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  • Disney's oldest ship enjoying spring renewal

    Disney's oldest ship enjoying spring renewal
    Disney Cruise Line is basking in the reinvigorated Disney Magic, which made its big face-lift reveal last fall with a splash in Port Miami before migrating to Port Canaveral in January. Debuting in 1998, the oldest ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet...
  • Concerts

      **************** March 10, 2014 - Burbank, CA - Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated bands Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will hit the road in June for an extensive summer amphitheatre and arena tour. Also on the bill, performing an acoustic set, are...
  • Small lodging association executive blends best of both his worlds: hospitality and real estate

    Small lodging association executive blends best of both his worlds: hospitality and real estate
    Who: Scott Rivelli, 50, is executive director of the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association. Why the career move: This is the perfect balance between my two careers: Travel/tourism and real estate. I'm a Realtor who purchased a hotel as a simple...
  • Teaching new Metro riders the subway of doing things

    Teaching new Metro riders the subway of doing things
    Commuters were rushing by. An update blared on a loudspeaker. An agitated young woman shouted a name again and again. At 5:30 p.m. on a weekday, in Union Station's main concourse, strangers arranged themselves shoulder to shoulder in a circle. They...
  • Iditarod champ offers a top-dog mushing experience

    Iditarod champ offers a top-dog mushing experience
    I picked a winner when I took a dog sled trip through Salmon Berry Tours, which partners with the kennel owned by the man who days later would best the field in this year's Iditarod. After a 975-mile race across Alaskan wilderness, Dallas Seavey, 27,...
  • Exploring the Azores

    Exploring the Azores
    I wasn't expecting to see giraffes in the Azores. But there I sat in my rental car, just a few miles east of the tiny airport on this island's north coast, staring at what made me think of a giraffe. Actually it was a small village of houses unlike...
  • TV Picks: '@midnight,' 'Cosmos' times two

    TV Picks: '@midnight,' 'Cosmos' times two
    "@midnight" (Comedy Central, weeknights Monday through Thursday). Busy Chris Hardwick, the alt-Allen Ludden (I might have said "indie Gene Rayburn" or "left-field Dick Clark" just as well), hosts this late-night comedy game show with a social media theme....
  • Visiting Nicaragua

    Visiting Nicaragua
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO MANAGUA, NICARAGUA From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) is offered on United, Delta, Avianca, Copa and American. Restricted round-trip airfares begin at $579, including all taxes and fees. TELEPHONES To call...
  • Ticket bill gets rewrite — no penalties for buyers

    A Florida House committee has rewritten part of a bill being pushed by Walt Disney World that would have penalized people who bought certain multiday theme-park tickets that, by law, can't be transferred from one person to another. The bill is sponsored...
  • Foley officially declares council candidacy

    Foley officially declares council candidacy
    Katrina Foley, a Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustee, officially launched her campaign for Costa Mesa City Council on Wednesday night. Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer, longtime resident Lee Ramos, Tony Capitelli, who is the son-in-law of Newport...
  • Catalina's Avalon is getting an ambitious overhaul

     Catalina's Avalon is getting an ambitious overhaul
    AVALON, Santa Catalina Island — Trying to restore its luster as a tourist destination, this cozy harbor town is undergoing its most ambitious overhaul since chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. built the town's signature feature in 1929: Avalon...