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Weidel on Wheels: E550 offers improvements without ballooning costs

It’s not like the price tag has dipped low enough that every car shopper can now fit this luxury automobile in their modest budget. But give Mercedes-Benz credit, the prestigious ...

Weidel on Wheels: Sebring offers top-down fun

A rather familiar vehicle was dropped off at the house last week. It must have given the neighbors a little pause for contemplation: Two Chrysler Sebring convertibles parked in t ...

Weidel on Wheels: This Outback gets bigger

Although every vehicle in its fleet is equipped with all-wheel drive capability, Subaru continues to resist the obvious temptation to produce a sport utility vehicle. Some may que ...

Weidel on Wheels: Taurus makes a triumphant return

Its debut came with plenty of notoriety nearly 25 years ago. The Ford Taurus quickly gained approval from auto enthusiasts and more importantly from the car-buying public, which ...

Heaps of highlights for Hillmen

After a topsy-turvy 2008 football season, Placer High took a more conventional route to success last fall. The result was the same – another trip to the Sac-Joaquin Section Divis ...

Weidel on Wheels: Mazda's well-kept SUV secret

Always conscious of a “good deal,” one of the first things noticed on the breakdown of this year’s Mazda CX-7 was the price. Driving away with a mid-size sport utility vehi ...

Weidel on Wheels: MDX lives up to luxury crossover tag

Late winter reminders were everywhere on a weekend ski trip to Lake Tahoe: mountains painted white with snow, roads that were beaten up by harsh weather, signs of animals starting ...