| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Dozens of fast-food workers and supporters marched outside a South Los Angeles Burger King at 6 a.m., Thursday chanting their demand for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Holding signs with slogans such as “Burgers and Lies,” “Yo Quiero $15,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Fast-food protests that started in New York spread to Los Angeles and other cities across the nation Thursday as workers called for higher wages and the chance to unionize.
Dozens of fast-food workers and supporters marched outside a South Los Angeles...
| Jul 28, 2013
My kids, ages 7 and 9, like the stickers they get after their doctor appointments, but they aren't clamoring to visit the pediatrician just to get them.
It's not that different from their attitude toward fast-food restaurants. They like the toys that...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The last time Lorne Michaels ever really let a public comment pass about which "Saturday Night Live" cast member might not return to the program came in 1986, at the tail end of "SNL" ill-fated 11th season.
Many people have wiped that era from memory:...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Forget the old-fashioned hamburger with a side of fries. This fall, Burger King is offering a burger with the fries built right in.
On Sept. 1, the fast-food chain will introduce the French Fry Burger, a standard hamburger with four French fries inserted...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:15 PM
If you believe people who serve you food should be able to get a living wage, you might want to honor the picket lines of the Connecticut fast-food workers expected to join a national strike on Thursday.
Organizers and local activists say they expect...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Craig Nova's new novel is a bit of a literary oddity. It's a sequel to the novel that helped propel Nova's career to new heights — 30 years ago.
"The Good Son," published to great acclaim in 1982, told the story of Chip Mackinnon, a World War II...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:36 PM
A Cook County correctional officer is being held without bail in Lake County, Ind., after being charged with fatally shooting a fellow motorist who swore at him and threw a cup at his vehicle, officials said.
Edgar Singleton Jr., 61, remains in the Lake...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Need help getting through the work week but don't want to break the bank? Here are a few places to hang mid-week:
Burger King has 50 cent cones until Aug. 5, 2013.
Cici’s Pizza Free food for children under 3 all day.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Robert Sellers, representing the family of Logan Sellers, presented a check for $1,000 to Mooch Mutchler, director of Safe Place, Washington Counties Child Advocacy Center.
The gift will help sustain child-centered investigations, medical assessments...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Bulgarini Gelato, the Italian gelato and sorbetto store with locations in Altadena and Culver City, is now serving scoops at a cart at the Grand Central Market. It's one of the latest additions to contribute to the revamp of the growing food arcade. ...