SCOOTER HATERS: Electric scooters attacked by angry Californians

Santa Monica – VIJAY SHAH via FOX News and other sources The U.S. state of California is well known for being at the vanguard of revolutionary new technologies, especially if they are environmentally friendly. Its also the birthplace of many a technological trend that has spread across the world. According to Fox News, however, there is one new eco-transport trend that has not only irritated some locals in the Golden State, it’s pushed them to commit vandalism against the objects fuelling that same trend. Electric two-wheeled scooters, usually popular with youngsters, have become the latest must-have kind to the environment … Continue reading SCOOTER HATERS: Electric scooters attacked by angry Californians

SOCAL PLANE CRASH: Five reported killed

Santa Ana – VIJAY SHAH via ARTEMIS MOSHTAGHIAN and CNN Five people have been reported killed after a small plane crashed into a car park in southern California state, USA yesterday according to a report published by news network CNN. The Orange County Fire Authority told CNN that a Cessna 414 twin-engine craft en route to the John Wayne Airport in the same county lost control and crashed into the car park in the city of Santa Ana, according to the Fire Authority’s report source, Capt. Tony Bommarito, a public information officer. A small plane crashed into a parking lot, killing five people … Continue reading SOCAL PLANE CRASH: Five reported killed

CAR CRASH IN CHULA VISTA: Illegal U-turn injures four

Chula Vista – VIJAY SHAH via KAREN KUCHER and San Diego Union-Tribune   Four people are now recovering in hospital after a three-car pile-up in the U.S. city of Chula Vista began when a driver executed an illegal U-turn on a highway there, The San Diego Union-Tribune newspaper reported yesterday. The accident occurred on Friday morning when the driver of a white Honda vehicle was going westbound on Telegraph Canyon Road in the Californian city. The male driver then made a prohibited turn at the junction with Apache Drive, causing a fellow road user in a Camaro to crash into him, according … Continue reading CAR CRASH IN CHULA VISTA: Illegal U-turn injures four

CHARLES MANSON: California state governor rejects parole bid by killer’s follower

Sacramento, UNITED STATES VIJAY SHAH via Fox News and Ace Breaking News The leader of the California state government has rejected a bid for parole by a jailed follower of the Seventies cult leader and murderer Charles Manson, the U.S.’s Fox News service reports today. The state’s governor, Jerry Brown, threw out the parole application for the follower more than forty-six years after Manson and his cult wrecked havoc in southern California, bringing terror to its well-heeled neighbourhoods, a crime spree that still is recounted today. The bid applicant, a Bruce Davis, was originally jailed for the murders of musician Gary Hinman … Continue reading CHARLES MANSON: California state governor rejects parole bid by killer’s follower

PHOTO MOMENT: Building bridges – a quote by Rick Pitino

“When you build bridges, you can keep crossing them.” ~Rick Pitino   The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, which spans the San Francisco Bay in California, as seen at nighttime. Richard Andrew “Rick” Pitino is an American basketball coach. Since 2001, he has been the head coach at the University of Louisville, and coached the Cardinals to the 2013 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship. He has also been head of the Puerto Rico national basketball team. SOURCES: Vijay Shah { विजय }, Twitter, Twitter Inc. https://twitter.com/VShah1984 Cameron Morrissey, Twitter, Twitter Inc. https://twitter.com/ManagersDiary IMAGE CREDIT: “CITY” – Ahuhah.com http://ahuhah.com/category/city     Related articles One Word … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Building bridges – a quote by Rick Pitino

SCARFACE: Tony Montana’s mansion on sale for £23 million

The luxurious mansion which doubled as the residence of feared gangster and Cuban refugee Tony Montana in the 1983 blockbuster Scarface, starring Al Pacino, is now on sale for £23 million (USD $33.9 million), reports the British tabloid Metro today. The El Fureidis mansion, in Montecito, California, was the domain of the feared and fast-talking cocaine smuggler in the hit film, where it was set in Coral Gables, an upmarket town near Miami in Florida. As Tony Montana’s home in the movie, it was where he married the glamorous Elvira, played by Michelle Pfeiffer, and went down in a blaze of … Continue reading SCARFACE: Tony Montana’s mansion on sale for £23 million

CHITTY CHITTY KER-CHING: Ferrari bought for £5,000 fetches £18 million

A Ferrari that was purchased by an American businessman for only £5,000 has been sold at auction for an astonishing £18 million at an auction in Monterey, California. The classic 1960’s sportscar, a Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spyder and one of only ten made, belonged to the estate of late businessman, former city mayor and philanthropist Eddie Smith. Smith passed away in 2007. The red two-seater, which is still in mint condition, was bought for £5,000 by the businessman in 1967. Despite its age, the car’s condition and scarcity meant that experts at RM Auctions estimated that the car would go under … Continue reading CHITTY CHITTY KER-CHING: Ferrari bought for £5,000 fetches £18 million