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  • Real estate: Time to buy a vacation home?

    Real estate: Time to buy a vacation home?
    Kevin Hughes thought for years about buying property in Sandbridge. He finally made the leap this year and closed on a short sale in June. It was rented out for every week this summer but one, when he and his family stayed there. "We paid off our entire...
  • Put your stress on vacation

    Put your stress on vacation
    Got stress? If you answered no, hooray for you! (And, by the way, what planet are you from?) But if you answered yes (like any normal member of the human race), you're likely heartened by the arrival of vacation season. Just the ticket for a little...
  • Save on one-way car rentals out of Florida

    Save on one-way car rentals out of Florida
    You can get a cheap car-rental rate in Florida in June if you are willing to do some driving. Combine your trip to Florida with a road trip up the East Coast, and you can save a bundle on car-rental rates. Dollar Rent A Car is offering $1-a-day rates...
  • Know your rental car insurance coverage

    Know your rental car insurance coverage
    As the owner of a communications agency in Del Mar, Calif., Andy Abramson travels often. In fact, he's had two accidents in the last two years while he was driving rental cars. In the first case, a car collided with Abramson's rental. His insurance...
  • Council adjusts documents to add Sunset

    The Huntington Beach City Council on Monday night approved amendments to its maps, general plan and zoning to include Sunset Beach, and added provisions to prohibit marijuana dispensaries and to require short-term vacation rentals to complete the...
  • A presidential retreat in Kailua, Hawaii

    A presidential retreat in Kailua, Hawaii
    This laid-back beach town 12 miles northeast of Honolulu on windward Oahu has no hotels — which is just fine with the locals — but it can boast of being home to what some call the "winter White House." Kailua hosted the vacationing Obamas in...
  • Planning your trip to Solitude Mountain Resort, Utah

    THE BEST WAY TO SOLITUDE Many airlines (including American, Alaska, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, US Airways and Southwest fly nonstop from LAX to Salt Lake City. Also, Southwest and Delta fly from Burbank. Solitude lies in Big...
  • California's Palm Springs is just right for sun-starved families

    California's Palm Springs is just right for sun-starved families
    PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Like most of the people soaking up Sunday brunch at the Parker Palm Springs hotel, the hungover-looking dude in slacker attire with the fashionista girlfriend looked as if he had just rolled out of bed at 10:30 a.m. He also...
  • Cook leaders want property tax exemption crackdown law

    Cook leaders want property tax exemption crackdown law
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Assessor Joe Berrios on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to give them more power to go after property owners who improperly claim tax breaks, saying they could recover more than $150 million in three years...
  • Travelers determined to have a vacation — within a budget

    Travelers determined to have a vacation — within a budget
    Money may be tight, but not enough for most of us to forgo a summer vacation. A recent survey by travel site Orbitz.com found that nearly eight of 10 respondents will be taking a vacation this summer. Some plan to spend more than last year, but nearly...
  • Ask the Travel Diva: Let airline know a baby is flying on your lap

    Dear Travel Diva: I'm going to hold my baby on my lap on a flight between Detroit and New York. Do I need to tell the airline ahead of time? —Mommy and Me Dear Mommy: No, but I would call and let them know anyway. Here's the reason: A traveler...