| 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...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Croissant-doughnut hybrids, test tube lab burgers, Krispy Kreme sandwiches and now, the Ramen Burger. What's the food world coming to with all of these Frankenstein creations? We're not exactly sure, but at least it keeps things interesting.
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Police will be beefing up their presence at the Empire Center Tuesday, as car enthusiasts are expected to flood the parking lot for the "Krispy Kreme" car meet, which has in the past attracted hundreds of people — and their custom cars — via...
| 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 3, 2013
| 2:23 PM
No one can say that nothing good came of this week's federal government shutdown.
In an affront to every decent American, the hallowed ground of the Gettysburg National Military Park — a world-renowned symbol of the gallant struggle against a...