| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Sitting at the kitchen counter, playing a game on his mother's cellphone, Nick Brooks looked like any other 13-year-old, except for an occasional hand clap and the burbles that his brothers affectionately call "Nicky noises."
Soon, he got bored with the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:04 PM
On a recent Saturday night at Flintridge Proper, well-dressed couples and multi-generational families occasionally left their tables or bar stools to talk to people they knew across the room.
The 3,000-square-foot La Cañada Flintridge bar and restaurant...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 12:32 PM
After more than 30 years on the McDonald’s menu board, the chain is now offering an egg version of its Egg McMuffin. And now through June 20, they're offering a $1 coupon.
Called an Egg White Delight McMuffin, it has 250 calories versus 300 in a...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Three women who had been missing as long as 11 years were rescued from a Cleveland home on Monday, police said, an announcement that rocked the city and prompted celebrations in the street.
Cleveland police said Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:10 AM
McDonald’s had another rough month as sales at restaurants open more than a year slid in April, a month after the world’s largest burger company said the gauge dipped 1% during its first quarter.
This time, the Oak Brook, Ill., chain...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:27 AM
John Heatherly, 53, is accused of threatening to discharge a bomb at a McDonald's in Summerfield, according to a news release from the Marion County Sheriff's Office.
The restaurant had to be evacuated on Monday because of the threat. No explosives...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:10 PM
H&S Properties Development Corp. plans to push its Harbor East development east across Central Avenue with an expanded Whole Foods Market, a possible department store and apartments on two sites, baker-turned-developer John Paterakis Sr. said Friday....
| May 12, 2013
May is National Hamburger Month, and the industry hopes you'll forget all about last month, when a Utah man attracted publicity by claiming he had a 14-year-old McDonald's hamburger that has never been refrigerated yet looks like new — no mold, no...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
McDonald's has announced it will add three new Quarter Pounder burgers to its menu and take off the Angus Prime third-pound burgers. With the new chicken wraps and egg white, whole grain McMuffins also on the menu, maybe no one will notice the new burgers...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:57 AM
After the coffee. Before my last day of upfront presentations. Phew!
The Skinny: I love New York but it seems to have gotten even more crowded since I left years ago. I can't deal! Thursday's headlines include CBS's new fall schedule and a restructuring...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:20 PM
This story starts at a point in time that most observers predicted it would end. The year was 2002. The Internet party was long over. Pets.com and other high-flying digital darlings were defunct. It was the dark days for the few survivors of the dot-com...