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Galpin Motors’ longtime first lady Jane Boeckmann dies at 90

Jane Boeckmann, the first lady of Galpin Motors and matriarch of the Southern California auto-dealership family, has died at age 90, according to family members. Her life story — which included piloting planes and driving race cars, as well as myriad honors for both business and humanitarian endeavors — was surely worthy of a movie. She died April 28 of pancreatic cancer, according to her family. Working with her husband, Bert Boeckmann, she helped to turn Galpin Motors into one of the most prom...
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Porsche Santa Clarita’s Wunderground Museum Is An Amazing Sampling Of Porsche History

Why is there a hole in the floor of this Porsche dealership showroom? Oh, there's a brand-new all-carbon Porsche 935 down there. You had my curiosity, but now you have my attention. What is the Wunderground? In what was once used as underground storage for a Saturn dealership, there now exists a gorgeous mini-museum dedicated to all things Porsche. It looks exactly like Porsche Santa Clarita cut a sliver right out of Porsche's own museum in Stuttgart, transported it halfway around the world,...
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Sign of pandemic-era optimism: Galpin Motors rolls Land Rovers into newly renovated dealership

The newly renovated Galpin Motors Land Rover in Van Nuys Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) President and COO of Galpin Motors, Beau Boeckmann at the newly renovated Galpin Motors Land Rover in Van Nuys Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds The newly renovated Galpin Motors Land Rover’s Starbucks Coffee shop in Van Nuys Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021. (Pho...
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Coronavirus pushes Galpin Motors to temporarily close its sales department

After Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told all nonessential businesses in the city to close, car dealer Galpin Motors Inc. in North Hills temporarily shut down its sales department while keeping open its service and parts operations — deemed essential under the mayor’s order — amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, according to the company. Beau Boeckmann, president and chief operating officer at Galpin Motors, said the company closed its sales operations because “the most important thing we’re lo...
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Ex-Arkansas Judge Receives 5 Years for Coercing Sexual Acts From Defendants

The former judge had told young men their charges could be reduced if they performed what he called “community service,” according to the Justice Department.
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