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  • The great indoors of Missouri

    The great indoors of Missouri
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — When asked to guess the most popular tourist attraction in Missouri, even non-Midwesterners probably could make some educated guesses. Mark Twain's home along the mighty Mississippi in Hannibal. The Gateway Arch, downriver in...
  • Should Chicagoans filter their drinking water?

    Should Chicagoans filter their drinking water?
    With new findings on emerging contaminants, lead and hexavalent chromium in local tap water, it's natural for Chicago-area residents to wonder if they should be filtering the water they drink. And, if so, what filter should they use? Most officials...
  • Don't buy trouble along with bargains

    Don't buy trouble along with bargains
    Thrifty shoppers have questions. Answer Angel has ... you guessed it. Dear Answer Angel: I know this is going to sound strange, but here goes. I keep reading all the time about bedbugs, how nasty they are and how you can carry them home from almost any...
  • Escape urban stress at Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

    Escape urban stress at Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
    Barreling across the desert toward Palm Springs, I measured my progress on Interstate 10 by the unsightly roadside landmarks I passed: a sprawl of outlet malls, a pair of larger-than-life concrete dinosaurs, brigades of windmills marching through the...
  • Review: New Shamu show at SeaWorld San Diego debuts without trainers in the water

    Review: New Shamu show at SeaWorld San Diego debuts without trainers in the water
    For the first time in more than four decades, a new Shamu show premiered Saturday at SeaWorld San Diego without animal trainers performing stunts in the water with the marine park's iconic killer whales. Photos: "One Ocean" killer whale show at Sea World...
  • SeaWorld to replace Shamu show in 2011

    SeaWorld to replace Shamu show in 2011
    SeaWorld marine parks will launch a new killer-whale show in spring 2011 as it attempts to move beyond the death of an animal trainer that forced a complete reworking of the current Shamu show. The as-yet-unnamed Shamu show, according to the Orlando...
  • Blogroll: Funland amusement & theme park blog

    Blogroll: Funland amusement & theme park blog
    The Los Angeles Times Funland blog covers news, trends, issues and changes at major amusement and theme parks as well as the latest information on new rides, attractions, shows, parades and Halloween events. Funland categories: Theme Parks |...
  • California theme parks deck the halls for Christmas 2010

    California theme parks deck the halls for Christmas 2010
    As the calendar closes in on Thanksgiving, California theme parks are already setting the table for the Christmas season. Holiday fun in the form of Halloween, Christmas and New Year's helps fill the parks during the off-season once the spring break...
  • 2011 preview: Southern California theme parks prepare for a summer of new rides and shows

    2011 preview: Southern California theme parks prepare for a summer of new rides and shows
    There's a lot more than pixie dust swirling through the air at the Disneyland resort as construction crews, excavators and towering cranes work on several new theme-park rides set to debut this summer and beyond. The tandem Anaheim theme parks haven't...
  • SeaWorld San Diego set to debut new Shamu killer whale show

    SeaWorld San Diego set to debut new Shamu killer whale show
    SeaWorld San Diego is set to launch a new killer whale show May 27 following the death last year of an animal trainer in Orlando, Fla., that forced a complete reworking of the marine park's signature Shamu attraction. Photos: 'One Ocean' killer whale...
  • Designing principles

    Designing principles
    So you've decided to put in a garden. Planning is more than choosing which flowers or vegetables you want. A successful garden needs careful consideration. That starts with the most basic question: What are you trying to do? "Assess your needs and...