Forecast for air travelers with Labor Day plans: Your flight may be delayed or canceled because of severe weather predicted in the Southeast and Hawaii. In anticipation of the storms, airlines are allowing certain ticketed passengers to change their plans without having to pay a fee.Read more
Goodbye, creepy Hollywood Tower Hotel elevator. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, a scary, free-fall haunt that opened at Disney’s California Adventure Park in 2004, will close permanently Jan. 2.
But not without one last Halloween trick (or is it a treat?).
Starting Sept. 9, the Tower takes a dark turn with what’s called the Late Check-Out.Read more
The National WWII Museum in New Orleans is hosting a tour this year to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor. More than 2,000 Americans died in the attack by Japanese bombers that led to the U.S. entering the war.Read more
What do you know about California’s missions? As another school year begins, another generation of teachers, parents and students prepares to confront that question.
Plenty more questions are likely to follow, including some tough ones, like those in this video quiz above (three minutes, ticking clock, multiple choice).Read more
Can the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas get any cooler? Apparently so. The hotel-casino plans to add 21 penthouses to its Boulevard Tower that promise big skyline views, big spaces to stay (2,000 to 5,000 square feet) and a gaming space exclusively for penthouse guests.
The interior designer for these luxury suites? There are three, according to a hotel news release.Read more