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A classic VW Beetle is the one that got away

Over the years, we have owned and driven a wide variety of cars and trucks. A few had some grunt under the hood and consequently gravitated to the gas pumps more often while others were the embodiment of frugality and economy. As I reflect back on about 60 years of car ownership, one car has carved out a special niche in my heart. That's the…

Halloween Car Show Offers Enchanting View Of Classics

The second one was even better than the first, and the Merced Police Department's repeat Halloween car show provided a delightful mix of vintage vehicles, costumed youngsters and adults along with more candy than you could imagine — or eat. The Saturday event in front of the police station on West 22nd Street featured 40 old cars…