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Living nightmares from my commute

Traffic backs up on southbound Interstate 880 after  a crash that killed a CHP officer Christmas morning shut down the freeway on Dec. 25, 2017, in Hayward, Calif.
August 1, 2018

We all fear the dreaded commute to get to our destinations. How should we prepare for it? My commute to school has significant influence and impact on my life. I commute from Tracy to Hayward in order...

Temporary parking woes on campus

Temporary parking woes on campus
November 1, 2017

Approximately 16,000 students attend CSU East Bay, and a vast majority of them are commuters who visit the university at least once a week, according to the California State University Office of the Chancellor. There...

Traffic consistently bad in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO - JUNE 30:  Traffic leaves San Francisco at the beginning of the 4th of July holiday weekend on June 30, 2006 in San Francisco, California. Despite the rising cost of gasoline, daily gasoline demand was up 0.9 percent from a year ago. According to AAA about 40.7 million Americans will travel over 50 miles or more from home during the 4th of July holiday, an increase of about 1.2 percent over last year.  (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
October 2, 2017

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you have become accustomed to traffic jams. The morning commute, chock-full of bumper-to-bumper interactions, starts around 5 a.m. and lasts until 10 a.m., sometimes...

The classic cars of Havana

The classic cars of Havana
September 21, 2017

As a petrol head, illegal street racing scene in the movies can always touch my heart, while this time it blew my mind by showing 1949 Chevrolets Fleetlin race 1956 Ford Crown Victoria on the ramshackle,...

Modification of old cars in Cuba

Modification of old cars in Cuba
August 29, 2017

Watching the movie “Fast and Furious 8” was an amazing experience that bonded me with Cuba. As a petrol head, illegal street racing scene in the movies can always touch my heart, while this time...

Peter Wang

Peter Wang
August 27, 2017

How I met Andy I just can't believe I oversleep at the very beginning of our trip to Cuba, the first day in Cuba, the first morning in Cuba. I missed my first breakfast in Cuba, I let slip my first...

Life in the fast lane

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March 10, 2016

What do I do when when my favorite pastime is driving above legal-limit speeds on hot sticky tires, screeching on red hot brakes and other potentially dangerous automotive activities? I take it to the...

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