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  • Preventing a tragedy for seniors at the wheel

    Preventing a tragedy for seniors at the wheel
    When my dad's driving deteriorated, I called the California Department of Motor Vehicles and asked about the procedure for having his license revoked. I could fill out a form, I was told, and my dad would be called in to have his driving ability reevaluated.
  • Doing the math on 'Lexus lanes'

    Doing the math on 'Lexus lanes'
    Some people are pretty good at being stuck in traffic. They gab on the phone, listen to music, chalk up the inconvenience as inevitable. Not I. Generally speaking, I sweat, curse and think miserable thoughts. And I'm on the road a lot, which has...

    Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric

    Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric
    That guy Jack, of beanstalk fame? He was small potatoes. If you want real magic from beans, look no further than what has become of the lima bean and dairy empire of Orange County's Segerstrom family. It morphed into the gold of commercial real estate,...

    Southland transit is in need of big ideas

    Southland transit is in need of big ideas
    The traffic in L.A. bites -- you know that. The question is: What are we going to do about it? Are we going to continue down our current path, pouring money into gridlocked streets and freeways, bickering endlessly about our pathetic urban rail system?...

    Carmakers quibble over the obvious: Hands-free is not risk-free

    Carmakers quibble over the obvious: Hands-free is not risk-free
    It's always amazing that we need academic studies to state the obvious, such as the one in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology a few years ago finding that people are happier during weekends. No less amazing, though, is the knee-jerk...