Sunday, March 24, 2024
Martinez Sideshows

East Bay public works thinks grapefruit speed bumps will stop sideshows

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Contra Costa public works is dropping $50,000 on a pilot program that aims to curb sideshows. Sideshows are a growing problem and nuisance unique to...
gas generator electric scooter

The insane way some electric scooters are being charged, gas generators on a truck

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Some electric scooters are being recharged with good old gas generators on a truck. Often we like to think of electric cars, scooters, and e-bikes...
hot catalytic converter

Catalytic converter to blame for Ferguson Fire that killed two firefighters and burned 97,000...

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How the U.S. Forest Investigation service determined that a hot catalytic converter was to blame for this unfortunate and biblical fire is both beyond...
Reviver digital plates

These digital California license plates are $700, monetization and ads coming to plates near...

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There's only one good reason, in my opinion, that these digital license plates will get popular and that's because advertisers will force their way...
triple tow fail

CHP managed to catch, and shame this triple-tow fail for the internet to enjoy

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How this U-Haul rental company allowed this towing miscreant on city roads is beyond me, but, here we are. I didn't even know triple towing...
Jump uber hemlets

Jump by Uber giving out free helmets, priming the pump for their electric scooters...

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Thanks to a pilot program for electric scooters and bikes established by the City of Santa Monica, in order to prime the pump for...
Sliding

Sliding, the new way Central Valley thieves are stealing from you at the gas...

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Thieves are getting smarter with their techniques to steal your stuff at a gas station. Here's their latest technique. It's called sliding and its got...
Damon Fryer Lambo

CHP puts Daily Driven Exotic’s Lamborghini on blast, posts him pulled over on Facebook

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If you're going to speed in and out of traffic in the middle of the day in an exotic, be sure you don't stick...
gas pump

California gas prices head towards $4 a gallon, global supply unrest means rise to...

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Gas prices are once again rising at the pump and it's expected to continue to rise towards $5 towards year end. You may have noticed...
petition HOV decal

Petition for Jerry Brown to extend HOV lane access for older EVs gains traction

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On the stroke of midnight on January 1, close to 220,000 cars will lose their HOV lane access and will merge with normal traffic. It's...
DMV

Up to $800,000 of tax payer money earmarked for California DMV audit

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Bad press, long wait times, complaints from customers, and inefficiencies behind closed doors, it looks like Jerry Brown has had enough with California's DMV. In...
siren

Breaking: West Covina Police investigating assault on security guards at Paul Walker meet

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West Covina Police are looking for as many people as possible connected with the beating of two security guards at the recent Paul Walker...
Volt Charging

Green and white clean air vehicle decals void means 220,000 more cars in regular...

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Green and white decals issued to electric vehicles will be void on Jan 1, 2019. If you have a white or green clean air vehicle...
Merced Valero

Extreme meter creep at Merced Valero gas station causes panic

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No one likes to see their money disappear into thin air so when this Merced resident saw this gas pump "stealing" his money, he...
Lincoln Futura

Lincoln Futura Replica spotted casually parked in Temecula, California

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Even by California car spotting standards, this one's pretty rare. You come across some rare cars if you stroll around Southern California long enough but...
Cessna i-580

Here’s dash cam footage of a Cessna landing on a California freeway

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This California family got the shock of their life when they saw this Cessna land right in front of their car. Call it a mix...
police line

California road rage turns homicidal as two men fought to the death

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A simple car crash turned into tragedy for both drivers. You'd think that an early Sunday morning accident in a traffic-free part of the freeway...
SF Cars and Coffee

San Francisco Cars and Coffee canceled indefinitely

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For the first time in the show's four year history, all future Cars and Coffee San Francisco events are canceled indefinitely. In a decision indicative...
Unmaked Dodge Charger

This Beverly Hills Police unmarked Dodge Charger is a speeders worst nightmare

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It's big, black, and ready to tear you a new one. If you're thinking about speeding in Beverley Hills, Calif, you'd better think twice and...
Worst bus stop

This old computer chair is a temporary bus stop in Chula Vista

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For one brief and shining moment in San Diego, this old computer chair was a bus stop. No one's really sure who put the computer...
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