Day: September 14, 2020

California Travel Guide | Travel + Leisure

Travel to California and walk through its towering redwood forests, lounge on one of its world-class beaches, and sample its award-winning wines. Visit its bustling cities and take in the breathtaking views, experiences and culinary delights the golden state has to offer. Truly, California travel offers something for everyone.

Things Not to Miss in California


• Wine tasting in Napa Valley

• Going on rides at Disneyland, i.e. ‘the happiest place on earth.’

• Camping in Yosemite, a breathtakingly beautiful national park located in the central eastern portion of the state

• Visiting San Francisco’s tourist attractions, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and its large and bustling Chinatown

• Taking pictures in front of Los Angles renowned Hollywood sign

• Surfing in Santa Barbara

• Skiing in Lake Tahoe

When to Go to California

Most of the state enjoys mild temperatures

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How Has the Pandemic Changed Your Spending Habits?

(Bloomberg Opinion) — One of the few bright spots in a very challenging year has been the monthly emails from my budgeting app showing huge declines in my spending. I can’t take much credit for the drops, given all the Covid-19 restrictions and risks that have prevented my family from spending at usual capacity. But still, it’s nice to see something moving in the right direction.

The app says we’ve been saving between $2,000 to $3,500 each month since March. And compared to the same period in 2019, our credit-card balances are down 25% to 30%, led by a complete halt in travel, dining out and my thrice-annual hair-color appointments. 

This echoes some of the broader spending trends in the U.S. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, categories like clothing, recreation and food services experienced rapid declines in the second quarter of 2020, compared with previous quarters. 

Some of

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American Airlines attendant gives Black Lives Matter note to travel influencer

This flight attendant made sure that one of his passengers felt truly supported.

On Tuesday, travel influencer Kellee Edwards was flying in first class when she received a “meaningful” note from her American Airlines flight attendant.

Edwards, who hosts the Travel Channel’s television series “Mysterious Islands,” posted a picture of the note on social media.

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The message was written as a postscript on a generic card for first class passengers on American Airlines flights. The note, written by flight attendant John McCullough said: “I see you. You matter. Black lives matter.”

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On Twitter, Edwards said the note made a big difference to her.

“Now THIS is customer service,” she tweeted. “Such a simple gesture, but BEYOND meaningful. To simply be seen, in today’s climate and world. I may or

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Police investigate shooting outside Division Road hotel



a car parked in front of a house: A boarded-up front door to the Lexington Inn & Suites on Division Road is pictured, Thursday, September 10, 2020.


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A boarded-up front door to the Lexington Inn & Suites on Division Road is pictured, Thursday, September 10, 2020.

One man suffered non-life threatening injuries in a shooting outside a Windsor hotel on Wednesday.

At 11:30 p.m., patrol officers reponded to the 2100 block of Division Road for a report of gunshots fired, police said in a news release on Thursday.

Police learned a suspect vehicle had been in front of a hotel in the area when shots were fired from inside the vehicle. The vehicle then drove off.

An exterior glass door to the hotel had been shattered, possibly by gunfire, police determined.

Officers spoke with numerous hotel occupants and learned that a person who may have been injured had left the hotel before police arrived.



a glass door of a building:  A boarded-up front door to the Lexington Inn & Suites on Division Road is pictured, Thursday, September 10, 2020.


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A boarded-up front door to the Lexington Inn & Suites on Division Road is pictured,

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