| Dec 18, 2008
| 9:28 PM
Looking to beef up your mojo this holiday season?
Burger King Corp. may have just the thing. The home of the Whopper has launched a new men's body spray called "Flame." The company describes the spray as "the scent of seduction with a hint of flame-...
| Sep 9, 2008
| 2:53 PM
A 54-year-old man says his obsessive-compulsive disorder drove him to eat 23,000 Big Macs in 36 years. Fifty-four-year-old Don Gorske says he hit the milestone last month, continuing a pleasurable obsession that began May 17, 1972 when he got his first...
| Sep 23, 2007
More than a quarter century ago, the critic Robert Hughes called the public's response to Modern art "the shock of the new." The role of art was to stimulate ideas, provoke thought, challenge ways of seeing. Today, we are experiencing a different,...
| Jul 5, 2008
riting an ode to a single food is a road studded with pitfalls. If you go too granular, your narrative is derailed by obscurity. If you're too generalist, you sink into a morass of cliche.
Which is why, with the hamburger—and there is no more...
| Apr 1, 2007
After spending a year behind bars, Shaquanda Cotton walked out of a central Texas youth prison Saturday pretty much like many 15-year-olds would: eager for a hug from her mom and pining for a Big Mac.
So McDonald's was the first stop for the soft-...
| Jul 22, 2009
INDUSTRY -- An investigation is underway after a 40-year-old woman was killed in a freak accident at a food processing plant in the City of Industry.
It happened early Tuesday at Golden State Foods, which is a major supplier for McDonald's restaurants....
| Aug 25, 2009
| 9:56 PM
So let me see if I have this right. The Dodgers are desperately holding on to what precious little is left of their once healthy nine-game lead. It's August 25, the biggest game of the year to date. The Rockies are white hot, closing to within three games...
| Mar 20, 2009
In the fight against obesity, parents are shoving vending machines out of schools and state governments are falling over each other trying to legislate trans fats out of restaurants. Hank Cardello, a former food industry executive with Coca-Cola and...
| Jul 2, 2009
When McDonald's adds a new burger to its permanent menu, our nation perks its nose because it doesn't happen often. So to call its "Angus Third Pounders" -- introduced nationwide Thursday -- the "Chinese Democracy" of cheeseburgers may verge on hyperbole,...
| Jan 13, 2010
He coached UCI basketball for 11 seasons
Bill Mulligan, 79, longtime college basketball coach in Orange County including 11 seasons at UC Irvine, died Tuesday in San Clemente of complications from pneumonia, the school announced.