| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:57 PM
Its no fluke that UC Irvine senior Adam Folker is a marketing whiz who has already organized and overseen a handful of companies and dozens of employees. He is, after all, a master at maximizing opportunity.
In five years with the Anteaters men's...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Cindy Dole and Marena Padden, grade-level advisors of the Newport Chapter of the National Charity League, hosted an event this week at the newly opened Hood Kitchen Space in Costa Mesa.
More than 30 of the chapter's eighth-grade girls participated in an...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Re: “Crime motivates Walmart opposition,” Mailbag, Sept. 26. The letter writer says, “The type of people the store (Walmart) attracts and the crime would be bad for the rest of the businesses in that area,” meaning the Empire...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:46 AM
When the CBS television series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" was in expansion mode, it was fun to think about a potential "CSI: Orlando." Surely, the writers could work up murder mysteries using distinctive elements of The City Beautiful, such as the...
| Nov 14, 2010
Don't miss the Toontown roller coaster, somebody said. Don't bother with Toontown, somebody else said. Don't risk the Matterhorn with a first-grader, somebody said. Don't miss the Matterhorn with a first-grader, somebody else said.
"Absolutely," I said....
| May 1, 2012
| 11:38 AM
DineEquity Inc., the Glendale-based owner of IHOP Restaurants and Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, is making a heavy push toward franchising.
More than 95% of the company’s thousands of restaurants are now owned by entrepreneurs,...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:28 AM
IHOP, which for years has tried to establish itself as a good option for lunch and dinner, is returning its focus to its original calling – breakfast.
The morning meal is responsible for more than 60% of IHOP’s sales and more than 60% of...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:07 PM
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- A man who opened fire at a Nevada pancake house, killing three National Guard soldiers and a civilian before shooting himself, was detained for mental health reasons over a decade ago, police said on Wednesday.
The man's family has...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 12:03 PM
NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Magical things happen atop the great sand dunes here. The dunes include the largest on the East Coast, which soars 80 to 100 feet above most everything else and offers fine views in all directions: the gleaming Atlantic to the...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:16 AM
More than 15,000 restaurant locations will roll out healthier kids' meal options as part of a new program called "Kids LiveWell," the National Restaurant Association announced this morning.
Participating restaurants will include Au Bon Pain, Bonefish...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:00 AM
In the land of sushi, ramen and tempura, pretzel sales apparently do gangbusters. After launching its first Asian outpost in Japan, Pasadena-based Wetzel’s Pretzels said the store has become its top-selling location worldwide.
Photos show snaking...