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  • Southern California 6

    How to Disneyland for Folks (Like Me) Who Hate Theme Parks


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    Please don’t invite me to Disneyland. I don’t go to Disneyland for myself, I go there for my children. I don’t go to Disneyland to stand in line ...

    By • July 15, 2015
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    Further with Ford 2015


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    At this year’s Further with Ford 2015 conference, Ford brought together an impressive array of speakers who shared their knowledge and anticipation about the future of tech and ...

    By • July 7, 2015
  • Scion 1

    2016 Scion iM Review


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    A few days ago I had the pleasure of driving the Scion iM. It’s a first for Scion and a first for me because with the exception of ...

    By • June 29, 2015
  • Scion 2

    2016 Scion iA Review


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    Last week I jumped into a Scion iA sports sedan. Although I’d been promised a lot I looked at the MSRP (just $15,700 as I was in a ...

    By • June 29, 2015
  • 2016 Hyundai Sonata hybrid price
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    2016 Hyundai Sonata Pricing


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    The news it out and we just found out pricing for the 2016 Hyundai Sonata. The 2016 Sonata Hybrid base model will be priced at $26,000 and the 2016 ...

    By • June 26, 2015
  • Ford 1

    A Strange Lesson About the Durability of the Ford CMax Transmission


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    My daily drive is a Ford CMax Energi. It’s an unremarkable looking car (okay, it’s downright frumpy) that is swimming in fantastic technology, sips gasoline and gets a ...

    By • June 22, 2015
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    Do You Want to Go to Costa Rica Christmas Week?


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    Our family had an amazing vacation in Costa Rica the week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve. I would say that it’s the best trip our family has ever ...

    By • June 15, 2015
  • Southern California 1

    Stargazing at The Ranch at Furnace Creek


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    Death Valley National Park spans 3.4 million acres and will keep you toasty warm this summer. By warm I mean somewhere in the 120°F range (49°C) so it’s ...

    By • June 8, 2015
  • France 0

    Book: Intoxicating Southern France by PJ Adams


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    A friend dropped off a book for me to enjoy Intoxicating Southern France: Uncorking the Magic in the French Riviera, Provence, Languedoc, Dordogne, and Bordeaux. It’s a great ...

    By • June 3, 2015
  • Southern California 0

    Summertime at Miramonte Resort and Spa in Indian Wells


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    I like the desert in the summertime. I love it when an 80 degree swimming pool feels cool and refreshing. I like 7am tennis and 1pm naps. I ...

    By • June 2, 2015
  • Hyundai 2

    2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and Plugin Road Test


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    Automotive journalists convened in Southern California to test drive the all new 2016 Sonata Hybrid & Plug-in Hybrid this week. There are a number of changes that have been ...

    By • May 26, 2015
  • Hyundai 1

    Utah with the 2013 Santa Fe Crossover by Hyundai


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    Every car has a personality and the Hyundai Santa Fe is no exception. It’s an interesting vehicle because at first glance you could be tricked into thinking it’s ...

    By • May 23, 2015