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  • L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp

    L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp
    Los Angeles passed a law last year requiring bicycle racks within 50 feet of the front door of many new buildings. But a problem surfaced immediately: The federal Americans With Disabilities Act requires handicapped parking spaces with an easy path to the...
  • Starbucks afternoon discount returns

    Starbucks afternoon discount returns
    The afternoon "Treat Receipt" promotion has returned at Starbucks stores.  Customers who buy a drink before 2 p.m. can get a grande cold drink for $2 after 2 p.m. You must show your morning receipt to access the deal.  The deal ends Aug. 17.  Here...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Analyzing on a 'Fizzio Friday'

    It hadn’t been a good week. I was poised to spend another five hours at Starbucks editing the Great American Novel. After 14 months I was stuck in a mire attempting to bring synthesis to 66 chapters of action. Was Ofa Hawkins, the heroine,...
  • Wheaton library board seeks operator for coffee shop

    Wheaton library board seeks operator for coffee shop
    Patrons visiting the Wheaton Public Library may soon be able to grab a cup of coffee while there. Library officials hope this fall to go out to bid for vendors to operate a cafe out of the building's Parkview Commons, which is currently a small eating...
  • Out of the Blue: Irascible Jean Paul: one heck of a guy

    His coffee is fantastically mediocre. Big industrial heaps of Gevalia, from that land renowned for coffee, Sweden. His lattes are always tall, with long shots of espresso and a single dollop of steamed milk: no foam or schiuma, as the Italians call it....
  • Interview: Sam Smith awestruck by stardom

    Interview: Sam Smith awestruck by stardom
    I met Sam Smith about a quarter to midnight Wednesday in a dark-ish alley directly underneath the Red Line track. Smith performed at The Vic a half hour earlier as part of the Vevo Lift Live concert and had just taken part in a meet-and-greet backstage,...
  • Attack of the killer office chairs

    Attack of the killer office chairs
    I'm sitting down while writing this column. That's a pretty daring move on my part. You see, I recently spoke with James Levine, author of the new book, "Get Up! Why Your Chair Is Killing You and What You Can Do About It." He schooled me on the scary...
  • Panera to customers: Please leave your guns at home

    Panera to customers: Please leave your guns at home
    Panera Bread is joining Target Corp. and a few other big companies in asking customers to leave their guns at home. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, formed as a result of the Sandy Hook school shootings in Connecticut in 2012, said Monday...
  • Elmhurst backs $500K in tax dollars to develop former hotel

    Elmhurst backs $500K in tax dollars to develop former hotel
    A majority of Elmhurst Finance Committee members said Monday they will recommend city council approval of a plan to put up to $500,000 into redevelopment of the former Waverton Hotel site, acknowledging that without city participation the project is not...
  • Main Street economic renaissance planned for Pacoima

    Main Street economic renaissance planned for Pacoima
    Lizeth Perez, 33, has lived in Pacoima all her life, but the only businesses she remembers patronizing there are a Jack in the Box and a tattoo shop that's no longer open. She spends her money instead in neighboring Arleta, which boasts a CVS, or...
  • Doyle McManus: A respite from the all-consuming Internet

    Last year I ruined my summer vacation a two-week idyll at my wife's family cabin on a lake in northern Ontario by bringing along a modern convenience that was too convenient for my own good: the demon iPad. Instead of contemplating nature, I checked...