| Dec 16, 2010
Melissa Leo is conflicted. For her latest film, "The Fighter," where she co-stars opposite Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale in a performance that's destined to earn her a second Oscar nomination, has her all knotted up with different emotions.
| Feb 20, 2011
South of Los Angeles and north of San Diego lies an intermittently magical 789-square-mile realm where freeways hum and Disneyland flourishes, where immigrants remake old communities as new ones ripple across the hills. Many outsiders treat this place...
| Mar 13, 2011
Yosemite in Four Seasons
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Los Angeles Times Pavilion
Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Los Angeles Times Pavilion
Los Angeles Times Presents: Picture This — 10 Steps to Better Vacation Photos & Videos
Saturday, noon, Travel &...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 8:46 PM
Property damage estimates mounted Sunday as officials reviewed the condition of homes, hotels and docks from the tsunami that battered parts of the island of Hawaii on Friday.
The Associated Press reported that the Pride of America, a cruise ship...
| Sep 25, 2011
WHERE TO STAY
Montage Beverly Hills Hotel, 225 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills 90210; (310) 860-7800, http://www.montagebeverlyhills.com. Opened in November, 2008 with 201 rooms, including 55 suites. Doubles $525-$775.
Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows,...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Sure, New York City is home to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Plaza, the Rockettes and, well, snow, but that doesn’t mean it has a monopoly on holiday magic. In fact, with a little planning, a trip to Las...
| Oct 16, 2011
Up in the northwest forest where Washington, Idaho and British Columbia converge, there's a lazy little international border crossing called Nelway, about the size of a gas station.
"Where are you headed?" a Canadian border patrol agent asked when my...
| May 22, 2011
If your family budget is running on fumes, getting free fuel for the car is mighty appealing. But before you book your summer vacation hotel, check under the shiny hood of its offer to pay $10 or even $75 of your gas costs. Nothing is really free, and...
| Jun 2, 2011
Independence Day is America’s celebration and Las Vegas is the country’s party capital, so doesn’t it make sense to be in Sin City over Fourth of July weekend? Here’s a sampling of planned holiday happenings.
Mondays are always...
| Jun 2, 2011
The Four Seasons’ big hits — “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Let’s Hang On,” “Walk Like a Man” and many more — are so familiar that you can probably hum along even if you...
| Jun 12, 2011
A stately manse that originally stood on Pasadena's storied Orange Grove Boulevard — and later survived a date with the wrecking ball — has found new life on a leafy South Pasadena street.
Named for the rancher who commissioned it, the...