| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Now that we’ve all had a chance to be shocked by the dirty rich rats who hire a special tour guide so they can get onto the most popular Disney rides without waiting in a long line, let’s remember that the rich already had this ability,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Floodwaters in rural northern Arizona swept a Las Vegas-bound tour bus into a wash where it tipped over, but officials said all the passengers escaped safely.
A round of heavy rains over the weekend put much of northwestern Arizona under a flash-flood...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The world’s largest cruise ship company has agreed to use air pollution control equipment to clean exhaust from the giant diesel engines that power its vessels.
Carnival Corp. will install scrubbers to cut sulfur oxide emissions and filters to...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
This post has been corrected. See note below.
Already a Los Angeles landmark, Walt Disney Concert Hall turns 10 this fall. Celebrations on Grand Avenue will be populist and bold, including a Los Angeles Philharmonic gala on Sept. 30 with video...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:11 PM
An inappropriate response to a fire alarm on the Carnival Splendor cruise ship in 2010 led to a loss of power that forced nearly 4,500 passengers and crew to endure a hot, four-day tow back to port, a U.S. Coast Guard report found.
There were no working...
| Jul 12, 2013
PONTEVEDRA, Spain — Galicia, the Atlantic-splashed left shoulder of Spain, grabbed my attention with photos of spectacular scenery and tempting cuisine. But truth be told, I wanted to see something more: the region's Sotomayor Castle, a medieval...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:44 PM
2 Chainz has a new album out. “B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time” is another bass-rattling set of bouncy tracks that Miley Cyrus, and the world, can twerk to, and strippers can earn enough tips to rival any salary.
But that’s not the best part of...
| Sep 15, 2013
On Sept. 6, the State Department issued a warning for southeastern Turkey, recommending that U.S. citizens "defer non-essential travel" to that area. The department allowed non-emergency personnel and families to leave its consulate in Adana. Adana is...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Seven months after the Triumph cruise ship was left adrift in the Gulf of Mexico, the world's largest cruise company is offering a money-back guarantee to boost confidence in its business.
Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday a guarantee that guests...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Rochelle had a really bad trip aboard a cruise ship, so what she should be asking about is travel insurance. But her question concerns customer service.
Specifically, why is it sometimes so bad?
Rochelle broke her back while on a cruise. Needless to...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:54 AM
The driver and nine passengers of a tour bus on its way to a casino in northern San Diego County were taken to a local hospital Sunday night after the bus careened off the road and crashed into trees, the California Highway Patrol said.