| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:52 PM
President Obama hasn’t been able to do it. Republicans and Democrats have failed too. But Starbucks thinks it can put an end to the government shutdown by asking coffee- (and tea-) drinking Americans to sign a petition calling for an end to the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Cash-strapped consumers finally have some good news to toast -- perhaps with a steaming cup o' joe.
The price of coffee beans hit a four-year low on Monday.
Dry weather has improved growing conditions in Brazil, the world’s largest producer...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Revolution When a Texas Ranger (Jim...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Howard Schultz, the chairman and chief executive of Starbucks, has jumped into the shutdown/debt limit mess with an open letter to his fellow business leaders urging them to pressure politicians to end the "current stalemate" in Washington.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:14 PM
For Kate Friedricks, a Tujunga resident who grew up in Glendale and taught herself to play the ukulele as a girl, the instrument has become an addictive mode of expression that keeps her up at night playing song after song.
All it takes, she says, is...
| Oct 9, 2013
In Southern California's outer orbit, a dusty highway drive away from the L.A.'s health-obsessed celebrities and hipsters, a massive $70-million factory is preparing to churn out 140,000 gallons of premium juice a week.
The 264,000-square-foot Rancho...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Starbucks transformed coffee culture around the world. Can it do the same with tea?
The Seattle-based company on Thursday is opening Teavana Fine Teas + Tea Bar, its first ever tea house, in New York City.
Teavana Fine Teas + Tea Bar will serve tea...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
First there was the cronut craze. Then the ramen burger had Los Angeles in a hybrid food-fueled frenzy. And now there's something called an Italian burrito. And it's from a place called -- what else? -- Burrissimo.
The new fast casual Italian restaurant...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Obamacare is driving a transformation in the way pharmacies do business, so get ready.
The healthcare reform law will expand access to medical services for millions of people. That's going to place added pressure on primary healthcare providers and...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:39 PM
A favorite of raw-fish aficionados, Zo has opened its second location -- at the corner of 4th and Main streets in downtown Los Angeles.
It's the follow-up to sushi chef Keizo Seki's original Westside strip-mall location, Sushi Zo. Downtown Zo (just Zo,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:54 AM
For the second day in a row, Southern Californians were rattled by earthquakes Friday morning.
After the United States Geological Survey reported a 3.9-magnitude quake in Borrego Springs after 11 p.m. Thursday, a 2.6-magnitude temblor was registered...