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  • Hostess Twinkies, Ho Hos fly off shelves in Glendale

     
    The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were bare as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
  • Twinkie, Ding-Dong runs reported as Hostess bakery closes

     
    There was a sense of mourning Friday at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale as both workers and customers came to terms with the end of the company and its famous snacks. Glendale resident Charlie Ruiz, 63, walked......
  • Twinkie drama continues, but Tokyo Banana OK

    Twinkie drama continues, but Tokyo Banana OK
    Snack food lovers may have their Twinkie hunger soothed by this summer if Hostess Brands’ emergence from bankruptcy moves along, according to a Chicago Tribune story by Samantha Bomkamp. Until then, as a sidebar to the story notes, at least five...
  • Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review

    Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review
    It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
  • The Twinkie Offense: On the Death of an Iconic Snack Cake Brand

    The Twinkie Offense: On the Death of an Iconic Snack Cake Brand
    Union thugs have apparently killed the Twinkie. Last month, Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Sno Balls, Devil Dogs, Zingers and other varieties of diabetes in a box, announced its closure. In a statement, Hostess said a two-...
  • Jobless claims decline as Sandy impact wanes

    Jobless claims decline as Sandy impact wanes
    The number of people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time declined last week, a sign that the impact of Hurricane Sandy on jobs is starting to wane. The Labor Department reported that 393,000 filed for initial jobless claims during the...
  • Twinkies likely to survive after Hostess closes

    Just a few days after Hostess announced it was filing for bankruptcy, people are bidding on boxes of Twinkies from eBay to Craigslist. A few “buy it now” options are close to $8,000. Either way it was a big blow to the American brand....
  • Hostess shutdown on hold

    Hostess shutdown on hold
    Hostess Brands and a key union agreed Monday to try to mediate their dispute -- an unexpected development that could spare the company from permanently shutting down. The Bakery Workers union, which represents 5,000 of the 18,500 employees at the...
  • Reprieve for Twinkie as Hostess, Union Enter Mediation

    Reprieve for Twinkie as Hostess, Union Enter Mediation
    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Hostess Brands and a key union agreed Monday to try to mediate their dispute -- an unexpected development that could spare the company from permanently shutting down. The Bakery Workers union, which represents 5,000 of the 18,500...
  • Twinkie reprieve? Hostess, union agree to mediation

    Twinkie reprieve? Hostess, union agree to mediation
    Hostess Brands and a key union agreed Monday to try to mediate their dispute in coming days -- an unexpected development that could spare the company from permanently shutting down. The Bakery Workers union, which represents 5,000 of the 18,500...
  • Local Hostess facilities still closed despite mediation talks with bakers union

    Local Hostess facilities still closed despite mediation talks with bakers union
    More than 138 jobs at Hostess facilities in Atwater and Glendale remain on the chopping block, even after the company and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall a planned liquidation. A spokeswoman for Hostess on Monday said all...
  • Mediation marks last-ditch effort to save Hostess

    Mediation marks last-ditch effort to save Hostess
    Management at Hostess Brands and leaders of the Bakery Workers union may agree on only one thing heading into mediation Tuesday -- neither expected to be there. The results of the mediation, scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday., will determine if the company...