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AMC is not happy about MoviePass’ $9.95-a-month movie-going pass

By Seung Lee slee@ bayareanewsgroup.com|

Aldi to open store soon in Hesperia

Aldi will arrive in the high desert next month. The discount grocery chain will celebrate the grand opening of its Hesperia store with a ribbon-cutting at 8:25 a.m., Sept. 14. Following Aldi tradition, there will be a Golden Ticket giveawa...

By Fielding Buck|

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  • Hacking

    HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts for ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘John Oliver’

    NEW YORK (AP) — HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. The hacking group OurMine on Wednesday night took over several of HBO’s Twitter accounts, including ones for “Game of Thrones” and John Oliver’s show. The group posted that “we are just testing your security” and asked HBO to contact it for an upgrade. HBO said in a statement Thursday that...

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  • Fast food restaurant operators

    Taco Bell’s Naked Egg Taco has unusual ‘shell’

    Taco Bell should have named its latest taco invention the Unicorn Taco because a fried egg shaped like a taco shell looks like a mythical fast food creature. You have to see it to believe it. Irvine-based Taco Bell, which knows no boundaries when it comes to creating bizarre food mashups, is adding the Naked Egg Taco to its morning breakfast lineup Aug. 31. It’s a breakfast riff on the wildly popular Naked Chicken Chalupa. The culinary magicians inside Taco Bell’s...

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  • Fast food restaurant operators

    Lawsuit claims rodent was baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping in her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent. Ellen Manfalouti sued in Bucks County Court over the tiny rodent she claims was baked into the bottom bun of her chicken sandwich. The 46-year-old tells The Philadelphia Inquirer her co-worker picked up the sandwich at a Langhorne restaurant in November. The two started to eat when she “felt something...

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  • Space launch industry

    SpaceX launches successful 12th International Space Station resupply mission

    Hundreds of global scientific experiments blasted off Monday from Kennedy Space Center on the nose of a Falcon 9 rocket built by Hawthorne-based SpaceX. The launch at 9:31 a.m. PDT was Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s 12th International Space Station resupply mission for NASA, and its third this year. The first-stage rocket booster returned to Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station minutes after...

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  • Fast food restaurant operators

    Franchisee finds a way get Rally’s fast food to San Bernardino even faster

    SAN BERNARDINO >> Malik Hashim has a new San Bernardino restaurant under construction. When he wants to visit it, he goes to Los Angeles. Hashim is a franchisee of Checkers & Rally’s, a quick service chain with more than 800 restaurants serving burgers, chicken wings and seasoned fries. In November, the Tampa company announced a strategy to give franchisees the option of prefabricated modular buildings as well as traditional builds. Hashim took the modular...

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  • Beer

    Hangar 24 becomes official beer of Citizens arena in Ontario

    Hangar 24 is now the “official craft beer” of Citizens Business Bank Arena, the Redlands brewery announced Monday. Hangar 24 will be a visible presence in the arena and support it at community events, according to a news release. The partnership begins immediately. Brews such as Orange Wheat, Betty IPA and 24 Blonde Ale will also be “a familiar sight” at the arena, and presumably a familiar taste as well. Both Hangar 24 and the arena opened in...

    Fielding Buck
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  • Restaurant operators

    Upland’s Buffalo Inn saved from auction block, future still uncertain

    UPLAND >> Longtime patrons of the Buffalo Inn might be pleased to know the shuttered restaurant wasn’t auctioned off as originally planned. The Buffalo Inn was set to be sold Aug. 7 in an online auction by the San Bernardino County Tax Collector’s office along with more than 1,000 other tax-defaulted properties. Richard Rinard said he still owns the...

    Liset Márquez
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  • Workplace culture

    One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening

    WASHINGTON — The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of California Los Angeles. Among the findings: — Nearly one in five workers — a share the study calls “disturbingly high” — say they face a hostile or threatening environment at work, which can include sexual harassment and bullying. Workers...

    By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer|

  • Community

    San Bernardino County supervisor, chamber president to meet with residents in Crestline

    San Bernardino County Supervisor Janice Rutherford and Crestline/Lake Gregory Chamber of Commerce President Louis Boehle invite residents to join them for breakfast and conversation Friday morning in Crestline. The event will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Thousand Pines Camp, 359 Thousand Pines Road. Guests who want breakfast, which is $15, are asked to pay the vendor at the door. For information, call 909-387-4833.

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  • Space launch industry

    SpaceX ready to blast wide array of tech-savvy science to space station Monday

    A new generation of scientific investigations sparked by modern technological breakthroughs will be launched to the International Space Station inside a SpaceX rocket on Monday. And the diversity among the hundreds of research projects studied by scientists around the world is mind-boggling. Various live plant roots on board will be studied to learn why they grow differently in space, alongside a similar investigation of...

    Sandy Mazza
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