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  • Tourism Cares gives L.A.'s waterfront landmarks a good scrub-down

    Tourism Cares gives L.A.'s waterfront landmarks a good scrub-down
    It was a landmark day in every sense of the word. More than 250 volunteers from the travel and tourism world swarmed San Pedro last Friday to paint, scrub, plant, mulch and perform other fix-up duties at L.A. waterfront landmarks big and small....
  • CTA budget hearing tonight: Fight over CTA No. 11 Lincoln bus

    CTA budget hearing tonight: Fight over CTA No. 11 Lincoln bus
    After years of contentious budget hearings about proposed service cuts, increases in the prices of unlimited ride passes and the rocky transition to the Ventra fare payment system, the looming public hearing for the CTA’s 2015 budget should be...
  • Author to share tips for first-time travelers to India

    INDIA Presentation Author Sharon Arpana Edwards will share tips for first-time visitors to India, including advice on shopping, traveling within the country and communicating cross-culturally. She will also read from and sign her book, "Pioneer...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Holiday Shopping Tips for Dementia Patient Caregivers

    When planning for a holiday shopping trip with an older adult who is in the early stages of dementia, caregivers need to focus on including the patient’s needs in the planning process. In addition to considering the patient’s needs,...
  • Nut-allergy sufferers appeal: Keep those snacks closed

    Nut-allergy sufferers appeal: Keep those snacks closed
    Nuts can pose a serious threat to allergy sufferers, and increased travel during the holidays increases that risk, said Naperville's Amy Wicker, founder of AllergySafeTravel.com. Wicker's daughter suffers from severe nut allergies. Nut-allergy...
  • Blackhawks searching for consistent energy

    Blackhawks searching for consistent energy
    Patrick Kane slumped against the back wall of his stall in the visitors' dressing room at Joe Louis Arena after the Blackhawks' 4-1 loss to the Red Wings on Friday night and quietly said, "It's frustrating when you take a couple of steps forward and...
  • Zee Bros surprises crowd in De Francis Dash

    Zee Bros surprises crowd in De Francis Dash
    Zee Bros, dismissed at odds of 29-1, proved to be the swiftest of all in the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash, the marquee race in Saturday's Fall Festival of Racing at Laurel Park, which featured six stakes. D. Wayne Lukas trains the 4-year-...
  • California should outlaw junkets like the one lawmakers took to Maui

    California should outlaw junkets like the one lawmakers took to Maui
    Last year, state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was indicted for fraud, bribery and money laundering; Sen. Leland Yee was indicted for bribery and campaign fraud racketeering; and Sen. Roderick D. Wright was convicted and sentenced to 90 days in jail for voter...
  • Mark Haines, founder of popular S. Florida website, struck, killed by vehicles

    Mark Haines, founder of popular S. Florida website, struck, killed by vehicles
    The founder of a popular South Florida gay travel and entertainment website died Friday after he was struck by three cars as he crossed U.S. 1 in the Florida Keys.   Mark Haines, 54, founder of Mark’s List, had just finished the first leg of The...
  • Jimmy Butler's scoring, confidence on the rise for Bulls

     Jimmy Butler's scoring, confidence on the rise for Bulls
    The Bulls flew to Los Angeles on Sunday to begin a seven-game, 15-day trip, one of the longest in franchise history. They better hope they saved room in the overhead bins for Jimmy Butler's confidence level. Butler's offensive transformation continued...
  • City to develop work-at-home policy after alleged scheme

    City to develop work-at-home policy after alleged scheme
    The city inspector general says the absence of a policy to govern employees who work from home helped one woman avoid criminal charges for overstating her hours. Sandra Baker, former head of the Environmental Control Board, was terminated in August...