Julie L. Kessler / Special to the Star-Advertiser on January 15, 2017
Julie L. Kessler / Special to the Star-Advertiser Posted on January 15, 2017
France has had a tragic run of late. It started with the murderous rampage at the Charlie Hebdo magazine in January 2015 and continued most recently with the Nice massacre along the busy Promenade des Anglais just six months ago, on Bastille Day.
By Jackie Burrell (San Jose, Calif.) Mercury News on January 8, 2017
By Jackie Burrell (San Jose, Calif.) Mercury News Posted on January 8, 2017
Whether you’re swooning over Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling or marveling over just how great Los Angeles looks on the silver screen, there’s little doubt that the movie “La La Land” has put L.A. in the romantic spotlight.
That after due and careful consideration we find that the object of the bill is to provide a park in the suburbs of the City of Hilo where can be constructed gardens surrounding silvery lakes and about rock-bound inlets of the sea … on the order of Japanese landscape gardening that will add greatly to the beauty of this approach to the city.”
With zero casinos scheduled to open in the new year, it might seem like there isn’t much happening in Las Vegas. But in reality, it might be the calm before a storm of high-powered development between now and 2020.
Beth J. Harpaz Associated Press on January 1, 2017
Beth J. Harpaz Associated Press Posted on January 1, 2017
Where should you travel in 2017? Maybe you want to witness the U.S. solar eclipse, take advantage of great exchange rates abroad or get in on the hoopla for big anniversaries in places like Alaska, Germany, Canada or Finland.
The stage is set for another New Year’s Eve extravaganza in Las Vegas. As usual, the festivities will be split between the “America’s Party” fireworks show on the Strip and live entertainment downtown at the Fremont Street Experience.
By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi Posted on December 25, 2016
Updated on December 24, 2016 at 1:04 am
Akiko Masuda is of full Japanese ancestry, but it wasn’t until she moved to the tiny rural village of Wailea on Hawaii island in 1991 that she learned about the New Year’s tradition of mochitsuki (mochi pounding).
Paul Mizue / Special to the Star-Advertiser on December 25, 2016
Paul Mizue / Special to the Star-Advertiser Posted on December 25, 2016
Reid Mizue, center, and Dyan Kleckner, right, and their son Liam were bound for Legoland in Carlsbad, Calif., on Dec. 8 when they spotted a beach-ready Santa outside Ohana Creations, a store selling local- style goods.