| May 11, 2014
If you're feeling the need for a getaway either on or after Mother's Day, may we suggest the following as ideal for some downtime with a beloved, a group of girlfriends, alone or with the kids?
Heritage House Resort, Little River, Calif.
| May 22, 2014
| 8:59 PM
UC Irvine's student government is considering legislation that would condemn the actions of a campus fraternity and force the group to change its longstanding nickname after students complained about its Islander-themed party.
UCI's Phi Gamma Delta...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:02 PM
A court ruling issued Wednesday could throw up obstacles to operation of a Kern County groundwater bank that has helped billionaire Stewart Resnick build a nut empire in the southern San Joaquin Valley.
In the latest development in a two-decade legal...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:06 AM
When shooting at Pipeline everything tends to blur into one as your adrenalin is running really high. I remember shooting the Pipe Masters last year and watching CJ Hobgood, John John Florence and Kelly Slater catching some incredible waves. When you're...
| Sep 15, 2013
The morning sun shimmers on the swirling strands of the 8-foot cast net as a bare-chested young man, standing knee-deep in the shallows at the edge of the reef, unfurls it like a huge lasso.
I've never seen a cast net. I am mesmerized by the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
After Robin Griffith's honeymoon, there's a mysterious $869 charge on her mother's credit card for a flight from Los Angeles to Mexico City. How did it get there, and how can she get rid of it?
Q: My husband and I recently flew from Mexico City to Fiji...
| Oct 6, 2013
At the center of “The Night Guest,” Fiona McFarlane's quiet, unnerving and beautiful first novel, there's a tiger. Ruth, a 75-year-old widow in a coastal Australian town, wakes up in the middle of the night several times, convinced that the...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Striding in her special black walking shoes decorated with turquoise, pink and lime-green squares, 8-year-old Elizabeth Gardner was, literally, on her way to reaching a milestone.
As she began the Save-A-Limb Ride's 1-mile family walk Saturday morning,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:48 PM
That cannibal thing is over. Fiji is a perfectly safe and wonderful place for an island getaway.
Long a vacation site for New Zealanders and Australians, Fiji has been showing up more on Americans' radar. The archipelago offers beauty, ease and a...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:34 PM
While many travelers treat the hotel as simply a spot to sleep while vacationing, some of us enjoy a one-stop shop that has everything from award-winning restaurants and daytime entertainment to a great location and comfortable accommodations. For those...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:25 PM
On a hot July afternoon, Martin Riese sits in a suit at one of the patio tables at Ray's and Stark with eight bottles of water and 16 glasses in front of him. He laughs as museum goers pause in front of his table to smirk or make a comment about the odd...