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  • 'CSI's' Jorja Fox returns

    Sara Sidle is back from Costa Rica and on the case at " CSI." Actress Jorja Fox will appear in five episodes, including the season premiere, in the CBS forensic series' 10th season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. When last we saw the tenacious...
  • Chicago Man Missing in Costa Rica

    Chicago Man Missing in Costa Rica
    A 28-year-old doctoral student from Chicago has gone missing while hiking in Costa Rica and his parents, a Highland Park couple, have gone to the Central American country to search for him, a family friend said today. David Gimelfarb was last seen Aug....
  • Rescue fund for Chicago student missing in Costa Rica

    Rescue fund for Chicago student missing in Costa Rica
    The Family and friends of David Gimelfarb have established the Rescue Resource Fund in support of agencies involved in a search and rescue operation currently underway in Costa Rica. David, a doctoral student at the Adler School of Professional...
  • Bargains for spring break

    Bargains for spring break
    If you'd like to get away for spring break and haven't yet booked your trip, don't panic. Thanks to the travel downturn, you may pay no more than students who booked months ago. You may even pay less. Unlike past years, when three- or four-night packages...
  • Films and programs: Costa Rica slide show and whale program

    CENTRAL AMERICA Slide showMort Loveman will give an illustrated presentation on Costa Rica titled "Energy for the Soul." Where, when: Roxbury Park Community Center, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills, 1 p.m. Wednesday. Admission: Free. Info: (310)...
  • Things to know before you go

    Where are Americans retiring? Mexico is the most popular destination, because of its proximity to the U.S. and the large number of Mexican Americans looking to return to their roots. Costa Rica, Ecuador and Panama form the next tier of favorites,...
  • A friendly town among the hills

    A friendly town among the hills
    New Zealand was too far, the south of France too cold and Colombia too unsafe for Casey and Susan Koehler. So the former Floridians settled quite happily on this mild and isolated coffee-growing town in western Panama for their retirement home. A...
  • Tips for stretching dollars on your travels

    What's the catch to using debit and credit cards in foreign countries? Credit cards usually pencil out several percentage points better than trading cash or travelers' checks. But keep in mind that when you use your card abroad -- either credit or...
  • Couples' essential havens for turning up the romance

    Couples' essential havens for turning up the romance
    Laird Hamilton and Gabrielle Reece travel to Tahiti Laird Hamilton, big-wave surfer, and Gabrielle Reece, former pro volleyball player When your daily life takes you from Malibu to Maui to follow the surf and the seasons, getting away from it all...
  • Spring break into action

    Spring break into action
    Spring break -- the collegiate ritual, the parental horror show, the thriving industry -- is here. And given the varying schedules of our nation's college campuses, it will be with us, for better and for worse, through early April. Like an ineradicable...
  • This hotel deal caters to single parents

     
    Occidental Hotels & Resorts has unveiled an unprecedented offer at its all-inclusive Occidental Grand and Allegro properties is offering a family rate deal at its resorts in Aruba, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Mexico: Two children age 12 and under...
  • San Francisco AIA design winners announced

     
    Tea houses that cantilever over an oak-studded hillside, a live-work prefab that's supremely energy-efficient, a Victorian exterior that yields to a most modern interior -- these are among the recent winners of the annual design awards handed out by the...