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  • First trip home from college: How parents, students cope

     First trip home from college: How parents, students cope
    We're coming up on one of the watershed moments of a college student's freshman year — worse than the realization that the "freshman 15" is not an urban myth (except it's more like the "freshman 3") and more cringe-inducing than seeing a roommate in...
  • Tavares artist will do painting in every state park

    Tavares artist will do painting in every state park
    TAVARES — Sharon Osterholt is stocking up on sunscreen, bug spray and, in a belt-and-suspenders effort, itch-relief cream. On Saturday, she will embark on a 14-month tour of the state during which she will paint in "plein air" in all of Florida's...
  • Stuck in bad traffic? Good chance it's Thursday evening

    Stuck in bad traffic? Good chance it's Thursday evening
    Crawling along Southern California's freeways at rush hour, you might have wanted to scream: "This traffic is the worst!" If it was a Thursday evening, you probably were right. At least, that's the consensus of three companies that analyze traffic...
  • Have cake, will travel — but take care

     Have cake, will travel — but take care
    You plan to travel. You plan to travel with cake. Why not? It's good company, and unlikely to snag the window seat. First, you contact the Transportation Security Administration. These days, transportation security is administered with rigor, and you...
  • Ask Amy: Dad worries son's life might go to pot

    Ask Amy: Dad worries son's life might go to pot
    Dear Amy: My 18-year-old son started college this year. He has a part-time job and is paying for a new car to drive to school 30 miles from home. He lives at home, but makes bad choices by smoking pot! I have asked him to stop many times but he...
  • Return trip to Notre Dame rings true for Northwestern

    Return trip to Notre Dame rings true for Northwestern
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Before overtime Saturday in Northwestern's nutty 43-40 victory over Notre Dame, Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald stepped on the field to deliver a direct message to his defense. Smiling and clapping his hands, Fitzgerald...
  • Home tour to benefit Mesa middle, high schools

    The Costa Mesa Middle and High Schools Foundation is hosting its first-ever holiday home tour next month. The Home for the Holidays event Dec. 4 will showcase four houses representing different neighborhoods in Costa Mesa. Tour attendees will also...
  • Clippers dealing with trust issues

    Clippers dealing with trust issues
    Chris Paul: "We've got to want to stop teams just as much as we want to score." ORLANDO, Fla. — It felt like the Clippers had hit the road even before leaving Staples Center on Monday night, with large pockets of Chicago Bulls fans providing all...
  • StarFlyer, Vue at 360 set for Orlando

    StarFlyer, Vue at 360 set for Orlando
    A new 420-foot-tall spinning attraction, the StarFlyer, will be part of Vue at 360 off International Drive, the new name for the Gooding's Plaza. The StarFlyer, a product of Australia-based Funtime Group, will open in 12-18 months, said Chuck Whittall of...
  • Go Away With ... Sarah Piampiano

    Go Away With ... Sarah Piampiano
    As a child, Sarah Piampiano dreamed of being an Olympian. But, as an adult, she figured her life as an investment banker would prevent her from becoming a full-time athlete. Five years ago, she made a lifestyle switch, quitting her job, moving to the West...
  • Porto: Portugal without the tourists

    Porto: Portugal without the tourists
    Porto ages happily on the Douro River, along with most of the world's port wine, near where the river meets the Atlantic. Porto comes with a steady sea breeze and a seagull soundtrack. Discount airlines like Ryanair now fly straight to the city, putting...