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  • Hit ski slopes in the West and get a lift with family bargains

     Hit ski slopes in the West and get a lift with family bargains
    Has it struck you that skiing has become a preposterously expensive family pastime? With lift tickets close to $100 a day, plus ski school, rentals, food and accommodations, it's not unheard of to spend $1,500 a day for a family of four, and that's...
  • Ski roundup: Improvements have things looking up on the slopes

    Ski roundup: Improvements have things looking up on the slopes
    Last winter's strong recovery from a woeful 2011-12 ski and snowboard season has spurred much capital improvement and many new programs and promotions at mountain resorts. Here are highlights of what's new this ski and snowboard season in California and...
  • Shanghai Disney Resort could be bigger than Disneyland

    Shanghai Disney Resort could be bigger than Disneyland
    When it comes to theme parks, the Walt Disney Co. could have a new No. 2 – Shanghai Disney Resort. Speaking at the UBS 41st annual Global Media and Communications Conference on Tuesday, Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo said that Disney’s...
  • The underside of the Sochi Games

    I visited Sochi, Russia, in late July and left with little hope for this venue. There is no way that they will be ready for the Games in early February ["Staging Sochi," by Christopher Reynolds, Dec. 8]. With 200 days left until the start of the...
  • Halloween livens things up for makeup artists

    Halloween livens things up for makeup artists
    By day, they apply lipstick, rouge and powder to create that vibrant, flawless look. But by night they use their skills to paint a picture of death, punctuated with scars, bloody gashes and deformities. For makeup artists, Halloween is a super job...
  • China poised to surpass U.S. on business travel spending by 2016

    China poised to surpass U.S. on business travel spending by 2016
    For years Americans have led the world in business travel spending. That is about to change. With China's economy surging, business travel spending from the world's most populous country is expected to jump 14% in 2013 and 17% next year, according to...
  • 'Behind the Mask' is a triumph of mascot storytelling

      There was a bit of a debate earlier this month on whether the Dodgers should have a mascot  after a guy dressed as a bear was escorted from Dodger Stadium after jumping on the dugout and trying to rally the fans during a playoff game. No matter...
  • Letters: A downtown monorail

    Re "Downtown's costly streetcar," Editorial, Oct. 29 When will planners ever learn? Trolleys belong on Main Street in Disneyland, not in downtown L.A. Surface rail transit is extremely expensive, inflexible, kills people and gets in the way of other...
  • Scariest Halloween costume: New Orleans Pelicans reveal mascot

    Scariest Halloween costume: New Orleans Pelicans reveal mascot
    The New Orleans Pelicans have unveiled their new mascot. His name is “Pierre the Pelican,” but some critics think he resembles a feathered version of "Chucky." Pierre replaces sweet "Hugo The Hornet" following the NBA team's name change in...
  • TV Picks: Young cooks, Mel Brooks, screwballs, mascots, Adam Scott

    TV Picks: Young cooks, Mel Brooks, screwballs, mascots, Adam Scott
    "MasterChef Junior" (Fox, Friday). This small-fry-ification of "MasterChef," hosted as in the grown-up version by Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot, ends its first season (of what I hope will be many) this week, with a semifinals-to-finals...
  • Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs

    Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs
    A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry ice bombs outside Toontown at the amusement park last spring pleaded guilty Monday and was immediately sentenced to 36 days in jail. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach was accused of planting two...