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  • Just what do all those food trucks mean for Los Angeles culture?

     
    If you've partaken from any of the groovy new food trucks roaming L.A. these days, you might have wondered what effect street food is having on the culture of the city. Evan Kleiman, restaurateur and host of KCRW's "Good Food,"......
  • Web data point to declining interest in pickup trucks

     
    February sales data pointed to a strong month for both trucks and more fuel-efficient small cars and hybrids. Automakers generally attributed strong truck sales to the need by tradespeople and businesses to replace aging vehicles after delaying...
  • Live from Twitter: Black Friday shoppers tweet about parking spot woes

     
    Human civilization is still caught in the increasingly old-fashioned and inefficient physical world, where trucks belch burning fossil effluvia while trekking endless miles to deliver paper mail, you're sometimes hosed if you lose a dry-cleaning receipt...
  • Flow of goods down for second straight month

     
    If trucks bring goods to factories, retailers and consumers, what does it mean that the trucks have slowed down? Likely that growth is slowing down too, according to the Ceridian-UCLA pulse of commerce index, released Wednesday. The index, which measures....
  • One corner, many trucks: The debut of Gourmet Food Truck Corner; Kogi, the restaurant

     
    The not-so-alluringly-named but highly-welcomed Gourmet Food Truck Corner kicked off today at the corner of 14th Street and Santa Monica Boulevard in Santa Monica. It's the gathering place for several food trucks (such as Asian Soul, Barbie's Q, Border...
  • Food truck lot to open in downtown L.A.

     
    A new food truck lot is set to open Thursday in downtown Los Angeles, marking one of the first efforts to bring the mobile food vendors together.The downtown lot at South Alameda Street and Traction Avenue is one of several......
  • Fall of the Titans

    Fall of the Titans
    Autumn is a grand time to be a gearhead. By fall, most of next year’s vehicles are in dealerships and we can finally compare and contrast them for ourselves. No more idle speculation about how much oomph the new Audi will have. No more flame...
  • Chariots of Fire

    Chariots of Fire
    There’s never been a better time to buy a new vehicle — or, at least, there hasn’t been a better time this year.  Japanese auto manufacturers have responded quickly to the parts and production shortages caused by the March earthquake....
  • State OKs strict air emission measures

    Backing up tough actions taken by Los Angeles-area ports, state regulators Friday enacted a strict air emission measure that will ban much of the current fleet of diesel trucks from all ports statewide. The California Air Resources Board will require all...
  • The food trucks just keep rolling

    The food trucks just keep rolling
    On a typical Thursday night in downtown L.A., a $2 taco from the Kogi Roja truck will also cost you 45 minutes of your life. As the 50-person line snakes through the courtyard of the Japanese American National Museum, a DJ spins a mix of reggae, hip-hop...
  • Kick the automakers' tires first

    Kick the automakers' tires first
    The economic downturn is prompting a growing number of companies and consumers to file for bankruptcy, with more than 1 million petitions for bankruptcy protection expected by year's end. Now, backers of the Big Three U.S. automakers warn that one or...