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  • TripGems.com website lets travelers share hidden gems

    You can use this website to tap into the experiences of other travelers. A collection of hidden gems around the world awaits. Name: TripGems.com What it does: It's an online home for storing your memorable travel locations as well as sharing your...
  • Mass transit, meet LAX. Maybe.

    Mass transit, meet LAX. Maybe.
    What do travelers arriving at Los Angeles International Airport want to see on their way to baggage claim? Mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti said he knew: Disney characters. Mickey and Minnie, Donald and Goofy, maybe even Chip and Dale. Because they were...
  • Angels Flight has had a long, bumpy track record

    Angels Flight has had a long, bumpy track record
    In theory, the tiny railway was a quaint, enduring witness — watching as commuters gave up horses and buggies for tail-finned Cadillacs; as the prim Victorians atop Bunker Hill gave way to rooming houses and then shimmering skyscrapers; as...
  • Government shutdown hits fishermen, farmers, physicists

    Government shutdown hits fishermen, farmers, physicists
    WASHINGTON — The crabbers are getting, well, crabby. With the offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service closed because of the federal government shutdown, fishermen have been unable to get permits for the Alaska king crab season, which...
  • New questions arise about safety of L.A.'s historic Angels Flight

    Local officials are demanding assurances that the  Angels Flight railway in downtown Los Angeles is safe after regulators found a new problem. On Thursday, the National Transportation Safety Board revealed that in the months before a September...
  • The trouble with Angels Flight

     The trouble with Angels Flight
    For such a short rail trip, Angels Flight is a lot of trouble. The historic two-car funicular railway has carried passengers up and down a hillside in downtown Los Angeles for more than a century — except when it's been out of commission. In the...
  • Nationwide cruise sales event runs through Oct. 27

    Thinking of taking a cruise soon? If so, you're in luck, as many cruise operators are now offering discounts and incentives to woo travelers into cabins for holiday cruises or early 2014 sailings. Starting Sunday, consumers will find bargains aplenty...
  • No charges to be filed in death of Asiana Airlines crash survivor

    Criminal charges will not be filed against the firefighter whose emergency vehicle struck and killed a 16-year-old girl who had been aboard an Asiana Airlines jetliner that crashed at San Francisco International Airport, officials announced Friday....
  • Asiana victim's family plans legal action against first responders

    Asiana victim's family plans legal action against first responders
    An attorney representing the family of the girl killed by an emergency vehicle after the Asiana Airlines crash said although first responders won't face criminal charges in the 16-year-old's death, his clients still plan legal action. Anthony...
  • Asiana crash: 'Very chaotic scene' cited, no criminal charges

    Prosecutors cited "remarkable efforts" of police and firefighters in a "very chaotic scene" after the Asiana Airlines crash in deciding not to file criminal charges in the death of a 16-year-old passenger killed by a rescue truck. San Mateo County Dist....
  • NTSB to investigate deaths of workers killed by BART train

    NTSB to investigate deaths of workers killed by BART train
    The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the deaths of two maintenance workers who were hit and killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit train Saturday as they were conducting a track inspection. Two federal investigators were on their way to...