| Jan 23, 2014
Chickens and eggs have provoked a controversy in Congress over what comes first, interstate commerce rules or state laws. According to Rep. Steve King, a Republican from Iowa (the nation's largest egg-producing state), California's new law requiring...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:30 PM
The revamped Glendale farmers market launched Jan. 9 in a new location with an expanded and upgraded roster. Founded in 1992, it was formerly on Brand Boulevard, sponsored by the city, and managed by Christopher Nyerges, who also operates a School of...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:36 PM
For artists like Jimmy Buffett, it seems the road goes on forever and the party never ends -- to borrow a phrase from the great songwriter Robert Earl Keen. Buffett's coming back to Virginia Beach for a show on May 24 and his fans -- Parrotheads -- will...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the peaches start to come in, you have to get to the Annapolis farmers' market early on Saturday mornings. The lines at the Harris Orchard truck are polite but long, snaking out into the parking lot on Riva Road. And the peaches disappear quickly....
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Get a fresh start with a new home at Washington Farms
By Margaret DeMarino
The ultimate answer to the question What's new? according to realtor Gayle Dennehy of By Carrier is a new home at Washington Farms, a community of single-family houses on the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:06 PM
HARO, Spain — Given the hours spent oozing along roads in L.A., you’d think my ideal vacation would not include driving. Zooming around the Arc de Triomphe in Paris? Dodging Fiats and Ferraris in Rome? Not for me.
But tooling down...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
WASHINGTON — California's egg law survived a congressional effort to scramble it as key lawmakers from both parties announced an agreement Monday on a multiyear farm bill.
That means beginning next year, all eggs sold in California will have...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Rock giants will be striding into Virginia Beach later this year. I know we're looking at snow on the ground today, but if you can mentally transport yourself to the steamy days of summer 2014, you'll see two titans of glitzy 1970s rock on stage at Farm...
| Feb 13, 2014
The name "Chicago," according to local lore, came from an Indian word meaning "stinky onion." But for decades the city had a different aroma, wafting from an array of candy factories. It was a sweet bonus of urban life. Because of a little-known...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:15 AM
The economy, jobs creation, and unemployment continue to be in the national and state news these days.
Locally, the business and economic climate has changed in the last few years. To be certain, change has been a constant dynamic in the local economy...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:11 AM
The cockfighting industry in New York received a rude wakeup call over the weekend when authorities raided three locations where they arrested nine people on felony charges and freed 3,000 birds in what state officials called one of the largest such...