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  • Stradivarius violin missing for 3 years sells for $2.3 million

    Stradivarius violin missing for 3 years sells for $2.3 million
    A Stradivarius violin that was stolen from a London rail station in 2010 and recovered in July has sold for £1.4 million ($2.3 million) at an auction this week. The instrument, which dates from 1696, had belonged to violinist Min Jin Kym. The auction...
  • Venice Community Garden must pull up roots by end of January

     Venice Community Garden must pull up roots by end of January
    Spring-like weather hasn't brought smiles at the Venice Community Garden. The locals who tend the garden's 54 plots recently learned that they have until the end of the month to clear out. With real estate prices rising, gardeners at the privately owned...
  • Classic car heaven: A few gems from the annual Scottsdale auctions

    Classic car heaven: A few gems from the annual Scottsdale auctions
    January on the classic car calendar means collectors from around the world -- and their checkbooks -- head to Scottsdale, Ariz., for the car auctions the sun-drenched city hosts each year. Auction houses like Barrett-Jackson, Russo and Steele, Gooding...
  • Review: Hilarious, cutting satire from Jean Lowe at Rosamund Felsen

    Review: Hilarious, cutting satire from Jean Lowe at Rosamund Felsen
    Jean Lowe is not an illusionist in the conventional sense of the term. Her painted images and papier-mache sculptures don't typically fool the eye by closely resembling the things they represent. Her game has more to do with the machinations of the mind,...
  • MOCA names Philippe Vergne as new director

    MOCA names Philippe Vergne as new director
    The Museum of Contemporary Art has named Philippe Vergne as its new director, choosing a longtime art world professional from the respected Dia Art Foundation in New York to lead the financially challenged but rebuilding institution. Vergne follows...
  • After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny

    After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny
    Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out of...
  • Volvo recalling nearly 31,000 S60 sedans for failed low-oil warning

    Volvo recalling nearly 31,000 S60 sedans for failed low-oil warning
    Volvo is recalling nearly 31,000 of its S60 sedans to fix an issue with the oil pressure warning system, according to a federal safety agency. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration said 30,929 S60 sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model...
  • 54 million self-driving cars will be on the road by 2035, study finds

    54 million self-driving cars will be on the road by 2035, study finds
    Self-driving cars aren’t expected to begin hitting the road until 2020, but a new study predicts that once they’re here, they will quickly become a common sight. By 2035, nearly 54 million autonomous vehicles will be in consumers’...
  • 'Citizen Kane' suit fetches $110,000 at Dec. 21 auction

    'Citizen Kane' suit fetches $110,000 at Dec. 21 auction
    A three-piece suit worn by Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane in the final scene of "Citizen Kane" sold for $132,000 at a Hollywood memorabilia auction last month, according to representatives for the Calabasas-based Profiles in History auction house....
  • Jerry Brown wants to use pollution funds for bullet train

    Gov. Jerry Brown will ask state lawmakers to use funds raised from the sale of pollution credits to help pay for the state's beleaguered high-speed rail program, according to sources familiar with the proposal who were not authorized to speak publicly...
  • $75,000 gets you Chevy's fastest Camaro Z/28, but no air conditioning?

    $75,000 gets you Chevy's fastest Camaro Z/28, but no air conditioning?
    With Chevrolet’s new Camaro Z/28 going on sale soon, fans who have been waiting for this track rat performance version will soon be able to put their money where their mouth is. A lot of money. Chevy announced Friday that the 2014 Z/28 will...