| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Roughly 1,000 vehicles flooded the Empire Center in Burbank on Tuesday night for a car “flash mob” organized through social media, snarling traffic as crowds swarmed the parking lot.
More than 20 police officers from Burbank, Glendale and...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in Burbank reported a 30% spike in sales Tuesday when compared to the same day last year, after more than 3,000 people flooded the Empire Center parking lot for a “flash mob” car meet organized through social media....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Police arrested five people at Tuesday’s car enthusiast “flash mob,” which drew more than 3,000 people – and roughly 1,000 vehicles – to the Empire Center in Burbank.
Three were arrested, cited and released for possessing...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Burbank police issued 88 citations during a car enthusiast "flash mob" Tuesday that attracted roughly 1,300 vehicles and thousands more spectators to the Empire Center parking lot.
Two vehicles were impounded after their drivers were cited for...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Home sale prices in Burbank continued to rise last month as the number of bank-owned and short-sale properties put on the market dropped dramatically from a year ago, according to local real estate statistics.
Last month Burbank saw only five...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Burger King is to begin selling a $1 "French Fry Burger" next week, as in French fries piled on top of a hamburger patty.
For all of you out there -- and you know who you are -- who already pile French fries on top of your burger, sorry. You cannot...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Fractured Prune Doughnuts, the Ocean City phenomenon known for hand-dipped doughnuts made-to-order with a choice of glazes, toppings and sugar, is going national.
A new owner plans to spread the concept across the United States and open 50 new...
| 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...