| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Longtime La Cañada resident John Offermans, 84, passed away on October 27, 2013 from complications following a stroke.
John was born Johannes Hubertus Offermans in the town of Amstenrade, province of Zuid-Limburg (South Limburg), the Netherlands, on...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Beloved mother and wife, Ginny Morrow passed away peacefully on October 17, surrounded by her family.
Virginia Kaspar was born in Oak Park, Illinois, the only child of Jack and Nelle Kaspar. She grew up on the North side of Chicago until she reached her...
| Mar 3, 2013
You keep hearing about people who take these fabulous trips (see story) and they don't pay a penny — or very many pennies. You have miles, but you don't seem to be getting much, well, mileage out of them.
For the last seven years, my life has been...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:48 AM
Q: I want to take a short ride on an Airbus A380 super jumbo for as little cost as possible. Can you suggest a few short, relatively inexpensive routes that are served by this aircraft? I travel a lot and any departure airport is acceptable whether it's...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Flying foreign airlines can be so much more pleasant than our domestic options. On a recent KLM flight to Amsterdam, the Dutch airline behaved as if it was in the customer-service industry, not merely transporting a bunch of people from one point to...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:49 PM
PARIS — Full disclosure: I love-love-love this city. In the springtime. In the fall. In the summer, when it sizzles. In the winter, when it drizzles (though not so much when it snows!) Merci, Cole Porter.
I visit twice a year on business, for...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Light mist cloaked the ancient hills in Upper Normandy, and from somewhere within this tapestry of seaside cliffs and pastures of flowers, I expected a fire-breathing dragon or a white-haired wizard muttering ancient incantations would come bounding out...
| Sep 1, 2013
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO PARIS
From LAX, nonstop service to Paris is offered on Air France and Air Tahiti Nui, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on Delta, United, Lufthansa, American, KLM and British; restricted round-trip fares...
| Dec 30, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO MOSOW
From LAX, nonstop service to Moscow is available on Aeroflot and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on KLM, Air France, Delta, Turkish, British, Swiss and Lufthansa. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $778,...
| Jul 14, 2013
If You Go
From LAX to Barcelona, the nearest major international airport to Girona (about 60 miles away), connecting service (change of planes) is offered on KLM, Air France, British Air, Air Canada, United, Lufthansa, Alitalita, Delta,...
| Jun 2, 2013
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO THE DOLOMITES
From LAX, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France, Alitalia, Delta, US Airways and British offer connecting service (change of plane) to Venice, Italy. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,086, including taxes and fees....
| Jan 6, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Cape Town is available on British, Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa, Air France, Emirates and Turkish. Restricted round-trip fares generally fall between $979 and $1,...