| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians began a fifth day without power Sunday as emergency crews worked through freezing temperatures to clear debris and downed power lines from roads.
Also Sunday, a tour bus crashed in rural southern Pennsylvania, sending...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:17 PM
SALINAS, Calif. — Tony Salameh and Danielle Clark weathered the Great Recession from two worlds just a few miles apart.
Salameh, 62, owns several restaurants in Carmel, the wealthy hamlet perched like a small jewel overlooking the sea. After a...
| Feb 2, 2014
THE BEST WAY TO MOSCOW
From LAX, Aeroflot offers nonstop service to Moscow, and KLM, Lufthansa, Air France, Delta, Swiss, Turkish and British offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares range from $965 to $1,655, including...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:01 AM
By Mitch Lipka
Feb 6 (Reuters) - With news of two big ships cutting short
their journeys last week because so many passengers got sick,
the idea of booking a vacation on a cruise ship might be looking
But the thought of missing out on a great...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Federal regulators have initiated an investigation into whether a local tour bus company should be immediately shut down after one of its buses crashed in the Central Valley, sending 15 passengers to the hospital.
Marissa Padilla, a spokeswoman for...
| Jan 19, 2014
There is no question that smartphone and tablet apps can improve your travel experience — whether it's for business or pleasure — by helping to inspire, plan, organize and save time and money. The travel apps below are either new, recently...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 2:12 PM
To combat rising airfares, travelers should plan to steer clear of expensive hotels in favor of apartment rentals, longtime travel guide author Arthur Frommer said during a Saturday keynote speech at the L.A. Times Travel Show.
"I would suggest if you...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:31 AM
When former Lake County commissioner Richard Swartz and retired sheriff's homicide detective Jack McDonald go on vacation together next month, they're hoping nobody will shoot them.
It would be a welcome change from the last time the two helicopter...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Thousands of travel enthusiasts are expected at the L.A. Times Travel Show this weekend to explore potential vacation spots, taste new foods, watch travel videos and films, and meet celebrities such as actress Alyssa Milano and travel guide author-...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:06 AM
"Eventually, everybody pays, everybody suffers." -- Papa Legba
In the last episode before its season finale, "American Horror Story: Coven" tightened its plot, while seemingly writing out three major players.
For all of my complaints about its...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for Thailand, warning visitors about demonstrations sparked, in part, by elections next month.
"The situation is unpredictable and ongoing demonstration activity, primarily in the greater Bangkok...