Here's a publicity stunt we can get behind: Mario Batali and his family are eating for a week on a food stamp budget--$31 a person, for the entire week. Batali is protesting budget cuts to SNAP currently pending in Congress.
People in the U.S. are buying expensive domestic wine again, according to a recent report by the research group Symphony IRI (via Orange County Register). Sales of bottles priced at $20 or more grew by 24% in the first three months of 2012. The top sellers: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Pinot ... More >>
Students cutting class is something that has existed ever since school was invented. But the Anaheim Union High School District school district is enacting a plan to get their kids in line. According to the Orange County Register, "seventh- and eighth-graders with four unexcused absences or m ... More >>
Celebrity pastor Rick Warren put out the call Wednesday on his Saddleback Church website for $900k in emergency donations to support what he describes as his national and international ministry. It was a high-tech appeal, heavily reported in the press, complete with a banner ad and a link to ... More >>
"Tiger Woods having an alleged affair?" asks the Examiner. OK, we'll be the first to say it. Tiger Woods is having an alleged affair! But is he having an actual affair? Questions remain. The Orange County Register has "Tiger Woods Mistress Pictures & Joe Namath's Dog," presumably not in the s ... More >>