| 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...
| 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...
| 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...