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Princess Cruises Offering New Short Getaway Cruises Sailing from Los Angeles

Princess Cruises Offering New Short Getaway Cruises Sailing from Los AngelesPrincess Cruises, known for offering longer itineraries, has announced a new series of Princess Cruises Getaway voyages along the West Coast for those guests wanting a quick break from the hustle and bustle of workday pressures.

Passengers can choose from three- and four-day sailings, perfect for sampling the line's onboard experience, as well as visiting a variety of Southern California destinations. Departing roundtrip from Los Angeles (San Pedro) aboard Golden Princess and Sapphire Princess, the Princess Getaway sailings take place throughout fall 2013 and into the spring 2014 season.
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Work Underway for Second Westin Hotel in Downtown Austin, Texas

Work Underway for Second Westin Hotel in Downtown Austin, Texas Construction is underway for a second Westin hotel in Austin, Texas, with the hotel scheduled to open in Spring 2015 on the northeast corner of East Fifth Street and San Jacinto Boulevard.

The 366-room hotel will be the 24th White Lodging-managed hote...
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Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles Readies 90th Anniversary Celebration

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles Readies 90th Anniversary Celebration Designated the "Host of the Coast" upon opening on Oct. 1, 1923 and the grandest hotel west of Chicago, the legendary Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles is celebrating a major milestone with its 90th anniversary.

One of the most architecturally stunn...
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Grizzly Bites Two BLM Workers Near Yellowstone; Two Hikers Injured in Separate Park Incident

Grizzly Bites Two BLM Workers Near Yellowstone; Two Hikers Injured in Separate Park Incident Two Bureau of Land Management (BLM) contract workers were bitten by a grizzly bear Aug. 15, 2013 west of Idaho's Island Park Reservoir, about 25 miles from Yellowstone National Park.

In a separate incident, two persons were treated for injuries after ...
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Delta Launches Los Angeles to San Francisco Shuttle; Expands Additional Services

Delta Launches Los Angeles to San Francisco Shuttle; Expands Additional Services Just it time to help travelers get back into the swing of things, Delta Airlines said it will begin hourly, nonstop Delta Shuttle service between Los Angeles International (LAX) and San Francisco International (SFO) airports.

Starting on Sept. 3, 2013, ...
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