| Apr 21, 2015
| 3:40 AM
Forty-three years ago, Santa Barbara McDonald's Corp. franchisee Herbert Peterson shaped an egg, using Teflon rings, to fit perfectly on top of an English muffin, creating the first fast-food breakfast sandwich and transforming America's eating habits....
| Apr 18, 2015
| 8:50 PM
Can't afford a Mediterranean cruise? That's OK. Neither can I. Fortunately, Carmel Kitchen & Wine Bar is serving tasty creations from Greece, Tunisia and other countries bordering the picturesque sea beginning today at the former site of Mangos Coastal...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Fast fashion is getting its comeuppance with a surge of interest in its opposite, slow fashion.
Fast fashion is the promotion of high-volume, low-quality, super-trendy clothes meant to be purchased and worn just a few times, while the cycle quickly...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 2:56 PM
The "World's Largest Entertainment McDonald's" restaurant will be torn down and rebuilt, but will keep its massive fast food presence in the International Drive area.
Owner Oerther Foods plans to start building a new, 19,000-square-foot McDonald's...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:34 PM
McDonald's announced Wednesday its 14,000 U.S. restaurants will phase out the use of chickens raised with antibiotics by March 2017. Businesses have been under pressure from consumers and regulators to curtail the use of antibiotics in livestock and...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 10:12 AM
McDonald's Corp. will phase out over the next two years the use of chickens raised with antibiotics important to human health in a step to combat resistance to antibiotics.
The Oak Brook, Ill. fast food giant said Wednesday that later this year it will...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 2:26 PM
Want fries with that? The Weinstein Co. has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "The Founder," an upcoming drama starring Michael Keaton as McDonald's mogul Ray Kroc, the studio announced Monday with FilmNation Entertainment.
Weinstein is also co-...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 8:50 AM
Starbucks employees can now earn a bachelor's degree for free in an expansion of the company's two-year tuition-free online education program through Arizona State University.
More than 140,000 full-time and part-time employees are eligible to enroll...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 3:42 PM
You don't have to read very far into Wednesday's announcement by McDonald's that it is raising its workers' pay to find the catch.
The very first sentence says it applies to its "company-owned restaurants." That's only about 10% of its 14,350 stores...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 4:17 PM
McDonald's decision to boost the minimum pay only at company-owned restaurants effectively illustrates a long-held premise of the burger giant: That it does not set wages at franchised units, which employ the vast majority of McDonald's workers.
| Mar 28, 2015
| 5:59 PM
A seismic shift of stuff is underway in homes all over America.
Members of the generation that once embraced sex, drugs and rock-and-roll are trying to offload their place settings for 12, family photo albums and leather sectionals.