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Holidays In The San Fernando Valley: Yolanda Lights in Reseda

Outside, the arches of lights look like any other light display but when you step inside those tunnels, that’s when the magic happens. Walking through these tunnels, the night sky becomes a beautiful backdrop to the incandescent light of the tunnels. It turns your walk around the block extra special. This family winter holiday display started 17 years ago, when

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Meet Hector Perez-Roman, Host and Executive Producer of Valley Views

In today’s Meet The 818 Interview, Hector Perez-Roman, host and Executive Producer of Valley Views, talks about community building, connecting with others, and spreading positivity through highlighting other’s stories. Valley Views focuses on stories of people, organizations, businesses and social movements with a positive impact on the San Fernando Valley & beyond—through deep and fun discussions at the intersectionality of

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Meet Double A, Creator and Host of Profile Pod TV

In today’s Meet the (818) Interview, Andy Zaldivar, best known as Double A, the creator and host of Profile Pod TV, shares the beginnings and the evolution of his podcast. We chat about shinning a spotlight on people making waves and impacting their communities in a positive way. He talks about the successes and the growth he’s experienced both personally

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Meet Jason Lustina and John Erick Pabalan, Co-Founders of So Cal Filipinos

In the middle of the pandemic, friends John Erick Pabalan and Jason Lustina set out to create a Facebook community group called So Cal Filipinos. Their goal was simple: to connect Filipinos/Filipino Americans in (or have connections to) Southern California through shared experiences. From June 2020 to present, this online community now consists of 25,000 members and is still growing.

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