I have often been impressed driving these hybrids and electrics and other zippy rides, but the 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid Premium was the first vehicle tested for this space that I held onto as the pick-up driver pulled out my driveway, digging my feet across the street like parallel ski trails.It's loa ... More >>
Today we begin here at Navelgazing's "Ride Me" lot one in an occasional--and someday, perhaps, weekly--series on consumer vehicles powered by
water, natural gas, electricity, hybrid motors, high-efficiency gasoline
engines, my tears or other alternative sources.Kicking things off is the peppy litt ... More >>
I can't wait to buy the PlayStation Vita. Considering how much mileage I got out of Sony's previous handheld, the PSP, it's a no-brainer that the Vita will be of great use to gamers on the go like me. The device can play games that look almost as good as the PlayStation 3, and compared to Nintend ... More >>
Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.I love live music. I always have.
In the 90's I'd go to every show I could afford to. Most w ... More >>
Editor's note: Correspondent Nathalie Voirin has fired off her third update from the CES show in Las Vegas. She's kicking knowledge and taking pics all through the event. Stay tuned for more!
Meet the Zikmu Parrot by Starck. This sleek home stereo system connects to your PC or iP ... More >>
FACES OF TAWNY Actress, ex-Anaheim Angel wife, car hood buffer, supposedly reformed druggie and all-around hot mess Tawny Kitaen is shown on a February 2004 Weekly sex issue cover (left); in a booking photo from her April 2002 assault on then husband Chuck Finley in Newport Beach (top right); and wr ... More >>
State GOP chairman Ron Nehring: "Lease, don't buy..."
The state GOP's "Victory Night Party" (hah!) was over before it started. Driving over to the Hyatt Regency Irvine to make the 8:30 p.m. start time, I was talking on my Bluetooth to my brother in San Francisco when he informed me John McCain was ... More >>
After coming to terms with the fact that I have to purchase some kind of hands-free device for the car, I weighed my options. Of course, you and I both know the majority of the gadgets work via Bluetooth—which can be a mystifying subject for some.
Bluetooth, named after a 10th century Danish ki ... More >>