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Tree Hugging NASCAR. Nascar GREEN? Really Mario Diaz?

Posted March 26, 2011 by | 0 Comments | ]
Photo from dispatch

Photo from Dispatch

This weekend I plan on going to watch some of the NASCAR action in Fontana, at the Auto Club Speedway.  Here are a couple of facts most people don’t know about NASCAR:
NASCAR now uses Sunoco “Green” E 15 fuel.  That’s 15% Ethanol and it is unleaded now- very similar to our 10% Ethanol at the pump.  Gone …

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DUI Checkpoints for tonight Friday 18, 2011

Posted March 19, 2011 by | 0 Comments | ]


El Monte police  setting up at Central Ave and Garvey right now
Downtown, Los Angeles police will have a checkpoint on Figueroa between 8th and 9th between 8pm and 2am.
OC Sheriffs will have checkpoints and saturation patrols in San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point and San Clemente tonight.
Inland law enforcement will be busy with checkpoints in Ontario (6pm to 2am) and Fontana …

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Our Radiant Future by Mario Diaz

Posted March 17, 2011 by | 0 Comments | ]

The recent nuclear power plant problems in Japan got me thinking about electric cars and our future of electric vehicles and Hybrids.  Realistically the electric cars popularity have been shot down because of a few simple facts.  Electric cars themselves don’t burn fossil fuels like a conventional vehicle, therefore much better for the environment right? Well, yes as far …

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LA Sends Some Angels to SXSW

Posted March 8, 2011 by | 0 Comments | ]

A team of 5 new media savvy ladies will represent Los Angeles in Chevrolet’s social media challenge to roadtrip to Austin for the Interactive portion of SXSW, and the team includes one of our own — KCRW’s Social Media Manager, Betsy Moyer. I let Betsy borrow the blog to talk a bit about the trip before the SXSWAngels embark on their journey south.
Thanks Kaj!  So…. We …

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A Street Car Named Desire

Posted March 3, 2011 by | 0 Comments | ]

Bringing Back Broadway – an upcoming LA nexus to transport yourself to…
If you have traveled to downtown Los Angeles and driven, bicycled or walked down Broadway then you know that the hodge-podge of discount electronics stores, discount garment stores and discount “everything else” that line both sides of Broadway from 2nd to Olympic belies the grandeur of once was the Theatre District of Los …