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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Getting a charge out of changing cars... and times

    It was zero-dark-hundred, a typical La Cañada Saturday morning. I was lost in the fifth edit of the Great American Novel when I happened to glance toward Gould Avenue. Three strange vehicles silently pulled up to the curb. Was this a sign of the...
  • Gasoline prices climb to record end-of-year highs

    Gasoline prices climb to record end-of-year highs
    The most expensive year ever for gasoline purchases in the U.S. is heading to a close, but not without one last snatch at motorists' wallets. Pain levels at the pump are rising again in California and across the rest of the nation, assuring that 2011 will...
  • $4 gas coming this spring, nearing $5 in some cities by summer

    Maybe you'll want to start salting away money for 2012 fuel costs now. Get ready to see $4-a-gallon gasoline in various parts of the U.S. sometime this spring, according to one prediction. Another prediction says that some of the nation's biggest cities...
  • Electric vehicles can charge for no charge

    Electric vehicles can charge for no charge
    Eleven new electric vehicle charging stations will debut in Burbank this week, and until July 1, motorists will get to plug in for free. After the “holiday rate” — approved by the Burbank City Council this week — the price to...
  • Gas prices fall, but remain at seasonal records

    Pump prices continued to fall over the past week in California and across the rest of the nation, but they remained at record levels for the end of November. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in California today is $3.710, according to...
  • Burbank sells city tank for $1

    Burbank sells city tank for $1
    These days a dollar can buy a can of soda, a song on iTunes — or, in the case of South Pasadena, an armored vehicle. Last week the city took delivery of a vehicle known as a Peacekeeper, paying Burbank $1 for the privilege. Burbank originally...
  • On the Radar: That stinks, 9 out of 10 say economy is bad and and gas prices drop

    The draining of Echo Park Lake has created quite the stench. Following several complaints over the weekend, the Los Angeles Department of Public Works deposited lime in parts of the lakebed to combat the stink, according to Echo Park Patch. According to...
  • Taken For Granted: A sailor, his ship, his legacy

    The sleek, 130-foot yacht dwarfed the wooden replica tied up alongside. Five hundred years of maritime progress was on display. During a brief stay in Frankfort Harbor, the Niña drew the curious to this small northern Michigan town, providing a unique...
  • California bullet train: The high price of speed

    California bullet train: The high price of speed
    Since it opened in 1893, Bakersfield High School has been the pride of this city and its academic cornerstone, the place where the late Chief Justice Earl Warren graduated and students call themselves the Drillers in homage to the region's oil patch....
  • JPL basks in the glory of successful Mars landing

    JPL basks in the glory of successful Mars landing
    At 10:32 p.m. Sunday, Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer Al Chen called out the news to dozens of workers hunched over monitors full of data in JPL's Mission Control center: “Touchdown confirmed. We're safe on Mars.” Cheers erupted and hugs...
  • At stop in Glendale, Sen. Boxer joins calls for investigation into fuel prices

    At stop in Glendale, Sen. Boxer joins calls for investigation into fuel prices
    Speaking to a group of seniors at the Adult Recreation Center about healthcare reform, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Monday also took the opportunity to join a growing chorus of elected officials calling for an investigation into what caused the...
  • Ron Kaye: Measure J loss is a victory for the people

    We can’t keep on destroying the public transit system in order to save it — that surely is the lesson we need to learn from the defeat of Measure J on Tuesday. We all want a real public transit system. We want to park our cars and ride...