| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:42 AM
SAN DIEDO -- An email from federal officials announcing a crackdown on San Diego pharmacies for allegedly illegal drug sales was a hoax, the U.S. attorney's office said Tuesday.
"This hoax is causing the distraction, diversion of resources that we have...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:57 AM
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- Police released images Wednesday of a gunman who robbed an Oceanside pharmacy of drugs worth about $15,000 in the hope that someone will recognize him.
A security camera captured video of the June 1 armed robbery of the CVS...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 4:26 PM
In a nondescript strip mall on 17th Street in Costa Mesa, located next to a Chixy Natural and a Bomburger, along with several other chain restaurants, is a very good family-owned Mediterranean-Italian bistro called Café Tria.
Large windows overlook...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:33 AM
You'd think, considering what I do for a living, my holiday shopping would be done by August, my presents neatly wrapped by Thanksgiving and come Christmas Eve, I'd be sipping eggnog and watching "It's A Wonderful Life."
You'd be wrong.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Have unspent gift cards lingering around from the holidays?
Now you can take them to CVS/pharmacy stores and trade them for store credit. The exchange is part of a program by Plastic Jungle, an online gift card exchange platform.
Customers receive the...
| Jun 25, 2012
Greg Wasson gambled away a total of about $60 during the 2 1/2 years he lived in Las Vegas. All of it came while he was parked at some low-stakes slot machine, waiting for his out-of-town guests to wrap up their requisite casino visit.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Sue Grey had used the product before, so she knew what to expect when she purchased a bottle of Super Colon Cleanse at a Woodland Hills CVS drugstore. Inside should have been 240 little gray capsules.
But when Grey, 57, opened the sealed bottle at her...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:08 AM
The Costa Mesa Planning Commission unanimously denied an application for a proposed 7-Eleven near The Triangle on Monday night, citing the area's problems with homelessness and the convenience store's request to sell alcohol.
Their decision was supported...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:01 PM
A third person charged has been charged following a fatal shooting at a local recording studio.
Police arrested Nathaniel Armstrong Tuesday, in connection with last month's shooting.
He allegedly was involved in tying up two men at the studio where...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The brisk wind of competition could be ripping through Connecticut package stores again this spring.
That competition could result from a change in the state's minimum bottle pricing system, which now sets the lowest price that can be charged for a...
| Mar 10, 2013
I love the new Ford commercial that shows desperate customers asking a gas station attendant if he has any marked-down "day-old gas." I've been tempted to do the same thing myself, because prices at the pump are cutting into my budget — and my...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Employees at one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains must disclose personal health information -- including their weight -- or pay a $600-a-year fine, according to a published report.
CVS Caremark Corp. is requiring workers to reveal the...