Del Taco Corp.With the further expansion of Chick-fil-A in Los Angeles, the recent announcement of Papaya King coming to Hollywood and the arrival of Australia's Oporto to the Southland, we at Squid Ink thought it was an opportune time for a trip down memory lane. Here, in no particular orde ... More >>
He-e-e-r-re's Eddie! Ed McMahon, the sidekick's sidekick, who for 30 years suffered and shone as Johnny Carson's foil, straight man and MC, has died of undisclosed causes at the age of 86. L.A. TimesSheriff Stops DNA Search Blaming budget woes, L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca has halted his department' ... More >>
Ed McMahon, who died today at the age of 86, had the least enviable job in comedy, that
of a television host's sidekick. Playing Dr. Watson to Johnny Carson's
Sherlock Holmes, McMahon was both a reliable patsy and convincing
straight man -- the clown who brought a bumbling bonhomie to the Tonight Sh ... More >>
Sheriff Lowered Bar to Raise Ranks The L.A. County Sheriff's Department loosened hiring practices in order to meet recruiting goals, charges a report by the Office of Independent Review. L.A. TimesWorkers Protest Postal Ax About four dozen union postal workers rallied outside the Industry Processing ... More >>
News just came in that toxicologist Bruce Kelman, targeted by people who have an almost religious, misguided fear of common household mold, has prevailed in a key case against Mold Queen Sharon Kramer.
Kelman emails the Weekly: "Kramer was found guilty of libeling me."
Their bitter battle was det ... More >>
It's been unsettling to watch the massive layoffs at the LA Times and Daily News, but when you read a sanitized story like today's Los Angeles Times California section report on The Donald's effort to save Johnny Carson sidekick Ed McMahon from foreclosure, it's a reminder that newspapers have a fat ... More >>