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  • Be on the lookout for a bear driving a pickup truck

    Be on the lookout for a bear driving a pickup truck
    I'll begin this edition of bloopers with a wildlife story. According to a newspaper police item, authorities were looking for a man who tried to lure girls into his car. "He is described as between the ages of 40 and 50 with a brownish-red bear...
  • Drought is a drain on California lake, reservoir tourism

    Drought is a drain on California lake, reservoir tourism
    Jared Rhodes spent the last four summers leading white-water rafting trips in the Sierra mountains. During the off-season, the 34-year-old picked up jobs at bike shops and restaurants to tide him over until the winter snow melted. "I have a real...
  • QR code headstone keeps memory alive

    LAKE FOREST, Calif. Emerson Cole toddles through the lush grass at El Toro Memorial Park, perking up at the sound of a passing airplane. As the 2-year-old runs around graves, his mother, Taline Cole, thinks of the day he will ask about his father....
  • New chair at Visit Florida has killer whale history

    New chair at Visit Florida has killer whale history
    The new chairman at Visit Florida is no stranger to one of the state’s thorniest tourism controversies: killer whale captivity. Andrew Hertz, president and general manager of the Miami Seaquarium, will take over as chair of the state’s...
  • Transgenders become more vocal in push for equality

    Transgenders become more vocal in push for equality
    The transgender community has a new cover girl. Featured on Time magazine, transgender actress Laverne Cox has become the new face of a community that has long been associated with transvestites and male prostitutes dressed as women. Cox, who plays a...
  • Dwarfs, wizards & princesses: Busy summer for Florida's theme parks

    Dwarfs, wizards & princesses: Busy summer for Florida's theme parks
    The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, which opened May 28 at Magic Kingdom, is quintessential Disney: Based on the 1937 movie "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," the ride has the requisite storyline. The faces of the movie dwarfs are replicated in audio-animatronic...
  • China's Enlight Unveils $1.6 bn Studio Facility, Pacts With Bruno Wu

    SHANGHAI - Beijing Enlight Media, one of China's top film groups, unveiled plans to build a $1.6 billion (RMB10 billion) production studio and theme park in Shanghai. It also unveiled a joint venture with Bruno Wu's Seven Stars Media. Enlight, which is...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, will host a free Mock Turtle Marionette Theater, 2-3 p.m. June 21. Info: 610-820-2400, http://www.allentownpl.org. EMMAUS PUBLIC LIBRARY will host a two-session fundraiser for...
  • Asia dominates growth in theme-park attendance

    Asia dominates growth in theme-park attendance
    AECOM and the Themed Entertainment Association came out recently with their annual estimates of global theme-park attendance, and we bet you can guess who dominated the list. Right, it's Central Florida. Seven of the top 20 parks worldwide are here....
  • Cachuma Lake Recreation Area in Santa Barbara fits your camping style

    There are two types of campers. The first looks to trade iPads and cellphones for three days of staring at the beauty that is Mother Nature. The other enjoys the great outdoors but also doesn't mind gas stations, boat cruises, nature centers and...
  • Fuleco: What's an armadillo doing at the World Cup?

    Who is Fuleco? He's a blue-armored armadillo and you're going to be seeing a lot of him during the next month of World Cup action. He's the official FIFA World Cup mascot, and the name Fuleco derives from a blending of the Portuguese words for futebol...