| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
When it comes to customer service, the fast-food industry is bookended by two chicken chains, according to a recent survey topped by Chick-fil-A.
KFC was at the bottom of a list compiled by consulting firm Temkin Group, which asked diners how they...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Paula Poundstone lives in Santa Monica, Calif. "We're near the Jack in the Box," she says. "But I don't like to brag."
And although she doesn't perform her stand-up comedy in Chicago often, she's here all the time. She's become almost as well-known as a...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Burger King seems to be getting its summer inspiration from Southern barbecue joints, with new menu items such as sweet potato fries, Memphis pulled-pork sandwiches and, to keep things interesting, bacon sundaes.
Summer options also include Whopper or...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:41 PM
— If Tiger Woods is the star attraction and host of the AT&T National tournament beginning Thursday at Congressional Country Club, Beau Hossler is certainly high on the marquee.
Golf fans — and plenty of others — now know Beau.
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Aster Street: A person reported that their neighbor was having a "manic episode" in the 300 block at 11:49 a.m. June 22. The person said the neighbor was in the front yard, soaked in water, with newspaper on her head.
Monterey Drive: A person...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Lowell Schimmel and his Little Brother had their first outing at a small table at a fast food restaurant.
Last week, their accommodations got quite a bit more stylish.
Schimmel, an Anaheim resident, and Brandon, who graduated last month from Edison High...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:14 AM
This post has been updated.
A week before Thanksgiving, an animal advocacy group is accusing Butterball of abusing and neglecting turkeys at some of its facilities.
The activist group Mercy For Animals said an undercover investigation into several...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The fifth annual 3/1 Marine 5K Run/Walk will be held at 8 a.m. March 9 starting in the parking lot at Beach Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway.
The event helps the Third Battalion/First Marines Foundation pay for the programs, projects and activities...
| May 18, 2013
| 6:00 PM
OAKLAND — It was a quiet evening by this city's standards, and still the police emergency lines were lighting up.
As screams rang out behind her, a caller said her neighbor was being beaten. A woman reported that a front door down the street had...
| Jul 13, 2011
Since our report Wednesday morning that a group of 19 restaurants -- Burger King being the biggest among them -- had pledged to offer healthier kids' meals, the response has ranged from highly supportive to highly skeptical. The Center for......