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  • Traveling to Val D'Orcia, Italy

    Traveling to Val D'Orcia, Italy
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO THE VAL D'ORCIA, ITALY From LAX, Alitalia, Lufthansa, Air France, British, US Airways, United, Swiss, Delta and KLM offer connecting service (change of planes) to Rome. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $767, including all...
  • SeaWorld reports record revenue despite 'Blackfish' backlash

    SeaWorld reports record revenue despite 'Blackfish' backlash
    SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., which has been under attack over its treatment of killer whales, reported a slight drop in attendance in 2013 but collected record revenue from higher ticket prices and in-park spending. For the year, the Orlando, Fla.-based...
  • Stretching every dollar while vacationing

    Stretching every dollar while vacationing
    A recent trip to Europe was an exercise in saving money. Here is some of what I discovered. Ground transportation: Taxis may seem like the most convenient and civilized way to get around, and sometimes they are, but sometimes they're expensive and...
  • Californians grow less reliant on cars, survey finds

    Californians grow less reliant on cars, survey finds
    Californians aren't depending quite as heavily on cars for commutes and errands as they did a decade ago, according to a new survey by Caltrans. Although driving is still by far the most dominant mode of transportation across the state, accounting for...
  • From pole to pole, he's hitting the cycle

    From pole to pole, he's hitting the cycle
    The golden March morning smells like a fistful of Easter lilies. But Dirk Spits — formerly of Amsterdam, currently of anywhere he parks his tent — is remembering a less serene moment: the day he fell asleep on his bike in his grinding bid to...
  • Airlines fill planes to record capacity as demand continues to grow

    Airlines fill planes to record capacity as demand continues to grow
    Next time you board a commercial flight, don't expect to find an empty seat next to you. The nation's airlines filled an average of 83.1% of the seats on flights in 2013, a record, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The high...
  • Coachella: Home rentals near music festival are averaging $650 a night

    Coachella: Home rentals near music festival are averaging $650 a night
    If you're thinking of renting a house when you attend the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival next month, be prepared to pay a hefty rate. Vacation properties in the area around the festival are renting for an average of $650 a night, 260% more...
  • Filmmakers' bumpy weekend in Paris became 'Le Week-End'

    Filmmakers' bumpy weekend in Paris became 'Le Week-End'
    Director Roger Michell and writer Hanif Kureishi were on a worldwide promotional tour for "Venus," the 2006 film that earned Peter O'Toole his last Oscar nomination, when the two collaborators' seemingly nonstop travel schedule hatched the concept for a...
  • L.A. school board approves amended contract for Supt. John Deasy

    L.A. school board approves amended contract for Supt. John Deasy
    Los Angeles Unified schools Supt. John Deasy has a newly modified contract that includes an annual buyout of unused vacation days and new performance measures that require him to bring in revenue and enroll more students. He will also pay his own...
  • Navy ship nearly crosses paths with migrating gray whales

    Navy ship nearly crosses paths with migrating gray whales
    The captain of a Dana Point whale watching boat gazed in awe as the 419-foot Navy combat ship made its way up the coast. But his admiration shifted to concern when he saw it was headed straight for a pair of gray whales. Dana Wharf Sportfishing and...
  • On Instagram, rich kids find a following

    On Instagram, rich kids find a following
    Kevin Sacco isn't a celebrity, but on Instagram he is famous for flaunting his wealth, like the time he took a picture of himself bathing in an outdoor Jacuzzi in his penthouse suite overlooking the French Riviera. Or when the 20-year-old son of a...