Some links I assembled for my own convenience while working and holidaying in the U$, specifically in California and Hawaii. See also my travel links for more general travel information!
GeneralFree Dial-Up Internet Account? No way, but you can generally subscribe for a free "trial" 1-2 month DSL account, e.g. at AOL or EarthLink. Also, SBC Yahoo offsers 20 $/month DSL contracts on a monthly basis (i.e. no year-long commitments!). This at the time of writing, at least...
Virgin Mobile USA : the only "Pay as you go" solution I could find providing a phone, a number and 20 $ of calling credit for as low as 79 $! Ask in Sprint/PCS stores!
Prime Time Shuttle and Super Shuttle : shared van rides to and from many main airports!
Car Rental Express : Cheap Car Rental
Southwest Airlines : Cheap Flights
Greyhound Buses : the legendary all-american buses
California (Los Angeles Area, with a keen eye for Pasadena)Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Laemmle Theatres : What? Good Movies!? In THIS Country!?!?!?:-) Yessir, all around the LA area...
Regency Theatres : Often Good Movies, Always Dirt Cheap!!! Again, in the LA area...
Equator Books Bookstore and Publisher, Venice
Fuller Seminary Guest Center, Pasadena
Distant Lands : Traveler's Bookstore and Outfitters, 56 South Raymond Avenue (Old Town), Pasadena
Pasadena City Center : Unofficial Guide to Pasadena
Pasadena Interactive Map
CalTech, JPL, IPAC and SSC
Hawaii (Oahu, Big Island, Mauna Kea)Panda Travel and The Hawaii Visitor Center : bargain island hopping travel packages!
Southwest Airlines, Aloha Airlines (RIP), Hawaiian Airlines, Island Air and Go Hawaiian
Hawaii Hiking Trails
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Institute for Astronomy and Mauna Kea Observatories