| Jan 10, 2014
GULF ISLANDS, Canada — "I'm not ashamed to say it," Colin Griffinson says, as he scans the island-dotted Strait of Georgia, "I have wooden boat disease!"
And as he spins the very big wheel of his 1943 Pacific Yellowfin, one of a string of wooden...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Hotel owners in Los Angeles County rang in the new year on a bright note.
The hotel occupancy rate in the county jumped 6.2%, to 92.9% on Dec. 31, making Los Angeles one of the hottest New Year's Eve destinations in the country, according to the hotel...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Marvel Entertainment has unveiled a first look at its upcoming touring theme park attraction, The Marvel Experience. The concept art […]...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The housing market's resurgence could jump-start one of Southern California's most ambitious but long-stymied projects: Irvine's Great Park.
Conceived more than a decade ago — and designed to span twice the size of New York City's Central Park...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Cirque du Soleil is looking to diversify its repertoire by expanding into Broadway-style shows and is creating a new division called Cirque du Soleil Theatrical that will be headed by Las Vegas theater impresario Scott Zeiger.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:30 AM
We had a wonderful once-in-a-lifetime experience visiting national parks in Kenya. On our 11-day safari, we visited the Serengeti (Masai Mara), Samburu, Amboseli and other parks. The wildlife is extraordinary with sightings of lions, cheetahs, zebras,...
| Oct 20, 2013
HONOLULU — The giant sandbox known as Waikiki Beach, a sunny two-mile-long strip of paradise, welcomes 4.5 million tourists annually.
There's only one problem: The sand that makes the beach famous has been slipping into the sea for years,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:46 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Madagascar is set to hold elections Friday, trying to shrug off the effects of a 2009 coup that plunged millions of people into poverty and hunger due to subsequent African and Western sanctions and withdrawal of budget aid....
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:40 PM
For the second consecutive year, the Toyota Prius liftback topped Consumer Reports' annual list of vehicles giving buyers the best bang for their automotive buck. The hulking Nissan Armada SUV won the prize for the worst value.
Consumer Reports said...
| Dec 22, 2013
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THE BEST WAY TO NEW YORK
From LAX, American, Delta, JetBlue, United and Virgin America offer nonstop service to New York, and Southwest, United, Delta, US Airways and American offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-...
| Dec 22, 2013
The trans-Atlantic eclipse voyage was organized by Betchart Expeditions ( 252-4910, http://www.betchartexpeditions.com), a California-based company specializing in science-oriented travel. It offers about two dozen science-themed trips a year to...