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PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — Sixty feet below the surface of the aquamarine western Atlantic, my 12-year-old daughter, Maddie, glided gently along the reef, her arms crossed in Buddha-like meditation. To the left, where the sea...
Tags: Mark Parrish, Diving, Sports, Sailing, Hurricane Sandy (2012)
First there was surfing Santa Claus and hockey-playing Santa. Now St. Nick is strapping on an oxygen tank to take photos underwater with shoppers at Sport Chalet. The sporting goods chain, based in La Canada, is offering customers a free photo op with a...
Hector looks at me with disappointment. His eyes, 8 inches from my own, express pity for my inability to locate things at the bottom of the ocean. He buzzes the area next to where I am digging in the sand, gives me that there's-nothing-there-idiot look...
We all marveled at the hideous thing, trying not to gasp through our regulators. It was black, striped and about the size of a bass, fins fanning out in all directions. Scuba divers see a lot of weird-looking things but appreciate them all the same....
Let The Times help you navigate the waters of vacation planning for 2011 and beyond at the annual Los Angeles Times Travel & Adventure Show, held on March 19 and 20 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. With more than 400 exhibitors from all over the...
Tags: Diving, Sports, Travel, Multi-Sport Events, PBS (tv network)
L.A. NOWDaniel Carlock, a Santa Monica aerospace engineer, prayed to God not to let him die after he was abandoned floating in the ocean 12 miles off Long Beach by leaders of a scuba-diving excursion. After nearly five hours, surrounded by......
OutpostsA scuba diver who was abandoned in the Pacific Ocean during a 2004 dive trip has been awarded $1.68 million in damages after a five-year legal battle against Venice-based Ocean Adventures Dive Co. and Long Beach-based Sundiver Charters. Times staff......
L.A. NOWThe owner of a Catalina Island scuba diving business accused of price fixing has agreed to pay a settlement of $6,500, the Los Angeles County district attorneyâs office announced Wednesday. Robert S. Kennedy, who owns Scuba Luv Inc., was accused......
OutpostsIn support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: I have heard it is illegal in......
L.A. UnleashedWe love hanging out with our dogs -- don't get us wrong. But we draw the line, whenever possible at least, at bringing them along on excursions we suspect would make them uncomfortable or anxious. One pastime we can never......
Scuba diving is declared hazardous activity in California, limiting government liability in case of accidentsOutpostsA new law that will take effect Jan. 1 declares scuba diving a hazardous activity in California. AB 634, signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger this month, adds the sport to the list of recreational activities considered hazardous and releases state......
Special to the Los Angeles TimesTravel agent Leigh Karin Padilla of World Leigh Travel in Los Angeles regularly globe-trots in search of the world's most fantastic honeymoon destinations. Like a parent, she can't (or won't) name her favorites, but Padilla agreed to share 12 hotels and...
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