| Jan 29, 2010
| 1:39 PM
Investigators from three local agencies are looking for a woman who apparently likes to steal credit cards and use them during gas station spending sprees.
There is one problem with the suspect's plan. You can clearly see her face and the fact that she...
| Feb 1, 2010
| 2:51 PM
The woman shown in surveillance video was identified as 28 year old Brandi M. Bryant. She is wanted for stealing credit cards from a parked car outside the Camby Menard's store last month.
Bryant is accused of then using the stolen cards in shopping...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 11:37 AM
Randy's Terribly Tempting Turtles
Turtle Candies get their name from their whimsical turtle shape.
The combination of toasted pecans, soft caramel and smooth chocolate is impossible to resist. If you're looking for a more elegant variation of this...
| Feb 11, 2010
As a woman, I know I'm supposed to swoon at the sight of chocolate and lower my voice when I rhapsodize about chocolate truffles, souffles and bouchons, as if I were talking about an illicit love affair.
So the first time my then-boyfriend, now-husband...
| Feb 10, 2010
What better time to open a chocolate shop than a week before Valentine's Day?
Araya Artisan Chocolates opened up in the River Oaks Shopping Center last Friday and already business has been sweet. The shop offers a large selection of dark chocolates...
| Feb 14, 2010
It seems love is conquering all this Valentine's day...even in a recession
Many local florists and candy shops are seeing a spike in business this holiday.
Kevin Kennedy is buying his sweetheart roses to show her some love.
He says, "You make that...
| Feb 21, 2010
During a lull on a train from Amsterdam to Paris, it hit me. A group of Canadian backpackers was chatting with the Belgian conductor, and inevitably the subject of Canada's southern neighbor arose.
The predictable sighs about American foreign policy were...
| Feb 22, 2010
| 10:15 PM
Legislators are back at it in Olympia, trying to find a way to close a $2.8 billion budget deficit.
One big ticket item: new taxes proposed by Governor Gregoire on bottled water, soda, candy, and cigarettes.
The Governor says those taxes will bring in...
| Mar 3, 2010
Is eating healthier one of your goals? Choose granola as breakfast or as an at-the-ready snack for when hunger pangs attack and the vending machine is calling its siren song.
MixMyGranola.com lets you customize granola just to your liking.
| Nov 3, 2010
| 7:06 AM
One of my friends reported that she taxed her 3-year-old's candy haul 65% and her 2-year-old's 95%. Yes, she's a liberal democrat, and in the Republic of Her House, there has been no Republican takeover. She brought the rest of the spoils into the office....
| Jul 13, 2010
| 12:27 PM
2700 Alton Parkway, No. 123 (Diamond Jamboree Shopping Center), Irvine; (949) 553-8585; 85cbakerycafe.com
Breads and coffee sweets 50 cents to $2.75 (some larger quantities as high as $5); coffee drinks 75 cents to $5.