Could The Loss of Long Beach Mean The End of IndyCar?

Rumours have turned into more or less believable financial figures recently how F1 could take Long Beach back. These mills include some investors you might have thought of or you had wished you have. From the race fan's perspective that doesn't really matter. What matters is whether the so-fragile organisation of… » 3/22/14 9:30am 3/22/14 9:30am

BMW 1-Series Spotted in Long Beach, Cal-i-forn-i-a

Long time Jalop lurker and new buddy John spotted a BMW 1-Series on the streets of Long Beach, sans badging, and nabbed it by cameraphone. » 6/01/07 3:44pm 6/01/07 3:44pm

Although a new, 1-Series coupe is reportedly headed this way, it won't likely be a hatch like this one. (It'll be the one with the ). Some company man's probably just having a…

Peterbilt Goes Hybrid, We Applaud Peterbilt

In San Pedro there is problem. And the problem is transport. We hammer on this point like Sweet Peet on his "product, product, product" mantra, but the movement of goods in and out of the harbor has created a massive air-pollution problem. One application where we see hybrid technology as especially beneficial is in… » 11/10/06 10:30pm 11/10/06 10:30pm

Road Rage Against the Machine: Out-of-Control Car Slams into Gas Station

Police say it was a road rage incident that led to a woman's car careening into a gas station in Long Beach, Calif yesterday. The car slammed into another pump before starting a fire. Neither she nor a passenger were injured, but video of the incident from CNN shows the driver of another car, while uninjured himself,… » 7/31/06 1:30pm 7/31/06 1:30pm

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Clean Up

The other day, Bumbeck said to us, "Man, I may as well just go back to smoking," in reference to the air quality in LA. He's up in the hills, while we're at the tip of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. We're also three blocks from the Port of Los Angeles, which, combined with the Port of Long Beach, create the busiest port… » 6/29/06 10:00pm 6/29/06 10:00pm

The Gray Race: Bad Religion to Rock Long Beach Grand Prix

Beer, babes and Bad Religion. Kind of an incongruous combination, but that's the lineup for Saturday night after the Long Beach GP KROQ's Rock 'n' Roar show, followed by the Tecate Miss Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach pageant. Still, we caught BR in Austin a year and a half ago, and they turned in the best set we've… » 3/13/06 3:30pm 3/13/06 3:30pm