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Treasures of Naxos, Greece

The island of Naxos, Greece, is a six-hour ferry ride from Piraeus, the port of Athens. The “doorway” to the island, the gigantic Portara, was also the portal to the ancient unfinished Temple of Apollo. ...

Bloodless Bullfights in Gustine, California

Gustine, in California’s San Joaquin Valley, can transport you to Old World Portugal. Matadors, cavaleiros and forcados donned in colorful old-fashioned garb along with the fiesta atmosphere preserve the culture of this distant land. Keeping ...

Stalled Trolley

An Orange Line trolley incurred a mechanical problem at about 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 19. The trolley lost power from its overhead electrical source as it was coming into the One America Plaza station. ...

The Rumba Foundation

One travels around the globe when listening to the contemporary flamenco guitarist Jesse Cook. From his eighth album, The Rumba Foundation, we hear the influences of Colombia with modern interpretations of international guitar music in ...

Stupid Alarm

At around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, November 19, a fire alarm started going off at Fahrenheit, a mid-rise condo building located on the 1000 block of Island Avenue. Nearly a dozen residents evacuated the building. ...

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