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  • Trip Tips: In summer, Iranians cool off at 'jeweled plains'

    DUBAI (Reuters) - For those who prefer to bundle up rather than strip down in summer, Iran's highland pastures offer something cooler than the usual coastal retreats. Javaher Dasht, which translates as "jeweled plains," is 2,000 m (6,500 ft) above the...
  • Anthony Sarao ready for return trip to the East Coast

    Anthony Sarao ready for return trip to the East Coast
    USC linebacker Anthony Sarao will have an expanded audience and he could play a different role Saturday at Boston College. The New Jersey native is one of five scholarship Trojans players from the Northeast. The others are safety Gerald Bowman and...
  • Savoring Gettysburg one bite at a time

    Savoring Gettysburg one bite at a time
    Halfway through the eight-stop Savor Gettysburg Food Tour, I was slowing down. I had already eaten chicken fajitas and pork carnitas at El Costeno, followed by gooey macaroni and cheese with big lumps of crab meat at One Lincoln. I had sampled more than a...
  • Trip to Texas won't be much help for UCLA recruiting

    UCLA went to the East Coast in its first game of the season, against Virginia, and is hitting the South on Saturday when it takes on Texas. In terms of recruiting, those trips might not help as much as one might think. While Saturday's game is...
  • News to use

    News to use
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently: The Getaway Package from the Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, S.C., has rates as low as $145 per night for a three-night...
  • Volcano watch in Russia

     Volcano watch in Russia
    Russia: With at least four volcanoes in the far eastern region of Kamchatka continuing to show signs of increased activity, officials have warned of possible eruptions. Because ash plumes from the volcanoes could pose a risk to air traffic, the...
  • Judah Friedlander brings his stand-up comedy act to Chicago

    Judah Friedlander brings his stand-up comedy act to Chicago
    Judah Friedlander never breaks character. That's not easy to do when that character is essentially your actual personality. Or, wait. Would that make it even simpler? Regardless, what you see is exactly what and who you get: a wacky-yet-controlled...
  • Mixed-media artist Barbara Aubin dies

     Mixed-media artist Barbara Aubin dies
    Barbara Aubin, a Chicago artist and art teacher, helped start the Chicago Women's Caucus for Art in the early 1970s and taught for years at Chicago State University. Ms. Aubin, 86, died of ascending cholangitis caused by an infection of the bile duct on...
  • Raiders' annual field trips about more than football

    When St. Thomas Aquinas was preparing to play Skyline (Texas) at the Dallas Cowboys’ new stadium in Arlington in 2010, Aquinas athletic director George Smith was asked whether high-profile events, such as that matchup in the Kirk Herbstreit...
  • 2014 Ford Fiesta SFE Three-Cylinder: Real-World Fuel Economy

     
    Small engines and small cars go hand in hand, but the available direct-injected turbocharged 1.0-liter three-cylinder in the 2014 Ford Fiesta SFE is positively miniscule, dropping 0.6 liters displacement versus the standard four-cylinder engine. Its small...
  • Two-Minute Drill: CdM owns fourth longest win streak in O.C. history

    Twenty-eight wins and counting. Corona del Mar High's football team just keeps winning, making its 28 in a row with a 37-0 shutout of Dana Hills last week at Davidson Field. The 28-game winning streak ties Santa Margarita for the fourth longest in...