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The chief executive of Fiat SpA told the White House auto task force Thursday that the Italian automaker could help Chrysler LLC recover and repay the billions it is borrowing from the government.

“We can add value,” Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne said Thursday after meeting with key members of the task force to discuss the deal with Chrysler. “We think we’re adding significant technology and products to the offerings of Chrysler. With them, I think they’ve got a… 



The fastest growing ocean sport is inspiring more than just a new style of surfing. For Del Mar resident John Perell and professional surfer Ekolu Kalama, stand-up paddling is the foundation of their humanitarian organization – A Standup World.

“If we as individuals can be stand-up people, and teach everyone else to be like that,” Kalama said, “then we can live in a stand-up world.”

The friends decided to combine their desire to help others with their favorite sport after hundreds competed in the first …  Details

surfinglaguna030609Driving up to the Torrance Beach surf competition last weekend, the Laguna Grom Squad and I talked about what it would take to become the world champ of surfing — a la a la Kelly Slater or Tom Curren.

Like other sports, surfing has a ladder that leads to the top. Today’s elite surfers come from all different backgrounds and countries, which is noteworthy in a sport that has historically been dominated by Australians, Americans, Hawaiians and South Africans….  Details


As a teenager, Aaron Chang became interested in photography because he wanted to show his friends the joy of surfing. Now, visitors to Chang’s new Cedros gallery can experience that joy and his amazing ability to capture some of the world’s most beautiful locations in large-format images.

Chang is not new to the business world. For 10 years, he made apparel for Aaron Chang International. Despite the recent economic downturn, Chang decided to open his photography gallery in November 2007….  Details

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