| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Jack in the Box threw a grand media rollout for its new summer menu items yesterday. Yes, Jack in the Box. There were VIP parking spaces out front, blocked off with wavering yellow danger tape. Inside: a red velvet rope — velvet rope! —...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Believing in Today
Frank L. Meyskens Jr.
Fithian Press; 77 pages
If you are familiar with "Gates of Heaven," Errol Morris' classic documentary about pet cemeteries, you may recall the film's slogan: "Death is for the living and not for the dead so...
| May 3, 2014
Dunkin' Donuts plans to open new stores in California next year, including in Glendale and Burbank, and some of the locations may have drive-thrus and operate 24 hours a day.
The chain has more than 15,000 locations throughout the country and...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:29 PM
An activist hedge fund has taken a 2.5 percent stake in Tribune Co., and may be looking to increase its holdings.
Blue Harbour Group, a Connecticut-based investment firm, says it is on board with the direction taken by Tribune Co., which is planning...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown received more than $11,000 in gifts last year, according to a new financial disclosure statement he filed with the state this week.
Most of the money came in the form of an $8,400 gift from the San Francisco-based Bay Area Council,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:38 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown received more than $11,000 in gifts last year, and reported assets worth millions of dollars, according to a financial disclosure statement he filed with the state Monday.
The bulk of Brown's gifts — $8,400...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:26 PM
WASHINGTON — Working as a Jack in the Box cashier, Marissa Cruz Santos breathed a sigh of relief last year when she qualified for an Obama administration program that defers deportation of young immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children....
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:05 PM
The company: Jack in the Box Inc.
Headquarters: San Diego
Leadership: Leonard A. "Lenny" Comma, chief executive and chairman since January
Fiscal 2013 revenue: $1.5 billion
Fiscal 2013 net income: $51 million...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Jack, the round-headed fictional chief executive in Jack-in-the-Box commercials, is not only a hit on television. He's also popular on Wall Street.
In the last year, investors have driven the company's stock price up more than 80% — and industry...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:43 AM
McDonald's Corp. is trying to prove that it has the right recipe for growth after another disappointing quarterly performance.
The world's largest restaurant company reported first-quarter sales and profit on Tuesday that missed Wall Street's...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It’s not often that the so-called food cops have kind words for the fast-food industry, but there are a few of them in a new report on the offerings from restaurants such as McDonald’s, KFC and Taco Bell -- and how they are marketed to kids....