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  • AutoMatters & More: NASCAR’s Martin Truex Jr. & “Sully”

    AutoMatters & More: NASCAR’s Martin Truex Jr. & “Sully”

    NASCAR Sprint Cup’s Martin Truex Jr. Rarely at the highest levels of professional motorsports does a driver merit and deserve such respect – not only as a fellow race car driver but also as a person – that in the closing laps of a major auto race one has the feeling that other drivers challenging...

  • AutoMatters & More: Formula E Makes Auto Racing History

    AutoMatters & More: Formula E Makes Auto Racing History

    The first major auto race conducted in well over 100 years on the streets of Paris, France – the “City of Light” – was electric. The inaugural Formula E VISA Paris ePrix was held on April 23, 2016 at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. According to Wikipedia, the Paris-to-Rouen Le Petit Journal Horseless...

  • AutoMatters & More: Changes Coming Soon to Disneyland Park

    AutoMatters & More: Changes Coming Soon to Disneyland Park

    Load the gang into the car. It’s time for a road trip! As summer winds down and the extended 60th anniversary celebrations are rapidly drawing to a close at Disneyland Park, two popular special events will be concluding soon – on Labor Day, Monday, September 5th. With that in mind, recently we...

  • AutoMatters & More: A Great Day at SeaWorld San Diego

    AutoMatters & More: A Great Day at SeaWorld San Diego

    San Diego is renowned in the world as a vacation destination, and with good reason. The weather is ideal most days of the year, and there is plenty to see and do here and throughout Southern California. SeaWorld is one of San Diego’s major attractions. It is part wildlife sanctuary and part amusement...

  • AutoMatters & More: Fun for all at San Diego Comic-Con

    AutoMatters & More: Fun for all at San Diego Comic-Con

    For five glorious days each summer, superheroes rub elbows with civilians at San Diego Comic-Con. From its humble beginnings as a small, niche convention about comic books, Comic-Con has grown in scope and size to include television; the movies; gaming (electronic and otherwise); VR (Virtual Reality);...

  • AutoMatters & More: iPhone Photography Made Easy with olloclip Studio & Lenses

    AutoMatters & More: iPhone Photography Made Easy with olloclip Studio & Lenses

    There is a popular saying in photography that goes something like this: your best camera is the one that you have with you. As much as some of us may prefer to use our sophisticated DSLR (digital single lens reflex) cameras, the fact of the matter is that the camera that we usually have with us...

  • AutoMatters & More: “Star Trek Beyond” World Premiere & “Jason Bourne”

    AutoMatters & More: “Star Trek Beyond” World Premiere & “Jason Bourne”

    “STAR TREK Beyond” San Diego Comic-Con keeps getting better and better. This year it started off with an event that was way over the top: the World Premiere of “Star Trek Beyond,” the latest film in the Star Trek universe. The premiere was held on Wednesday evening at the same time as Comic-Con’s...

  • AutoMatters & More: Flat Tire Drama & “A Beautiful Planet”

    AutoMatters & More: Flat Tire Drama & “A Beautiful Planet”

    The Tale of the Flat Tire Flat tires rarely happen in convenient places and at opportune times. Compounding the inconvenience is the unfortunate fact that new cars increasingly do not have a spare tire. Instead, they either come with run-flat tires or a so-called tire repair kit, consisting of...

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