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  • Love motels, slums ease Rio's World Cup hotel crunch

    Love motels, slums ease Rio's World Cup hotel crunch
    Soccer fans coming to Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup can still find some reasonably-priced accommodations, as long as a love motel, slum or campsite is where they're looking. The countdown to the month-long soccer tournament starting on June 12 has...
  • Playful Padua

    Playful Padua
    I'm in Padua (just half an hour from Venice, but a world away), and I really like this town. Padua's museums and churches hold their own in Italy's artistic big league; its hotels are reasonably priced and the city doesn't feel touristy. Nicknamed "The...
  • Texas Ebola patient aided Liberia woman thought to have malaria

    Texas Ebola patient aided Liberia woman thought to have malaria
    The Ebola virus that infected Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who fell ill in Texas, has sickened at least six others in the sandy neighborhood near the Liberian capital where he lived in a rented room with a plain wooden door. A chain of confusion...
  • Travel Apps For Great Last-Minute Deals

    Travel Apps For Great Last-Minute Deals
    No question, last-minute travelers can grab great deals. When hotels, resorts, cruise lines and even airlines have unused inventory, they often offer it at deep discounts — sometimes as much as 50 percent and more off original prices. To be a...
  • Five Places to Recharge in Howard County

    Everybody needs to recharge their batteries once in a while — to get away, slow down, take a few deep breaths. But not everybody wants to do it the same way. Some want to be pampered in luxury. Others would rather wander through wooded trails....
  • Howard County Briefs

    Farmers' markets Howard County's Farmers' Markets feature locally-grown produce, baked goods, fruits of the season, flowers, transplants, organically grown produce and specialty items. The season runs through the last week in November at the following...
  • Girls' Soccer: SoCal Blues' Fab Five

    Girls' Soccer: SoCal Blues' Fab Five
    It has been about three years now since Newport Beach residents Greg and Matt Baker started coaching five talented local girls' soccer players at Harbor Day School. At the time, the girls were just 9 years old, but the talent was obvious to the Baker...
  • In New York City, renters howl in anger as board rejects rent freeze

    In New York City, renters howl in anger as board rejects rent freeze
    The panel that determines how much landlords can raise costs of the city's 1 million rent-stabilized apartments approved a historic low increase of 1% for the next fiscal year, but in a raucous meeting Monday, it did not give tenants the rent freeze...
  • Burbank City Council approves housing rules banning boarding homes, short-term rentals

    Elected officials on Tuesday enacted strict rules banning boarding homes and short-term vacation rentals in residential zones after residents raised concerns in recent months about what they called the changing character of Burbank neighborhoods. The...
  • Mailbag: Make your voice heard on General Plan amendments

    You be the judge. Newport Beach voters have a chance to decide: car wash or another hotel? Height limits or no height limits? This issue is raised in the planned July 8 City Council vote on a new General Plan amendment that will allow more-intense...
  • Airbnb uses FIFA World Cup to bring sharing economy to Brazil

    Airbnb uses FIFA World Cup to bring sharing economy to Brazil
    As online room-sharing service Airbnb Inc. battles authorities in the U.S., the company is using the upcoming FIFA World Cup to slide relatively comfortably into one of the world's major markets. In Brazil, which hosts the monthlong, internationally...