| Jul 12, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Summer may have arrived on June 20, but here in Orange County it sees its official start on Friday with the return of the Orange County Fair.
Open Wednesday through Sunday, the fair's 2012 theme is "Home Sweet Home," heavy on the "Sweet." Home cooking is...
| Mar 31, 2012
A diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis amounts to a death sentence.
A progressive disease in which damaged lungs continue to scar over, it causes difficulty breathing, particularly with the intake of air. There is no cure.
Doctors for Bill Millan and Jim...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:23 AM
The day after Dunkin’ Donuts sent Angelenos salivating with news of its imminent return to Southern California, rival chain Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. said it’s growing as well.
Krispy's physical presence “is substantially smaller...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Subway is facing an outcry over a single inch.
The giant sandwich chain is still dealing with peeved consumers after an Australian customer alleged, with photographic evidence, that the company’s popular Footlong sub doesn’t live up to its...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 2:42 PM
No more missing inches: Subway says that never again will a Footlong sandwich meet a ruler it can’t match.
In the company’s own words: “We regret any instance where we did not fully deliver on our promise to our customers. We freshly...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Reservoir junior Zelor Massaquoi admits to being only 5 feet 5 1/2 inches tall, but she can outmaneuver much taller opponents and leads the Howard County girls basketball league in rebounding. Her tenacity emerges all over the court as she averages 12.6...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:49 PM
David Oh's eldest son taped aluminum foil over his windows. His daughter painted a sign warning visitors away from the front door. His wife pulled the phone cord out of the wall and turned the couple's cellphones off.
David's time on Earth had come to a...
| Apr 25, 2011
What a cheesy event. That's a compliment, of course, to the Second Eighth Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational, held Saturday near downtown L.A. (as the name suggests, the contest doesn't take itself too seriously). Thousands were in attendance to enjoy...
| May 5, 2011
I'm working on a roundup of the area's most fascinating and enduring calorie bombs. These are menu items that you order either on a dare or as a supreme indulgence. For instance, the Krispy Kreme bread pudding at Ale Mary's......
| May 16, 2011
One of the Lehigh Valley's biggest retail wants this year has to do with small hamburgers. After more than a year of delays, construction has finally started on the White Castle fast-food restaurant on MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township. The...
| May 23, 2011
Here's your mambo-number-five Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Are you being overcharged for your iPhone or iPad? A new lawsuit alleges that AT&T is doing just that, overcharging customers for phantom data transactions. The firm of.....