| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Customers who want to order books online and get them delivered that very same day now have two choices: Amazon or Google, which has teamed with Barnes & Noble.
"Starting on Thursday, book buyers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles and the San Francisco...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Thirty years ago, Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird self-published a black-and-white comic book with the unusual name "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
Only 3,000 copies were printed of the 40-page over-sized comic, but from that humble beginning rose an...
| Jul 22, 2014
Fifteen years ago in San Diego, IDW wasn’t publishing comics and Comic-Con drew about 45,000 people. How times have changed. […]...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Father's Day is Sunday and I have a huge roundup of freebies, dining deals and gifts for Dad, including $10 off at JC Penney and $20 at Macy's. Plus, you can get a free Starbucks gift card, too.
Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook;...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:50 PM
My colleague and fellow Japadog eater David Ng is reporting that Mayor Eric Garcetti is making a bid for "Star Wars" mastermind George Lucas to bring his art museum to L.A. (Apparently San Francisco and Chicago are also making bids.) To entice Lucas,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Ubisoft's bug-eyed Rabbids are about to tell TV producers in Hollywood a lot without being able to say much at all.
The animated characters that communicate in gibberish and a lot of shouting are the stars of "Rabbids Invasion," a series that has...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:23 AM
A sus 38 años y con dos mundiales a cuestas, el colombiano Andrés Escruceria es un experto en el complicado arte de completar el álbum de la Copa del Mundo de fútbol que cada cuatro años enloquece a cientos de miles de hinchas y coleccionista en todo el...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Sure, piles of new games are being unveiled at the E3 video game show in Los Angeles -- “Call of Duty” (“Advanced Warfare”), “Grand Theft Auto” (“5”) and “Lara Croft” (“Rise of the Tomb...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I have a birthday coming up.
In honor of this milestone (a lady never reveals her age), I've rounded up a list of birthday freebies from A to Z so you, too, can celebrate with free gifts from restaurants and retailers. As a bonus, you'll immediately get...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Carroll’s Best 2000
Winner - Sam's Bagels
Honorable Mention – Boulevard Bean & Bagel
Honorable Mention - Bagel Café
Winner- Heinz Bakery
Honorable Mention – Alice’s French...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Carroll’s Best 2010
Winner – Panera Bread, Eldersburg and Westminster
Honorable Mention – Sam’s Bagels, Westminster
Honorable Mention – Bagel Café, Eldersburg
| Jun 3, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 38-year-old Orland Hills woman was charged with violating an order of protection after she was apprehended outside a protected home on the 14500 block of West Avenue on May 7.
A 26-year-old Robbins...