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  • First Drive: 2012 Ford Transit Connect Electric

    First Drive: 2012 Ford Transit Connect Electric
    Much of the attention surrounding electric vehicles has been focused on cars like the all-electric Nissan Leaf and range-extended Chevrolet Volt. Ford, meanwhile, has developed a model for those who need more hauling capability by equipping its Transit...
  • Car review: 2012 Ford Transit Connect Electric

    Car review: 2012 Ford Transit Connect Electric
    Much of the attention surrounding electric vehicles has been focused on cars like the all-electric Nissan Leaf and range-extended Chevrolet Volt. Ford, meanwhile, has developed a model for those who need more hauling capability by equipping its Transit...
  • Gas prices stretching toward $4 a gallon

    Gas prices stretching toward $4 a gallon
    "Gas prices are outrageous." Catherine Bell, a 66-year-old Social Security Administration retiree, was not happy Tuesday as she filled up her Chrysler at a Howard Street BP Amoco gas station in Baltimore. "You'll see when you get to retirement and you're...
  • Shopping: Longchamp opening a shop in South Coast Plaza

    Shopping: Longchamp opening a shop in South Coast Plaza
    French luxury brand Longchamp will debut its first West Coast boutique on Monday at Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza, bringing its Le Pliage leather-trimmed nylon tote — among other "it" handbags — to Orange County shoppers. The 1,722-square-...
  • Discarded hubcaps go from trash to treasure

    Discarded hubcaps go from trash to treasure
    Four years ago, Andrea Deagle spotted an old hubcap on the side of the road near her home in James City County. Having watched "too many" DIY home-improvement shows like as "Trash to Treasure," she immediately saw potential in the wheel cover. "I...
  • City extends time for skate park

    The Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday to extend an exclusive negotiating period with Vans, which has been working with the city to build, run and maintain a skate park. In January, the city entered into a six-month, with an additional optional...
  • Redesigned 2012 Mazda5 brings 'mini' back to minivan

    Redesigned 2012 Mazda5 brings 'mini' back to minivan
    With the redesigned 2012 Mazda5 minivan, the company answered a question I wasn't aware anyone was asking: "Why can't I get a minivan with a manual transmission?" Well, now you can, but I'm still not sure why you'd want one, unless you are one of those...
  • James Van Doren dies at 72; co-founder of Vans shoes

    James Van Doren dies at 72; co-founder of Vans shoes
    James Van Doren and his older brother Paul had only sample sneakers to offer when they opened their first store, in Anaheim, in 1966. They took a dozen orders in the morning and delivered custom canvas deck shoes, made in their adjacent factory, in the...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Local schools add healthier lunches, City cracks down on mobile ads

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Local schools add healthier lunches, City cracks down on mobile ads
    Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, October 8. Local schools are changing up school lunches, trading in fries for fruits and vegetables. School cafeterias in Glendale and Burbank are making adjustments to their menus, adding a half-cup of fruit or...
  • A Penny board sold is a skill learned

    A Penny board sold is a skill learned
    When 12-year-old Corona del Mar Middle School student Jordan Pratt asked his parents for a trendy new skateboard, he was told that he'd have to work for it, but not by mowing lawns. Jordan could have his skateboard if he helped Diane Pratt, his mother,...
  • Today's News From the Cars.com Family

     
    Can???t wait for Chevy???s new Sonic subcompact to hit dealerships? You???ll have to hold onto that enthusiasm a bit longer, as the model won???t go into production until August, according to Ask.cars.com. That means the Sonic won???t arrive at...