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National park photo ops: In this Yosemite meadow and beyond, look for reflections

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Las Vegas: $1 million at stake in Monster Energy Cup's supercross showdown

The really big wheels will compete for really big bucks when supercross stars compete for $1 million in Las Vegas next month.

The Monster Energy Cup (which sounds more like a high-octane drink than a competition) is being billed as the indoor motorcycle sport’s biggest potential payout.

Races are set for Oct. 15 at Sam Boyd Stadium.

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Sample wines at Washington and Oregon vineyards on a small-ship autumn cruise

Experience winery tours and tastings on a late fall cruise aboard the Legacy, an 88-passenger replica steamer ship.

The eight-day excursion, offered by AdventureSmith Explorations, takes in wine-growing regions along the Columbia, Snake, Willamette and Palouse rivers of Washington and Oregon.

Highlights include tours and tastings at Springhouse Cellar, Mt.

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North to Alaska for $238 round trip on Delta

Bored with winter temperatures in the 80s? This airfare to Anchorage might be just the ticket: For $238, including all taxes and fees, you can fly round trip from LAX on Delta to a place where the warmest temperature recorded in January this year was 45 degrees, according to Weather.com.

The fare, subject to availability, is good for travel through May 20; there is no minimum stay.

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National park photo ops: In this Yosemite meadow and beyond, look for reflections

In Yosemite National Park, the ponds in Cook’s Meadow are great natural surfaces that reflect the surroundings in the Yosemite Valley. I always try to visit in May to see the dogwood blossoms, the green grasses in meadows, and the water. Get down really low to the water and use a tripod, cable release and a wide-angle lens at sunset.

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Kissinger, Schwarzenegger to appear at Oct. 14 reopening of Nixon Presidential Library

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will turn out Oct. 14 for the reopening of the newly renovated Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum in Yorba Linda.

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Nancy Silverton, Sang Yoon cook with Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong for sixth Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Nancy Silverton of Pizzeria Mozza in Los Angeles and Sang Yoon of Lukshon in Culver City are among the featured talent at the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival on the islands of Hawaii, Maui and Oahu next month.

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