| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Keep the spirit of summer alive. Here are options and opportunities for one last family getaway.
1. Float the Grand Canyon. The experienced river and sea outfitter O.A.R.S. has an additional departure before the Grand Canyon rafting season closes. Join...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:43 AM
In the aftermath of hurricanes and tropical storms, hotels, resorts and inns are eager to extend their signature hospitality. Here are five places to consider:
1. Cape Codder Resort & Spa, Hyannis, Mass. This Cape Cod resort is offering a post-Irene...
| Sep 15, 2011
Labor Day Weekend is behind us and many people assume that means travel season is over. But according to Emily Kauffman, otherwise known as the Travel Mom, this is a wonderful time of year for a getaway; the weather is spectacular, destinations are less...
| Mar 9, 2012
An event at the Prudential Center this week unveiled a mosaic where people submitted images of their favorite family vacations, memories etc., Now NJ Tourism wants to be a part of creating new memories for families, couples and single people looking for...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:56 AM
1. To Enter: No Purchase Necessary. To enter the INDIANA’S 4 / Holiday World Holiday Photo Contest (the “Contest”), log on to the contest section of www.Indianas4.com, and upload your favorite family holiday photo during the Contest...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 7:29 PM
SIERRA MADRE (KTLA) -- A local Fourth of July celebration will go on as planned, but without its major - and very large - attraction.
Hundreds are expected to turn up for Sierra Madre's annual Independence Day celebration at Memorial Park, billed as an...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Pack the kids in the car and head to Lyman Orchards this weekend for a delightful brunch and a chance to visit with the big guy himself. That's right, Santa and Mrs. Claus will host Lyman Orchards' Family Holiday Brunch, which will include omelette and...
| Aug 2, 2010
| 8:58 PM
Members of an Orange County family that lost a father and three sons in a crash involving a man accused of drunken driving said Monday they were grieving but not vengeful.
Forgiveness is what Roy McConnell — who died with his sons early Sunday in...
| Apr 11, 2010
Here are some unintended consequences of our family's late-August vacation at the Willow-Witt Ranch in southern Oregon:
Our children, then 22 months and 4, prefer fresh goat's milk to the store-bought stuff from a cow.
They also think it is...
| Jul 12, 2008
ith the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Cold War between the U.S. and its powerful communist opponent came to a quiet end. For almost half a century, the two superpowers had aimed ever-expanding numbers of increasingly powerful...
| Mar 28, 2010
As our theater seats rocked back and forth for "takeoff," the kids watching the 4-D animated film "Journey to the Center of the Barnett Shale" at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History squealed in unison. We had been sprayed with so much mist that...