| Jan 30, 2012
For millions of Americans, bagged salads are a miracle food, the perfect mix of health and convenience.
Time-pressed cooks can rip open a bag and pour the leaves right into the bowl, reassured by the "triple-washed" label that some wondrous process has...
| Jan 30, 2012
E. coli O157:H7 is one of the biggest villains in food safety circles, made famous by the 1993 Jack in the Box hamburger outbreak and by later food poisoning cases, including the 2006 spinach outbreak.
But even as bagged-greens companies perfect their...
| Jan 29, 2012
What started out as an effort to gradually downsize large business signs may end up shrinking those golden arches, along with other hallmarks of fast food chains across Glendale.
After tabling the matter in October, the Glendale City Council this week...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 1:08 PM
In one of the more unfortunate cases of a company living up to its name, a man dining at the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas had exactly what was on the menu: A heart attack.
The diner was eating a “Triple Bypass Burger” -- including 1.5...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Consumers tend to have a better time at fast-food chains such as Chick-fil-A and Subway than they do at many other types of companies, according to a new survey that rates customer experiences.
Research firm Temkin Group ranked more than 200 companies...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 7:10 PM
La Cañada Flintridge has a few drive-through businesses, but the Planning Commission may not want any more.
On Tuesday the commission voted 4-0 to recommend against a change to the Downtown Village Specific Plan to allow drive-throughs. The change...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Two former professional hockey players were arrested after a scuffle at a Laguna Beach Jack In the Box, police said Thursday.
Jean Francois Jomphe, a former Anaheim Duck and 39-year-old Aliso Viejo resident, was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 1:04 PM
7:30-9:30 a.m.: Women's Surf (Round 4, Heats 1-4), Surf Stadium
8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Nike U.S. Open Retail Store, Merchandise Kiosks Open Retail Store
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Nike U.S. Open Score Card Festival Village
9-11 a.m.: Converse Open Skate...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 9:57 AM
In-N-Out, McDonald’s Corp., Jack in the Box, Burger King and other chains quickly cut ties with Central Valley Meat Co. this week after undercover footage from an animal welfare group showed cows at the California slaughterhouse seemingly tortured...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:27 PM
I will never forget, several years ago, when a friend directed me down to the beach adjacent to about Ninth Street to discover a vital piece of Huntington Beach history. There, embedded in the ground, are remnants of the old train tracks that supported...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Central Valley Meat Co., the California slaughterhouse shut down by regulators last week after undercover video footage showed apparent animal abuse, reopened Monday morning after promising to change its ways.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it...