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Holiday Vacations

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  • Christmas travel spending to increase, survey says

     
    Americans plan to spend more on holiday travel this year, a survey by American Express finds....
  • Airlines impose fewer peak-travel charges for the holidays

     
    Although airfares have been on the rise for the last year or so, there is good news for holiday travelers: Several of the nation's largest airlines have dramatically reduced the number of dates on which they will impose a peak-travel......
  • Travel minis can maximize summer vacation beauty routines

     
    According to AAA, about 34.9 million Americans traveled 50 miles or more from home over Memorial Day weekend, with a whopping 30.9 million going by car despite high gasoline prices. Translation, says writer Alene Dawson: we Americans love our road......
  • Social media point to fewer people canceling Memorial Day travel

     
    An IBM analysis, relying on an unusual surveying method, has concluded that fewer Americans are canceling their travel plans this Memorial Day weekend. Instead of taking a survey of a select group of people, IBM Research and IBM Global Business......
  • This weekend's music picks: Wild Nothing, Baths, Gobble Gobble

     
    Friday: Wild Nothing @ Natural History Museum Wild Nothing, started as a one man project by Jack Tatum while he attended Virginia Tech, sounds out of place and out of time today. With jangly, fuzzy guitars, bittersweet lyrics and a healthy dose of echo,...
  • 72 Hours: Wild Nothing, Broken Records, Diamond Rings among the weekend's top gigs

     
    A weekly Pop & Hiss look at some of the weekend's top shows. Many are already sold out, such as the Baths gig at the Troubadour, as well some of the gigs in this post. But good stuff can still......
  • EGYPT: U.S. Embassy to begin voluntary evacuation flights Monday

     
    The U.S. Embassy in Cairo plans to begin flying Americans out of Egypt on chartered planes Monday, according to a Sunday statement. The announcement came hours after the embassy advised Americans in Egypt to consider leaving as soon as possible.......
  • A belated salute to Bud Greenspan

     
    Between a holiday vacation and total immersion in a story to be published later this winter, I have been absent from this space for several weeks. That means it's time to catch up. There were a number of things worth......
  • Video: Hidden camera records apparent holiday package theft from front porch in Newport Beach

     
    A hidden video camera recorded the apparent theft of a package from the front porch of a home in Newport Beach, where police say a woman was following delivery trucks and swiping items delivered before Christmas. After several such thefts......
  • No big glitches reported at L.A. airports on Christmas Day

     
    Traveling on Christmas Day turned out to be a good idea this year — at least for passengers flying through Los Angeles area airports. The rain took the day off locally and, airport officials said, weather on the East Coast......
  • Bond yields jump as Treasury note sale sees weak demand

     
    The Treasury is selling nearly $100 billion of notes this week, and it’s finding that a lot of potential buyers are busy with other things -- like holiday vacations. The result is another surge in bond yields, heaping more misery......