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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...
  • HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins

    HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins
    "Westworld," the 1973 Michael Crichton film about a malfunctioning robot that devastates an amusement park, has inspired an HBO series with Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris. The cast also includes Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie...
  • East Granby Mom Wins Trip To 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

    East Granby Mom Wins Trip To 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'
    A spur-of-the-moment trip to Target last week for one East Granby mom resulted in an unexpected reward — tickets to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show’’. On Wednesday, Amanda Paskiewicz Cormier took her two daughters to the Windsor Target...
  • Pope Francis coming to Philadelphia

    Pope Francis coming to Philadelphia
    Pope Francis announced on Monday he would make his first visit to the United States next year, traveling to Philadelphia where he will celebrate an outdoor mass before an audience expected to number in the millions. Francis ended months of speculation...
  • When Madame Wu's was the place for supper and celebs

    When Madame Wu's was the place for supper and celebs
    Kirk and Anne Douglas sent regrets. But Cary Grant's daughter, Jennifer, was there. Nancy Kwan, who starred in 1961's "Flower Drum Song," came, as did two elderly granddaughters of Sun Yat-sen, the revolutionary who helped overthrow the Qing dynasty and...
  • Travels alter worldview for girls Golfer of Year

    Travels alter worldview for girls Golfer of Year
    No matter where Sierra Brooks has played golf in the past year, her game has traveled well. The Lake Mary Prep junior's skills showed no sign of jetlag at the Junior Ryder Cup in Scotland, the Junior Open Championship in Liverpool, England, and the...
  • Ask Amy: Repairing this home calls for stealthy DIY

    Ask Amy: Repairing this home calls for stealthy DIY
    Dear Amy: I have been married to a great guy for over 40 years. We are both retired. We have a lovely home and he has done a lot of the repairs and remodeling. I am proud of what he has done. I have dealt with an issue all our married life and I would...