| 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...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Five Guys Burgers and Fries topped a new survey of favorite burger chains, leaving bigger chains such as McDonald’s and Burger King in the dust.
Market Force Information questioned 7,600 consumers, calculated the fan favorite based on total votes...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 6:06 AM
A drive-thru was hit by a drive-by shooting when a customer fired through the window of an Auburn Jack in the Box Friday morning, Auburn police said.
The suspect drove up to the drive-thru window at the 315 15th Street NE restaurant at 2:54 a.m. He...
| 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 16, 2012
| 9:58 AM
LA MESA, Calif. -- A man armed with a box cutter injured a cook while robbing a fast-food restaurant in La Mesa early Thursday, police said.
The armed robbery at the Jack in the Box restaurant at 6140 Lake Murray Blvd. was reported about 1:45 a.m.,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:59 PM
It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Laguna Beach, and my boys were holed up in the house, so I started to kick them outside when I stopped myself.
One was laughing loudly with a group of online friends while playing a game. Another was Skyping with...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Every day, inspectors in white hats and coats take up positions at every one of the nation's slaughterhouses, eyeballing the hanging carcasses of cows and chickens as they shuttle past on elevated rails, looking for bruises, tumors and signs of...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:26 PM
Life isn't fair. I get it.
Growing up, this was pointed out pretty much every time my sisters and I fought.
When we whined about one getting something another didn't, my parents would point out that life does not dole out everything equally. However, my...