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  • 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...
  • Holiday fliers' wish list: dependable apps, seat near Renee Zellweger

    Holiday fliers' wish list: dependable apps, seat near Renee Zellweger
    What bugs us most about the holiday travel crush? A mobile app that won't work when checking on a flight's status. It ranks as the No. 1 travel frustration, even more annoying than dealing with the Transportation Security Administration, a survey says....
  • 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...
  • TV ads extol right to travel to Cuba

    A lobbying group on Monday launched a TV and Internet ad extolling the value of unfettered travel by Cuban-Americans to Cuba.  #CubaNow, a new advocacy group in South Florida and Washington, is trying to prevent attempts to roll back looser travel rules...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Travel events: Going to Hawaii? Tips to finding exotic movie locations

    HAWAII Presentation Luis I. Reyes and Ed Rampell, co-authors of "The Hawaii Movie and Television Book," will give a presentation on exotic Hawaii movie locations and how to access them while on vacation. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant...
  • Travel letters: Flying's effects on global climate change

    Travel letters: Flying's effects on global climate change
    Regarding "6.3 Billion People Flew in 2013" [Need to Know, Sept. 28]: About 6.3 billion people flew last year, a 4.6% increase over the year before. Some saw melting glaciers caused by CO2 emissions from vehicles of all types. Ask anyone who travels if...
  • Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring

    Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring
    Universal Orlando's new Harry Potter land sent Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter theme-park revenue soaring 18.7 percent compared with the previous year, the company said in an earnings report Thursday. Overall, Comcast's profit jumped 50 percent to $2.6...
  • Entrepreneur Evelyn Echols dies at 99

    Entrepreneur Evelyn Echols dies at 99
    Evelyn Echols was best known as a successful entrepreneur and a founder of the Echols International Travel & Hotel School, but she was also a grand dame of Chicago society who used her entrepreneurial skills and celebrity connections to help others. Her...