LOS ANGELES (AP) - Good Samaritans, temperature guns and tougher laws are the newest tools in the campaign to keep animals out of hot cars, where just minutes can mean death.
Many California residents may not be aware how close they came to losing an important part of this state's history in early October 2008. A wildfire blackened nearly half of Angel Island, but quick action by firefighters saved the island's many historical buildings and left many of the roads and trails on the popular San Francisco island intact.
When the time comes to purchase a car, your teenagers might be dreaming of hot wheels. They may be thinking sporty, while you're looking for reliability and affordability.
The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu has been completely redesigned. The mild-hybrid Eco model debuts first, while the regular lineup of trims and their standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder arrive in the summer of 2012. A 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder upgrade engine should arrive some time later in the year.
As if the sights and sounds of San Francisco weren't enough to keep visitors completely enthralled, Mother Nature invites you to drive just a few minutes north of the city, across the Golden Gate Bridge and into a suburban area that seems like the other side of the planet from downtown.
There's plenty to like about the Sportage now featured at Kia Country of Manteca.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A twig snaps and brush rustles in woods on the Gettysburg battlefield. My horse does not flinch. It's nothing more than a small animal scurrying away. But on a hot summer day nearly 150 years earlier, it could have been the enemy.
I thought my eyeglasses were going to blow off at 160 mph, but I kept my foot to the floor and headed toward 170 mph before I had to lift and begin braking.
Chevrolet's most-powerful convertible ever – the 2013 Camaro ZL1 – delivers more performance and technology than many exotic cars and ultra-luxury convertibles.
He's a four-time Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year with more than 30 No. 1 country hits and a perennially popular road show, but don't try to pigeon-hole Kenny Chesney.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - With a clothing line and a powerhouse group of artists under his umbrella, Lil Wayne claims he's trying to stay above the fray.
The Wild West and the mining of the late 1800's are a rich part of California's heritage, and what better way to experience the past than to visit California's ghost towns? The Golden State's ghost towns are more about history than spooks, and you'll spend hours exploring every nook and cranny of sometimes dusty old buildings in various states of disrepair or restoration. Here are two distinct examples to get you started.
TRACY – The Nissan Sentra has what many consumers want in a small car. Try affordability, fuel efficiency, and safety, for starters. Ranked as one of the top affordable small cars – that's according to a recent review by U.S. News and World Report – the 2012 Sentra is available at Tracy Nissan, 3195 N. Naglee Rd. Included is the special edition four-door sedan featuring the power sliding glass moon roof and 16-inch aluminum alloy ...
Anyone who plunks down good money for a California getaway wants to be sure the experience will be extra-special. With today's lodging prices, it's only natural that visitors expect something memorable and out of the ordinary.
DETROIT (AP) - The redesigned Ford Escape is a small SUV with big shoes to fill. The Escape that goes on sale this month replaces an older version that helped invent the pint-sized SUV category in the early 2000s. It was a huge hit for Ford, with more than 2 million sales over the last decade, and it went toe-to-toe with popular models like the Honda CR-V, Jeep Liberty and Toyota RAV4. If the new, ...
SHANGHAI (AP) - China's most successful SUV producer, Great Wall Motor Co., is coming out with a model that offers the room of a luxury SUV at a mid-range price.