If you spent much time on Facebook over the weekend and have any "friends" from Los Angeles, you were likely peppered with posts and pictures about Dumb Starbucks. A coffee shop bearing the corporate java giant's logo, prefixed with the word "dumb," opened in Los Feliz, giving away free coffee and s ... More >>
If you're a fan of Sriracha, you've undoubtedly heard of the trouble surrounding the California plant that produces the sauce. For those of you who have had your head in a bowl of pho the past few weeks, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ordered a plant that makes the hot sauce be partially ... More >>
Prosecutors team with debt collectors to terrorize consumers in ways both highly profitable and usually illegal.
Pete Snyder knows a little bit about food-borne illness. In addition to earning a doctorate in Food Science and Safety, he owns his own company that helps retail food operations improve their safety. NBC featured him in the report that uncovered Dallas' failed code compliance system. He's the one th ... More >>
And a little movie about the Mustangs' downfall isn't hurting either.
"Fifteen years ago, people were saying 'what the heck's a pixie tangerine?'" says Robert Schueller, spokesman for Melissa's Produce, a specialty citrus distributor. According to Schueller, most tangerine fans now know the answer to that question -- and he anticipates a newer tangerine variet ... More >>
It's not one of your more dramatic, studio-pitch press releases from the U.S. Attorney's Office; it's no Freddy Lee Foots armored-car narrative, that's for sure. Still, I did think today's missive from The Man -- concerning a big Ecstasy bust involving 13 folks from Dallas, Plano, Euless, Arlington, ... More >>
While the Holy Land Foundation trial focuses attention on the role, if any, the Dallas-based charity had in financing Hamas, another Dallas-based charity has quietly dropped its lawsuit against author and former Bush administration official Matthew Levitt and his publisher over similar allegations. ... More >>
Cashing in on the adoption biz is easy in Texas, where lax rules let almost anyone play. Take Jennalee Ryan, for instance...
We spent the better part of Tuesday trying to find a copy of Vincent Bugliosi's book-exercise equipment Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which has gotten more press in recent days than Monica Goodling and the man or woman who won American Idol. (Shhh, don't tell me ... More >>
Lane Garrison, star of Prison Break -- and, yeah, we doubt he'll need to be reminded of the irony. Dallas' Lane Garrison coulda been somebody; the guy was on Prison Break, after all. Turns out, he's just gonna wind up in prison, most likely: Today, he pleaded guilty in Los Angeles County Superior Co ... More >>
Crime doesn't pay? Tell that to truck cargo thieves.
With the arrest of skinhead Jesse Chaddock, rumors abound about thestate and safety of Deep Ellum
Larry Wansley--former Marine, cop and FBI agent--has his biggest task ahead of him: making American Airlines safe from terrorism
High-profile P.I. Bill Dear believes he knows who killed Nicole Simpson. It's not who you think.