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While we luxuriate here in Southern California under bright and balmy skies, Alaska is on course for its snowiest winter ever. Vic and I expect Alaska to be snowy in the winter, but the amount of snow that they're getting up there is truly mind-boggling....
Generally, Vic and I try to avoid flying into the midst of a natural disaster. But sometimes it just happens. If you recall, I was caught in a tornado in April in Tennessee, near Knoxville. Golf ball-sized hail totaled my rental car with hundreds of...
All I could hear was the sound of perpetually falling water. I stood recently in the shadow of the Freedom Tower under construction, and faced one of the two parapets with names of the dead etched in bronze. Not even the rattle of jackhammers in the...
A new freshwater wetland formed at Bolsa Chica, but someone drained it. That's right, someone drained a wetland at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. Vic cautioned me to handle this issue with a cool and level head, but it chapped my hide to think that...
Tags: Nature, California, Wetlands, Environmental Issues, Landforms
Last week, we told you how excited we were about the CPR (Community Promoted Restoration) for the Mesa, a restoration project for the Bolsa Chica mesa. The Bolsa Chica Land Trust, in cooperation with the Department of Fish and Game (DFG), developed this...
Channel 2 NewsA remote Alaska volcano continues to erupt steam, lava, and ash. Officials at the Alaska Volcano Observatory say Pavlof came back to life on May 13 and it continues to spew lava and send massive ash plumes more than 20-thousand feet into the sky....
South Bend TribuneBENTON HARBOR -- David Browning attended his first war re-enactment when he was 7. "I was just tagging along with my dad," the 17-year-old St. John, Ind., resident recalled. "I was dressed up in a little uniform, but I was not in any battle. "I...
Special CorrespondentCheck this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: No need to leave Fido behind Vacationers traveling to Orlando don’t have to leave Fifi or Fido behind with Rosen Hotels & Resorts’ VIP ¿ Very Important Pet ¿ package...
As you shop for airfare for your summer vacation, don’t overlook the cost of fees for bags or changing a reservation that can add quite a bit to your travel bill. Airlines collected a record $6.1 billion last year in these fees, according to the...
Los Angeles Times Travel editorIf you’re waiting…and waiting…for an interview appointment to complete your application for the Global Entry fast-pass-through-customs program, help may be at hand. In a blog post Monday, I explained that I had been conditionally...
Tribune reporterChicago-based United Airlines, which has been expanding ways passengers can earn and use its frequent-flier miles, on Friday announced a new program allowing small businesses to rack up miles for making every-day purchases, such as office supplies, credit...
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