2010 by Lisa Newton

The East Coast is known for its cornucopia of fruits from which to pick –the choices run the gamut from blueberries to strawberries to apples; and each season brought different pick your own event. [...]

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Springin’ into action on the Metro’s Orange Line Bicycle Path

Mar 19, 2009

With the hint of spring in the air last weekend, I decided to ride a bike trail I’ve had my eye on, the Metro Orange Line Bicycle Path.
After having gone through a major clean-up effort, [...]

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