Grand Canyon

This Aug. 16, 2009 file photo shows first lady Michelle Obama, wearing shorts, and daughter Malia Obama, walking off Air Force One at Grand Canyon National Park Airport in Tusayan, Ariz. (AP Photo/Dana Felthauser, File)

First lady: Air Force One shorts created a ‘stink’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says she won’t wear shorts on Air Force One again because the one time she did, it created “a huge stink.” Treated worldwide as a style icon, the first lady […]

11/19/2013

Tourists hike along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with the North Rim in background, Arizona

Ariz., some other states reopen national parks

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Tourists returned to the Grand Canyon on Saturday after Arizona officials along with several counterparts agreed to a federal government plan to reopen national parks, which had been closed as a […]

10/12/2013

The Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)

Utah reopening national parks, others eye options

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Obama administration’s willingness to reopen national parks shuttered by the government shutdown came with a big caveat: States must foot the bill with money they likely won’t see again. […]

10/11/2013

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Labor Day travel projected to be highest since 2008

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – More Southland residents are taking Labor Day weekend trips this year than in 2012, mirroring a national trend, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. Rising consumer confidence is credited […]

08/30/2013

Michael Boatwright, who refers to himself as Johan Ek, a 61-year-old Florida man who awoke with no memory of his past speaking only Swedish and no English, in Palm Springs, Calif. (AP Photo/The Desert Sun, Jay Calderon)

Man found in California motel awakens with amnesia

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Doctors are looking into the mystery of a Florida man who awoke speaking only Swedish, with no memory of his past, after he was found unconscious four months ago at […]

07/16/2013

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SoCal expected to stay home for the holiday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Slightly fewer Southern California residents of are expected to travel over the Fourth of July weekend because the holiday falls on a Thursday this year, as opposed to 2012, when it […]

06/26/2013

Nik Wallenda

NYPD: No NYC skyscraper stunt for Wallenda

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s top police officer says Nik Wallenda’s hope of tightrope walking between the city’s most famous skyscrapers just isn’t going to fly. NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly was asked on Monday […]

06/24/2013

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Man completes tightrope walk near Grand Canyon

LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. (AP) — Aerialist Nik Wallenda completed a tightrope walk that took him a quarter mile over the Little Colorado River Gorge in northeastern Arizona on Sunday. Wallenda performed the stunt […]

06/23/2013

Google street view of Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. (Photo credit: Google)

Google adds street views of Japan nuclear zone

TOKYO (AP) — Concrete rubble litters streets lined with shuttered shops and dark windows. A collapsed roof juts from the ground. A ship sits stranded on a stretch of dirt flattened when the tsunami roared across the coastline. There isn’t a person in sight.

03/27/2013

Johnny Strange

Johnny Strange and Jane Pak on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Johnny Strange, who at 17, became one of the youngest people to climb the Seven Summits – including Mt. Everest. Later on the show, Ken discusses the importance of women as entrepreneurs and leaders with the CEO of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Los Angeles Chapter (NAWBO-LA), Jane Pak.

03/14/2013

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