Posted Jul. 25, 2015, 8:39 am
Three famous European music families – the Serkin, Busch and Moyse families – escaped the horrors of Nazi Germany. They reunited in Marlboro, Vermont in the early 1950’s around the concept of learning music in a family and communal environment.
Posted Jun. 12, 2015, 9:33 am
Santa Monica-based Grania Murray, an internationally recognized interior designer whose clients include Pierce Brosnan, Andre Agassi, and Steffi Graf, is offering a seven-day Design Retreat to Ireland that “will pull at and vibrate your senses, blend the best of food and [give] exclusive personal access to leading Irish Designers and Artisan Craftsmen.”
Posted May. 23, 2015, 8:50 am
Twisted Colossus, billed as the world's longest hybrid roller coaster, will open to the public today at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Posted May. 21, 2015, 8:53 am
Millions of Californians are expected to set out today on a long Memorial Day weekend -- the most since 2005, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California.
Posted Apr. 9, 2015, 10:15 am
A new “Frozen Fun” experience has been making visits to Disney California Adventure Park extra special for guests since the attraction opened in January.
Posted Mar. 11, 2015, 1:06 pm
Visit Temecula Valley has announced that this year’s recipient of The PR Professional of the Year is the Santa Monica Mirror's Editor-At-Large Beverly Cohn. This annual award is bestowed upon a travel writer who has had the greatest impact through media in promoting Temecula as a tourist destination.
Posted Mar. 6, 2015, 9:03 am
As wet weather doused the Westside last weekend, the same winter storm delivered plenty of fresh snow to Big Bear – making for the perfect weekend getaway before beach weather arrives.
Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:08 am
A record 70.6 million travelers passed through Los Angeles International Airport in 2014, with the total passenger volume increasing 6 percent from the previous year.
Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:14 am
A blizzard warning in the Northeast today has led to 73 flight cancellations at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said.
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 8:18 am
In what has become an annual tradition at Disneyland, Southern California residents today got a chance to buy special tickets allowing access to the Anaheim theme park as well as Disneyland California Adventure park, where its attractions based on the movie "Frozen" kicked off.
Posted Jan. 2, 2015, 9:08 am
A celebration of Three Kings Day will be held at Disney California Adventure Park today through Tuesday, with the addition this year of "The Spirit of Navidad," a storytelling performance presented by two bilingual musical artists.
News, Los Angeles, Travel, Lax
Posted Dec. 22, 2014, 8:48 am
Today and tomorrow are expected to be two of the busiest days of the holiday travel season at Los Angeles International Airport, so travelers should pack some patience along with their luggage.
Posted Dec. 18, 2014, 8:30 am
Nearly 2.97 million passengers will pass through LAX during the 14-day holiday travel period that starts Friday and ends. Jan. 2, a 4.1 percent increase over last year, airport officials said today.
Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 11:21 am
Perched on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Terranea Resort is gearing up for the holiday season with special dining options this Christmas and New Year’s.
Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 11:13 am
With eight unique dining experiences on its 102-acre estate ranging from formal dining restaurants with sweeping ocean views to cute cafes, Terranea Resort executive chef Bernard Ibarra leads a busy work life heading up a culinary team of more than 100 chefs.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:42 am
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was at its lowest amount on Thanksgiving since 2009, dropping seven-tenths of a cent today to $3.104.
Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:24 am
More than 3.5 million Southland residents are traveling during this Thanksgiving holiday, a 3.8 percent increase over last year that the Automobile Club of Southern California attributes to lower gas prices and improved personal finances.
News, Holiday, Travel, Santa Monica, Lax
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:11 am
Los Angeles International Airport is forecast to be the nation's busiest airport during the 11-day Thanksgiving holiday travel period which begins today.
Posted Aug. 14, 2014, 4:11 pm
As Terranea Resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula continues to celebrate its fifth anniversary, it is only fitting that the luxury oceanfront property host its first-ever Celebration of Food and Wine, which is set to become an annual event for the luxury getaway just 45 minutes from Santa Monica.
Posted Jul. 13, 2014, 9:06 am
A lovely invitation arrived from the folks at Visit Temecula Valley inviting a select group of travel writers to cover their annual Balloon & Wine Festival, along with visits to some of their restaurants and award-winning wineries.
Posted Jul. 2, 2014, 8:59 am
In spite of high gas prices, 2.88 million Southern Californians -- an increase from last year -- are expected to travel for the Fourth of July weekend, starting Thursday.
Posted Jun. 12, 2014, 8:27 am
Set in a world where physical ability meets the extraordinary of Cirque du Soleil, the show Zarkana has embraced its new home of ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Posted May. 22, 2014, 7:58 am
More than 2.6 million Southern Californians will travel at least 50 miles from home this Memorial Day weekend, nearly 2 percent more than last year and the largest number since an all-time record of 3.2 million was set in 2005, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California.
Posted Apr. 11, 2014, 10:00 am
The longest-running burlesque show on the Las Vegas Strip – Jubilee! – reopened late March after a six-week hiatus after undergoing a major transformation.
Posted Mar. 20, 2014, 2:52 pm
With some new surprises and all the favorite dips and turns, Disneyland park reopened the classic ride Big Thunder Mountain Railroad on Monday.