The FDA is investigating reports of five deaths that may be linked to Monster Energy, the popular caffeine-and-taurine beverage in a big black can.A lawsuit against Corona-based Monster Beverage claims that a 14-year-old Maryland girl with a heart condition died after drinking two cans of the energy ... More >>
To celebrate the DVD release of The Walking Dead Season 2, a new food truck is rolling through the streets of London. Its specialty: brain food, of course. Masterminded by Street Kitchen chef Mark Jankel, The Gory Gourmet serves up dishes for "zombies on the go," including The Big Brain Burger ... More >>
It was early last month that Starbucks announced it was buying a San Francisco bakery in an effort to improve its food offerings. It was late last month that it said it was opening a standalone store dedicated to serving its Tazo brand of tea. This month Schultz and Co. is getting into the energy dr ... More >>
An energy drink without sugar, calories, or even caffeine? Unheard of! Yet XS Energy Drink co-owner and Laguna Beach resident David Vanderveen says he does it, in 13 flavors with a healthier approach than the Monsters and Red Bulls of the world.
Last month brought news that Sparks, the first name in alcoholic energy drinks and something I've imbibed many more times than I'd care to admit, would no longer have caffeine in them for a variety of health-related concerns that should all be obvious.But lest you think the world would go too long w ... More >>
Just before noon this morning, an earthquake rocked Southern California--Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles.
From the fifth floor of OC Weekly's Santa Ana headquarters, the 5.8** magnitude quake felt like I was standing on a rocking waterbed for at least 12 seconds. The build ... More >>