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03 Nov All Eyes on Red Gum Studios

— by Pete Evanow On Saturday, September 24th, MPG visited a special place tucked away on a corner in Anaheim. A good crowd of members visited the state-of-the-art photo studio of veteran photographer Don Dormyer. The custom-built facility was built in 2008 to Don’s exact specifications...

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14 Oct An Ode to The Proud Bird

 — story by Dave Kunz, photo via thelosangelesbeat.com Traveling along the 105 on the way in to LAX recently, I turned and noticed a depressing sight. Construction equipment appeared to be demolishing the Proud Bird restaurant. “Well, there goes that place,” I thought, as I turned...

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12 Oct Remembering Holly Reich and Alain Gayot

The Motor Press Guild is sad to announce the passing of two members of the automotive journalism community: Holly Reich and Alain Gayot. We asked a few of our friends to share their remembrances. Brandy Schaffels on Holly Reich: “The women in the automotive industry have formed...

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06 Oct Brock Yates: 1933-2016

— story by Doug Stokes Brock Yates,“The Assassin” as he was nicknamed at one time (although I’ve often wondered if he didn’t really start that himself, just to get under the establishment’s skin a few millimeters deeper), has left the building. Most thought of him as brash,...

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