| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:45 AM
A San Antonio police officer was shot Monday morning at a downtown motel where a suspect was in a standoff with authorities.
The incident began when officers responded to reports of a family disturbance at the Super 8 Motel at about 8 a.m. CDT,...
| Sep 8, 2013
Telegraph Avenue may be the spiritual heart of Berkeley and the University of California campus the focal point, but from a visitor's point of view, downtown is the ideal place to stay. It's close to everything and has its own vibe, with an eclectic...
| Sep 7, 2013
Dear SOS: Every year my husband and I celebrate our anniversary at the Sunday brunch at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego. They have the most fabulous red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting I've ever had. Would the hotel be willing to share...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:00 AM
At Wednesday's 10th birthday party for Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Los Angeles Philharmonic will perform the world premiere of Frank Zappa's "200 Motels." It's made up of 13 orchestral suites by the late L.A. rock star and composer, only parts of...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:42 PM
The Marina del Rey Hotel, the first hotel built in the public marina south of Venice, has closed for a $20-million renovation.
Originally opened in 1964, the hotel on Bali Way was due for a makeover, owner Pacifica Hotels said. The upgrade will take...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:24 AM
SHARM EL SHEIK, Egypt -- The deadly protests and political turbulence that have swept Egypt in recent months are keeping Western tourists away from the resorts, beaches and famous scuba diving waters across the southern Sinai Peninsula.
"This summer is...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 10:08 AM
PARIS — A staggering $53 million of diamonds and other jewels were stolen Sunday from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, in one of Europe's biggest jewelry heists in recent years, police said.
The hotel in the French Riviera this summer...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
His unscripted series on A&E may be grabbing record-high ratings, but "Duck Dynasty" star Jase Robertson still can't seem to get star treatment. The bearded reality star appeared on "Live! With Kelly and Michael" on Wednesday and recounted how he'd been...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Nearly 180 California hotels changed hands in the first half of 2013, a 12% increase from the number sold in same period last year, according to a mid-year report by Irvine consulting firm Atlas Hospitality Group.
The dollar value of these sales grew...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Although the California hotel recovery is in full bloom with rising room rates and occupancy, signs of the bad old days during the last economic downturn were still in evidence as a report showed that one of the state’s largest hotel sales of the...