| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:07 AM
Of course smell is important when it comes to eating. When we walk into a movie theater, our sense of smell is why we're instantly dying for some popcorn — preferably drenched in butter.
It's why Cinnabons are so hard to resist as their seductive...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 6:37 AM
Buy one festive holiday drink and get one (of equal or lesser value) for free. 11/17 - 11/20 only, 2-5 PM. For official details: http://merry.starbucks.com/en-us/#/bogo/. For Starbucks offers on your phone, text MERRY to 697289. And for those wondering...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 10:28 PM
Celebrate Christmas with frozen treats, the Peppermint Prince, and of course, the big guy.
Santa is coming to Orange Coast College for its Repertory Theatre Company's An Old-Fashioned Melodrama and Ice Cream Social two weekends in December.
| Dec 6, 2011
| 2:47 PM
Champagne! Cocktails! Coffee drinks with whipped cream! It can be fun to celebrate the holidays with a festive beverage. But if you don’t watch those liquid calories, you can pack on the pounds.
Having just a couple of holiday drinks can be the...
| Sep 26, 2011
If you grew up in North Texas anytime between the 1960's and the mid-90's, you might not have heard of Jerry Haynes, but many of you will certainly remember who Mr. Peppermint was.
Jerry Haynes was "Mr. Peppermint." He died Monday in Longview after...
| May 24, 2011
He helped build racer that set speed record
Bill Summers, 75, who with his brother Bob built a four-engine racer called Goldenrod that in 1965 set a speed record for wheel-driven cars, died May 12 at his home in Ontario of natural causes,...
| May 25, 2011
Actress on Ray Milland, George Gobel shows
Phyllis Avery, 88, an actress who portrayed the wife of Ray Milland in the early 1950s CBS sitcom originally called "Meet Mr. McNutley," died Thursday of heart failure at her Los Angeles home, her...
| May 26, 2011
Co-anchor of 'Squawk on the Street'
Mark Haines, 65, co-anchor of CNBCs morning "Squawk on the Street" show and one of the business news network's most recognized faces, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening at home, the network announced in New...
| May 29, 2011
As soon as you sit down for a mani-pedi, the upsell starts: Callus removers, paraffin dips and shoulder massages can each cost an extra $5, $10, $15 or more.
And if you opt for a mani-pedi with "the works" — with maybe a fancy-sounding soak, scrub,...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:16 PM
In the award-winning documentary, “In 500 Words or Less,” cameras follow four high school seniors and their families as they spend their final year together navigating the college admission process. The La Cañada Thursday Club will screen this...
| Aug 5, 2009
Total time: 1 hour, plus cooling time for the cakes
Servings: 12 to 16
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature, plus more for greasing the pans
2 cups (8 1/2 ounces) flour, divided
3/4 cup Dutch-process cocoa
1 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cups...
| Dec 3, 2008
Sprucing up inexpensive candles or old vases or plates
Use ribbon, spray paint, Elmer's glue, glitter, spray glue small pins. Change the look of plain white or older pillar candles, plates, vases or bowls. Creating simple and inexpensive...