Fire destroys car outside Martinez business

A Friday morning fire destroyed a new vehicle belonging to a Martinez business owner. Ivan Trinidad, owner of the Fitness Gallery on Enterprise Court, said he has a weedeater and a gas can in the back of his BMW X6...

What Is It?

...a placard on the windshield identifies it as a 1950. If the owner of a car twice calls it a 1950, why would we cast doubt?But...with this being a slightly resto-modded 1952 Pontiac, whose owner decided during its build that the 1950 rock shield would provide...

Expect more online fraud as new credit cards arrive

...almost completely eliminated fraudulent transactions."If someone is ordering a $10,000 chandelier and it's going to a ZIP code where the median home price is $130,000," says owner Steven Annese, "that doesn't make sense."

State panel reviews renting out your house for events

...committee that some of the largest Web sites like HomeAway only provide marketing and never know if the guests and property owner work out a deal between themselves.He told the House Short-Term Rental Providers Study Committee that most property owners...

Learning Express toy store closing before holiday rush

The owner of an Evans toy store is retiring from retail to spend more time with her family and closing the store before the holiday rush.Susy Allen, the owner of the Learning Ex press Toys franchise store in Mullins Cros sing, is closing...

AB InBev raises offer for SABMiller to create beer giant

...world's most famous beers continue to haggle over the terms of a merger.On Wednesday, Budweiser's Belgian-Brazilian owner Anheuser-Busch InBev sweetened its offer for SABMiller to more than 68 billion pounds ($104 billion), but the reply remained...

Kevin Harvick's past helped him deal with pressure at Dover

...erased all of his early playoff troubles."If you're not ready for it, it'll eat you up, and luckily I had [team owner and three-time champion] Tony Stewart and a lot of experienced people to help me through that week last year because it was...

Stolen motorcycle discovered in ditch

...motorcycle, valued at $3,200, had been found, according to a Richmond Coun ty Sheriff's Office report.The bike's owner said it was removed from his front yard.Deputies didn't find a suspect in the area where the bike crashed. The motorcycle...

Pardon Our Mess: Former restaurant building in Belvedere

...places.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Aiken County Code Enforcement Division, and the property ownerACTION PROMISED: Code enforcement officials said that the building's condition was being documented and that the property owner would be contacted.

San Francisco's last gun store to close

...summer. In the end, Alcairo said, he and the High Bridge Arms owner tired of the continued opposition and mountains of paperwork...that houses the store, declined to comment.Alcairo said the owner shouldn't have a problem attracting another type of business...