Kids these days! Who can tell what they want? Nation's Restaurant News, that's who.
The industry magazine, which, to be fair (or actually to be really, really condescending but still accurate), mainly caters to the owners of Applebee's somewhere in rural Ohio, has published a story about the 7 ways ... More >>
Chocolate has been called everything from an aphrodisiac to an addiction, but could it actually be medicinal? Two new cocoa studies say yes.
The first study, published in the journal Hypertension on August 14, looked at how flavanol-packed cocoa affected elderly patients with mild cognitive impair ... More >>
Not only can coffee keep you more awake and alert during the day, it may keep your brain functioning longer over your entire life (which it might also prolong, as we reported earlier).
New research suggests that drinking about three cups of coffee per day might stave off Alzheimer's in older adults ... More >>
Do Los Angeles police officers need sensitivity training for talking with elderly citizens? According to longtime Los Angeles Wave columnist Betty Pleasant, the answer is a resounding "yes!"
Pleasant, whom we love for her pull-no-punches journalism, complains in a May 2 column that while the LAPD h ... More >>
From the annals of chutzpah, we have news today that entertainer Pat Boone has bestowed the coveted "Guardian of Seniors' Rights award" on Craig Huey, the Tea Party candidate in next Tuesday's Congressional election.This is the same Craig Huey who makes his living by targeting direct-mail solicit ... More >>
One of our favorite artists just announced that he is releasing one of our favorite songs as a $2 iPhone app allowing fans to make their own remixes.
David Bowie (or whoever handles his business this days--he hasn't been since in public in a long while and there are some wacky conspiracy the ... More >>
The National Weather Service is warning Angelenos to expect "hazardous heat," with temps in the 100s inland and in the Valleys.
The city of Los Angeles is doing its part -- encouraging folks who need respite from the hot weather Monday to take shelter in "cooling centers" that include "Seni ... More >>
Rich pensioners? Most of them aren't. The talk of bloated public employee pensions is everywhere, both here and nationally, not least because of the salary scandal in the city of Bell, where the recently retired city manager Robert Rizzo is set to take home millions of dollars during his...go ... More >>
So the city sends out a press release today with a heat wave notice, warning residents of temperatures downtown in the mid 90s, up to 106 in the valley and up to 110 in the mountains. (Given that we were told that East Coast snowstorms "proved" global warming is a myth earlier this year by ... More >>
In response to a summer heat wave that has seen temperatures above the hundred-degree mark in the San Fernando Valley, the city of Los Angeles on Thursday announced it's opening "cooling centers" on the weekend.
The centers will include libraries, senior citizens' facilities and park-and-rec ... More >>
Councilman Bill Rosendahl.A massive Westside development will have to downsize in order to get city approval, City Councilman Bill Rosendahl told LA Weekly Thursday.
After Westside community members expressed concern about the proposed Bundy Village's 21,000-car-a-day impact on West L.A. tra ... More >>
A 60-year-old man was killed after getting into a fight at a senior center in Pacoima.
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Paramedics found Fidel Toro June 8 on the ground inside the Alicia Broadous-Duncan Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 11300 Glenoaks Boulevard. He was transported to a local hospital where he died ... More >>
Dodgers Offer Stimulus Package to Manny Club owner Frank McCourt is offering the Scott Boras-repped Manny Ramirez a $45 million deal over two years. L.A. TimesShowdown on Sunset Drive Nadya Suleman's Whittier neighbors are fed up with the invasion of their street by cigarette-butt-flicking paparazzi ... More >>