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  • Councilman Huff withdraws bill that sought BYOB licenses

    Councilman Huff withdraws bill that sought BYOB licenses
    Third District County Councilman Todd Huff said this week he has pulled a County Council bill that would have required establishments that have a bring-your-own-bottle policy for customers to purchase a license from the county. But he said he's still...
  • Nepal: See Mt Everest from a helicopter, and do a little trekking too

    Nepal: See Mt Everest from a helicopter, and do a little trekking too
    Get a close-up view of Mt. Everest and other Himalayan peaks on a tour of Nepal that includes travel in a private helicopter. Participants take hops from capital city Kathmandu to see elephants in Chitwan National Park and mountain villages around Pokhara...
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  • Climbing Everest shouldn't just be an item on someone's bucket list

    Climbing Everest shouldn't just be an item on someone's bucket list
    Four days after the deadliest avalanche in Mt. Everest’s history took the lives of 13 Sherpa mountaineers (with three others presumed dead under the ice), most of the Nepalese guides and porters say they will abandon the mountain in honor of the...
  • In times of crisis, what we can learn from the NBA, and the Sherpas

    I’m not a basketball fan, although I’m as appalled and anguished as the next gal over the Clippers affair. Gloriously, in this case, someone quickly stepped forward to do the right thing and take the right action. Kudos, NBA Commissioner...
  • Working to change lives in Nepal

    Working to change lives in Nepal
    Laguna Beach resident Christine Casey didn't know a 2004 hiking trip to Nepal would change her life forever. Casey, now 70, was a successful banking executive without much experience in international charity, but the children tugged at her heartstrings....
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Kathmandu

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Kathmandu
    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, is an ancient town dotted with Hindu and Buddhist temples, a riot of color and dust with clogged streets where stray cows and dogs vie for rotting leftovers beside swanky malls. The city is ringed by...
  • Leopard suspected of eating 15 people in Nepal

    Leopard suspected of eating 15 people in Nepal
    A ferocious leopard may have killed 15 people in Nepal in a 15-month span, its latest victim a 4-year-old boy that the creature dragged away into the jungle to eat. The head of boy was found in the forest a kilometer from his home Saturday morning,...
  • Woman Accused of Witchcraft, Burned Alive

    Woman Accused of Witchcraft, Burned Alive
    KATHMANDU, Nepal (CNN) -- A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday. Dhegani Mahato was attacked and set on fire by family members and others after a shaman allegedly...
  • Concert Review: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band at Mohegan Sun Arena

    Concert Review: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band at Mohegan Sun Arena
    Two hours was all Bob Seger, the silver-haired Harley set’s messiah of Motor City blooz-rock stomp, needed to cram together 17 songs and a duo of two-song encores (let’s get that part over with: “Against the Wind”/“...