| Apr 6, 2013
| 10:51 AM
About a decade ago, Florida leaders watched as prescription drugs began to wreak havoc across the country.
Drugs prescribed to treat pain became known as "hillbilly heroin," and in a matter of years, the epidemic found its way to the Sunshine State....
| Mar 26, 2013
| 4:26 PM
In a nondescript strip mall on 17th Street in Costa Mesa, located next to a Chixy Natural and a Bomburger, along with several other chain restaurants, is a very good family-owned Mediterranean-Italian bistro called Café Tria.
Large windows overlook...
| Mar 10, 2013
I love the new Ford commercial that shows desperate customers asking a gas station attendant if he has any marked-down "day-old gas." I've been tempted to do the same thing myself, because prices at the pump are cutting into my budget — and my...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:34 PM
It was encouraging to read that the revitalization of the Wilde Lake Village Center will be shortly under way and will include a new and improved David's along with a CVS (Feb. 28).
I did find the comment attributed to Kimco Realty's Vice President...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:58 PM
With time of the essence to entice the Washington County Board of Education to move downtown, some Hagerstown officials said they believe the unit block of West Washington Street is the best available site because of its visibility, accessibility and...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:03 AM
“The World of Puppetry,” an exhibit featuring the works of Anne Cubberly, of the Puppet Arts Department and the Ballard Institute of Puppetry, both at UConn, will be on exhibit from Saturday, March 16, when it will open with a reception from 5...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Diane Shattuck filled a prescription in December for a generic antibiotic called doxycycline. With insurance, she paid $4.30 for 60 pills at a CVS store in Orange.
She returned at the end of February to refill her prescription. This time, she was told...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:25 PM
A 51-year-old El Monte man who allegedly attempted to steal a walking cane from a CVS Pharmacy in Burbank Sunday morning was arrested shortly after the incident, police said.
Just before 9 a.m., Jim Riggins walked out of a CVS located at 101 E....
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Have unspent gift cards lingering around from the holidays?
Now you can take them to CVS/pharmacy stores and trade them for store credit. The exchange is part of a program by Plastic Jungle, an online gift card exchange platform.
Customers receive the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:18 AM
My roommate Pat and I recently, for some reason, watched the final season of “The West Wing” together on Netflix, which produced a number of arguments, speculations, and asides that I have compiled in an e-mail exchange for the inaugural...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Sue Grey had used the product before, so she knew what to expect when she purchased a bottle of Super Colon Cleanse at a Woodland Hills CVS drugstore. Inside should have been 240 little gray capsules.
But when Grey, 57, opened the sealed bottle at her...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The brisk wind of competition could be ripping through Connecticut package stores again this spring.
That competition could result from a change in the state's minimum bottle pricing system, which now sets the lowest price that can be charged for a...