| Oct 10, 2010
Henry Ford gets the credit for one of the most famous — and oldest — quotes about competitiveness among automobile drivers: "Auto racing began 5 minutes after the second car was built."
Ford, however, wasn't the inventor who would prove his...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 5:30 AM
What's better than an E Ticket ride? How about an F Ticket?
Radiator Springs Racers aims to redefine our expectations of an E Ticket attraction by combining a classic dark ride with a thrilling head-to-head drag race.
Currently under construction at...
| May 14, 2011
Vivian Myerson, a longtime peace activist and Los Angeles human relations commissioner who won an early legal victory against a controversial Los Angeles Police Department unit that spied on leftists, died Friday at her Hollywood home. She was 100.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 11:57 AM
Not only is Longo Toyota a national leader in sales and service, it takes responsibility for its impact on the environment with practical and sustainable on-site processes. In recognition of its commitment to sustaining green business practices, the...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Mater's Junkyard Jamboree promises to be the dizziest and noisiest of the new rides coming to Cars Land in 2012 at Disney California Adventure.
The racket begins before you even board the spinning tractor and cart ride: A play area near the main...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Riders aboard Luigi's Flying Tires will use a pair of joysticks to steer the levitating bumper car as it floats atop a surface similar to a giant air hockey table.
The new ride debuting in the 12-acre Cars Land at Disney California Adventure in summer...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Radiator Springs will celebrate California's car culture with a nostalgic trip down Route 66 when the fictional film town built for and by cars debuts at Disney California Adventure in 2012.
> Photos: "Cars" town of Radiator Springs at Disney...
| Sep 15, 2011
Poke around a little into the biographies of history's well-known names and you'll find a few who had siblings whose own successes were inevitably overshadowed.
The Wright brothers had a younger sister who promoted their careers. Joe DiMaggio had a...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 6:30 AM
The idea for a themed land at Disney California Adventure celebrating California's car culture had been kicking around at Walt Disney Imagineering for years.
The working premise focused on the classic cars, tourist attractions, auto-centric restaurants,...
| Nov 28, 2008
In one bedroom, there is still a stack of hand-written flashcards on the windowsill, where one of the twins left them: Anomalous. Antipathy. Assuage. On the floor, there is a little box of nail polish -- lime green, another called "berry framboise." On...
| May 3, 2008
William Lowry recently spent $500 to replace the tires on his Toyota Camry hybrid. The salesman said the Goodyear Regatta 2 tires were just as good as the Bridgestone Turanzas that came with the car. But it didn't take long for Lowry to notice that his...