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  • Another big recall for GM: 2.7 million vehicles

    Another big recall for GM: 2.7 million vehicles
    General Motors announced another mammoth recall Thursday, this time for 2.7 million vehicles in the U.S., including its Corvette, Malibu sedans, Silverado pickup trucks and millions of older cars. The bulk of the recall involves about 2.4 million 2004-...
  • Owner's manuals for dummies?

    Owner's manuals for dummies?
    Gas tank empty on your shiny new 2014 Toyota Corolla? "Fill it," advises the new car owner's manual. But the door is locked so how to get in? "Open it by turning the key to the right," the owner's manual suggests. Automakers take no chances when...
  • L.A. River spared in 10,000-gallon Atwater Village oil spill

    L.A. River spared in 10,000-gallon Atwater Village oil spill
    No crude oil from a 10,000-gallon spill in Atwater Village entered the L.A. River, officials said Thursday as they continued to clean up the slippery mess. An L.A. County official said it could take a few days to clean up the spill, which occurred...
  • Nissan issues service campaign on 104,000 Juke crossovers

    Nissan issues service campaign on 104,000 Juke crossovers
    Nissan is asking for more than 104,000 of its Juke crossovers back to fix an issue with the engine timing chain. The automaker announced Thursday that it was issuing a voluntary service campaign on 104,439 Jukes from the 2011-13 model years. The...
  • Auto recalls speed up, are on track to break a record

    Auto recalls speed up, are on track to break a record
    American car owners have been peppered by recall announcements in 2014, as automakers have issued almost 20 million vehicle safety announcements so far this year. No, the world's cars aren't falling apart. But headlines and lawsuits over slow recalls...
  • Spending: Get a sweet deal on a used car

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Used-car deals are getting better. Desirable trade-ins and vehicles at the end of their lease are streaming onto the used market, and that means more choices at lower prices. New-car leasing and finance deals create...
  • Flood warning in effect Friday for Howard Co.

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Howard County and the surrounding region Friday as heavy rainfall soaks the area. The warning will be in effect until 12:15 p.m. Friday, according to the NWS.  As of 9:27 a.m. Friday,...
  • From tea-seller to India's top job: The rise of Narendra Modi

    From selling tea to leading his party to a landslide national election victory, Narendra Modi achieved a remarkable rise in a country long led by political dynasties and social elites. Narendra Damodardas Modi was born Sept. 17, 1950, to a poor family...
  • Family displaced by Santa Monica transformer explosion, apartment fire

    Family displaced by Santa Monica transformer explosion, apartment fire
    Three apartment units were damaged and one family was displaced after a transformer exploded and caught fire at an apartment complex in Santa Monica on Thursday evening.  The incident was reported around 10:46 p.m. at the apartment complex at 850 2nd...
  • The Harbor Report: This week's tour of the harbor

    I made three rather interesting stops while making my way around the harbor this week. My first stop was at the new North Sails loft, located within the MacGregor Yachts facility on Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa. I went there to meet with my friend...
  • U.S.-Russia tension could affect space station, satellites

    U.S.-Russia tension could affect space station, satellites
    The escalating tension between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has reached a new altitude: space. In the aftermath of the Cold War, the two superpowers set aside their mistrust and agreed to build a massive orbiting outpost as a symbol of a new era...