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Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG (born Leslie Townes Hope; May 29, 1903 - July 27, 2003) was an American comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies. He was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his numerous USO tours entertaining American military personnel. Throughout his career, he was honored for his humanitarian work. In 1996, the U.S. Congress honored Bob Hope by declaring him the "first and only honorary veteran of the U.S. armed forces." Bob Hope appeared in or hosted 199 known USO shows.

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Diamond Resorts International(R) -- Vacations for Life(R) -- Create Priceless Memories in Virginia's Williamsburg
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - December 07, 2015) - Take a step back in time with a stay at The Historic Powhatan Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia. This Diamond Resorts property combines modern appointments with colonial-era charm. The restored manor, built originally in 1735, provides a quiet retreat for guests and their families

Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

Who Should Pick You Up at U.S. Airports?
BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - Laws at U.S. airports limit travelers' ground transportation choices and create an inconsistent travel experience, according to the Blacklane U.S. Airport Pickup Digest. Further, legacy chauffeur services burden customers with fees that inflate costs nearly 80 percent higher than airport taxi prices.

Work Market to Showcase Freelance Management Solutions at Field Service USA 2015
WHO: Work Market, the SaaS solution that helps companies find, manage, and pay their freelance and independent contractor workforce from a single platform WHAT: Will highlight its on-demand workforce solutions at Field Service USA 2015, the event for leaders in customer care, service and support Releases Fifth Annual Airport Affordability Index, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, has tapped into its extensive database of airfare searches to compile its 2014 Airport Affordability Index. This report is an annual look at who's up and who's down in the world of airline travel

Presidio Residential Capital and Williams Homes Partner to Build $25 Million 82-Acre Community in Los Angeles County
Presidio Residential Capital has partnered with Williams Homes to build Phantom Trail, ultimately a $25 million 82-acre community with 29 single-family homes and more than 70 acres of dedicated open space near Copperhill Drive and Haskell Canyon Road in the city of Santa Clarita, Calif. Construction will begin in the spring of 2015, and a grand opening is planned for November 2015.

Smokey Robinson Thalians Event Raises One Million Dollars for UCLA Operation Mend
The Thalians, Hollywood's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the treatment of mental health, raised $1 million Saturday night (4/26) at its annual gala. Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer and multi-Grammy® Award winner Smokey Robinson was honored for a lifetime of entertainment and philanthropy with the Thalians' "Mr. Wonderful" award

I Link 2 Music Signs Veteran Executive Producer Jeff Schimmel
iL2M International Corp. (the "company" or "") (OTCQB: ILIM), an emerging music entertainment and social media company announced today that it has signed Jeff Schimmel as the executive producer of the Michael Blackson morning show, which will soon air on the Company's first commercial radio station.

RIP: Hank Rieger Dead at 95
Henry "Hank" Rieger, a Los Angeles icon in the fields of news and public relations and former President of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (1973-75, 1977 - 1980), died Wednesday of old age in Oceanside, California. He was 95.

The Thalians Celebrate Move to UCLA Operation Mend With a Tribute Concert Honoring Smokey Robinson
The Thalians, the entertainment industry's leading nonprofit organization formed for the treatment of mental health, today announced they will honor Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer, music legend and multi-Grammy® Award winner Smokey Robinson with its "Mr. Wonderful" award at their 56th Anniversary Gala at House of Blues, Sunset Strip, on April 26, 2014.

The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa Hosts King Abdullah II of Jordan and Governor Jerry Brown
RANCHO MIRAGE, CA--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa hosted King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein of Jordan and California governor Jerry Brown last Friday for meetings that included discussions on drought, the efficient use of water and renewable energy

R.D. Olson Development Breaks Ground on $44 Million SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Downtown Burbank, Calif
R.D. Olson Development has broken ground on the five-story,170-room SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel in Burbank, Calif. Executives from R.D. Olson Development and Marriott International were joined by City of Burbank Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy and civic leaders at the ceremonial groundbreaking

Auction of Assets to Celebrate the History of Hollywood Park
The history and glamour of Betfair Hollywood Park's 75 years will be celebrated as memorabilia and assets from the famed Southern California race track will be sold at a live webcast auction Friday, January 24 and Saturday, January 25.

Next Generation Airport Saves Lives -- Watch Video
When the next destructive earthquake hits Los Angeles, the Burbank Bob Hope Airport is ready to respond. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has set the standard for high performance engineering and multi-earthquake building practices with the new Regional Intermodal Transportation Center (RITC). Watch how Ranks 101 Airports on Average Flight Prices, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, has once again compiled its Airport Affordability Index. This is the fourth annual edition of the index, which ranks 101of the most popular airports in the United States based on the average airfare our users found in the month of June.

ADC & HAS AIRPORTS WORLDWIDE Acquires Belfast International, Stockholm-Skavsta, and US Airport Assets
ADC & HAS AIRPORTS WORLDWIDE has agreed to acquire airport assets in Northern Ireland, Sweden and the United States from TBI Limited for a purchase price of 284 million euros (370 million US dollars).

L.A. County Fair Opens Friday, Celebrating 90 Years of Pure Fun
The 2012 L.A. County Fair will kick-off Labor Day weekend opening Friday, August 31 at 3 p.m. Celebrating its 90th Anniversary, this year's Fair pays homage to old time classics with Fairview Farms, horse racing and the carnival, while new attractions such as Stingray Island and Genius -- A Celebration of American Innovation, capture the Fair's ever-changing diversity.

Derek O'Neill Awarded Variety International's Highest Honors: Humanitarian Award
Amongst the amalgam of prestigious awards earned by Ireland's transformational therapist, Derek O'Neill (, this coming May he will be presented with Variety International Children's Charity's Humanitarian Award, honoring his staunch dedication to the betterment of humanity and work as a selfless philanthropist

Bob Henry Noted Television Pioneer Dies
Bob Henry, producer and director of such innovative television series as "The Nat King Cole Show" and "The Flip Wilson Show" passed away on March 18th at his home in Laguna Beach. Henry was 92.

Jimmy Fallon Releases Comedy Record on Warner Bros. Records
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon's multi-talented host, Jimmy Fallon, has joined the Warner Music Nashville roster to release his comedy record off of Warner Bros. Records. Set for release in Summer 2012, the record will include music, parodies and other impresario compositions that became instant classics after performances by Jimmy and his guests on the Late Night show

Capital Art, Inc. Announces Partnership With Sofitel Los Angeles
Capital Art, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CAPA) is celebrating the glamorous Hollywood lifestyle with the announcement of an exciting partnership with Sofitel Los Angeles, showcasing collections of rarely exhibited and newly discovered photographic treasures.

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa Teams Up With K-EARTH 101 Radio and the USO to Host Mass Military Wedding for 25 Couples
On May 22, 2011, twenty-five military couples from all branches of the Armed Forces will gather ocean side to be joined in holy matrimony by famed K-EARTH 101 Radio Morning Show host, Gary Bryan at the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa

ASPA Gold Corp. -- Announces the Appointment of an Investor Relations Firm
ASPA Gold Corp. (OTCBB: RENS) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Global Media and Corporate Relations (GMCR) to deal with all Investor Relations functions for ASPA Gold Corp.

Boy Scouts of LA Honor Ming Hsieh to Kick-Off 2nd Hundred Years
The Los Angeles Area Council, Boy Scouts of America raised $350,000 by honoring Ming Hsieh, Founder and CEO of 3M Cogent Systems. Born and raised in China, Ming Hsieh is the son of an electrical engineer, and was educated in secret at home during the Cultural Revolution. At the age of 24, he came to the U.S. where he attended the USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Appear on "Oprah" to Discuss Mental Health in Advance of Thalians 55th Gala at Playboy Mansion to Benefit Operation Mend
Living Legend Debbie Reynolds and her daughter, Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher, appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show yesterday, talking about mental health. Thalians President Debbie Reynolds and Board Chair Ruta Lee, along with event chairs Kira & Bob Lorsch, are currently preparing for the upcoming Thalians 55th Gala at the Playboy Mansion, Saturday, April 30, 2011.

Country Music Legends Headline Concert Series for Veterans
Country music stars Lorrie Morgan and Aaron Tippin will help headline the 17 city VA Salute to Veteran Patients, Valentines for Veterans Concert Series slated for February 2011. The Concerts are sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and national nonprofit organization Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV), along with local VA medical centers and countless community organizations.

Hollywood splits over Oprah Winfrey's honorary Oscar
Hollywood is questioning the controversial decision to felicitate Oprah Winfrey with an honorary Oscar, despite her spending the lion's share of her career in television.

Hollywood starlet Jane Russell dies aged 89
Former Hollywood actress and sex symbol Jane Russell died on Monday at her home in California of a respiratory-related illness. She was 89.

Kira & Bob Lorsch Chair 55th Thalians Gala at Playboy Mansion Honoring Hugh Hefner
Robert H. "Bob" Lorsch and wife Kira Reed Lorsch, through the Robert H. Lorsch Family Foundation Trust and The RHL Group, will chair the 55th Annual Thalians Gala to be held on April 30th, 2011 at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. The event will honor Hugh M. Hefner for a lifetime of philanthropy coinciding with the celebration of his 85th Birthday

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