2014-09-20 18:01:39

Your dog or pet is as much a part of your family as your children, or for some of you, your dog or pet is, for all practical purposes, your child. In fact, Pet ownership in the U.S. has more than tripled from the 1970s, when approximately 67 million households had pets, to 2012, when there were 164 million owned pets. According to a Packaged Facts survey, 83% of pet...

Poke restaurant beats culinary luminaries in Yelp listHonolulu Star-AdvertiserTwo Honolulu restaurants were in the top 20, including Sushi Izakaya Gaku at No. 11 and 18th-ranked Ono Seafood at 747 Kapahulu Ave. (not to be confused with Ono Hawaiian Food at 726 Kapahulu). Other Hawaii restaurants among the Top 100 are Opal … and more …read more Source:...

Zap2it.com (blog)Just before that season premiere, during Sunday’s (March 2) Oscars, O’Neill will be rooting for “Dallas Buyers Club,” in which he portrays a Food and Drug Administration official who opposes AIDS patient Ron Woodroof’s (Matthew McConaughey) use of a …Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Seven: Dallas Buyers...

By [email protected] Just before that season premiere, during Sunday’s (March 2) Oscars, O’Neill will be rooting for “Dallas Buyers Club,” in which he portrays a Food and Drug Administration official who opposes AIDS patient Ron Woodroof’s … …read more Source: Academy Awards Blog News From Google ...

TIMEShare. Read Later. Send to Kindle. FASHION-ITALY-MOSCHINO. Tiziana Fabi / AFP / Getty Images. A model presents a creation for fashion house Moschino as part of the Milan’s Women’s fashion week Autumn/Winter 2014 collections on February 20, 2014.Katy Perry Gets Booed on the Runway at Milan Fashion Week—Watch NowE! OnlineMoschino’s Ode to Junk...

LondonistFood poverty is exacerbated in London, where a high cost of living and spiralling housing costs meet low wages and benefit caps. If anyone needs reminding why ‘all the poor people can’t just go and live somewhere else’, see our article from last year.Food bank users increase by 400% in LondonITV News all 12 news articles …read more Source:...

$15 minimum wage campaign targets Seattle fast-food chainsKOMO NewsSEATTLE – Protesters targeted 25 fast-food burger restaurants Thursday in their “boycott McPoverty” campaign for a $15 minimum wage in Seattle, urging customers not to patronize chains that pay low wages. The protesters included workers at local fast …‘McPoverty’...

Oakland LocalOakland has been at the forefront of progressive food service since the Black Panthers started the Free Breakfast for Children program in 1969. That history is one reason the city was chosen to host the fifth School Food FOCUS Conference this February … …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...

On-Demand Food Startup SpoonRocket Brings Its $6 Meals To San FranciscoTechCrunchSpoonRocket, the Y Combinator-backed startup that hopes to provide healthy, fast, and cheap meals to hungry customers, is now available in San Francisco. Or at least, part of San Francisco, for a few hours a day. The startup launched last summer in the … …read more Source:...

Science RecorderWatch nearly invincible crazy ant dominate fire ant by neutralizing its venom [VIDEO]. The researchers believe this newly found detoxification process is the result of an ancient evolutionary arms race between fire ants and crazy ants. Watch nearly invincible …Crazy Ants Detoxifies Fire Ants Poison To Compete For Food: StudyThe AlmagestCrazy ant...

The AlmagestIn a new study researchers have found the Rasberry crazy ants can also fight off its bitter rival, the fierce-stinging fire ants even though the poison of these are thrice more toxic than DDT. The study was conducted by researchers at the University of Texas.Crazy ant in chemical war against venomous Fire antThe Utah People’s PostCrazy ants use ant-idote...

News10.netRecently, the company held a social marketing effort that allowed customers to give each other digital coke bottles with words written on them, but it backfired a bit because the site would not allow users to put the word “gay” on them. They were also …Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad sparked outrage, praise on social mediaTHV 11Super Bowl advertising:...

Food marketers offer super samples before Super BowlUSA TODAYNEW YORK – A bevy of big-name marketers are banking that the way to Super Bowl fans’ hearts — and wallets — is through their stomachs. Companies such as Pizza Hut, Papa John’s, Dannon Oikos, Campbell Soup and PepsiCo.will descend upon Super …Pepsi Alters Super Bowl Strategy,...

Bleacher ReportThe Seattle Seahawks will play host to the San Francisco 49ers in what has become the best rivalry in the NFL. After both teams battled it out and split their two matchups during the regular season, the 49ers will now have to return to the site of …Why stock bulls should cheer for the San Francisco 49ersMarketWatch (blog)NFC Championship Game –...

MarketWatch (blog)If you’re a stock-market bull, you may want to pull for the San Francisco 49ers. The Super Bowl Indicator holds that any NFC team winning the Super Bowl is bullish for stocks. It’s worked 80% of the time since the Super Bowl began in 1967. But if you …San Francisco, Seattle Mayors Bet On Food, Charity For NFC Championship …CBS...

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Either San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee or Seattle Mayor Edward Murray will be shipping local food delicacies to the other after Sunday’s NFC Championship game between the 49ers and Seahawks. The traditional mayoral bet …Mayor Lee makes bet on 49ers-Seahawks gameKGO-TV all 25 news articles …read more Source: NFL...

WZZMJuice Ball 2014 Comic-Con theme benefits Kids’ Food Basket and Kitchen Sage. 8:11 AM, Jan 10, 2014 | comments ...

Washington PostKAMPALA, Uganda — A spokesman for South Sudan’s military says fighting continues in the oil-producing Unity state despite ongoing efforts by regional leaders to get both sides to agree to an immediate cease-fire. Military spokesman Col. Philip Aguer said …South Sudan rebels wary of truceBBC NewsCeasefire hope for South Sudan ?euronewsSouth...

USA TODAYThree final acts duked it out one last time Thursday night, vying to be named X Factor champ for Season 3 and to snag a $1 million recording contract with Sony Music Entertainment. Who would be crowned the winner? Would it be … Alex & Sierra — Alex …The X Factor Winner Is RevealedPeople Magazine‘The X Factor’ finale: And the...

Typhoon Haiyan has hit the Philippines so hard that the 500-mile-wide, 200 MPH winds storm has reportedly killed 10,000 people, and sent over 125,000 into shelters. The number of injured is not known, but has to top 200,000 people. You can help with relief efforts by donating to the program of your choice. The list below is from the Huffington Post, and gives a good...

The press release below announces Taste of The NFL at Blackhawk Country Club, Danville, CA, Sunday. Sip, Taste and Tailgate Like a Pro An of afternoon of football and food & wine tastings on September 29th 2013 at 12:30PM WHO: 350 Bay Area high-income sports and food enthusiasts, with older-scaling demographic 30+ in age WHAT: E&J Gallo Winery presents,...

Centerplate, one of the largest hospitality and concession companies in North America, and San Francisco’s Teamsters Local 853 recently announced the ratification of a collective bargaining agreement for 200 retail and food service employees working at AT&T Park, Candlestick, and the Cow Palace. The agreement, which extends through March 31, 2016, includes an immediate...

Paula Deen, who’s show Food Network announced it was dropping effective when it’s contract ran out next month in the wake of revelations that she used the N-word more than once with people who worked for her and over the years, appeared on The TODAY Show with Matt Lauer Wednesday morning. This blogger felt sorry for the crying Ms. Deen. My statements in...

Paula Deen has been dropped by the Smithfield Foods organization out of Virginia, and just three days from Food Network’s decision not to renew Ms. Deen’s contract with the television organization when it expires. Here’s the Zennie62 video explaining what happened: This is the simple statement that Smithfield Foods released: “Smithfield condemns...

UPDATE: Paula Deen Dropped By Smithfield Foods Paula Deen Update One. In this Paula Deen Update, reporting on the latest since The Food Network dropped her for using the N-word in working with her employees, the first real news is that there are over 260 comments and battles on this Zennie62 YouTube video-blog: And while Paula Deen’s show’s off the air, TMZ...

Paula Deen. When the Food Network celebrity chef thought it was no problem in making racist n-word fueled comments about every black person from kids to President Obama, she reportedly knew there was a risk, saying that if the media caught her, she’d be in trouble. Well, that’s what happened this week, when the same Food Network that played host to her show,...

SF Carnival 2013. It was its usual mix of girls, food, fun, dancing, and something new: dudes videobombing. I was all set to talk about how long the SF Carnival 2013 Street Festival was when three dudes came up and videobombed me – or interrupted my recording of comment to make one of their own. Fortunately, I have trained myself to expect this, and turn the camera...

SWSX kicks off today, and runs between this Friday, March 8th, and March 17th, which just happens to be St. Patty’s Day. Thus, by that last day, there’s a good chance you’re going to be already hammered, but a well-informed drunk none the less. So let’s see a highlight of what’s happening at SXSW. There’s so much going on at SWSX that...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8POhMZnb6E Seriously, this man loved Dalya Food Products so much, he bust out in song at MacWorld. It was hilarious! ...

WOW! This is great news. If you recall from a past post, City Slicker Farms, one of Oakland’s great non-profits, is having a ground breaking of its planned and now underway West Oakland Urban Farm and Park. Here’s the advisory that was sent: Groundbreaking Ceremony for Innovative West Oakland Urban Farm and Park 1.4 Acre Farm and Park Will Provide Food...

Super Bowl XLVII is just five days away. If you’re in either San Francisco or Oakland and looking for a Super Bowl Party to attend, visit the Lake Chalet in Oakland, or the Park Chalet and Beach Chalet in San Francisco. The Chalet Restaurant owners, Lara and Gar, have planned to set up 50-inch large screen televisions – five of them at the Lake Chalet,...

Just got this email from Oakland’s City Slicker Farms: Groundbreaking Ceremony for Innovative West Oakland Urban Farm and Park 1.4 Acre Farm and Park Will Provide Food and Community Resources as Vacant Industrial Lot Is Transformed into Nourishing Community Space On January 31, 2013, City Slicker Farms will present a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of...

Dolphins are animals who mean no harm and just want food, like the rest of us. So, it should come as no surprise at all that a dolphin would go after the food in the hand of what, in the most recent case, was a little girl. You don’t dangle food before a dolphin. In my video, a woman discovered that lesson the hard way. After basically toying with the creature,...

Pop-Up Foot Trucks are all the rage today, and some are (perhaps stupidly) referring to them as very much like tech startups. (And really for racial reasons: if the folks starting the pop-up food trucks were black, the people comparing them to tech startups would not be talking about them that way: truth.) But that aside, if a popular eatery can be established from...

In this Oakland News, some new places to try, and other goings on about Oakland. District Oakland is a new bar and restaurant that is the sister of District...

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