Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula overnight, damaging homes and tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and hotel windows and leaving lobbies swamped and full of debris on Monday.
Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.
Forecasters said Hurricane Gil, upgraded from a tropical storm, has now developed in the Pacific Ocean, far off of California.
A large earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California and Mexico, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The Mexican navy on Wednesday suspended its search for seven U.S. men missing since a charter fishing boat capsized and sank in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez.
The first funeral was held Wednesday for one of the Bay Area fishermen killed in the Sea of Cortez off Baja California when their boat capsized.
The U.S. Coast Guard said they found no signs of seven missing fishermen from Northern California, whose chartered fishing boat sank in the Sea of Cortez on July 3.
UPDATE: A Coast Guard official says one of two tugboats tasked with pulling a disabled cruise ship to San Diego didn’t have enough power and was forced to turn back.