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Tahoe trashed: Beach crowds take memories, leave garbage
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The recent holiday weekend saw tens of thousands of people cram the shores of Lake Tahoe, presumably, to enjoy clean water and mountain scenery. Then a bunch of them treated the shoreline like their own personal garbage dumps. The mess took some of the shine off what was …
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In Las Vegas, defying the odds of reality
Monday, July 7, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/08/us/in-las-vegas-defying-the-odds-of-reality.html?_r=0
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Calif. officials seek to accelerate plans for bullet train’s LA County section
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
In a strategic shift to secure new funding for California's bullet train project, state officials intend to accelerate their plans to build a Los Angeles County section of the $68 billion ...
More crowded roads expected for July Fourth weekend
More crowded roads expected for July Fourth weekend
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Expect more traffic on the road this Fourth of July weekend, as 41 million Americans travel for the Independence Day holiday, a 1.9 percent increase compared to ...
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Las Vegas airport traffic up slightly in May
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport has inched up compared with a year earlier. Data released Thursday show...
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Buy a vowel? Couple flown to Grenada, not Granada
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
A District of Columbia couple has sued British Airways, saying the airline ruined their vacation by booking them tickets to the Caribbean island of Grenada instead of Granada, Spain. Edward Gamson and Lowell Canaday wanted to travel from Washington to ...
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Beat the summer heat of Las Vegas: Win a ‘Beach With Benefits’ trip to Long Beach
Friday, June 13, 2014
The LBC has a special place in my heart because it’s where I landed my first full-time job in journalism after graduating from college. Who doesn’t remember their first job and hometown post-graduation? I returned to Long Beach a few weekends ago.
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Zip off the beaten path in Death Valley National Park on a motorcycle
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Outdoors:
Shaped by millenniums of wind and water, this vast geological museum, 3,000 square miles of wildly varied topography, rivals the wonders of ...
15 cocktails rings to see at Jewelry Week 2014 in Las Vegas
Friday, May 30, 2014
http://www.jckonline.com/blogs/style-360/2014/05/30/live-from-las-vegas-15-cocktail-rings-to-see-jewelry-shows
Las Vegas bets big on gays
Las Vegas bets big on gays
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
These days, what happens in Vegas is increasingly gay. Even Chippendales. But is it possible to welcome tourists to a state that doesn’t recognize same-sex marriage?
Report: Las Vegas crowd getting younger, gambling less
Report: Las Vegas crowd getting younger, gambling less
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
A statistical snapshot of Las Vegas visitors finds a younger crowd with fewer gamblers spending more money on food and drink than five years ago. A visitor profile for 2013 found that almost four of five visitors were ...
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Passenger traffic continues upward trend at Las Vegas airport
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Passenger traffic continues to climb at McCarran International Airport, increasing for the eighth consecutive month. Data released today showed about...
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United Express ending its Fresno-Las Vegas route Labor Day
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
http://www.fresnobee.com/2014/05/27/3947184/united-express-ending-its-fresno.html
Photo: In this May 19, 2014, photo, swans swim in Lake Eo
5 free things to do in Orlando (no theme parks!)
Sunday, May 25, 2014
It costs close to $100 a person to enter the gates of the Magic Kingdom or board the Hogwarts Express. But there are plenty of things to do in the Orlando area that are free, and none of them has ...
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California drought's upside? Better water quality at beaches, report says
Saturday, May 24, 2014
There's at least one upside to the California drought: Record-low rainfall has resulted in cleaner water up and ...

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