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July 23 airfare chart: Hawaii's calling with lower fares from LAX and Orange County

If you’re looking at Hawaii for a summer respite and you’re flying out of LAX or Orange County, rejoice: You’ll be saving $30 and $62, respectively.

If you’re flying out of Burbank, put that celebration on hold. That fare zoomed up more than $180 from last week.

Not surprisingly, airfares to Phoenix were down as summer settles in.

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Thru-hiking the John Muir Trail; trekking in Nepal

JOHN MUIR TRAIL

Slide show

Pamela Zoolalian will share stories and experiences from her solo thru-hike of the John Muir Trail from Yosemite to Mt. Whitney.

When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Tustin, 2962 El Camino Real.

Admission, info: Free.

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Another sub-$600 bargain fare to Asia, this one to Osaka, Japan

Here’s another great round-trip fare to Asia, this one from LAX to Osaka, Japan, on Air China for $525, including all taxes and fees.

Osaka, a city of about 2.7 million on Honshu roughly 300 miles southwest of Tokyo, is part of an industrial area that includes Kobe and Kyoto.

The fare to Osaka is subject to availability and is for travel Jan. 5 to Feb. 20.

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A part of Highway 1 in Big Sur has reopened, but other issues remain on the coastal route
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