2011

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Restaurants with stunning scenic views

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Don CeSar: The 'Pink Palace' of St. Pete Beach

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Zion National Park's beauty calls visitors back

Explore the beauty of the park through our video tour.             
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10 luxury hotels you can stay in for under $200 a night

With a little hotel-search savvy, it’s possible to land in the lap of luxury at a palatable price.             
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OpenTable rates 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America

These dining destinations scored rave reviews from OpenTable users for their views.             
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It’s a real clown show at this U.S. airport

Yes, there are more bozos than usual wandering the San Diego airport this summer.             
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Islamic State says it's behind attack that killed 44 in northern Syria

A twin bombing struck a crowd in a predominantly Kurdish town in northern Syria on Wednesday, killing 44 people and wounding dozens more, Syria's state-run news agency and Kurdish media reported.
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Today: Clinton's All-Star Backup Team. Two Sides of the Thin Blue Line.

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES Clinton’s All-Star Backup Team Last week, a lot of Republican hea
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Whoa. Big grid project moving too fast for comfort

Gov. Jerry Brown doesn’t shy away from big solutions to the problems that ail California. A multibillion-dollar bullet train to transport Californians from north to south.  Two giant tunnels benea
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Should we preserve ugly but important buildings - like the former Studio One in West Hollywood?

The National Trust for Historic Preservation maintains a list of endangered places, most of which are of great scenic or architectural value. The list includes the old San Francisco Mint, a crumbl
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Essential California: 12 Hours in the Life of the LAPD in Watts

Good morning. It is Wednesday, July 27. Here are the 25 most expensive homes in America (and California). Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Complicated relationship On
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Another bad year for CalPERS

The $300-billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System this month reported its worst investment returns in almost a decade: 0.6%. Bad years come and go, just like good years, and large pe
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Renegade delegates invade the media tent with unconventional complaints

PHILADELPHIA — On the historic night when a woman was officially nominated for the presidency at the Democratic National Convention, this crazy campaign brought another, far less important, but st
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Welcome to the Democratic Party, Bernie

After 44 years in politics, Bernie Sanders has finally taken the plunge. He’s a regular Democrat now. Of course, he doesn’t quite want to admit it. “I was elected as an independent, so I’ll stay [
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What good is affordable housing if the people who build aren't paid decently?

To the editor: Like climate change, construction prevailing wage standards have been studied and an academic consensus exists, but myths persist. (“Affordable housing at an impasse,” editorial, Ju
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