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Memorial Day

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  • U.S. drivers will spend $1.4 billion on gasoline over Memorial Day

    U.S. drivers will spend $1.4 billion on gasoline over Memorial Day
    Get ready for an expensive three-day weekend behind the wheel. The Union of Concerned Scientists says that Americans will spend about $1.4 billion on gasoline over the course of the Memorial Day holiday. Among those paying the most will be...
  • Kmart 'Ship My Pants,' 'Big Gas Savings' campaigns go viral

    Kmart 'Ship My Pants,' 'Big Gas Savings' campaigns go viral
    Kmart’s woes — sliding sales, worried investors — would make any retailer want to curse. But as it turns out, the discounter’s dirty mouth may prove to be a saving grace. The chain, which has a bit of a fuddy-duddy reputation,...
  • 'Fast & Furious 6' to leave 'The Hangover Part III' in the dust

    'Fast & Furious 6' to leave 'The Hangover Part III' in the dust
    This weekend will see one of the biggest box office face-offs of the summer as two big-budget franchises aiming to attract male moviegoers go head-to-head at the multiplex. The action-heavy "Fast & Furious 6" and the raunchy comedy "The Hangover Part...
  • [Infographic] Trivia for National Hamburger Day; name the first burger joint

    [Infographic] Trivia for National Hamburger Day; name the first burger joint
    It's National Hamburger Day! Right? The origins of this foodie holiday are hazy, and some pinpoint Hamburger Day as July 28 or Dec. 21.  But May makes much more sense. May brings Memorial Day, when celebrants sizzle patties on grills all over America. ...
  • Jonathan Gold's followers really want to go to Trois Mec

    Jonathan Gold's followers really want to go to Trois Mec
    Where do you want to go for dinner? That’s no longer just a theoretical question. Thanks to the early wish lists you created on our Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants page, we know precisely where you want to go. Big surprise – the...
  • Hulu bids are in. 'Fast & Furious' to smoke 'Hangover III.'

    Hulu bids are in. 'Fast & Furious' to smoke 'Hangover III.'
    After the coffee. Before deciding what movie not to see this weekend. The Skinny: I'm going to try to not stuff myself on "Arrested Development" this weekend. Just because Netflix is releasing all the new episodes this weekend doesn't mean I have to...
  • Travelers hit the roads and skies for Memorial Day weekend

    Travelers hit the roads and skies for Memorial Day weekend
    As people across Southern California prepare to kick off the summer travel season, transportation officials are reminding commuters to plan for traffic and to play it safe over Memorial Day weekend. Drivers getting out of town for the long weekend...
  • Boy in critical condition, pair held on suspicion of attempted murder

    Boy in critical condition, pair held on suspicion of attempted murder
    The 8-year-old boy who was found with a skull fracture, several broken ribs and burns to his body, is in critical condition, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. A Palmdale woman and her boyfriend were arrested Thursday in...
  • Battle of the Burgers 2013: Show us your Memorial Day burgers!

    Battle of the Burgers 2013: Show us your Memorial Day burgers!
    Attention, grillmasters! Fixing your special burgers this Memorial Day weekend? Take a photo and enter your recipe in our 2013 Battle of the Burgers! And while we've got your attention, may we introduce you to some competition. George Levinthal of...
  • Disneyland parks open 24 hours: Happiest All-Nighter on Earth?

    Disneyland parks open 24 hours: Happiest All-Nighter on Earth?
    The Happiest All-Nighter on Earth? Hundreds of people flocked Friday to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Friday, which opened for 24 straight hours beginning at 6 a.m. The Magic Kingdom Park in Orlando, Fla., was also opened for the...
  • Law school students sentenced in Las Vegas bird beheading

    Two UC Berkeley law school graduates accused of beheading a large exotic bird in Las Vegas entered their pleas in court this week. Three men -- the two graduates and a third-year law student -- were accused of chasing a 14-year-old helmeted guinea...