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Car Care: 5 simple tips for safe towing

With the summer months ahead, people will be towing boats, jet skis, campers, landscaping equipment, ATVs and more. Towing can be tricky so it’s important to plan ahead and emphasize safety. Operating a vehicle becomes a whole new task when another set of wheels is hitched to the back. Neglecting small details may result in […]

June 26, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Husband has made his choice

Dear Annie: My friend “Nancy” has become one of those stepmothers who negatively influences her husband’s relationship with his adult children. When things began to turn sour between Nancy and her husband’s daughter, who lived nearby, the daughter retaliated by distancing herself from her father, refusing to see him and avoiding his calls. Nancy persuaded […]

Car Care: 3 great reasons to clean your car this spring

Spring cleaning isn’t just for your home – it’s a smart thing to do for your vehicles, too. A few simple steps can help boost your vehicle’s integrity and beauty while maintaining its value, plus you might even regain that new-car smell. 1. Your car is a reflection of who you are There’s no question […]

May 08, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged

Subaru goes rear-wheel drive with sporty BRZ coupe

The Associated Press Subaru’s all-wheel drive passion aside, the automaker crafts a fun, rear-wheel drive, sport coupe. The 2015 Surbaru BRZ is surprisingly affordable, too, with a starting retail price of less than $26,500. Better yet, the low-slung, two-door BRZ earned the top safety score of five out of five stars, overall, in federal government […]

April 24, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Speak out

President Hon. Barack Obama, The White House, Washington, D.C., 20500; 202-456-1111 (comments), 202-456-1414 (switchboard); fax: 202-456-2461; email: [email protected] U.S. Senate Sen. Barbara Boxer, 112 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510; 202-224-3553; email: visit http://boxer.senate.gov/contact/policycomments.cfm Sen. Dianne Feinstein, 331 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510; 202-224-3841; fax: 202-228-3954; email: visit http://feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/e-mail-me House of Representatives Rep. John Garamendi […]

April 19, 2015 | Posted in Forum | Tagged ,

Let’s not turn our backs on the Earth

By Mark Aulman In 12 years or so, if all goes according to plan, four brave astronauts will abandon the Earth forever. The privately financed Mars One mission aims to build a human colony on the Martian surface, pioneered by men and women who already have volunteered for a voyage with no return. Earth Day […]

April 19, 2015 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

This Earth Day, make a pledge to cool your home

Celebrate Earth Day What: Cool Davis honors its Eco-Hero and Climate Solutions Award winners When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22 Where: Band stage at Central Park, Fourth and C streets Be green: Walk, bike or take public transit; bring your own water bottle, and bring your own or buy a picnic supper By Nick Buxton […]

April 19, 2015 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,
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