| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Longtime La Caņadan Martha Burns, who in previous years has been honored locally for her deep involvement in community affairs, was recognized in March by Rep. Adam Schiff as one of the women of the year for California’s 28th Congressional District....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The deafening roar from a record crowd of more than 93,000 packed inside Pontiac, Mich.'s, Silverdome when Hulk Hogan scoop-slammed the 520-pound Andre the Giant there in 1987 is still music to Vince McMahon's ears.
Twenty-seven years after "WrestleMania...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Tuna, a Chiweenie with an overbite and more than 700,000 followers on Instagram, was there. So were Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, Beethoven, Marley, Toto and several other dogs of renown.
The canine A-list had gathered in Hollywood in February to celebrate one...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:00 AM
More than 100 years ago, W.K. Kellogg used recycled materials to package his first box of cereal. Now, Kellogg Co. is taking fresh steps to improve the effect its production has on the environment.
On Wednesday, the world's largest cereal-maker is set...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Kellogg Co. is the latest food giant to pledge steep cuts in carbon emissions in its supply chain, one of several promises made by the company Wednesday to help combat climate change.
The Battle Creek, Mich.-based cereal maker joins General Mills, which...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Red Lobster began a new era Monday, as Orlando-based Darden Restaurants completed its $2.1 billion sale to private equity firm Golden Gate Capital.
The chain is going "back to the basics of being not just the biggest, but the best seafood restaurant,"...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:54 AM
General Mills said Monday it would take new steps to combat climate change, including expanding its emission reduction targets to include its vast network of suppliers and contractors.
About two-thirds of General Mills’ greenhouse gas emissions...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The food industry spent $9 million lobbying Congress to oppose laws requiring labeling for genetically modified products in the first quarter of this year, nearly matching its total spending for all of last year, a new report said.
The Washington D.C.-...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features $25 off at Best Buy, a free Rotisserie Chicken Burger at Boston Market and a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (again) as the chain continues to give away sweet...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: May consumer credit, May JOLTS job openings, Redbook and ICSC-Goldman Sachs retail sales for period ending July 5
Local earnings: None
Other earnings: Alcoa Inc., Bob Evans Farms Inc., Container Store Group, GenCorp Inc., General Mills Inc.,...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
2014 has been the year when the discussion of well-being has migrated from health and wellness magazines to business magazines.
Wellness, and how to integrate it into our work lives, has become the hottest topic in the business pages. And that should...