| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:05 PM
One minute to go until the gates open, an Orange County Fair employee told the crowd of thousands waiting to stream into the Fairgrounds Friday.
The fairgoers, looping back and forth in a long line across the pavement, were about to be the first to...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:19 PM
A 39-year-old man was ordered held without bail today after being arrested in Florida and charged with strangling his girlfriend last year because he found texts from another man on her phone, officials said.
Angel Santiago was arrested in Florida,...
| 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 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....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:49 PM
In the land of bacon-wrapped this and barbecued-smothered that, it can be hard to find anything healthy at the Orange County Fair.
Especially if you're a vegetarian.
Animal-derived delights are everywhere you look, from the oversized turkey legs to...
| 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...
| 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...