The fate of Jet Pack America is up for discussion by Newport Beach city officials who are grappling with whether they have a place in Newport Harbor.
J.D. Tone and his 1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria in Fountain Valley.
In 2011 Tone found a restored ’56 Victoria for sale online in Arizona. It wasn’t show-perfect and had Peacock Blue/Colonial White two-tone paint instead of black, but it suited Tone just fine.
“I wanted a driver, but I wanted it really nice,” Tone, a retired electrician, says, noting that he’s fixed some minor issues and added dual 4-barrel carburetors to the car’s 292 V-8. Tone does the mechanical work himself and also wrenches on a race car his son runs at Perris Auto Speedway.
Pictures from Westminster Mall for a story about the malls of Orange County. Some malls are booming, some are planning remodels – Westminster is full of stores, but the customers are few and far between.
Pictures from a two-day bus, boat and train ride through the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.
Ok, Here is the obligatory, “Best of 2014” gallery