Road rage spurs shooting

SAN JUAN CAPSITRANO (CNS) – A road rage conflict erupted into a shooting on Ortega Highway east of Orange county, a Riverside County sheriff’s sergeant said today. Michael Economides, 37, was booked Friday night on […]


Calif. gas prices hit all-time high

LOS ANGELES (AP) – It’s a record, though just barely. The price of gasoline hit an all-time average high in California of $4.6140 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced supply and a volatile market. […]


Carmegeddon II: West LA streets, canyons crowded

WEST LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Traffic backed up on surface streets in West Los Angeles at midday, as a hot, sunny day off apparently enticed some motorists to ignore requests to stay off the roads […]


Smart car driver sparks police chase (Video)

A Texas man driving a Smart Car led police on a short chase. He eventually pulled off the main road where he was handcuffed and put into the back of a squad car.


Pedestrian struck on the 60

(CNS) – A big rig fatally struck a pedestrian today on the eastbound Pomona (60) Freeway in the Whittier area, prompting closure of all eastbound lanes for a time, authorities said. The man died at […]


Toyota to recall Lexus SUVs to fix floor mat

(AP) – Toyota is adding two Lexus SUVs to its huge recalls for unintended acceleration. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has asked Toyota to recall about 154,000 Lexus RX 450 H and […]


GM to recall Cruze cars over risk of engine fire

(AP) – The risk of engine fires is forcing General Motors to recall its Chevrolet Cruze compact cars. GM says the fires happen when fluids drip onto a plastic shield below the engine and ignite. […]


Predictions for July 4th travel

Marie Montgomery, spokesperson for The Auto Club of Southern California, says that a record number of drivers are expected to hit the road for the Independence Day holiday this year, encouraged by cheaper gasoline. She […]


Rock of Ages review and featurette

Leo Quinones, host of KFWB’s Film Freak Movie Talk Show, has this to say about “Rock of Ages:” The year: 1987. Mullets were the rage. I know, I had one. On the upside, I had […]


405 closures: Metro to hold live chat to talk 'Ramp Jam'

(CNS) – Los Angeles Country transportation officials today announced a live chat for the public to ask questions about the looming three- month closure of on- and off-ramps to the San Diego (405) Freeway at […]


Commerce: Bryson suffered seizure

(AP) – Police in San Gabriel, Calif., have cited Commerce Secretary John Bryson for felony hit-and-run after a pair of car crashes Saturday. The secretary was driving alone when he allegedly rear-ended a stopped vehicle. […]


Ferrari auctions race car to raise cash for quake

(AP) – Ferrari is auctioning a race car to raise money for victims of the earthquakes that have rocked its northern Italian birthplace, Emilia-Romagna. The 599XX Evo has a commercial value of euro1.3 million. The […]





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