Virgin cruises' first port of call is federal court
For years, Virgin Group has tried to break into the cruise industry--a travel market that seems uniquely suited to its chic, saucy brand--without much to show for it. Now, a retired cruise CEO says he figured out how to launch a line and make investors rich--and that Richard Branson's company swiped it to start Virgin Cruises.
Millennials nix their parentsa treasures
Members of the generation that once embraced sex, drugs and rock-and-roll are trying to offload their place settings for 12, family photo albums and leather sectionals. As baby boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, start cleaning out attics and basements, many are discovering that millennials, born between 1980 and 2000, are not so interested in the lifestyle trappings or nostalgic memorabilia they were so lovingly raised with.
TRPA gets $200K grant for vehicle charging station strategy
The commission recently approved the money for the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency to assess the current situation and identify both public and private locations where additional charging stations would best serve the public. Karin Edwards, manager of TRPA's sustainable communities program says it's important to have a strategy to make electric vehicle travel convenient for local residents as well as visitors to the Truckee/Tahoe area.
New flight plan
Passengers who fly to Chicago out of Willard Airport will see new flight times starting Sunday - including an earlier pre-dawn departure - but city bus schedules will change to accommodate the schedule. American Airlines is shifting to a summer schedule, as it has for the past few years, according to airport Manager Steve Wanzek.
Growing up as an Asian a 80s kid in the San Gabriel Valley
I grew up as a tiny Asian kid in the '80s, and the struggle was real here in the San Gabriel Valley. This was before the SGV got a demographic makeover and gained street cred with “the 626” moniker.
US Helicopter Recovers Pair of Saudi Pilots After Fighter Jet Crash
An unprecedented NASA experiment began on Friday, with Astronaut Scott Kelly and a pair of Russian cosmonauts blasting off, bound for the International Space Sta... -- The U.S. embassy in Iraq on Friday denied Iraqi media reports that a coalition airstrike mistakenly struck Iraqi troops in Tikrit." We are aware of Iraqi media rep... Today, Rep. Rick Crawford , Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a public hearing to examine... Lincoln, Neb.- The NTCA top-ranked Nebraska bowling team earned the No.