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Lisbon (Portugal)

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  • Portugal won't extradite fugitive killer George Wright to U.S.

     
    Escaped hijacker and killer George Wright wins his bid to remain in Portugal. A court in Portugal has rejected the U.S.' request to extradite him....
  • Sheldon Lisbon's email to Jewish voters

     
    Here's the Sheldon Lisbon email to Jewish voters: Subject: A Vote for Shelly Lisbon is a Vote for the Jewish Community Dear Fellow Shul Member and Friend, I am writing to formally notify my friends and co-congregants that I am running for Florida State H....
  • TV Chef's Vineyard, B&B In Lisbon A Dream, But It's For Sale

    Harry Schwartz is not the sort of guy you'd expect to find running a business in Lisbon. His frenetic, tightly wound persona seems better suited to SoHo or South Beach, not a rustic vineyard and restaurant on a remote stretch of Route169, a winding, two-...
  • The Siren's Call: Island in the city

    The Siren's Call: Island in the city
    The novels of Richard Zimler shine compelling light on overlooked aspects of history — and along the way they provide plenty of myth and lore to delight any student of esoterica. "The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon" (2000), for instance, describes the...
  • Rich tapestry shot through with 'Mysteries'

    Rich tapestry shot through with 'Mysteries'
    A formal marvel carved from, and around, a narrative whopper, Raul Ruiz's adaptation of the mid-19th century Portuguese novel "Mysteries of Lisbon" arrives in U.S. theaters as a two-part, four-hour version edited down from a six-hour version produced...
  • Tours and cruises in Europe, Grand Cayman and the U.S. Southwest

    ARMENIA, GEORGIA AND TURKEY A historical perspective Step back in time during Sima Tours' "Pilgrimage to Historical Armenia." Religious enthusiasts, architectural aficionados and history buffs should be satisfied by this odyssey of Christian...
  • Lisbon a gateway to Old World charm

    Lisbon a gateway to Old World charm
    If San Francisco had a sister, it would be Lisbon. They have twin bridges and famously foggy weather. Both are situated on the best natural harbors on the west coasts of their respective continents. Both have trolleys rattling up and down their steep...
  • Blind architects have a real feel for the site lines

    Blind architects have a real feel for the site lines
    The architects met on a damp October Saturday and set off to visit a modern New York landmark, the American Folk Art Museum. The building is clad in lustrous bronze panels that shift in color as they catch the sun's slow trek across the sky. Inside, a...
  • Letters to the editor

    The pension predicament Re "Benefits for retirees squeezing the state," June 2 George Skelton's column about public employee pensions conflates two issues, public employee pensions and healthcare for public employee retirees. Contrary to the claims of...
  • 'The Last Day' by Nicholas Shrady

    'The Last Day' by Nicholas Shrady
    May 11, 2008 The earthquake that leveled Lisbon in 1755 shook more than the ground, journalist Nicholas Shrady reveals in this lively account. It flattened religious and philosophical certainties as well, and it was an equal-opportunity disturber of the...
  • Review: 'The Mentalist'

    Review: 'The Mentalist'
    The Sherlock Holmes template has worked so well on “House" that really it was only a matter of time before it was reclaimed by a detective show. On "The Mentalist," which premieres tonight at 9 on CBS, Patrick Jane is a former phony TV psychic...
  • 20 ways to take back the 20 percent our dollar lost to the Euro

    Editor's note: Meet Rick Steves when he presents his Budget European Travel Skills workshop this weekend at the Los Angeles Times Travel & Adventure Show, 9-10 Feb., 2008, at the Long Beach Convention Center. Just when I was getting used to the idea that...