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  • Newport News food vendors criticize new rules

    Newport News food vendors criticize new rules
    Every day for the last decade, Jeffrey Thompson has set up his mobile hot dog cart on 50th Street at 3 a.m. to serve hundreds of Newport News Shipbuilding's night shift workers during their lunch breaks. Now, as a result of the city's new food cart...
  • Look, no hands! Test driving a Google car

    Look, no hands! Test driving a Google car
    The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn't lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable. This isn't damning with faint praise. It's actually high praise for the car in question:...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Concours d'Elegance begins with Dawn Patrol

    2014 Pebble Beach: Concours d'Elegance begins with Dawn Patrol
    Long before dawn, the faithful came to gather in the darkness on the 18th green of the legendary Pebble Beach Golf Links and wait for the arrival of the vintage automobiles that have come to compete in the Concours d'Elegance car show. On a cool, calm...
  • Pebble Beach 2014: Maserati unveils 'more accessible' Alfieri

    Pebble Beach 2014: Maserati unveils 'more accessible' Alfieri
    Maserati is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a premier showing at the 2014 Monterey Car Week of its stunning Alfieri 2+2 coupe, a brand-new throwback to the company's great two-door, race-inspired cars of the 1950s. At an invitation-only event...
  • Learning from the ground up

    Learning from the ground up
    The gig: Jeff Potter, 54, is chief executive of Surf Air, a Santa Monica start-up that operates a members-only luxury jet service offering unlimited trips throughout California and to Las Vegas. The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix...
  • Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record

    Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record
    The auction action at this year's Monterey Car Week is well ahead of last year's pace and is likely to set a record for the highest dollar volume of any week of selling at the annual event. As of Friday, $176.3 million worth of vehicles had been sold at...
  • Pebble Beach: The Quail gives car collectors a best-in-show atmosphere

    Pebble Beach: The Quail gives car collectors a best-in-show atmosphere
    Every year the super-rich and the mega-rich meet at the Monterey Car Week to show off their prize automobiles, to charge out of history in vintage races with antique race cars, and to compete with each other for awards on the fairways of Pebble Beach,...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/16)

    It's clear the Chicago Cubs are building a team that could be reckoned with in 2015 or '16, though they're well out of the race this season. Virginia Beach's Neil Ramirez, with a 1.21 earned-run average in 35 relief appearances this season, looks like...
  • Blotter: Shattered windshield in Mokena

    Blotter: Shattered windshield in Mokena
    The following items were taken from Mokena police reports: A large piece of concrete was thrown through the front windshield of a construction vehicle on the 19000 block of Beechnut Drive on July 31. Two panes of glass were broken on the north side...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Jaguar Land Rover launches speed-seeking SVO division

    2014 Pebble Beach: Jaguar Land Rover launches speed-seeking SVO division
    The cats at Jaguar and Land Rover are hunting new prey.  Seeking to compete with performance arms like Mercedes-Benz’ AMG and BMW’s M, the British duo are launching a new performance division called Special Vehicle Operations, or SVO. Both...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach car show: Toyota shows off tweaked FT-1 concept

    2014 Pebble Beach car show: Toyota shows off tweaked FT-1 concept
    In a move that will fuel intense speculation about a future sports car from Toyota, the automaker debuted a second version of its FT-1 concept Wednesday night in Monterey. The two-seat coupe’s eye-catching design didn’t change from the...