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Memorial Day

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  • The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe

    The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe
    "George Whittell," the tour guide said, "was born with a silver spoon in his mouth." So wealthy was Whittell's family that as a young man in San Francisco he vowed he would never work a day in his life. He then set about vigorously pursuing that goal....
  • Universal's Mardi Gras gets 'bigger, badder'

    Universal's Mardi Gras gets 'bigger, badder'
    If you're still suffering from holidays hangover, brace yourself: Universal Studios' Mardi Gras is back, and it's bigger. This year's celebration, starting Saturday, runs on 20 select nights spread over four months — from before Valentine's Day...
  • Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration

    Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration
    Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala. But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
  • What they're saying about Ray Rice's news conference

    What they're saying about Ray Rice's news conference
    In his first public comments since his February arrest following a physical altercation with his now wife, Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to fans Friday. But most sports columnists felt that Rice should also be sorry for his awkward apology....
  • Alaska's Halibut Cove on Ismailof island is a quietly beautiful artists colony

    Alaska's Halibut Cove on Ismailof island is a quietly beautiful artists colony
    More often than it should, my mind slips away to Alaska. To follow, you'd need to fly to Anchorage, rent a car, then drive to Homer, as I did in the summer of 1994. Homer is nice — a quirky hamlet on the Kenai Peninsula where eagles fly, bears...
  • Blackhawks answer urgency with ineptness against Kings in Game 4

    Blackhawks answer urgency with ineptness against Kings in Game 4
    For what seemed like an eternity Monday night in an awful 5-2 loss to the Kings, Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook just stood there, helpless, stuck in hockey no-man's land. At the nine-minute mark of the first period, Seabrook found himself frozen...
  • AAA offers free tipsy tow service through New Year's Day

    AAA offers free tipsy tow service through New Year's Day
    If you consume a few too many celebrating the new year, don't get behind the wheel drunk. Use a designated driver or arrive alive with a free tow home from the American Automobile Association's Tow to Go program. The offer is open on through Wednesday....
  • Coupon: $10 off at Kohl's Memorial Day sale

    Coupon: $10 off at Kohl's Memorial Day sale
    Hot! Hot! Hot! Just in time for Memorial sales, save $10 on a $25 purchase at Kohl's with a coupon. Use promo code TEN4YOU if you're shopping online.  Click here for the deal. The coupon expires Monday. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook; follow Doreen...
  • It's Freebie Friday: Memorial Day weekend freebies and coupons

    It's Freebie Friday: Memorial Day weekend freebies and coupons
    Happy Freebie Friday! Today's Memorial Day weekend edition is packed with freebies, dining deals, retail coupons and savings on fun things to do through Monday. Everyone can still save $10 on groceries at Target until Saturday. Military, veterans and...
  • Wrong time, wrong place? Costly rental car mistakes

    Wrong time, wrong place? Costly rental car mistakes
    As much as I'd like to believe it — especially in these cases — the customer is not always right. In fact, sometimes the customer is downright dunderheaded, as I was in a couple of recent instances involving rental cars. Rookie mistakes both,...
  • Bidding for Clippers was 'like speed dating'

    Bidding for Clippers was 'like speed dating'
    The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale. Steve Ballmer...