Solar Eclipse May 20, 2012: Ring of Fire

May 17th, 2012

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An annular solar eclipse can be seen this weekend on Sunday, May 20, 2012. CAUTION– Do not look directly at a solar eclipse without a proper filter! Annular eclipses can be dangerous to your eyes. Because the solar eclipse will block out most of the sun, a spectacular “ring of fire”  will be seen in … Continued

Written by Mary Anne Been The City of Angels is the city that keeps people on their toes.  There is always something exciting around the corner. With so many things to do in Los Angeles, a person never knows what interesting adventure they will find themselves in. A few weeks back an invitation was extended to take … Continued

Written by Mary Anne Been Jetset Extra Los Angeles has so many opportunities for people to get away.  It’s easy to forget what is available.   A recent trip to Catalina Island for work brought back so many memories of childhood and family that going back for a local “staycation” with the family will be … Continued

Merrie Monarch Festival 2012, Kanaka’ole Stadium, Hilo, Hawaii The elevated wood stage is well lit by the flood lights above. A giant arch serves as the ceiling, giving the feel of being in a wind tunnel as two sides of the arena are open air. Through that wind, comes a bouquet of smells; fresh night … Continued

Today, May 5, 2012, on Westridge Hiking Trail in Los Angeles, California we saw three helicopters circling.  A mountain bike rider fell and had a broken clavicle. We saw the helicopter air lift him out. We hope he will be okay. Other highlights from the trail today: Talking with Trisha the ultra runner about BadWater 135mile … Continued

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I have not always been very interested in Earth Science or Volcanoes. I distinctly remember Seventh Grade Earth Science being incredibly dry. I think I could have fallen asleep but I was too much a goody-goody to actually close my eyes in class. During my seven years at sea, it came as a real surprise … Continued

Today we are honored to present an article from G Kamana from his Hilo office. After knowing this “Healer in the Streets” for many years, I am certain you will be inspired by his literal and figurative journeys. I’ve decided to retire early. At the ripe age of 34, with only 2 days until my … Continued

After spending seven years sailing the seven seas like Julie McCoy on the Love Boat, I was recently back on board with for a family celebration. I agree with Terrance Richardson that to continue to capture the attention of travelers, cruise lines will need to meet their 21st century demands about things like wi-fi! Enjoy … Continued

A Wonderful Weekend in Downtown Manhattan Arriving in style from JFK to the Upper East side with Groundlink, I knew I started my weekend well. I loved my airport pickup with Richard in his brand new Mercedes. Groundlink’s app is easy to use and their service will be starting soon in Los Angeles, I can’t … Continued