| Jan 11, 2015
Competes with: Porsche Boxster, BMW M235i convertible, Audi TTS Roadster Looks like: A thrilling way to get a tan Drivetrain: 237-hp, turbocharged 1.7-liter four-cylinder engine with six-speed dual-clutch transmission; rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships:...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 9:18 AM
Kevin Purnell, organizer of the Buckroe Beach Reggae Festival, contacted me this morning with the sad news of the death of Living Truth, who headlined the festival last spring.
Not many details beyond this online report, but Purnell tells me that...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:50 PM
Year/Position: Junior wrestler at 138.
Accomplishments: Placed second in Class LL at 120 as a sophomore; fourth at State Open. Two-time All-CCC, two-time All-CCC All-Academic; Academic All-American; three-time Frank Chaves Tournament champion.
| Jan 8, 2015
| 7:07 PM
Much of geekdom is still waiting with bated breath for the Apple Watch to be released, which should happen early this year. If the product is as big a smash as the iPhone or the iPod, it could turn smartwatches from novelty items into mainstream...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 11:37 AM
The girl's mom alerted investigators after seeing the photo.
A 19-year-old Osceola County man last week sent an "inappropriate photo of an unknown woman" to a girl on Facebook, a report said.
An investigation led to the man's arrest on New Year's Eve...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:54 AM
The Sony Walkman is back, and it has come a long way since the now retro cassette players from the late 1970s and 1980s.
Long before the iPod was even a concept, Sony sold hundreds of millions of music players, including 200 million cassette players. ...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:49 AM
The California man who was sentenced to prison in North Korea last week deliberately sought to get arrested so he could meet another American imprisoned in the country, negotiate for his release and ultimately expose “the ‘human rights...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Now that it’s prime wine country visiting season, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Mendocino and closer to home, the Central Coast, are all vying for tourist dollars.
Paso Robles, though, stacks the deck with its new PasoWineApp (free at the Apple App...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The following items were taken from Huntley police reports:
Tools and construction equipment were reported taken from construction sites in the 14100 block of Weber Road on Oct. 20.
A student at Huntley High School reported on Oct. 21 that he left his...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:08 PM
UPDATED: Walmart has joined its competitors in releasing Black Friday ads. Target and Best Buy provided their day after Thanksgiving deals two days ago.
A 65-inch flat screen is listed for $648 and a 50-inch one for $218 in one-hour super doorbuster...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:14 PM
When Tim Cook took to the stage to announce the "next chapter in Apple's story," he could have been talking about himself.
Since he succeeded the late Steve Jobs as chief executive three years ago, tech fans, analysts and Wall Street have waited for the...