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  • Letters to the Travel editor

    Frequent-flier trip delivered Not all frequent-flier airline experiences ("Frequent Flier, Here's How to Take Your Seat," On the Spot, Sept. 2, by Catharine Hamm) are negative: After I jokingly offered my rabbi miles in exchange for a personally guided...
  • Technology to play a bigger role in hospital care

    Technology to play a bigger role in hospital care
    The robot, sitting quietly in a corner, suddenly hums to life and rolls down the hospital corridor on three wheels. Perched atop the sleek machine is a monitor showing the smiling face of Dr. Paul Vespa, the physician who's piloting the rover from miles...
  • Do-not-call list is almost like a feel-free-to-call-any-time list

    Do-not-call list is almost like a feel-free-to-call-any-time list
    Like many people, Marlys Burke was thrilled when federal authorities unveiled a "do-not-call list" in 2003. She signed up immediately in hopes of keeping telemarketers at bay. Nearly a decade later, how are things going? "Not good," said Burke, 78, of...
  • On the Spot: Dealing with a lost passport? What you should know.

    On the Spot: Dealing with a lost passport? What you should know.
    Question: My girlfriend lost her passport on March 17 on a United Airlines flight. Someone in United's customer service team called on April 10 and left me a voicemail saying they had it. I accidentally deleted the voicemail. Since then she has called...
  • Latest trend: Memorizing your credit-card security code

    Latest trend: Memorizing your credit-card security code
    Do you know the security code on your credit card? Surprisingly, you probably do. More than four in 10 people have memorized their security codes, those once-overlooked three- or four-digit numbers on credit cards, according to a new survey. If you...
  • Travel tips from Los Angeles Times readers

    Travel tips from Los Angeles Times readers
    Go ahead — we dare you to read this list of travel tips and not clap your hand to your head and say, "Why didn't I think of that?" When we asked readers to contribute their best tips for travel, we were overwhelmed by the number and comsengen (a...
  • Immigration odyssey put roadblock in boxer's path

    Immigration odyssey put roadblock in boxer's path
    For more than two years, Alfredo Angulo was boxing's version of Elvis. He had left the building. Now he is back, trying to return to the level that got him fights with the likes of Kermit Cintron and James Kirkland, as well as a lucrative offer to fight...
  • How to get an American passport quickly when yours is about to expire

    How to get an American passport quickly when yours is about to expire
    Question: My passport will expire at the end of August. Because I travel for my job frequently and sometimes with little advance notice, I cannot be without a passport for the four to six weeks it will take to get a new one. Also, many visas I will be...
  • Suspect held in U.S. consulate worker's killing in Ciudad Juarez

    Suspect held in U.S. consulate worker's killing in Ciudad Juarez
    Mexican authorities said Friday they have arrested the leader of a Ciudad Juarez street gang who they say ordered the killing of a U.S. consular worker in the border town in March. Federal police said Jesus Ernesto Chavez told them that consular employee...
  • What to watch for on election day 2011

    The Big One is still 52 weeks away, but the results from a host of local elections today may offer fresh clues about the state of play in politics just as the presidential nominating process is set to begin. At stake on this "off-year" general election...
  • ID errors put hundreds in L.A. County jails

    ID errors put hundreds in L.A. County jails
    Hundreds of people have been wrongly imprisoned inside the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department jails in recent years, with some spending weeks behind bars before authorities realized those arrested were mistaken for wanted criminals, a Times...