| Jun 17, 2011
| 8:53 AM
A penguin standing on a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon in front of a 3-D mandala while toting a bong under one arm would give many reasons of pause to ponder. What is the message here? Penguins are just like us because they also like to get stoned and drink...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Coming off a rough year, Taco Bell is approaching its 50th birthday hoping to think less and live more, ditching its old “Think Outside the Bun” motto for a new slogan: Live Más.
The Irvine chain plans to make a big show out of the switch,...
| Jul 7, 2011
July is National Ice Cream Month, and Ashley's Ice Cream (280 York St., 203-776-7744; 1018 Main St., Branford; 203-481-5558; 2100 Dixwell Ave., Hamden; 203-287-7566; 942 Boston Post Road, Guilford; 203-458-3040; 724 Boston Post Road, Madison; 203-245-...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
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Greater New Haven Sexual Assault Crisis Services
| Dec 26, 2012
At 1 p.m. on Friday, his 7th birthday, Wes Pak completed his seventh cycle of 3F8 monoclonal antibody treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. At 6 p.m. his family greeted him on the tarmac at Rick's Aviation in Newport News,...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:42 AM
Kayla Maria Cortez, 20, and Blake David Albritton, 24, are accused of entering a Lehigh Acres McDonald's around 3 a.m. and swiping a credit card reader and the Ronald McDonald charity donation box when a worker turned her back, reports WZVN ABC News-7...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The Chuck E. Cheese rodent mascot is ditching the backward baseball cap and fingerless gloves and reemerging as a rock star with a guitar.
The pizza chain’s parent, CEC Entertainment Inc. of Irvine, Texas, is teasing its new spokesmouse with...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Does a good cause inevitably lead to good architecture?
It's a touchy subject, especially when you're taking the measure of a building, like the new Ronald McDonald House in Chicago, which provides convenient, caring lodging for families that have a...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Two of my greatest passions had a nasty scuffle recently in Huntington Beach. Animal rights won on the street, while artist rights scored a knockout in the media.
At times like these, it smarts to be in the middle.
For those who missed Chris Epting's...
| Jan 27, 2011
A Pomona elementary school was placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon following what authorities described as a gang-related shooting near the campus. One person was wounded in the 2:40 p.m. shooting in the 600 block of East Philadelphia Street, near...