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National park tips: This California valley gets you lower than the Grand Canyon

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National park tips: This California valley gets you lower than the Grand Canyon

When you make that road trip to Death Valley National Park, don’t just drive to Badwater, which is famed for being the lowest point in North America.

Try to get there at sunrise or sunset, when the dramatic light all but transforms the landscape into a sci-fi set. Then hike a few hundred yards out onto the salty flats, then look up at the east canyon wall for the white sign about 282 feet above you.

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Ready for the snow? This weekend's Ski Dazzle is here to help

Ski Dazzle, L.A.’s annual pep rally for snow season, opens today at the Convention Center, offering four football fields’ worth of gear for enthusiasts feeling short-changed by the recent closing of dozens of sporting good stores across Southern California.

Good with gear?

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The South Pacific beckons with a $793 round-trip fare from LAX to Fiji

End the year with something to look forward to: a trip to Fiji for $793 round trip, including all taxes and fees, from LAX to Nadi on Fiji Airways.

You must buy your ticket, which is subject to availability, by Dec. 31. It is for travel any day between Feb. 1 and May 31.

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Las Vegas holiday shopping: 7 spectacular gifts (like a 24-karat gold foosball table) that will set you back $397,000

Las Vegas is a city of excesses — and holiday shopping makes no exception. If you’re looking for what to get that special someone, some of the city’s lesser-known stores may inspire you. 

From a rare (and pricey) wristwatch to only-in-Vegas shoes, gift ideas abound. These hidden gems will make your eyes, and your wallet, pop.

If you buy everything on the list, you’ll be shelling out about $397,000.

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The secret to Kauai's new award-winning cocktail (so you can make it at home)

A bartender is sharing the secret that recently earned her the title Kauai’s Best Bartender.

Jennifer Bryant, who works at the Club at Kukuiula near Koloa, was toasted following the Nov. 18 final of a 12-week competition.

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Many chair lifts are spinning in Southern California, and a tubing park is opening too

December is here, and so is the snow. Many Southern California resorts are open, courtesy of last weekend’s storms.

Beware of limited runs. Rejoice over reduced prices. For first-timers, early December also offers less-congested conditions.

Mountain High, one of the busiest local resorts, opened Tuesday with a reported snow depth at West Resort of 8 inches and a top snow depth of 12.

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