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  • Hansen: Coastal Commission is picking the wrong battles

    It is revealing that the Orange County office of the California Coastal Commission is not in Orange County. It's in Long Beach, Los Angeles County. One wonders if the commission had to get an exception to the Coastal Act to erect a building in the wrong...
  • Scrambled eggs, Turkish style

     Scrambled eggs, Turkish style
    It must have been the Turks who discovered that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. On a recent visit to Turkey, I reveled in the morning repast. At every hotel and inn we enjoyed a feast of delicious offerings. The breads alone took my...
  • Aloft Hotels to introduce new robotic butler

    Aloft Hotels to introduce new robotic butler
    It's said to have the work ethic of Wall-E, the humor of Rosie from "The Jetsons" and the style of R2D2. It's name is A.L.O. and it will be making its official debut at Aloft Cupertino, owned by Starwood Hotels and Resorts, on Aug. 20 as the hotel's...
  • Body of Chicago woman killed in Indonesia headed back to U.S. soon

    Body of Chicago woman killed in Indonesia headed back to U.S. soon
    The body of a Chicago woman who was allegedly bludgeoned to death and stuffed in a suitcase at a resort hotel in Bali is expected to be sent back to the U.S. to be examined by the FBI. Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was found stuffed in a hard-sided...
  • Bali slaying: Police files show daughter abused late mother repeatedly

    Bali slaying: Police files show daughter abused late mother repeatedly
    In the years before she would be implicated in the beating death of her mother on the resort island of Bali, Heather Mack was accused of locking her mother in a closet, stealing thousands of dollars from her, punching and biting her repeatedly, and once...
  • Chicago is a hotbed for billionaires, firms report

    Chicago is a hotbed for billionaires, firms report
    More billionaires are born in Chicago than in any other U.S. city apart from New York, according to reports from two firms that investigate wealth. In fact, one in every 200 billionaires in the world is born in Chicago, according to wealth research firms...
  • Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying

    Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying
    Sheila von Wiese-Mack spent the final years of her life trying to repair her tumultuous relationship with her only child. She sought help from everyone she encountered in Oak Park — teachers, therapists, doctors, attorneys, neighbors, even the...
  • One-of-a-kind oboe belonging to BSO musician stolen

    One-of-a-kind oboe belonging to BSO musician stolen
    A one-of-a-kind oboe belonging to a musician with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra was reportedly stolen outside a Montreal hotel Tuesday morning. With the BSO season starting in less than a month, she’s anxious to get it back. “We all are...
  • Coral Springs police seek thief who stole defibrillator from hotel

    Coral Springs police seek thief who stole defibrillator from hotel
    A life-saving device has been stolen from a hotel in Coral Springs and police are hoping surveillance pictures lead them to the thief who took it. A man was seen strolling through the lobby of the Marriott Hotel at Heron Bay, at 11775 Heron Bay Blvd....
  • New Legoland Hotel taking reservations for next summer

    New Legoland Hotel taking reservations for next summer
    Legoland Florida is now accepting reservations for its under-construction Legoland Hotel, the resort announced Tuesday. The Winter Haven attraction is building a colorful five-story, 152-room hotel near the entrance of the theme park. It will include...
  • Taking the Kids -- Farm-to-table fun on Martha's Vineyard

    Taking the Kids -- Farm-to-table fun on Martha's Vineyard
    Fava beans or green beans? What's on the lunch menu all depends on what's ready for the kids to harvest. Yes, the kids. At the nonprofit Farm Institute on Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts, the local and vacationing kids who attend summer...