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  • Features We Don't Need: Purse Hooks

     
    The purse hook: much debated, much discussed. For a while, it seemed automakers were really proud of their purse hooks. They've been highlighted with glee in brochures for family-haulers like the Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna. My very own 2005......
  • Madagascar: Home To Lemurs, Baobabs And Other Exotic Marvels

    Madagascar: Home To Lemurs, Baobabs And Other Exotic Marvels
    MADAGASCAR — What's this lemur doing in my lap? Well, not exactly in my lap, but close enough for me to wonder about its next move. I'm in the open dining area of rustic Camp Amoureux near Madagascar's remote Kirindy dry rain-forest reserve,...
  • Consumer Reports: Best Value Cars

    Consumer Reports: Best Value Cars
    Before January 1 is a great time to buy a 2013 car. Consumer Reports says that you can save hundreds of dollars if you take advantage of end-of-the-month, as well as end-of-the-year, deals. Sticker price is one thing, but how much will a car really cost...
  • For the record

    Lincoln MKZ: In the March 9 Business section, a review of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ said that Lincoln sold 213,000 fewer vehicles than "class-leading" Mercedes in 2012. In fact, BMW sold the most luxury passenger vehicles in the U.S. last year, about 200,000...
  • Spring wish lists now blooming

     Spring wish lists now blooming
    Now that daylight saving time is here (finally!), we know we're swinging into spring. To mark this change of season, I hit the streets to ask shoppers what they'd like to buy for spring. ewarren@tribune.com Candice Roethlinger 32, youth minister...
  • City to regulate commercial beach activities

    City to regulate commercial beach activities
    Increased stand-up paddleboarding and related businesses have city officials worrying about the safety of Laguna beachgoers. The City Council on Tuesday directed staff to review how other coastal cities have dealt with the increasing popularity of...
  • 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,...
  • July's fastest- and slowest-selling cars

    July's fastest- and slowest-selling cars
    We'd like to think most auto executives drove to work this morning listening to The Cars' "Good Times Roll." June and July turned out the best seasonally adjusted auto sales since before the recession. In raw numbers, new-car sales saw the healthiest July...
  • HondaVac vs. DustBuster: Testing Odyssey's van vacuum

    HondaVac vs. DustBuster: Testing Odyssey's van vacuum
    Kids are not tidy. My family spends much of the weekend on the road, logging lots of miles and meals in the car — add a 3-year-old to the mix and you can guarantee a mess or two. Each Sunday we return with a little more than we left with, usually...
  • Avicii to play Hollywood Bowl Nov. 9

    Avicii to play Hollywood Bowl Nov. 9
    Avicii has gone from being EDM's cautionary tale to the mega-star everyone initially suspected he might become. All it took was a little bluegrass. The Swedish producer, riding his latest hillbilly-dance-floor smash "Wake Me Up," has just announced a...
  • Manuscript acquired by Getty prevented from leaving Britain

    Manuscript acquired by Getty prevented from leaving Britain
    A valuable 15th century Flemish manuscript acquired by the J.Paul Getty Museum late last year has been placed under an export embargo by British authorities, who hope to keep the object in the United Kingdom.  Britain's cultural minister Ed Vaizey has...