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At least four people are dead and several injured after a shooting early Tuesday morning at an elementary school in Northern California, local authorities report. Officers are investigating multiple s...
Fires have killed at least 35 and destroyed more than 5,000 homes and businesses.
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It is the largest fire, by acreage, that the city of L.A. has ever seen.
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Your kids will tell you that there's real FOMO to be had when their friends get to go to Disneyland Resort and they don't. That fear of missing out will be especially strong this summer as exciting at...
We're dropping everything and going to Pandora – The World Of Avatar this summer. From the AOL Partner Studio
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So you think you know everything about Walt Disney World? Not so fast -- when it comes to the Resort and its four theme parks (Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Epcot, Magic Kingdom Park and Disney'...
This summer, don't miss your chance to discover some of your favorite Super Heroes together for the first time at Disney California Adventure Park. Beginning May 27, unleash the hero inside yourself d...
There's no question about it, a trip to Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is what childhood dreams are made of. The mere mention of the resort could stop an impending temper tantrum dead in its trac...
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No family vacation is more magical than a trip to a Disney park. Strapping on those mouse ears and taking in the excitement under the warm sun, is an experience dreams are made of. Whether it's going...
B.C. politics already has its dark money donations that are difficult to trace back to an actual donor. But the free for all when it comes to political fundraising in the province has given rise to another murky practice: raising campaign cash from some dark corners of the world.
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Even if you have never been to Los Angeles, you know the city better than you think. For years, the City of Angels has been a fixture in your living room on the television, and you may not have even known.
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Hiking is known as one of Los Angeles's most popular outdoor activities - and for good reason. With some of North America's most scenic views and an abundance of natural beauty, any one of L.A.'s numerous trails are the perfect place to lace up and set out on an adventure.
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Los Angeles is an adventurer's paradise. Home to more than just tanned celebrities, the sprawling metropolis offers everything from modern rock climbing to incredible trails ideal for mountain biking and of course amazing surf spots.
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It's easy to conclude that a favourite part about summer is heading to the beach - to swim, tan, relax and of course, people watch. Whether it's Toronto's Cherry Beach or Vancouver's English Bay Beach, beachgoers are always hoping to spot some unique individuals to make the day. While the weather here is getting colder, this doesn't mean our favourite activity should stop.
Vacations are the perfect time to relax, refresh and recharge the mind, body and soul. But for many of us, finding our Zen can mean different things. For some an escape to the beach is all that's needed while others seek activities that release endorphins. Whatever your preference, there is no better destination to zen-out than the city that has it all -- Los Angeles.
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What happens when you mix relaxation with entertainment? You get the best of both worlds (obviously!). Welcome to what the City of Angels has dubbed a Spa Party. So what is it? It's the ultimate escap...
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Ever since my mom relocated to California (and I'm lucky enough to spend plenty of time there), I've changed my tune. Enjoying the ocean breeze, smaller appetizers and cooking turkey outside are my new Thanksgiving traditions.
Layovers don't necessarily mean endless hours of waiting and mindlessly flipping the same magazine over and over again. In fact, a layover can mean an extra fun pit stop to your vacation, depending on how many hours you have.
San Francisco seems big -- but I soon realized that her size (surprisingly only 7 square miles), has little to do with the grandeur you feel while visiting, but everything to do with the big hearts and open minds of the San Franciscans themselves. Much has been written of her culinary and cocktail culture, her nature and leisure pursuits, but it is also one of the museum capitals of the United States.
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Since opening its doors in March this year, Cresta has sought to introduce Torontonians to a new concept. Rory West, the head bartender and sommelier, informs me that Cresta is the only restaurant in the city that designs the food menu around the wine list -- not the other way around.
As someone who runs or works out six days a week, I was unnaturally concerned by what California had to offer me. How on earth was I going to get my gym fitness fix in a setting like this? I needn't have worried. I got active, in the most natural way.
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They were using their talents and resources to pursue their passions. We often celebrate young people (think Bill Gates for instance) for doing this in other businesses and personal pursuits, but it takes on a very different tone when young black men from stigmatized areas take an unconventional path and invest their energies into it.
"We’re talking umbilical-chord-still-attached, whoa-is-that-yep-that’s-the-placenta new-born otter pup."
Whether you love it or you love to hate it, there's no denying that America's mouth-watering street food hits the spot every time. From the chip trucks that line the beachfront in California, all the way to the city centre stalls of New York, the United States has quite an array of food that you can choose from.
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Los Angeles is a sprawling city full of low strip malls, palmed avenues, film studios and over-crowded attractions, BUT that SoCal living is still so sweet. The city's full of beautiful parks, kid-friendly hikes, beaches (oh so many beaches!) and hip vegan restaurants with high chairs -- A great destination for the adventuring family.
The seamless integration of work and life has been imperative to the growth and successes of Clif Bar & Company. By fostering a community connectedness through group exercises, community service, and shared weekly organic meals together in their in-house cafe, they've openly discussed the types of food they want in their diets and for their families.
Where I stay when I travel is just as important as the destination. I choose my accommodation based on two factors: how I can experience a specific part of a culture or section of a city; and more importantly, how I can create an experience that as a writer and digital nomad will help me rest, be productive, and be inspired to build something new in my work.
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If you have ever watched a red carpet event, tuned into an awards show or flipped open a fashion magazine, you have most likely seen the work of the talented celebrity makeup artist and photographer, Troy Jensen. His signature style is a radiant look that goes beyond the makeup and draws attention to the woman wearing it.
Five years ago California was pronounced a political and economic disaster. Fast-forward to January 2015. A resurgent California has overtaken Brazil as the world's seventh-largest economy. What insights can Africa and other developing countries draw from California's spectacular turnaround?