| Aug 24, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"Is the Toyota Sienna SE a better value than the XLE?" Anonymous We did a side-by-side comparison, which you can see here, and our conclusion is that the XLE is the better value because of standard features such as a......
| Jun 23, 2013
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,...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:03 PM
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...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Summer gasoline prices will be lower in the U.S. than they were last year. But they won't be much lower, experts say, because U.S. refineries have been exporting record amounts of fuel overseas.
That's behind what would normally just be a good news...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:24 PM
The highly anticipated surfing industry trade show the Boardroom got the boot before its massive footprint even hit the beach, according to a news release.
The consumer surfing forum put on by GLM will move from the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing in...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Lower gas prices and a rebounding economy are pulling more auto buyers into crossover SUVs and boosting pickup truck sales, April auto sales data indicate.
Honda, Nissan and Subaru reported monthly sales Wednesday, showing increases from April 2012 to...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...