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More travelers expected this Thanksgiving holiday

About 3.54 million residents of Southern California are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home during the Thanksgiving travel period, which officially starts today. Around the state, the number of holiday travelers is projected to be 5.7 million, an increase of only six-tenths of 1 percent from last year, the Automobile Club of Southern California […]

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Abroad with Beverly: Up close with an Irish Royal

Part 1: The Early Years On a recent press trip to Ireland, I had the distinct pleasure of spending a day with William Clere Leonard Brendan Parsons, the 7th Earl of Rosse, who goes by the name of Brendan Parsons. He lives in the historic Birr Castle and Demesne* with his wife, Alison, the Countess […]

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Two high-culture outings in L.A.

Most of us are familiar with Woody Allen’s quote about Los Angeles that “the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.” Based on a couple of recent amazing experiences, I wholeheartedly disagree …  Residents and visitors alike to the City of Angels are finding more options than ever before.  Our “grande […]

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Travel Diary: Ireland, Part 3

Day 5:  The official press trip had come to an end and the journalists invited on this extraordinary adventure all went their separate ways. Some headed for home, while others chose to do some exploring on their own. As for me, just when I thought I had experienced the height of luxury visiting some of […]

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Summer of 2015: Places to go!

This time of year finds many of us thinking we need to get some plans together for the coming summer and beyond. Maybe it is “spring cleaning,” that certain period where you are incentivized to act. The days are longer, brighter, warmer and full of looking forward. With the euro dropping practically daily against the […]

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