| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Rainforest Action Network, an organization that campaigns for the world's rain forests, is on a mission to rid your snack food of what it calls "conflict palm oil." And it's naming some of America's most popular snack food companies, including Pepsi,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
On Thursday, Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut to anyone who visits a participating store and talks like a pirate.
Customers who are fully dressed in pirate attire will receive a dozen glazed doughnuts for free.
There are Krispy Kreme stores in...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Talk Like a Pirate Day is Thursday, so brush up on your "Ahoy, Mateys!" and bust out the bandanas and eye patches.
Yes, landlubbers, Talk Like A Pirate Day is a real holiday with a backstory, according to TalkLikeAPirate.com.
Legend has it that Talk...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Abandon all diet plans, ye who enter here.
Thursday be International Talk Like a Pirate Day, mateys, and Krispy Kreme celebrated by giving a free doughnut to landlubbers ordering in pirate-speak, or a treasure trove of a dozen glazed to those sporting...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The Burbank Unified School District could recover about $1 million in funding for special education following the repeal of a bill regulating, but neglecting to pay for, how educators intervene when students exhibit behavior problems.
The 1990 law...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The Burbank Police Department received a $375,000 federal grant this week to restore three school resource officer positions, pleasing city and school officials who after years of budget cuts were left with just one officer in that role.
Using a U.S....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:18 AM
My roommate Pat and I recently, for some reason, watched the final season of “The West Wing” together on Netflix, which produced a number of arguments, speculations, and asides that I have compiled in an e-mail exchange for the inaugural...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:36 AM
The event: P.S. Arts' “Express Yourself,” a creative extravaganza for children and teens, featured 30 arts and crafts booths where youngsters could spray-paint figurines, string beads, decorate goody bags, get runway-ready for the “E!...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Krispy Kreme is offering a free dozen doughnuts when you buy one dozen on Thursday, Dec. 12.
Customers can download a coupon for the deal at dayofthedozens.com.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:31 AM
No one who met George Motz on the afternoon of April 19, 2003, as he bit into his first double cheeseburger in the subterranean Billy Goat Tavern on Hubbard Street — “It is incredible, everything I had heard it was. The taste is distinctive...
| Oct 9, 2013
In Southern California's outer orbit, a dusty highway drive away from the L.A.'s health-obsessed celebrities and hipsters, a massive $70-million factory is preparing to churn out 140,000 gallons of premium juice a week.
The 264,000-square-foot Rancho...