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Three Tips To Help You Lose Weight

UNITED STATES—The New Year is right around the corner and you're probably going to want to look your best in 2017. So, I'm going to share with you three tips that may be useful in your weight loss journey. Tip #1: Workout First Thing In The Morning There are a lot of mixed feelings in the fitness community about doing...

Pietro’s Fight Celebrates FDA Approval Of Muscular Dystrophy Drug

Pietro and Dayna Scarso celebrate the FDA's announcement to approve Eteplirsen, the first drug ever made available to patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Photo by: Marino Photography
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK—In 2011, just before Dayna and Manni Scarso’s son, Pietro, turned three, they discovered his body was deteriorating from the inside out. The Scarsos began suspecting problems when they noticed Pietro’s younger brother, Nico, running up and down stairs while Pietro made slow, valiant attempts, but would then get stuck. Looking back, Manni remembered initially thinking, “maybe Pietro’s just...

Top Trending: The Most Popular Online Slot Machines In 2016

UNITED STATES—When it comes to online games, tastes are different - and so are the games themselves. Many people indulge in playing MOBAs, puzzles, strategy games, or even racing games on their smartphones and tablets. And then there are those who prefer a more relaxing and random game type, which provides them with an instant sense of accomplishment: slot...

Prepaid Tuition Through Private College 529 Plan

CALIFORNIA—For parents and guardians looking for a different route in saving for their children’s college, there is the Private College 529 Plan. This plan is a prepaid tuition plan and Canyon News spoke with the President of the Private College 529 Plan, Nancy Farmer, to find out more about it. “So you open an account and between now and July...

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum Brings Back Native FilmFest

PALM SPRINGS, CA—Now in its fifteenth season, Native FilmFest presented by Agua Caliente Cultural Museum Tuesday, March 1 through Sunday, March 6 is one of the most highly regarded festivals of its kind ̶ showcasing the best in films by, about, and starring Native Americans and other Indigenous peoples. Guest Programmer Elizabeth Weatherford is Director and Founder of the...

Taste Of The NFL Turns 25 At The Cow Palace

SAN FRANCISCO—Football and food joined forces at the legendary Cow Palace, on the eve of Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco. Celebrities and top chefs joined together with current, past and Hall of Fame NFL players to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Taste of the NFL’s Party with a Purpose. Actor Daniel Dae Kim, Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell, Kristi Yamagucci,...

Fat Tuesday Festivities

UNITED STATES—Well, we’re just a few days away from indulgence at its best: Fat Tuesday. Yep, for many while it’s known for partying and drinking, I always look at Fat Tuesday as that one day where you can slightly go against your diet. If you’ve gone most of the New Year without caffeine, here’s the opportunity to have a...

Sasha Crossman Transforms Tragedy Into Triumph

LOS ANGELES—There are two ways to carry yourself when tragedy strikes, you can wallow in your sorrows, or utilize them to become the person you've always envisioned for yourself. That's exactly what twenty-four-year-old Sasha Crossman faced earlier this year, when she unexpectedly lost her father after one of the most memorable holiday celebrations she had with her family and longtime girlfriend, Kat. "She...

Paul Cummins, Education Warrior

SANTA MONICA—Paul Cummins is a man whose accomplishments in the educational world are beyond anything most can imagine. He is a long-time Los Angelino and educator who completed studies at Harvard and Stanford. He has worked as a headmaster, and started several charter schools in the Los Angeles region. He co-founded Crossroads School in Santa Monica in 1971 and he...

Wyeth Coulter Holds His Last Charity Pumpkin Sale

SAN FRANCISCO—Wyeth Coulter, 18, held his last charity pumpkin sale in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 27. Coulter had been growing pumpkins and holding fundraisers for the past 11 years to help local charities in the Bay Area. Coulter was only 8 when he founded the project that united his love for autumn and Halloween to benefit the homeless community.  At the time,...
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