LAS VEGAS (AP) - The images of Las Vegas are familiar: gambling, ostentatious theme hotels, gambling, shows, the Strip ... and gambling.
LAS VEGAS - If you've got the money, Las Vegas has a million ways for you to spend it - the limo, the penthouse suite, the finest champagne money can buy - and that's before you even hit the casino floor. But even in this town of glamour and excess, there's enough for the guys and girls who didn't get so lucky at the tables last night. Here's a sampling of the best Las Vegas has to offer without spending a dime.
The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon has been around for a decade.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A beloved pet dressed in a Halloween costume, posed next to a lit jack-o-lantern, sounds like a great photo opportunity - but it's also a fire hazard.
NEW YORK (AP) - Can't figure out how to dress as a binder full of women for Halloween? There's always Big Bird, the other star of the presidential debates.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hey mom and dad: Halloween's not really all that scary - except when it comes to traffic safety.
SACRAMENTO - With a nod to the future and a wave from the past, the Sacramento International Auto Show will feature hundreds of cars both new and old from automakers the world over when it comes to Cal Expo today through Sunday.
I had to temper the enthusiasm of friends when they asked about the Hyundai Elantra GT I was testing. "Ooooh, GT, sounds nice!" was their frequent response. "Yes, but ..." was mine.
SACRAMENTO – Do you have questions about general driving related requirements like registration and insurance? Are you unclear about laws and restrictions related to driving? The California Department of Motor Vehicles has answers. Save Time. Go Online at www.DMV.ca.gov.
It's not too early to plan your fall trip to the mountains – that annual ritual that reminds Californians that, in some parts of the world, trees do change their appearance with the seasons. The result is a kaleidoscope of fall colors for those willing to drive to the higher elevations.
TRACY – The 2013 Versa subcompact might be the right car for the times.
CLERMONT, Ky. (AP) - Bourbon fan Tim Allen started his day of sightseeing by sipping whiskeys crafted at a Jim Beam distillery. Where else are pre-lunch nips more commonplace than in Kentucky bourbon country?
DALLAS (AP) - In the months after Doug Robinson started driving a truck, he noticed his clothes were increasingly more snug-fitting. He was already overweight but soon realized that spending up to 11 hours behind the wheel, frequently eating fast food and not exercising was a poor combination.
Big changes have occurred for the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu.
What's great about travel is that there are always surprises, and sometimes an experience that was unexpected will turn out to be the highlight of your trip. In our case, we went to Sequoia National Park to see the trees but we came back talking about the caves.