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  • History buff lived when famous aviators ruled the skies

    History buff lived when famous aviators ruled the skies
    Chuck A. Bausback was 8 years old when Bob Hope Airport opened in 1930 as United Airport. The 87-year-old moved with his family to La Crescenta in 1928. He graduated from Glendale High School because La Crescenta High School hadn't opened yet. When...
  • 10 things you might not know about air travel

    10 things you might not know about air travel
    Airline culture is all over the news. The hit movie "Up In the Air" stars George Clooney as a frequent flier. The Transportation Security Administration is under fire for allowing the online posting of airport screening secrets. And the holiday season...
  • What Happened To Amelia Earhart?

    What Happened To Amelia Earhart?
    It's one of the greatest mysteries of the 20th century: What happened to Amelia Earhart? The famed pilot took off on what was to be the second to last leg of her around-the-world flight on July 2, 1937... and she was never heard from again. Theories...
  • Amelia

    Amelia
    If there have ever been two people on the face of the planet who I never wanted to see kiss each other on a massive movie screen, it is Hilary Swank and Richard Gere. It's like watching a ferret kiss a horse. Based on the true story, Swank stars as...
  • Amelia Earhart: Pilot missing since 1937. Trace the path of her last flight.

    <b>Amelia Earhart:</b> Pilot missing since 1937. Trace the path of her last flight.
  • Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing

    Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing
    All release dates are subject to change. "Limited" means limited markets for that date -- i.e. not Central Florida -- wider release dates also included where known. Oct. 9 Couples Retreat (Universal) Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell, Faizon...
  • 'Amelia'

    'Amelia'
    Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank plays legendary aviatrix Amelia Earhart, whose disappearance over the Atlantic Ocean has remained a mystery for seven decades, in director Mira Nair's lavishly filmed if predictable biography. Determined to live her life...
  • New book picks 10 best of everything for families

    The 10 best places for ice cream, roller coasters, music festivals and wildlife-watching are just a few of the lists you'll find in The 10 Best of Everything Families: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers. The new book ($21.95) from National Geographic, by...
  • 'Amelia' author and director: Amelia Earhart would be right at home with us today

    'Amelia' author and director: Amelia Earhart would be right at home with us today
    Amelia Earhart wasn't much more than "a face on a postage stamp" to Indian director Mira Nair when she took on the assignment of directing Hilary Swank as the famed aviatrix in the new bio-pic Amelia. Fortunately, "we had this bible we used to...
  • Movie review: Amelia -- 3 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Amelia -- 3 out of 5 stars
    Amelia has magnificent period settings and airplanes and majestic aerial photography. It boasts the two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, perfectly cast as Amelia Earhart, with Richard Gere as Earhart's promoter-publisher husband, George Putnam. They even...
  • Orlando Science Center: Explorer/author will talk about his search for Amelia Earhart's plane

    Orlando Science Center: Explorer/author will talk about his search for Amelia Earhart's plane
    Underseas explorer Dave Jourdan has lead two expeditions in search of the plane of Amelia Earhart, who is believed to have crashed into the Pacific Ocean during a round-the-world flight in 1937. Jourdan has completed a book about his search, The Deep...