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  • Travel risks, warnings and odd news from around the world

    Travel risks, warnings and odd news from around the world
    The U.S. State Department continues to warn travelers to defer all non-essential visits to Pakistan and strongly warns travelers about venturing to the Gaza Strip. A short-term alert has also been issued to Americans attending the Olympic Games in Russia....
  • Jamzilla yielding light delays, but drivers still warned to stay away

    Jamzilla yielding light delays, but drivers still warned to stay away
    Northbound traffic moved steadily on the 405 Freeway over Sepulveda Pass during the first day of "Jamzilla" on Saturday, but motorists encountered some delays as they merged from five lanes to two lanes through the highway's construction zone....
  • Jamzilla: Work on northbound 405 Freeway proceeding on schedule

    Jamzilla: Work on northbound 405 Freeway proceeding on schedule
    As drivers coped with a partial highway closure on the first day of Jamzilla on Saturday, construction of a new carpool lane on the northbound 405 Freeway proceeded on schedule and should be completed in time for rush hour Tuesday morning,...
  • Jamzilla: Northbound drivers on 405 encountering longer delays

    Jamzilla: Northbound drivers on 405 encountering longer delays
    Northbound traffic continued to move steadily at midday Saturday on the 405 Freeway over the Sepulveda Pass, but motorists were encountering longer delays Saturday as they merged from five lanes to two lanes through the highway’s closure area that...
  • Thailand: State Department issues travel alert after violent protests

    Thailand: State Department issues travel alert after violent protests
    The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for Thailand, warning visitors about demonstrations sparked, in part, by elections next month. "The situation is unpredictable and ongoing demonstration activity, primarily in the greater Bangkok...
  • Softball coach accused of trying to commit lewd acts with teen

    Softball coach accused of trying to commit lewd acts with teen
    Long Beach police Tuesday were looking for possible additional victims of a 40-year-old softball coach accused of contacting a 14-year-old girl to commit lewd acts. Anthony Christopher Sota, an Anaheim resident, was arrested in November on suspicion of ...
  • State Department issues travel warning for Israel, Gaza, West Bank

    State Department issues travel warning for Israel, Gaza, West Bank
    The State Department on Monday strongly warned Americans against travel to the West Bank and Gaza after violent clashes in the border area last month played out amid current peace talks. Section fronts "The security environment remains complex in...
  • First wave of 405 closures begin Friday, 'Jamzilla' next weekend

    First wave of 405 closures begin Friday, 'Jamzilla' next weekend
    Transportation officials are warning the public about a series of closures on the northbound 405 Freeway that will begin Friday night, continue throughout the weekend and culminate in what officials are dubbing “Jamzilla” over the Presidents...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: Finding the best travel apps for 2014

    L.A. Times Travel Show: Finding the best travel apps for 2014
    Want to find "where the hipsters hang out" in a city you’re traveling to? Homesick and want to video chat with up to nine people at once? There's an app for all that. In fact, many apps that can be resources for travelers in their everyday needs,...
  • 'Jamzilla' on 405 Freeway: Officials warn of new closures next month

    'Jamzilla' on 405 Freeway: Officials warn of new closures next month
    Authorities are warning travelers to stay away from the northbound 405 Freeway over next month's long Presidents Day weekend, when the roadway will be partially closed while construction crews pave the route's new carpool lanes through the Sepulveda Pass....
  • Anita L. DeFrantz, America's powerful Olympic presence

     Anita L. DeFrantz, America's powerful Olympic presence
    Anita L. DeFrantz has her bags packed for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia — but heck, she's had her bags packed for athletic events around the world for the last 40 years, as a competitor and as a member of the International Olympic Committee...