SEMA – the Specialty Equipment Market Association – was founded in 1963. This year, with more than 2,400 exhibiting manufacturers, the four-day SEMA Show was once again an amazing showplace
Recently the Extreme Sailing Series and the top kiteboarders in the world visited San Diego for four days of racing action, adding North America to their schedule for the first time since Boston in 2011.
ArtCenter College of Design was founded in 1930 as a school to prepare artists and designers for careers in advertising, publishing and industrial design. Ansel Adams taught photography there. With ties to industry and known for its social impact initiatives – ArtCenter is the first design school...
Pioneer’s NEX line of receivers features a new, responsive and powerful user interface that is highly customizable and designed to integrate especially well with today’s smartphones.
From the Cabrillo Festival we learned that “on June 27, 1542, Cabrillo set sail from Navidad on Mexico’s west coast with three vessels: San Salvador, La Victoria and San Miguel
‘Mustangs by the Bay’ is more than just another car club show. It is an opportunity to spend a Sunday in beautiful Embarcadero Marina Park North in San Diego. This is a place where people from aroun
Billed as the “World’s Largest Military Air Show,” the long-running Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show thrilled crowds on a sunny, mid-September Southern California weekend
STEM Saturdays at the Microsoft Store (this one at Fashion Valley Mall in San Diego) provide hands-on learning experiences designed for kids ages 10-14
“The Cars That Made America” is a fascinating and informative three-part TV miniseries about the rise of the automobile industry in America
After an absence of eight years, the globe-spanning Red Bull Air Race series returned to picturesque San Diego in 2017.
Classic car shows often trigger memories from our lives – memories that are associated with cars. In mid-August the 26th Annual National City Automobile Heritage Day Festival and Car Show exhibited a wide-ranging assortment of over 200 cars and trucks, making it likely that people would see some...
The Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park hosted a free outdoor viewing event for the “Great American Eclipse.”
The ’60s retro, idealized pop version of Polynesian tiki culture is largely an American phenomenon.
Pioneer’s rich history and well-deserved reputation as a worldwide leader in both audio and video entertainment technology for consumer electronics began in the 1930s
This is a milestone “AutoMatters & More” column. Despite the odds, this is my 500th column since my so-called retirement began, instigated by the catastrophic .com collapse of 2000-2002.
San Diego Comic-Con 2017 offered way more to see and do than could be accomplished thanks to multiple overlapping events, venues spread throughout the downtown area and hours-long lines for the most eagerly anticipated panels, experiences and shopping for limited edition collectibles. Comic-Con...
From Wednesday, July 19th (Preview Night) through Sunday, July 23rd, Comic-Con takes over downtown San Diego. It is one of the premiere pop culture events in the world.
Dating back to 1964, SeaWorld San Diego is one of Southern California’s premiere theme parks, but it is much more than that.
Thrilling, action-packed motorsports are an annual tradition at the San Diego County Fair.
Imagine mounting a small camera on the dashboard of a race car, competing in an exciting race and then having the ability to relive that experience or share it with others in virtual reality, with simultaneous views all around – ahead, beside the car and even looking back at yourself while driving...
Surprise! The State of California’s Department of Motor Vehicles is using computer technology to make registration renewal transactions quick and easy for the public.
There has been a fundamental change in Formula 1 auto racing. After decades at its helm, former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone
MONSTER Superstar RaveBox MONSTER – world-renowned for its dedication to the music industry – has set a new standard for portable music machines with this, the most fun thing I’ve been asked to review in a very, very long time. From entertaining at a large party to providing music at home for...
Free to the public – thanks to the generous support of sponsors – and on a beautiful, sunny day in Southern California
Back in the heyday of the pirates, shipboard treasures included gold, silver, precious stones and pieces of eight.
BMW has long been known for its iconic slogan “The Ultimate Driving Machine.”