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  • Tigers Hall of Famer Al Kaline returns to Baltimore for AL Division Series

    Tigers Hall of Famer Al Kaline returns to Baltimore for AL Division Series
    Every time the Detroit Tigers travel to Baltimore, Al Kaline, one of both the franchise’s and the city of Baltimore’s most famous sons, makes the trip with them. The Hall of Fame outfielder-first baseman said before Thursday’s game...
  • Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report

    Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report
    A growing middle class and consumers' evolving attitudes toward health and travel have fueled a global spa and wellness industry worth an estimated $3.4 trillion in 2013, according to a report released on Tuesday. Nutrition and weight loss,...
  • At last, signs of life in space program

     At last, signs of life in space program
    America's manned space program, in suspended animation for three years, was stirring this week. That's promising for the program and the nation — particularly for Florida, the nation's space port. But Congress must make sure it doesn't postpone...
  • What's new in travel industry news?

    What's new in travel industry news?
    A lot of innovations and announcements either appeared recently or just recently came to my attention. Although none is a game-changer, many provide useful features. Vacation Rental Metasearch. Several new or new-to-me vacation rental websites have...
  • Talking with Naja Marie Aidt about her short story collection 'Baboon'

    The Danish writer Naja Marie Aidt’s book of stories, “Baboon” (Two Lines Press: 190 pp., $12.95 paper), is an explosive collection; strange things happen to the characters, leading to unlikely twists, through which the borders of reality...
  • Can't-miss UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    Can't-miss UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    The list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites (whc.unesco.org) grew to 1,007 in 161 countries in June when 26 sites were added. For travelers, this is a veritable buffet of possibilities of great destinations. Among the cultural or natural treasures added...
  • Review: MTV's 'Happyland'

    Review: MTV's 'Happyland'
    "Happyland" is such a target-rich environment that it's a shame the series feels so indifferently executed and cast. Built around employees of a massive amusement park -- including a few who live in the company-owned town, Dazzle (sound like any kid-...
  • Commentary: Measure Y would prevent traffic spikes in our neighborhoods

    By Tony Petros My name is Tony Petros. I am a Newport Beach city councilman, but my occupation is a transportation planner. For the past 30 years, I have worked on mobility projects as close as Costa Mesa and as far away as the Middle East. Along the...
  • Private jet for $536? It's a SuiteDeal

    Private jet for $536? It's a SuiteDeal
    Southwest Airlines began revolutionizing the jet-setting world of air travel roughly four decades ago with its no-frills service and helped reshape the U.S. airline industry into the mass transit system of the sky — complete with overcrowding,...
  • Bike-sharing in Paris is expensive tour de France

     Bike-sharing in Paris is expensive tour de France
    PARIS From the top deck of the Eiffel Tower to the subway tunnels, everywhere a tourist goes in Paris there are warnings to beware of pickpockets. What isn't ever explained is to watch your credit or debit card when dealing with Velib, the Paris...
  • Cindy Gray: Her love of animals captured the hearts of others

    Cindy Gray: Her love of animals captured the hearts of others
    Cindy Gray loved and rescued animals — and not just cuddly ones. She scooped up injured possum from the roadside, relocated hissing snakes and even persuaded her husband to shoo rather than shoot the insect-grubbing armadillos tearing up their...