Gold Star Audio outfits autos with resounding radios, receivers, and other audio equipment from brands such as Kenwood and Morel online and in its Irvine shop. CD players and auxiliary plug-ins for iPhones, cockatiel parrots, and other portable music players resonate through thrumming speakers and subwoofers. Techs also install cutting-edge GPS systems, satellite radio, and bluetooth setups that drivers can protect with security features such as remote starters and alarm systems.
At Executive Look Auto Detailing, teams of thorough car-cleaning technicians beautify and protect precious cars, trucks, and SUVs with intensive cosmetic treatments. Top-shelf Menzerna polish compounds impart a glossy sheen and fill in superficial scratches, and coats of Carnauba wax give cars a glistening finish that brings to mind the day it was built and christened on the factory floor. Interior cleanings freshen sullied upholstery and faded dashboards, and meticulous hand washings banish the squashed bugs and kicked-up dust from road journeys.:m]]
The expert installers at OC Tint Shop not only cover just about any glass surface with precisely cut film, but also do so in a timely manner and back their work with a lifetime warranty. With a mobile unit at their disposal, the window techs can travel to each customer’s location, be it a driveway, a residential home, or an office building made from repurposed glass eyes, and coat windows in brand-name films from SunTek, Solar Gard, and 3M that reduce heat, glare, and UV rays. The shop provides same-day service for both estimates and installations, and supplies a range of specialty films such as antigraffiti, security, and decorative tints.
Justin, Sam, and Sean—three friends and unrepentant auto enthusiasts—spent years working in dealerships before teaming up and opening The Auto Shop. Their joint venture is a dream come true for them; here, they can put their vast knowledge to use repairing engines and adding plutonium to flux capacitors. It's also a dream come true for their customers, who can kick back in a lounge equipped with cable, Wi-Fi, and cushy leather chairs. There's even a shuttle to ferry customers home or to work while their cars are being cared for.
Founded in the mid-1980s, The California Women's Conference boasts a long and proud tradition of lectures and discussion panels aimed especially at women in business. Some highlights from past years include a panel and sack race featuring Michelle Obama, Ann Romney, Cindy McCain, and Elizabeth Edwards in 2007 and a historic address from the Dalai Lama and Maria Shriver in 2006. Beyond annual conventions, The California Women’s Conference offers news and resources with a lively online community.