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The best surfers in the world are going at it this week in the Hurley Pro at Trestles, a rare chance for many in Orange County to see these guys competing for a world championship. The Hurley Pro is one of 10 contests in the Assn. of Surfing Professional...
If there was any doubt Orange County had the best young surfers in the nation, doubt no more. The National Scholastic Surfing Assn. Championships were held last weekend at Salt Creek and O.C. schools dominated. San Clemente won the boys' high school...
Fight Club OC will have a historic ladies night inside the ring on Thursday. The nine-bout card will feature a women's mixed martial arts fight and a women's boxing fight at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa at 7:30 p.m. The ladies battling...
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: The Online Vacation Center is offering a 17-night November cruise on Celebrity Cruises from Honolulu to Sydney from $1,899 per person...
THE BEST WAY TO BORA BORA From LAX, Air Tahiti Nui and Air France offer nonstop service to Papeete, Tahiti, with Air Tahiti offering connecting service to Bora Bora. Restricted round-trip airfare begins at $1,780, including taxes and fees. Consider...
S3 Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-523-7873, S3Restaurant.com The ambience feels reminiscent of a Polynesian vacation, but you don't have to fly to Hawaii to enjoy it. From the owners...
F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel "The Great Gatsby" captured America's roaring 1920s madness with sharp observations of the era. But the love story at the heart of the tale is what makes it a parable for the ages. Director Baz Luhrmann ("Moulin Rouge!"...
Chorus of the Chesapeake presents spring show May 11, Students from Calvert Hall College High School and Notre Dame Preparatory School team up for Operation Clean Stream, David "Shepherd" Warren, named a 2013 Carson Scholar, J.C. Lazzaro selected 3rd...
When teensy-weensy Samoa Airlines debuted its pay-by-the-kilo policy in January, I doubt it expected to set off an international controversy about fat discrimination. But that’s what happened when news seeped out this week after the airline&...
Beginning May 20, visitors to Oahu can enjoy the island’s newest luau and all the sights of the Polynesian Cultural Center for $74.95 (for adults) and $57.95 for kids 5-11. That introductory price includes the center’s new Samoan-themed luau...
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Oahu's Polynesian Cultural Center kicks off 2013 -- its 50th anniversary year -- with a new movie depicting the people and places of Hawaii. The premiere is expected in late January. The film promises high-definition images of erupting volcanoes and...
Tags: Entertainment, Arts and Culture, Culture, Volcanoes, Landforms
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
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