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Commencement primer: Graduation traditions explained

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 30, 2019: It’s May, and the 2019 spring commencement season is in full swing. Those participating in the graduation ceremonies may find themselves wondering about the traditions surrounding this peculiar event. Why do graduates march in to Pomp and Circumstance? And why do candidates for graduation wear a robe and funny ...

Driven: 2019 Toyota Tundra TRD-Pro — better than ever

SEATTLE — For Toyota lovers, there is no other full-size truck option other than Tundra. While the Ford F-150 is the sales champ, Toyota loyalists remain faithful to the brand and Tundra. Its current design language is definitely the most masculine and modern we’ve seen to date. Add in the TRD-Pro package and you up ...

Honda’s 2019 Pilot Elite AWD offers great comfort and spaciousness

SEATTLE — It’s been rather interesting to see how the Honda Pilot has evolved over the past several years to what it has become. There’s absolutely no doubt that the 2019 model is the best Pilot to date and has a great deal to offer in its segment. Americans in particular have doubled down on ...

Earth Day 2019: A good time to start giving the planet extra care

SAN DIEGO: The first Earth Day occurred on April 22, 1970. Taking care of our one and only Earth is something that should occur on a daily basis.  Earth Day should be the first day you do more to give Mother Earth a little tender loving care. What was notable about the first Earth Day ...

Lexus’ 2019 RX-350 F-Sport continues to make this crossover so desirable

SEATTLE — With ever increasing competition in the premium midsize SUV market, one would think that it’s more of a challenge than ever, to deliver a competitive product. The RX 350 has been the best-selling vehicle for Lexus for many years running – selling well over 100,000 units per year. This 2019 model is easily ...

Here they come to save the day: Healthy Superfoods

SAN DIEGO, March 9, 2019 — Superfoods are healthy and delicious, and readily available in spring and summer. As the darkness and cold of winter comes to an end, new life begins to flourish and revel in the expanding sunlight bringing an abundance of seasonal foods making even the local grocery market a shopper’s paradise. ...

Mazda MIata, MX-4, Auto Review, Car

Mazda’s 2019 MX-5 Grand Touring RF is insanely fun to drive

SEATTLE — Your looks, style, body curves and lines are a beauty to behold. The way you move me when going around corners – I feel completely connected to you, on a soul level. No, this isn’t a typical romance novel, it’s a romance with one of the last few, pure driving experiences out there. ...

Begin anew with some spring cleaning

SAN DIEGO:  Jumpstart the season with some spring cleaning. Rejuvenation, rebirth and new beginnings are the attributes of a spring day. Few can deny the experience of pure joy created by seeing melting snow, blossoming leaves, or blooming flowers. Or hearing the sound of nature’s melody created by birdsong, croaking frogs, or the wind in ...