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  • Visiting Nicaragua

    Visiting Nicaragua
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO MANAGUA, NICARAGUA From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) is offered on United, Delta, Avianca, Copa and American. Restricted round-trip airfares begin at $579, including all taxes and fees. TELEPHONES To call...
  • Man who posed as doctor to bilk patients gets five years in prison

    Man who posed as doctor to bilk patients gets five years in prison
    SAN DIEGO — A 52-year-old La Mesa man Friday was sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of practicing medicine without a license and promising to cure patients of AIDS, cancer and other maladies. Desperate, terminally ill patients...
  • Italy travel: Tuscany's Val d'Orcia has beauty, fine wine and dining

    Italy travel: Tuscany's Val d'Orcia has beauty, fine wine and dining
    MONTALCINO, Italy — "Scusi," I said to a well-dressed man in this medieval Tuscan village, where even the gas station was somehow part of the farming landscape. "Can you tell me how to get to Castiglion del Bosco?" "Hmm, yes," he said in English,...
  • Washington mudslide Q&A: What caused it?

    Washington mudslide Q&A:  What caused it?
    What's the quickest explanation for the deadly Washington mudslide? Blame the rain. There's been lots and lots of rain. Experts said Monday that the primary reason a 1,500-foot-wide segment of hillside in Snohomish County suddenly cut away and...
  • Mother Nature runs a spa in Glenwood Springs

    Mother Nature runs a spa in Glenwood Springs
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Since moving to Colorado from Southern California three years ago, I've come to hate winter. Scalding baths, wool blankets, the dog snoozing on my feet — nothing takes the edge off the bitter cold. It lingers in the...
  • Visiting Glenwood Springs, Colo.

    Visiting Glenwood Springs, Colo.
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO DENVER From LAX, United, Southwest, American and Frontier offer nonstop service to Denver; Southwest offers direct service (stop, no change of plane); and US Airways, United, Southwest, American and Delta offer connecting...
  • Nanuqsaurus: This pygmy tyrannosaur prowled the ancient Arctic

    Nanuqsaurus: This pygmy tyrannosaur prowled the ancient Arctic
    How's this for "death by cute?" Paleontologists have dug up a fearsome new dinosaur in a surprising place: Nanuqsaurus, a pygmy tyrannosaur that lived far away from its larger sharped-toothed cousins — in what is now Alaska. The newly named...
  • Mercury: Tiny planet is still shrinking, surfaces wrinkles show

    Mercury: Tiny planet is still shrinking, surfaces wrinkles show
    They say the world is getting smaller -- and in Mercury's case it's literally true. Though it's already the tiniest planet in the solar system, scientists say Mercury is still shrinking -- and signs of that contraction can be clearly seen in wrinkle-...
  • L.A. theater openings, March 23-30: Four Larks' 'Orpheus' and more

    L.A. theater openings, March 23-30: Four Larks' 'Orpheus' and more
    "Orpheus" descends in Downtown L.A., "Floyd Collins" does likewise in La Mirada, and "In the Heights" rises in Thousand Oaks. It’s Magic! Illusionists from around the world perform. Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 12700 Center Court...
  • Enhanced Big Thunder Mountain ride adds thrills to Disneyland favorite

     
    PERSPECTIVE My youngest son’s first roller coaster was Disneyland’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. He had just turned four, proudly towered […]...
  • 'The Bachelor' recap: Juan Pablo, Clare wade into dangerous waters

    'The Bachelor' recap: Juan Pablo, Clare wade into dangerous waters
    Did they or didn’t they? That, my friends, is the eternal question that plagued me in the hours following Monday night’s episode of “The Bachelor.” Actually, I slept for solid eight, but whatever: I still spent more time than I...