March 31, 2014 |
There will be lots of local representation in Wednesday's McDonald's All American Game for boys' and girls' in Chicago. Stanley Johnson from Santa Ana Mater Dei and Thomas Welsh from Los Angeles Loyola are playing in the boys' game. Jordin Canada from L.A. Windward and Lajahna Drummer from Long Beach Poly are playing in the girls' game. The slam dunk contest will be shown Monday at 6 p.m. (West Coast time) on ESPNU. The girls' game will be on ESPNU at 4 p.m. (West Coast time)
March 13, 2014 |
TEMPE, Ariz. - John McDonald appears to have a slight edge over Grant Green and Andrew Romine for the Angels' utility infield spot, but not because he's batting .462 (six for 13) in his first eight exhibition games. The 39-year-old veteran has made several outstanding defensive plays at second base and shortstop, and he can also play third, a position the Angels might need coverage at if they decide to pull David Freese in the late innings of close games, as the St. Louis Cardinals often did last season.
March 13, 2014 |
McDonald's is facing several lawsuits filed this week by fast food workers who accuse the burger giant of systematically stealing their wages and committing other labor violations. The suits, filed Wednesday and Thursday, are seeking class-action status. Three complaints filed in the Bay Area allege that McDonald's failed to pay employees for all hours worked, skimped on overtime wages and break time, and altered pay records. A fourth case adds similar claims to a lawsuit already pending in Los Angeles County Superior Court against McDonald's.
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March 10, 2014 |
Police in Northern California were looking Monday for a man who reached through a McDonald's drive-through window and took $200 in cash. The McDonald's in Petaluma was closed at 2 a.m. Monday and employees were cleaning another part of the restaurant when the theft occurred, KRON-TV reported. Police say surveillance photos show the man forcing his way through the drive-through window at the McDonald's at Gateway Shopping Center. He was able to force a cash register open and get away with about $200.
February 28, 2014 |
Long relationships are rare in Hollywood - except when it comes to Oscar. During Sunday's telecast of the 86th Academy Awards, McDonald's Corp. is set to make its 23rd straight appearance in Hollywood's biggest night, and American Express Co. will mark its 22nd year. J.C. Penney Co. has landed the role of leading retail advertiser every year since 2001, and, after a five-year absence, longtime advertiser Cadillac is back. And the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences renewed its vows three years ago with ABC, an arrangement that will keep the program on the network at least until 2020.
February 4, 2014 |
Chickens don't exactly have nuggets, so how does McDonald's make its popular McNuggets? In a new video, McDonald's Canada showed viewers how the sausage -- er, nuggets -- is made. The segment is part of a campaign that aims to combat attacks on McDonald's food and policies. Earlier videos from the fast-food giant show the company making a burger look delicious in advertisements and constructing a Big Mac from scratch . The chain also posted answers to questions posed on its website, including “Do you use red slime in your meat?