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  • 'Google ferry' tests service from Alameda to Silicon Valley

    'Google ferry' tests service from Alameda to Silicon Valley
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google is testing a new way for its workers in the East Bay to commute across the bay to the company’s Mountain View headquarters: by ferry. Starting Monday, the agency that operates San Francisco Bay Ferry said Google...
  • Cruise ship back home in N.J.: Tales of quarantine after 684 fell ill

    Cruise ship back home in N.J.: Tales of quarantine after 684 fell ill
    BAYONNE, N.J. -- At first he thought it was the fish. Maurice Weizmann, a Montreal businessman on a Royal Caribbean cruise with his wife, started vomiting on the second night of the 10-day voyage after eating dinner and watching a show on the ship...
  • Royal Caribbean cruise ship returns home after more than 600 sickened

    Royal Caribbean cruise ship returns home after more than 600 sickened
    BAYONNE, N.J. — At first he thought it was the fish. Maurice Weizmann, a Montreal businessman on a Royal Caribbean cruise with his wife, started vomiting on the second night of the 10-day voyage after eating dinner and watching a show on the...
  • Cachuma Lake, a crystalline mountain resource, is disappearing

    Cachuma Lake, a crystalline mountain resource, is disappearing
    When Jeff Bozarth retired after 20 years as a police officer and signed up as a park ranger here last spring, he knew what to expect and relished every bit of it. Hidden in the folds of the Central Coast mountains, Cachuma Lake featured the largest...
  • Going Beyond Yosemite

    Going Beyond Yosemite
    “We’ve gotta time this just right,” says kayaking guide Tony Chapman as we contemplate the rock formation looming directly in front of our boats. It’s a mammoth sea arch, and what we are about to attempt is a precise and nerve-...
  • Possible norovirus outbreak cuts Royal Caribbean cruise short

    Possible norovirus outbreak cuts Royal Caribbean cruise short
    A possible outbreak of norovirus that has sickened more than 600 passengers and crew members on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship has prompted company officials to cut the trip short, the company said late Sunday. The ship, Explorer of the Seas, is...
  • Hindenburg partial replica is highlight of Zeppelin Museum in Germany

    Hindenburg partial replica is highlight of Zeppelin Museum in Germany
    FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — I am looking at a piece of the Hindenburg — or, rather, its replica: its lounge, reading and writing room, passenger cabins and smoking room (yes, there was one) and bar. It's part of the Zeppelin Museum, in the...
  • Traveling in 2014? Here are 14 things to know

    Traveling in 2014? Here are 14 things to know
    New players in the ever-annoying world of air carriers. New perks for visitors to Vegas. New ways to get around town. Travel continues to evolve, sometimes in great ways, sometimes in ways that make us want to stick out our tongues. The travel treat and...
  • New releases: 'Captain Phillips' puts you on the boat in a hijacking

    New releases: 'Captain Phillips' puts you on the boat in a hijacking
    Captain Phillips Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $40.99 Available on VOD beginning Jan. 21 The true story of the hijacking of the freighter Maersk Alabama becomes a refreshingly original action movie in "Captain Phillips," a Paul Greengrass-directed, Billy...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: In Europe and beyond, river cruises surge

    L.A. Times Travel Show: In Europe and beyond, river cruises surge
    European river-cruising, a rarity among American travelers 20 years ago, continues to grow rapidly on the waterways of the continent, with dozens of vessels on the water, more being built and some companies expanding into Asia and beyond. Along the way,...
  • Guantanamo Bay detainee pleads guilty in 2002 tanker bombing

    Guantanamo Bay detainee pleads guilty in 2002 tanker bombing
    WASHINGTON — A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was a relative of one of the Sept. 11 hijackers pleaded guilty Thursday in the bombing attack of a French oil tanker off the coast of Yemen. Top military officials pointed to the plea as an example of the...