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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
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  • 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...