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  • 2015 Subaru WRX STI From Chicago to Big Sur

     
    Disclaimer: I did not drive a new 2015 Subaru WRX STI from my home in Chicago to Big Sur, Calif. But I did get to drive different examples of the new STI in both places roughly a month apart. The......
  • Shanghai Conference: Digital Realities Confront Chinese Film Dreams

    SHANGHAI - Senior Chinese film industry leaders face many new challenges to their still maturing business models, executives in Shanghai were told on Sunday. "Traditional film companies have much to reflect on," said Yu Dong, chairman and CEO of Bona...
  • DiCaprio, Obama join in pledge to protect the ocean

    DiCaprio, Obama join in pledge to protect the ocean
    Actor Leonardo DiCaprio joined President Barack Obama Tuesday in a pledge to protect the ocean. The Washington Post reports DiCaprio plans to spend $7 million over the next two years on marine conservation, while Obama vowed to use his executive...
  • Obama to order major expansion of ocean sanctuary in Pacific

    President Obama announced a series of measures Tuesday to protect parts of the world’s oceans, including the creation of a marine sanctuary that would close a large swath of the central Pacific to fishing and energy development. The plan would...
  • Island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing in part of Pacific

    Island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing in part of Pacific
    Kiribati will prohibit commercial fishing in a swath of ocean that is a major spawning ground for tuna, the Pacific island nation’s president said this week, not long before President Obama announced U.S. plans to protect top marine areas and...
  • And the Beats Go On: Dr. Dre Buys and Sells

    SELLER: Dr. Dre and Nicole Threatt LOCATION: Los Angeles, Calif. PRICE: $35,000,000 SIZE: 9,696 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Now that music industry mogul Dr. Dre has done dropped an eye-popping $40 million on Giselle...
  • Jimmy Buffett Buys Margaritaville West

    BUYER: Jimmy and Jane Buffett LOCATION: Beverly Hills, Calif. PRICE: $8,250,000 SIZE: 4,322 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Jimmy Buffett, He-Rah of Margaritaville fame and fortune, enjoys a reputation among his legions of fans --...
  • Teen stowaway describes high-altitude trip to Hawaii from San Jose

    Teen stowaway describes high-altitude trip to Hawaii from San Jose
    A Bay Area teenager who survived stowing away in the wheel well of a jetliner on its flight from San Jose International Airport to Hawaii said this week that anyone thinking of running away shouldn’t follow his lead because they’d be risking...
  • Blue Rhino workers at fault in blast? OSHA probe shows otherwise

    Blue Rhino workers at fault in blast? OSHA probe shows otherwise
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Blue Rhino for violating 26 safety violations, some serious, in the wake of the fiery explosion on July 29 that severely burned five workers and left one in a coma for a month. It levied a fine of...
  • Hawaiian adventures: Outdoor activites abound in Oahu

    Hawaiian adventures: Outdoor activites abound in Oahu
    For someone approaching 60 years old, Joey Carroll is quite at home with the word "bro." And as a bronzed and lean Carroll led me through a Wednesday morning surf lesson on the waves off Waikiki, the word was welcome encouragement for a first-timer....
  • Coming face to face with a mako shark

    I've found the cure for seasickness, and it doesn't involve drugs, pressure points or herbal remedies. But I'd recommend this therapy only to the truly adventurous. All I had to do was jump in the Pacific Ocean off San Diego and go eyeball to eyeball...