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  • Cruising British Columbia's Gulf Islands, luxury toy box in tow

    Cruising British Columbia's Gulf Islands, luxury toy box in tow
    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...
  • Los Angeles County hotels fill up for New Year's Eve

    Los Angeles County hotels fill up for New Year's Eve
    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...
  • Marvel Experience first look: Touring attraction to feature ride, games

     
    Marvel Entertainment has unveiled a first look at its upcoming touring theme park attraction, The Marvel Experience. The concept art […]...
  • Developer offers to finance, build part of Irvine's Great Park

    Developer offers to finance, build part of Irvine's Great Park
    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...
  • Cirque du Soleil looking to expand into Broadway-style shows

    Cirque du Soleil looking to expand into Broadway-style shows
    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. The Montreal-based...
  • Readers Recommend: F. Kings safari tour in Kenya

    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,...
  • After a spruce-up, Waikiki Beach looks even better

    After a spruce-up, Waikiki Beach looks even better
    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,...
  • Madagascar hopes election will end nearly five years of crisis

    Madagascar hopes election will end nearly five years of crisis
    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....
  • Toyota Prius tops Consumer Reports value list; Nissan Armada worst

    Toyota Prius tops Consumer Reports value list; Nissan Armada worst
    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...
  • Traveling to New York City

    If you go 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-...
  • Information on Betchart Expeditions' trans-Atlantic eclipse voyage

    The trans-Atlantic eclipse voyage was organized by Betchart Expeditions ([800] 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...