| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:23 PM
A grill man turned chief executive at McDonald's, Fred L. Turner oversaw an aggressive expansion of the company beginning in the 1970s that turned it into a corporate giant.
When he began reshaping the restaurants in 1968, he left a visible legacy by...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 5:30 PM
HENDERSON, Nev. — Simeon players completed their practice at Coronado High School and wandered out into a warm, sunny Friday afternoon, loaded into white vans with the windows rolled down and headed for an evening of relaxation in the desert....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Simeon's Jabari Parker spoke at an event promoting first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign Thursday at McCormick Place.
The senior forward addressed Chicago Public Schools students about staying healthy in a morning session. He then joined his...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 9:57 AM
In-N-Out, McDonald’s Corp., Jack in the Box, Burger King and other chains quickly cut ties with Central Valley Meat Co. this week after undercover footage from an animal welfare group showed cows at the California slaughterhouse seemingly tortured...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 6:00 AM
McDonald’s won’t be the only restaurant chain with a presence on Christmas Day, as other chains open their doors to consumers who don’t celebrate the holiday or are doing so without home-cooked food.
“Denny’s is always...
| Jun 28, 2013
So what did Bernie Sahlins, who died June 16, have in common with such fellow Chicagoans as Cyrus McCormick, Ray Kroc, Gustavus Swift, George Pullman, Potter Palmer, Wallace C. Abbott and Aaron Montgomery Ward?
Not much, you may be thinking. Sahlins ran...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:05 AM
McDonald’s Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings were more promising than the string of dismal figures that shook investor confidence in the fast food giant late last year. But the Golden Arches have yet to reclaim their full luster.
| Oct 17, 2012
Been to a concert at the Wiltern? Toured downtown's movie palaces? Love the Central Library? You can thank the Los Angeles Conservancy that they're still here. And for 20 of the conservancy's 34 years, Linda Dishman has been its executive director,...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Wrote my Sunday print column about whether New York City's looming ban on supersized sodas in certain eateries would spark a similar movement in South Florida. Fortunately, it seems there's no appetite for any such thing among the South Florida......
| Dec 29, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Police believe two suspects accused of stealing cooking grease from a Hemet McDonald's this week planned to resell it. The theft of cooking grease has become a growing problem. The grease is sold to recyclers and can be refined into......
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Two men were arrested Friday on suspicion of stealing from a Hemet McDonald’s, but unlike the Hamburglar they weren’t after a meal, they wanted grease....