There's no doubt that scenic Lake Tahoe is high on the list of many California vacationers traveling in summer or winter, and a tourist infrastructure has been built up over the years to accommodate the hordes of people intent on a Tahoe getaway. But what many people may not think about is the advantage of visiting the lake during the spring.
For 32 years, Jimmy McLarty was part of the Cabral family.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors was expected to post a 2011 net profit of around $8 billion - the best in its 103-year history - when it releases fourth-quarter and full-year earnings on Thursday.
DETROIT (AP) - Expect fewer breakdowns, squeaks, rattles or other problems with your car.
We've seen many small Chevys over the years with names like Vega, Geo, Cavalier and Aveo come and go but like a diet meal, they just didn't satisfy.
There were some changes made to the new 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera that caused consternation among corporate board members and raised eyebrows among loyalists. But in the end, the 911 Carrera-known in company terms as the 991-is a soaring successor as an icon of the brand. The 2+2 coupe is lighter, stronger, faster, more fuel-efficient, cleaner-burning and just more fun to drive.
Los Angeles – There's a good reason the black Chevy Tahoe, GMC Denali and Cadillac Escalade are the cars of choice of so many of the good guys and bad guys on television and we would presume in real life, or at least in Washington D.C. …they are spacious comfortable and remarkably utilitarian. Tint the windows dark, and these vehicles take on a look that ranges from prominence to sinister, stirring the imagination of anyone on the outside.
BERKELEY - Sometimes a modern, big-city hotel just isn't enough – you want that spectacular old-world hotel on a hill drenched in charm, promising something way out of the ordinary for your escape from every-day life. The Claremont Hotel, Club & Spa is one of those places.
The Nissan Maxima 3.5 SV combines performance and luxury.
To cruise or not to cruise – that's a question many of our middle-age friends are asking as they consider ways to spend their vacation time and hard-earned money. A lot of people have one of two images – the Party Animal Special with 20-somethings being rowdy and stupid, or the God's Waiting Room cruise with a demographic roughly equivalent to your local Senior Center.
The Lexus IS midsize sport sedan is virtually unchanged for 2012, after a significant "freshening" for 2011 that included front and rear styling updates and minor interior changes.
With a few exceptions, we love it when automakers break out of the pack and create new types of vehicles and unique designs. Very often, it works, but sometimes it can bomb - think Pontiac Aztek.
Whether it's for a Valentine's getaway or not, everyone at some point in their relationship searches for that special place that has all the special touches, is easy to get to, and that will make just the right impression on the partner who will join you for this retreat from every day living.
GATESVILLE, Texas (AP) - These women may not have an oven, refrigerator, stove, knife, or even the ability to boil water, but they do have plenty of time on their hands.
SEATTLE (AP) - People are already joking it's a good thing the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation isn't charging admission for its new visitor center, which showcases Bill Gates' multibillion-dollar philanthropy, not his computers.