Drivers want new safety technology, but will they pay for it?
Blind spot detection, night vision and collision avoidance systems -- which automatically apply the brakes if the driver doesn't react in time -- are the top three technologies drivers want on their next cars, according to a study released Wednesday by the consulting firm J.D. Power.
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Oct. 1994: Highway 85 flowers put brakes on Day 2 commute
Motorists slowing down to look at a roadside display of the yellow and purple flowers brought all northbound lanes to a screeching halt
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New chef at Hayward's Bijou; Bay Area food fundraisers
It's a homecoming for Rodrigo Cedeño , who has returned to his native Hayward to take over the role of executive chef at downtown's Bijou Restaurant & Bar. And chefs throughout the Bay Area are cooking for causes, including the Dining Out for Life AIDS fundraiser.
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'Everybody Loves Raymond' star Sawyer Sweeten reportedly commits suicide
Actor, 19, played Geoffrey Barone on hit CBS show, alongside real siblings Sullivan and Madilyn.