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  • Donors step up to support Games

    According to Cindy Bergman, associate executive director of the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center, planning to present such a large-scale event as the JCC Maccabi Games — which take place in Boca Raton from Aug. 10-15 — took...
  • Victor Oladipo hopes to build on his USA Basketball experience

    Victor Oladipo hopes to build on his USA Basketball experience
    Victor Oladipo had an idea of what to expect when he and Orlando Magic teammate Tobias Harris joined USA Basketball’s select team. Oladipo knew the select team’s job was to help the national team prepare for the upcoming FIBA World Cup,...
  • Orlando hotel occupancy highest since June 2005

    Orlando hotel occupancy highest since June 2005
    Orlando's hotel industry has been having a strong year as evidenced by solid occupancy rates and average daily room rates that are generally higher than last year's. But Visit Orlando, the region's chief tourism-marketing agency, points out that June'...
  • The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park

    The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park
    If you had walked along the beach in Venice in the early 1970s, you would have come across the sagging, crumbling, partially incinerated ghost of an old amusement park on a pier. If you've watched the skate documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys," which shows...
  • Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele

    Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele
    This fall, 11-year-old Shayna Slatkin will start middle school. Before her first class, she and her mother will cover all the usual bases: shopping for new notebooks, pencils and erasers — and visiting a spa for a new look. Shayna, who lives in...
  • USA hoops hits jackpot with Chicago's Anthony Davis

    USA hoops hits jackpot with Chicago's Anthony Davis
    Anthony Davis is a lot like most 21-year-olds when it comes to how he prefers to spend his time away from work. "When I do get a little bit of downtime, I try to really sleep, watch movies. I definitely just try to get in my sleep as much as possible,"...
  • Attraction makeovers risk drawing ire of loyal fans

    Attraction makeovers risk drawing ire of loyal fans
    Lee and Donna Jenkot never tire of SeaWorld's "Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island." The Orlando retirees have watched the sea lions' antics at least 50 times since the nautical-themed show debuted 15 years ago. The goofy gags are always the same,...
  • JCC Maccabi Games almost here in Boca

    From the Opening Ceremonies on Sunday, Aug. 10, through the Closing Ceremonies on Thursday, August 14, the JCC Maccabi Games will be a major presence in the Boca Raton area for five days. About a thousand Jewish teen athletes — having at least...
  • Cohens make Games a family affair

    In the summer of 1996, Jeremy Cohen, of Boca Raton, was 13 years old. He tried out and made the first team (a 13-14-year-old boys basketball squad) that the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center in Boca Raton ever sent to the JCC Maccabi Games &#...
  • Deb Jordan to helm hospital foundation

    Deb Jordan to helm hospital foundation
    After two years as executive director of the Community Center of La Caņada Flintridge, Deb Jordan will leave to take a position with the USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation. Starting Aug. 25, Jordan will become executive director of the hospital's...
  • France's Philippe Gas to Head Shanghai Disneyland

    HONG KONG - Frenchman, Philippe Gas has been appointed as general manager of the new Shanghai Disney Resort. Gas joins from Euro Disney in Paris, where he was President of Euro Disney S.A.S., the management company of both Euro Disney S.C.A., the holding...