Try as she might, Dorsa Parsi could not abide the scene at kid-oriented pizza chain Chuck E. Cheese’s. The Los Angeles mother thought it was too loud and grubby, and every time her daughter fell to the floor, the self-described “cleaning Nazi” shuddered. Then there was the lackluster pizza, the bête noir of health-conscious parents everywhere. What was a Generation X parent to do when hankering for a decent dinner out? Leave them at home with a sitter? Never.
Pablo Sandoval, known as “Kung Fu Panda” because of his girth, became the fourth player in Major League Baseball history to hit three home runs in a World Series game as the host San Francisco Giants won the opener 8-3 against the Detroit Tigers.
A fundraising dinner for President Barack Obama in Los Angeles tonight raised almost $15 million for his re-election campaign, according to Dreamworks Animation Skg Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Katzenberg, who helped organize the event.
A day after announcing his support for same-sex marriage, U.S. President Barack Obama shifted his campaign’s focus back to the economy in three West Coast fundraisers that included a dinner with actor George Clooney.
President Barack Obama is testing his newest appeal to wealthy backers -- his public support for gay marriage -- at three West Coast fundraisers, including dinner at the Los Angeles home of movie star George Clooney.
Front man Ian Anderson was 28 when Jethro Tull released “Too Old to Rock ’n’ Roll: Too Young to Die!” in 1976. Judging from his performance at Hong Kong’s Asia World Expo, the passing of 37 years hasn’t slowed him down much.
Oleksiy Makhmutor, a fisherman who trawls the sub-Antarctic and sells his catch to McDonald’s Corp., is joining Filet-O-Fish fans at tables across Australia as the world’s largest restaurant chain introduces diners to the folks who supply its beef, fish and buns.