Arlene Lehtone


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The Historic Old Spanish Capital of Antigua, Guatemala

My husband Lloyd and I enjoyed Antigua, located in a fertile valley of Guatemala, encircled by three volcanoes, namely Acatenango


My husband Lloyd and I are in St. Petersburg, to start our ten-day escorted motor-coach tour around Florida. Twenty-eight of us are from England

Palau Kusu Island, Singapore,

Singapore was one of our numerous ports of call on a marvelous, two-week cruise throughout South East Asia, on the venerable "Ocean Pearl."

The “Doors of Paradise” at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, California

This short article is the conclusion of my last article about the Grace Cathedral, in which I mentioned its beautiful murals and stained-glass windows.

Wednesday Night Dances at Hemet West

SAINT PATRICK, the patron saint of Ireland, became part of Irish heritage, through his service across Ireland in the 5th century


Biden says debt default deal ‘very close’ while deadline now set at June 5

President Joe Biden said a deal to resolve the government’s debt ceiling crisis seemed “very close” late Friday, even as the deadline for a potentially catastrophic default was pushed back four days until a week from Monday.

New construction, falling population could combine to end California’s housing crisis

This month Californians worried about the cost of housing were offered the rarest of gifts: a glimmer of hope. New numbers released by the Newsom administration show that California added homes to its housing stock at a faster clip than any time since the Great Recession — 123,350 additional units, or an increase of 0.85%.

White House vows more federal aid to reduce homelessness in 5 cities and California

Five major U.S. cities and the state of California will receive federal help to get unsheltered residents into permanent housing under a new plan launched Thursday as part of the Biden administration’s larger goal to reduce homelessness 25% by 2025.

California orders Los Angeles County to close ‘unsuitable’ youth prisons within 60 days

Los Angeles County has two months to move about 300 young people out of its troubled juvenile halls after California regulators on Tuesday determined the facilities are “unsuitable for the confinement of youth.”