Roadshow: Gas contest deadline nears

Pick state average for Oct. 1 and win a free fill-up. 
TRAFFIC
Me & My Car: Stylish, well-built La Salle had a short life

El Sobrante resident owns a nicely restored 1939 model. 
CAR NEWS
Consumers are ignoring much auto technology, report says

Drivers are shunning much of the technology automakers are stuffing in cars.  
CHATS
Roadshow live chat, Aug. 26 at noon

Gary Richards will field questions about roads and driving, Wednesday from noon-1 p.m. 
( Rob Eby )
'Big Blue Live': Monterey Bay to star in its own 'reality show'

PBS, BBC team up for a groundbreaking multimedia event showcasing marine life along California's coast in which producers hope to deliver real-time images of whales, dolphins, great white sharks, elephant seals and other sea creatures to millions of viewers across the nation.
 
(Jason Merritt)
2015 VMA photos: Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj open together

Miley Cyrus led the pack for over-the-top outfits, while Taylor Swift classes up the night at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.