| Sep 20, 2011
| 12:32 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2011
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...
| Nov 3, 2011
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...
| Mar 13, 2013
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...
| Mar 22, 2013
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.
Candice Roethlinger 32, youth minister...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:38 PM
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...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:10 AM
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...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:14 PM
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,...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:03 PM
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:50 AM
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...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:50 PM
I hadn't spent any quality time in the Chrysler Town & Country since I became a mom in 2010. I liked the minivan before, and now that it's even more relevant for my family, this living-room-on-wheels really delivered.
If you can get past its unrefined...