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The San Fernando Outdoor Market is Back!

When the CDC restrictions allowed for outdoor gatherings again, business owners Christina Bernal (owner of 1984 Vintage), Joeleen Medina (co-owner of Truman House), and Board President of the San Fernando City Chamber of Commerce, Adriana Gomez planned and organized a monthly outdoor market in historic downtown San Fernando, featuring local vendor in the San Fernando Valley.  Their goal was to

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Connections Through Teaching Tagalog

Marie Urquidi, the author of DLI Parent books, a series of Dual Language Immersion books teaching both children and parents Tagalog (Filipino). Starting this series during the pandemic, her goal was to introduce Tagalog to her children while keeping the cost of learning affordable and the time committed to learning flexible. She shares a bit about her story with us

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When Beauty Is Your Passion

818 local, mother of three and Licensed Vocational Nurse, Khristine Talactac is a woman of many talents. Not only is she a LVN, she’s also a licensed Cosmetologist, licensed Body Art Practitioner, Blood Borne Pathogen Certified, Multi-Certified Lash Extension Specialist, Licensed Permanent Make-up Artist and Hyaluron Pen Certified Technician. Whew! That’s a long list of licenses and certifications. It only

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