In spite of, or perhaps because of, all the cupcakes and whoopie pies, Courtney Cowan and her husband Adam Tiller opened Milk Jar Cookies this past Tuesday. Their Mid-Wilshire cookie shop offers up to 14 flavors -- all Cowan's recipes -- at a time, such as cinnamon sugar and white chocolate raspberr ... More >>
If Southern California had its own Florida -- you know, a place where all the crazy-dumb crime happens -- it would be the Inland Empire.
True to form, cops last night announced the arrest of Colin Sawyer, a 20-year-old super-tough guy whom they say stole cash from a Girl Scout cookie sale right fro ... More >>
It's Girl Scout Cookie season again, and in offices across America, helpful parents will be hawking cookies to their co-workers. Come March, you'll see the girls themselves embedded in front of local shopping centers pitching their wares.
Those Thin Mints are as tasty as the girls are adorable. Bu ... More >>
Today is National Girl Scout Cookie Day (it's also apparently National Kite Flying Day, which, given the expected thunderstorm, you may or may not want to celebrate). And if you haven't already ordered your Samoas from the co-worker who sent around his kid's cookie ordering form as if it were a rout ... More >>
Enough, Chicken Charlie. You have crossed all lines of good taste and common decency with deep-fried cereal.
Charlie Boghosian, aka Chicken Charlie, is the evil mastermind responsible for the arterial onslaught at fairs throughout Southern California over the last few years. He started with deep-fr ... More >>
The Girl Scout Cookie season is just about to start, an annual event to which some of us look forward with more anticipation and excitement than Christmas. If you were not lucky enough to have a co-worker waving around Girl Scout Cookie order forms at the office last month, and you're loathe to sca ... More >>
The neighborhood bar is a tough thing to define. Sometimes, it occupies the intersection of dive and sport. Sometimes, it's a lounge time has thankfully forgotten. When a comfortable neighborhood bar gets too crowded, it turns into a destination, overrun by scene-seekers for a spell until it can s ... More >>
A woman in Collier County in South Florida has been arrested after brutally beating her roommate in a dispute over... Thin Mints? Yes, that's right.
The most popular of all Girl Scout cookies, which we hoard in our freezer like Golem guarding his Precious, should promote honest ... More >>
Late last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that some Girl Scout councils are tightening their sashes this cookie season -- by bailing on a few peripheral varieties and cutting back on excessive packaging. Cookies sales garner the Girl Scouts of America a staggering $714 mi ... More >>
Today was Bring-Your-Kid-to-Picket Day at the WGA strike, and the three-foot-and-under marchers were in abundance proudly waving their signs. A favorite among strikers was a little cutie with a sign that read, "I'm little but I know how to share." She looked so tired from all that marching in the su ... More >>