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  •  Hybrid hype: Toyota Avalon compared to Lexus ES 300h
    Hybrid hype: Toyota Avalon compared to Lexus ES 300h
    How much do you figure the slant-L Lexus logo is worth on a car?Not the car itself, but just the logo’s impact.Here’s a guess: a little less than $3,800.Admittedly, it’s a rough guess, but it’s one you can deduce by doing a...
  • 2014 Toyota Avalon
    2014 Toyota Avalon: A superb large sedan
    Toyota redesigned its Avalon large sedan last model year, making it dramatically more stylish. The 2014 model brings forth those styling changes and adds a standard rearview camera.The Avalon is powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that makes 268...
  • LA Welcomes DJs
    Los Angeles Gears up for DJ Competition
    Known as the entertainment capital of the world, Hollywood, CA continues to be the place where emerging talent head to showcase and chase their dreams. With the help of a new website Campus DJ, the main people behind 'getting the party started...
  • Toyota’s Avalon a luxury car in disguise
    Toyota’s Avalon a luxury car in disguise
    If you’re going out car shopping looking at the offerings in the entry-level luxury class, here’s a tip for you.Don’t be in such a rush to get to the Lexus showroom. Stop by the Toyota dealership and check out the new Avalon...
  • Flu outbreak
    Influenza epidemic closes senior care facility admissions
    Influenza has prompted the local facility of a multi-state health care company to close the doors to new admissions and visitors this week. Avalaon Care Center in Sonora has been reported as having an epidemic of flu going through the facility...
  • Two great Toyota, Lexus sedans soldier on with few changes for 2014
    Two great Toyota, Lexus sedans soldier on with few changes for 2014
    TechnoFile.comIt appears that both Toyota's flagship Avalon and Lexus' mid-line GS sedans have entered 2014 mostly the same as when they were introduced barely a year ago. Fortunately, it isn't as if they needed a lot of updating,...
  • Driven: 2014 Toyota Avalon
    Driven: 2014 Toyota Avalon not just for grandparents anymore
    When Toyota re-designed the Avalon for 2013, they really made an effort to lower the age bracket of their buyers and increase sales. This was achieved be giving their largest sedan all new styling that trends younger and bolder as well as new...
  • Great destination fishing piers:  Pier Pressure
    Great destination fishing piers: Pier Pressure
    Welcome to the second installment of ourGreat destination fishing piers series. In our first posting we highlighted the Fort Baker pier. Last year it was a prime spot in the San Francisco Bay to view the America's Cup action while bringing in...
  • 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
    2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
    Over the past couple of years there has been a great deal of news coming from the Toyota/Lexus camp but one headline that may have gone unnoticed was the complete makeover of the flagship sedan Avalon. Not only is this the best (and most &ldquo...
  • Large Redo: 2013 Toyota Avalon XLE
    Large Redo: 2013 Toyota Avalon XLE
    As Toyota flirted with the idea of becoming the world's largest automaker, they seemed to have forgetten about building cars that connected drivers on a visual and, a deep emotional level. The recently redesigned Camry could be taken as a...
  • Toyota recalls 803,000 cars for airbag problem...caused by spiders?
    Toyota recalls 803,000 cars for airbag problem...caused by spiders?
    Yesterday Toyota issued a recallof about 803,000 cars for a design issue which can cause airbags to deploy spontaneously. In the involved 2012-2013 Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, and Venza vehicles the air conditioner condenser...
  • Chef Chuck Hughes of Chuck’s Eat the Street
    'Chuck’s Eat the Street' discovers ‘L.A.’s Island Paradise’
    On tonight’s Cooking Channel episode of “Chuck’s Eat the Street,” Chef Chuck Hughes visited Catalina Island, just 22 miles off the Los Angeles shore. Ninety-nine percent of the island is a nature preserve, but the other one...
  • Avalon Home Delivered Meals
    Avalon delivers gluten-free goodness
    John Brandt-Lee, chef-owner of two Chester County restaurants, Avalon Restaurant in West Chester and Avalon Bistro in Downingtown, is such a nice guy, he wants to take some of your stress away. "Imagine getting home from work and having a...
  • Avalon, NJ
    7-Mile Island Home & Health Show and Designer House Tour set for August 10
    The much-anticipated 7-Mile Island Home & Health Show and Designer House Tour will take place on August 10. Healthcare professionals, including vendors, fitness, skin care and elder care experts, physicians from Cape Regional Medical Center...
  • New Toyota Avalon more flagship than ship
    New Toyota Avalon more flagship than ship
    TechnoFile.comAh, the S.S. Avalon, Toyota's biggest sedan and the car that is arguably the most like "your father's Oldsmobile" – or might be if GM hadn't screwed up so badly it had to let Oldsmobile die.Avalon was the...