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  • Whole Foods Recalls Cheeses Over E.Coli and Listeria Fears

    Whole Foods Recalls Cheeses Over E.Coli and Listeria Fears
    LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Whole Foods Market, which specializes in organic and healthy-lifestyle foods, is recalling seven kinds of cheese because listeria and E. coli bacteria were discovered in the products. The cheeses are Sage Cheddar, Silver Mountain...
  • They're celebrating what? Unusual festivals in Europe

    They're celebrating what? Unusual festivals in Europe
    You may have heard of the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, or the gathering of sun worshipers to celebrate the summer solstice at Britain's Stonehenge, but Europe has plenty of other less famous but equally unusual festivals. Some date back many...
  • "The Lonely Polygamist" by Brady Udall

    "The Lonely Polygamist" by Brady Udall
    "The Lonely Polygamist" By Brady Udall Norton 2010, 572 pages, $26.95 Take the problems, the fears, the anxieties that keep the typical American married man up at night. Now multiply them by four. That approximates the predicament of Golden Richards, the...
  • Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today

    Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today
    The bombs erupted along Pier No. 1, thousands of them, about 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. And 66 years later, you can still spot a few twisted hunks of metal near water's edge, an American flag snapping in the wind overhead. This is Port...
  • A visit to a Heart Check America … and a sales pitch

    A visit to a Heart Check America … and a sales pitch
    The telemarketer called in February with an unusual offer: free heart scans for me and my wife, an $800 value, from a company called Heart Check America. The procedure would be "noninvasive," he promised. No needles. "Just lie on a table and hold your...
  • The future of Tahoe's famed Thunderbird is up in the air

    The future of Tahoe's famed Thunderbird is up in the air
    Its deep-throated engines temporarily squelched, the Thunderbird idles in the crystal-clear waters of Lake Tahoe, a few hundred yards offshore from Crystal Bay, Nev. A rubber dinghy sidles up to the elegant 55-foot speedboat. Terry Clapham, one of the...
  • 10 family-friendly places to visit in the West

    10 family-friendly places to visit in the West
    Man does not live by bread alone, and families can't count on theme parks for all their adventures. Here are 10 relatively unthemed Western destinations, all best enjoyed in the company of a 10-year-old: Cable cars, San Francisco: Of the three routes...
  • Places to go snowshoeing

    Here are some places where you can take on the outdoors by foot. Note that many ski resorts that have Nordic centers also offer snowshoeing. Rim Nordic Ski Area, Snow Valley: This cross-country and snowshoeing center is on Highway 18 between Running...
  • Exploring Mitchell Caverns in Providence Mountains State Recreation Area

    Exploring Mitchell Caverns in Providence Mountains State Recreation Area
    Reporting from the Providence Mountains State Recreation Area, Calif. There's Down Under, like the story on New Zealand on the left side of this page, and then there's down under. I chose the latter. Like that journey, my trip to the Providence...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • Gasoline prices in western states

    Gasoline prices per gallon in the West* Arizona$3.58 California 3.93 Colorado 3.66 Hawaii 4.04 Idaho 3.71 Montana 3.77 Nevada 3.71 New Mexico 3.61 Oregon 3.84 Texas 3.57 Utah 3.61 Washington 3.88 Wyoming 3.66 *Source: AAA; prices (rounded)...