| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Add another credit to Audi’s Hollywood reel. When the sci-fi film "Ender’s Game" opens Friday, audiences will see stars like Harrison Ford, Violet Davis and Abigail Breslin act alongside the title character played by Asa Butterfield.
| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
BEIJING — As the world's top collectors, gallerists and dealers converged in Hong Kong a week ago for Art Basel, the city's inaugural edition of one of the world's premier art shows, a very different kind of art venture was launching in the...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:30 AM
After 1.3 million copies sold over two generations dating back to 1999, BMW has announced an all-new version of its X5 midsize SUV.
Wait, check that, this is an SAV, if you’re to believe the folks at BMW. Seeking some individuality in a crowded...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:03 PM
About five years ago, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky denounced USC's proposal to take control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and its revenue.
"Some people on the board of trustees of the University of Southern California...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Ford is recalling nearly 390,000 vehicles in the U.S. for a potential fuel tank leak that could result in a fire.
The automaker said the recall affects the Ford Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Interceptor Utility, Interceptor Sedan, and Lincoln MKS,...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:41 AM
A White House petition to allow Tesla Motors to sell straight to consumers throughout the U.S. surpassed the 100,000-signature threshold it needed this week to prompt response from the administration.
“States should not be allowed to prevent Tesla...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:13 PM
The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra recently announced the extension of music director Jose-Luis Novo's contract for another five years, as well as the orchestra's 2013-2014 lineup, with five classical concerts plus a holiday program and a family concert....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Before you mock the very notion of "Flashdance — The Musical," ponder the worldwide gross of the 1983 cinematic story of the Pittsburgh welder with big dreams and a love of oversized sweatshirts: $150 million or so. It's also worth noting that the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Cadillac tipped its hand on future plans Thursday night in Carmel, Calif., revealing a dramatic full-size coupe concept called the Elmiraj.
While General Motors has no plans to put the concept into production, it's a strong indication of where its luxury...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:43 PM
It wasn't the world-record speed Norman Dewis was traveling at in 1953 that gave him pause, or that the Lucite canopy on the custom-built Jaguar XK 120 had no clearance for a helmet, or that his engine was spinning above the safe limit.
It was that...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
One hundred and twenty years ago this summer — in 1893 — Rudolf Diesel fired up a single-cylinder engine attached to a flywheel. The contraption was fueled by peanut oil.
He must have been relieved as the engine sputtered to life because...