In January, Scottsdale, Arizona is home to perhaps the largest gathering of collector car auctions. Most of the big auction houses are represented from Barratt Jackson to RM, Russo and Steel and Gooding. Among the hundreds of cars changing hands, there are a few gems such as the 1961 E-type OTS pictured.


The Dana Point Yacht Club was in its usual festive décor for the 50+ who attended this year’s holiday party. Hostess Shirley Nyquist departed from the usual table decorations to present each member with a personalized Holiday coffee mug which doubled as table place holder and entrée declaration…how clever Shirley! During cocktail hour, members Caroline more

Richard Darnell’s 90th Birthday

We are pleased to wish past president Richard Darnell a Happy Birthday. Darnell called and asked me to save the date in mid-summer. I was excited to attend the festivities for his 90th birthday celebration but even more so, when I learned it was scheduled to take place at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. more

Auctions America California 2015

 This year the AA California Auction was held at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica which was a definite upgrade over last year’s Burbank Convention Center. Persistent rain on Saturday was really inconvenient. The volunteer staff and sellers alike broke out their micro fiber towels in an attempt to dry the cars before they rolled more

Bower’s Museum Tour

Saturday, August 22nd a large group from the JOC, joined by the Austin Healey Club of SoCal, met at the Bower’s Museum in Santa Ana to view the “1968” Exhibit. We were scheduled for early entry and as the 10 o’clock hour approached, the crowd had grown to almost fifty! After a letting sorting of more


By Steve Kirby A Club Tech Session of the year was held on August 8th at my shop in Lake Forest. The day started early with the usual tire kicking and stories of automotive daring do, fueled by too much coffee and too many sugar donuts. Once the lot was full of Healeys, Jaguars and more

Mexico City Concours 2015

by Tom Krefetz Pete Reith, Jamey Holbrook, and Tom Krefetz are certified judges from the San Diego Jaguar Club who were selected to judge the JCNA sanctioned Jaguar concours within the Gran Concourso Internacional de Elegancia and hosted by Club Jaguar Mexico. They left San Diego for Mexico City, and were warmly greeted at the more


CHAMPION David Levey C-5/E1 1962 E-Type 99.89 1st. Jaguar Club of Ohio David Reed C-5/E1 1967 E-Type 99.86 2nd. Rocky Mountain Jaguar Club Ken Laymon C-5/E1 1965 E-Type 99.76 3rd. Jaguar Owners Club of L.A. Frank Tillman C-6/E2 1968 E-Type 99.29 1st. Jaguar Owners Club of L.A. John Mutlow C-6/E2 1968 E-Type 99.29 2nd. Jaguar more

San Marino Motor Classic

Once again, Aaron Weiss and his team of volunteers put together a lovely show. Like any judged event in Southern California, there were a number of JOC members present and accepting awards. Tom Krefetz brought out a lovely white E-type OTS and Steve Russell’s Mayor’s Cup Award winning Opalescent Blue OTS took center stage but more

Million Dollar Breakfast

by Charley Anton I have missed going to a regular early morning cruise since Cars n Coffee closed up. I have kept my eye on the Million Dollar Breakfast in Marina Del Rey for a while now. On Easter Sunday , I made the decision to get up and go. I arrived at 6am to more