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2008-09-05 21:00:07

By Jacky Runice If, in your official capacity of family travel planner extraordinaire, you're eliciting yawns and sighs and glazed-over eyes at the question of "mountains or beach this year?" relax the pinched look of irritation and go at it from another angle - from the inside out. Choose an unusual place to lodge and see what you can discover all around it. Even though 21st-century kids aren't well versed in the Wild West, young varmints might get a kick out of a stay in the Pioneertown...

2006-07-12 13:40:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 26,000-acre (10,520- hectare) wildfire burned out of control in the California desert on Wednesday, threatening thousands of homes after destroying structures in a town used for filming Hollywood westerns. Authorities in San Bernardino County, east of Los Angeles, have declared a state of emergency and asked Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for disaster relief as more than 2,000 firefighters worked to contain the blaze. The fire, which officials believe was started on...