Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times

Mary Forgione

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Mary:

Free custom love poems for Valentine's Day at Long Beach Airport

On-demand words of love await fliers at Long Beach Airport on Valentine's Day. → Read More

Yosemite's 'firefall' glow set to start soon won't happen

Horsetail Fall lacks water, which means the crowd-drawing reflection of sunset light won't appear, park officials say → Read More

Amtrak launches 2-for-1 ticket sale for Valentine's Day

Two can travel for the price of one on spring and summer train journeys. → Read More

Fresh snow at L.A. ski resorts in time for Presidents Day weekend

Skiers and snowboarders can enjoy up to 7 inches of fresh powder along with man-made snow. → Read More

Got Presidents Day plans? 4 last-minute road trips within 4 hours of L.A.

Hit the road (leave early!) and enjoy yourself at four of our favorite places to visit. → Read More

Citing coronavirus, Royal Caribbean bars cruise passengers with Chinese passports

Coronavirus: Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines adopts the toughest restrictions to the outbreak. → Read More

Cruise ships' coronavirus rules: You can't board if you've recently been to China

Passengers of any nationality won't be allowed to sail if they have visited or passed through China. → Read More

Gray whales are back. Where to go whale watching in California

Pacific gray whales are on the move now through April on their annual migration along the California coast. → Read More

Cushy camping on L.A.'s trail from Pacific Palisades to Malibu

A new outfitter brings all-inclusive camping to the 67-mile Backbone Trail. → Read More

Fake passengers wanted: LAX needs 500 people to test out new airport terminal

Here's your chance to act like an angry passenger or a frustrated mom with kids. It's all about making a new terminal safer. → Read More

How to hike Mt. Whitney: Your journey begins with the permit lottery

Lottery starts Saturday for those who want to scale the popular southern Sierra peak. → Read More

China's struggle with coronavirus hits global travel

The coronavirus outbreak could begin to affect global travel and tourism. → Read More

How to best photograph Yosemite's 'firefall' glow

Pack a camera and a zoom lens to capture the glory of the glow at Horsetail Fall → Read More

Will Southern California see a wildflower superbloom in 2020?

Last year's wildflowers were spectacular, from Lake Elsinore's poppies to Anza Borrego's carpets of desert daisies. This year, the forecast is uncertain. → Read More

How a pair of bald eagles at Big Bear Lake became California stars

Big Bear's pair of bald eagles, and their two eggs, have become superstars thanks to a streaming webcam that shows their nest up close. → Read More

What is the art on the Beverly Center escalators?

If you haven't been to the shopping center in awhile, Pae White's art installations are reason to go → Read More

TSA apologizes to Native American after agent grabbed braids

The Minnesota director of the TSA apologized to a Native American traveler for an agent's insensitive behavior during a hair pat-down. → Read More

How to see Yosemite's 'firefall' in 2020

Sunsets at Yosemite's Horsetail Fall explode with fiery colors in February, if conditions are clear. → Read More

Now there's a quick and easy way to fly to Taos, N.M.

Taos Air charter flights are designed to bring L.A. skiers to the mountains in just two hours. → Read More

Why winter sunsets are so spectacular

It's part physics, part weather, but that doesn't detract from the wonder of it all. → Read More