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  • City Council backs new rules to expand food truck areas

    City Council backs new rules to expand food truck areas
    The Baltimore City Council gave preliminary approval Monday to a bill that would allow the city's growing food truck industry to operate in more places. The rewritten bill is an about-face from an earlier version of the legislation, which sought to...
  • Chicago Craft Beer Week begins

    Chicago Craft Beer Week begins
    It's starting to seem as if craft beer has been around forever. Of course there's fresh, creative, locally made beer everywhere we go. Of course it comes in styles that both date back generations and barely existed a year ago. Of course there is a Chicago...
  • Around Town: Stretching the definition of 'restaurant'

    Urban Spoon lists 49 “restaurants” in La CaƱada Flintridge. Who knew there were so many fine dining establishments, complete with waiters service, menus and little flower arrangements on the table? Actually, there aren’t. Both of our...
  • Mayor addresses challenges, successes in Laguna

    Mayor addresses challenges, successes in Laguna
    The city is changing more now than at any time in the past couple decades, Mayor Elizabeth Pearson told a group of business leaders at the annual State of the City address May 8 at the Montage Laguna Beach. A demographic shift, coupled with increased...
  • Darden to sell Red Lobster for $2.1 billion to Golden Gate Capital

    Darden Restaurant Inc. has agreed to sell its Red Lobster seafood restaurant chain to San Francisco private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion, flouting the warnings of some of its shareholders. The all-cash deal — which activist...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Nancy Sinatra to Arctic Monkeys

    Setting Times stories to music: From Nancy Sinatra to Arctic Monkeys
    Sometimes I think of the Great Reads as a kind of camera: zooming in for a lingering close-up of a person or a place, panning away to capture the surrounding scene. I love it when the stories reveal through showing, not telling. A photographer named...
  • King of hotel-keepers put name to luxury

     King of hotel-keepers put name to luxury
    Cesar Ritz was a Victorian era hotelier who did much more than open luxury hotels, many of which bore his name. His modern ideas about accommodations, including an insistence on the finest cuisine, so captured the world's imagination that the word "ritzy"...
  • HipPops ice cream truck finds its sweet niche

    HipPops ice cream truck  finds its sweet niche
    Two decades in the retail business and a lifetime of memories chasing the ice cream truck has helped Anthony Fellows put together a nice little business for himself these days. Fellows owns HipPOPs, fuchsia-and-blue ice cream truck from which he...
  • Darden Restaurants to sell Red Lobster chain for $2.1 billion

    Darden Restaurants to sell Red Lobster chain for $2.1 billion
    Darden Restaurants Inc. has agreed to sell its Red Lobster seafood chain to San Francisco private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion, flouting the warnings of some of its shareholders. The all-cash deal will allow Darden to focus more on...
  • California's unemployment rate drops to 7.8%, lowest in six years

    California's unemployment rate drops to 7.8%, lowest in six years
    California's unemployment rate dropped below 8% last month for the first time in nearly six years as employers put the state on the verge of recovering all of the jobs lost during the Great Recession. Employers added 56,100 jobs in April, far more...
  • Commentary: End the assault on low-income motel tenants

    Saturday's front page story, "Proposal: apartments in place of Motor Inn," reporting that the owner of the Costa Mesa Motor Inn wants to replace its motel rooms with luxury apartments is an ominous sign of things to come, but not surprising. In the past...