Schenectady, New York - Archivists at Union College in Schenectady, NY made an astonishing find just in time for Presidents’ Day this year, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. They found a lock of George Washington’s hair in a leather-bound edition of Gaines Universal Register or American and British Kalendar for the year 1793. 

Coronado, California - California's famed Hotel del Coronado doesn't make it clear whether men can be mermaids too in the promotion of its Mermaids Fitness classes, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.  But, it might be open to letting the menfolk take a peek as the instructor puts the next class of fitness-minded ladies through their paces in its Beach Village pool. 

Rochester, Minnesota - People who have COPD or diseases that can cause low oxygen levels may need in-flight oxygen supplementation even if they don’t use oxygen at home.

Encinitas, California - See some of the best established and up-and-coming local musicians for free. The San Diego County Library’s Acoustic Showcase is full of talent you won’t want to miss, and the program just celebrated its 500th performance.

San Diego, California - The holidays can be a joyous time, but only if you prevent winter weather-related house fires.

San Diego, California - They’re baa-ack… more scary, good deals on furry felines at County Animal Services.

San Diego, California - While we hope there won’t ever be an ultimate “test” of our personal preparedness for a natural or man-made emergency, the County urges you to take 10 easy steps that will help you be ready if disaster strikes.