Travel Archive

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Cheers!… To An $18 Martini?

Shaken, not stirred is how James Bond orders it, but would he pay $18 for a dry martini in Los Angeles?

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/21/2011

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Airlines May Be Forced To Disclose More About Baggage, Reservation Fees

The Transportation Department is proposing new rules that would require carriers to disclose the fees they charge passengers in detail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2011

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Airliners Ask Feds To Delay Deadline For Baggage Fee Updates

The nation’s biggest airlines want to put off having to be more transparent with customers about baggage and “bumping” policies for at least another couple of months.


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Memorial Day Weekend Travel Strong Despite High Gas Prices

Thousands of Southern Californians hit the road Friday for the Memorial Day weekend, in spite of high gas prices.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2011


Economy Not Expected To Hinder Holiday Travel

Officials at LAX anticipate an increase in travel demand this Memorial Day and throughout the summer, leading to busy terminals and mostly full flights.


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Midwest Storms Leave Passengers Stranded At LAX

A barrage of devastating storms pounding the Midwest caused headaches for passengers at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday.


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Avoid Travel Stress With A Few Helpful Hints

Dr. Jeff Gardere, a clinical psychologist, visited the KCAL 9 studios Tuesday to give viewers tips on how to handle travel-related stress.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/18/2011

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Security Beefed Up At LAX Following Bin Laden’s Death

Passengers at LAX and other airports around the country are facing a travel alert Monday morning after the death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2011

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Angry Housing Residents Ask Commissioners To Resign

Public housing residents ask for the resignations of commission members after we expose their extravagant spending. David Goldstein follows-up on his report last week outlining commissioners living high on the hog while traveling on city business.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/28/2011

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Mayor: Tijuana Safe For Tourists Despite Drug Cartel Wars

The mayor of Tijuana says the violence has subsided and the infamous border town is now open for business.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/28/2011

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Money 101: Hot Deals For Wild Winter Travel

Even in a winter wracked by record snowstorms, travelers can still find a good deal.


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Airline Delays Plunge After US Levies Hefty Fines

Three hours or less: that’s all the airlines can now set you back before having to pay up big fines to the feds.


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Survey: Visitors Say Los Angeles Is Least Friendly

Visitors to Los Angeles say the city of Angels is the rudest among 35 U.S. cities, according to a survey from Travel + Leisure magazine.


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Tourists Still Love LA: Spending Up In ’10

The City of Angels may have to make room for a new nickname: The Comeback Kid.


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Major Storm Back East Leading To Many Travel Delays Out West

A major winter storm on the East Coast is causing major delays and cancelations in travel on the West Coast.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2010