Category Archives: Travel/Golf/Auto reviews

Squaw Valley hosting U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame event

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will celebrate ski and snowboard history next spring when it welcomes the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame to honor its class of 2017. A star-studded group of eight noted skiing athletes and sport builders have been announced as inductees to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame’s Class of...
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2017 Hyundai Ioniq: Versatile Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

[caption id="attachment_7176" align="alignright" width="300"] If purchased in California, the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric costs approximately $20,300 after rebates, which is quite the savings from a roughly $30,300 price tag.[/caption] Anyone interested in purchasing the all-new 2017 Hyundai Ioniq better be proficient at decision making. That’s required, because the Ioniq...
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Camp Richardson Octoberfest Oct. 7-8

This is an event all beer lovers should put on their calendar: The 23rd annual Oktoberfest at Camp Richardson Historic Resort and Marina, which takes place Oct. 7-8 in South Lake Tahoe. The kegs will be tapped and the beer will be flowing at beautiful Camp Richardson – www.camprichardson.com/oktoberfest. And more good news – admission and...
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New look for Lexus RX 350

A beautiful vehicle with grace and style, the Lexus RX 350 was always a sport utility vehicle almost universally admired by women.

Chances are if you saw this midsize SUV on the road during the past two decades, it was almost always driven by a woman. But that trend may be changing since Lexus decided to give...
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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander affordable SUV

Looking for a deal on a new sport utility vehicle that can haul seven people? Cost-conscious car shoppers should give the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander a look because it can be driven off the dealer lot for a very reasonable price.

The Outlander starts at $24,500 and even a fairly upscale model that’s loaded with amenities can...
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2018 Acura TLX sporting stylish new look

It was a luxury sedan that was missing that luxury look. Now the Acura TLX has it, thanks to a modest redesign this year.

There’s plenty of reasons to admire the 2018 Acura TLX. It rides quiet, is roomy, offers lots of cool features, passes the performance test, and now features an attractive look. The Acura braintrust...
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Sporty 2017 Subaru BRZ

Are you looking for a sports car that is enjoyable to drive that won’t put a major dent in the bank account?

The answer may come from an unlikely manufacturer: Subaru. The Japanese automaker has built its reputation on producing safety-conscious vehicles exclusively equipped with all-wheel drive. A two-door coup that seats four people, the Subaru BRZ...
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Added performance in 2017 Nissan Pathfinder

A mainstay in the Nissan lineup since 1986, the Pathfinder never really distinguished itself. It was mostly recognized as a cumbersome sport utility vehicle that didn’t have mass appeal.

In recent years, the folks at Nissan gradually transformed the Pathfinder in the hopes of gaining admirers, thanks to some smart changes. The front-wheel drive Pathfinder (all-wheel drive...
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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan needs revamping

A peppy turbocharged engine is part of the new makeup for the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan.

The latest version of Volkswagen’s compact crossover sport utility vehicle is lighter and has discontinued two its models and replaced them with two new ones. Volkswagen made significant changes from the ground up on the “new” Tiguan. For 2017, VW has...
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