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- MEXICO TOURIST INFORMATION is available free on a computer bulletin board. The service, called Mexico On-line,has information on transportation, hotels, restaurants, festivals and entertainment and offers tips for budget travelers. It also has an on-line library of travel articles about Mexico that have appeared in newspapers, magazines and newsletters. By using the service you can ask questions, post messages, search for discount air fares to Mexico and download travel information from the Mexican Government Tourism Office. The service is free of charge. You can log on from your home or office computer as long as you have a modem. Dial 1-407-582-7801. You can access Mexico On-line over the Internet through CRIS. For a free custom dialing disk for Mexico On-line, intended for people who don't have modem dialing software, write Mexico On-line, c/o International Features, P.O. Box 1349, Lake Worth, FL 33460. Enclose $2 for shipping and handling and be sure to specify whether the disk is for a PC or a Macintosh. Disk sizes are 5 1/4 or 3 1/2 inches.

TOUR ALYESKA MARINE TERMINAL IN VALDEZ. Alyeska Pipeline Service Company conducts free tours of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and Alyeska Marine Terminal in Valdez during summers. Located on an 11-mile fjord across from Valdez, the Marine Terminal is the end of the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline. Alaska crude travels from the North Slope by way of the pipeline before reaching the terminal. There, up to 88,000 barrels of oil per hour are metered and sent to storage tanks or loaded directly onto tankers. There are several tours a day during summer months. Just 100 miles north of Fairbanks near Delta Junction, tours are offered at Pump Station #9. Tour guides provide detailed explanations of how oil is moved through the pipeline while walking visitors through the buildings that house the numerous controls and safety measures involved in transporting oil from the North Slope to Valdez. For more information or to make reservations call 1-907-835-2686 in Valdez, or 1-907-869-3270 at Pump Station #9.FREE INFORMATION ABOUT PALM SPRINGS and other desert resorts. Cathedral City, Desert Hot Springs, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage are collectively referred to as Palm Springs Desert Resorts. To request free visitor information about the area or talk to a knowledgeable visitor information counselor, call 1-800-417-3529, Mon.-Fri. from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mountain Time.

- HALLOWEEN HAUNT AT KNOTT'S BERRY FARM. In its 22nd year, the Halloween Haunt will take place Oct. 7, 8, 14, 15, 21-23 and 27-31. It will feature 11 elaborate walk-through mazes, three re-themed rides and 10 live shows. Five-hundred professionally made-up and costumed monsters lurk in the park's fog-shrouded streets and midways. Also at Knott's is Camp Spooky, a non-scary Halloween celebration for kids 3-11. Dates are Oct. 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30. Kids enjoy trick or treating with the Peanuts gang, searching for the Great Pumpkin, and hands-on Halloween games and activities. Camp Spooky is included with regular park admission. For information call 1-714-220-5200.

- ANOTHER CALIFORNIA HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION. Sea World of California in San Diego will presents its Haunted Halloween Cove Saturday, Oct. 29, and Sunday, Oct. 30. It includes a spooky animal show, a haunted chamber, children's activities and special treats. Halloween creatures will roam the park and participate in a special character revue. Park guests will pass by larger-than-life inflatables, enter a graveyard and walk next to dummies. For information call 1-800-SEA-WORLD.

FOOTBALL IN ANAHEIM. Dates for upcoming Los Angeles Rams games at Anaheim Stadium are: Atlanta Falcons: Oct. 2; New York Giants, Oct. 16; Denver Broncos, Nov. 6; Los Angeles Raiders, Nov. 13; New Orleans Saints, Dec. 4; and Washington Redskins, Dec. 24. For more information call 1-714-6767.