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  • It's her job to keep kids healthy

    It's her job to keep kids healthy
    When Amy Porter began her career as a pediatrician some 20 years ago, it was rare to see children whose weight posed a threat to their health and well-being. But by the late 1990s, the La Cañada resident began to notice children were presenting health...
  • Frugal finds at fancy stores

    Why not give a "wow" gift this holiday season? You know what I'm talking about. It's one of those special presents that creates excitement even before it's opened. You present a coveted logo'd shopping bag. Inside is the ultra swank box from a fancy shop...
  • Baltimore's James Blue helps BET get more socially relevant

    Baltimore's James Blue helps BET get more socially relevant
    BET has a mixed history when it comes to news, documentaries and public affairs — and much of it is for the worse. With a former programming emphasis on music videos and a record of little or no serious commitment to news, questions have...
  • Maywood Market exemplifies grocery stores' struggles in 'food deserts'

    Maywood Market exemplifies grocery stores' struggles in 'food deserts'
    Maywood Market opened with great fanfare, billed as an oasis amid a "food desert" in this west suburb, where fresh fruits and vegetables were hard to find. Despite the hopes of community leaders and health advocates, one item remains in short supply more...
  • Md. lawmakers have mixed reactions to Obama's job speech

    Md. lawmakers have mixed reactions to Obama's job speech
    After hearing President Barack Obama plead Thursday for speedy passage of his $447 billion jobs package, Maryland lawmakers were divided about whether the plan would reduce the nation's stubbornly high unemployment. State Democrats expressed near-...
  • 'Posing Beauty in African American Culture' show at USC

    'Posing Beauty in African American Culture' show at USC
    A fashion show in Harlem in 1963, a portrait of a contemplative Michael Jackson in 1981 and a picture of friends celebrating their prom night in 2006 are among images on view in the exhibition "Posing Beauty in African American Culture" at USC's Fisher...
  • Obama pide hispanos apoyen su propuesta de empleos y migración

    Obama pide hispanos apoyen su propuesta de empleos y migraci&#243n
    El presidente Barack Obama exhortó el miércoles a los miembros de la comunidad latina a "alzar su voz" para comunicar a los integrantes del Congreso que apoyan el proyecto de ley para la creación de empleos presentado esta semana y a una reforma...
  • First lady announces restaurant chain's plan to cut calories, sodium

    — First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the parent company of Olive Garden and Red Lobster Thursday for pledging to cut calories and sodium at its restaurants over the next 10 years. Speaking at the Olive Garden, a restaurant known for its all-you-...
  • Michelle Obama get's moving on chains

    Michelle Obama get's moving on chains
    Jill Rosen went to Michelle Obama's Olive Garden press conference. "I didn't even get a breadstick," Rosen said, but she did hear the first lady commend the Darden Group's pledge to reduce sodium on fat on its menus. Here's Rosen's story. You can...
  • Darden caving to liberal pressure? Please

    Darden caving to liberal pressure? Please
    Are Olive Garden and Red Lobster the new symbols of liberal causes? That's the outrageous claim that some are making after Darden announced more healthful options at those restaurants and its other chains. Darden Restaurants CEO Clarence Otis smiled for...
  • NASCAR fans boo Michelle Obama? Officials say reports 'overblown'

    NASCAR fans boo Michelle Obama? Officials say reports 'overblown'
    NASCAR officials downplayed reports that Michelle Obama faced a hostile reception at the Sprint Cup finale in Florida on Sunday, despite the sounds of booing heard during the live television broadcast Sunday (see video below). The first lady and Jill...