Food & Drink

Ada County food service inspections July 24-30, 2018

The Central District Health Department conducts annual inspections of food service establishments in Ada County. Items listed correspond to risk factors that are most often associated with foodborne illness. Additional items are evaluated during inspection. For details, go to The Southwest District Health Department makes similar inspections in Canyon County; its records are available at


Open arms, full house

Lexie is relaxing in her mama's lap when a nurse arrives and leads them to the second floor of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and eventually to Room 16.


Ex-etiquette: Sharing a bed

Q: I'm wondering exactly how to handle this situation and I thought you might be able to help. My husband dies unexpectedly in a car accident three years ago. I have a daughter who is now 4. Since it's been just she and me, we often sleep together. It was a difficult transition for both of us when her daddy died. I've recently met someone I really like – which I thought would never happen, but it did. I'd like him to sleep over, but it's difficult to get my daughter out of my bed. What's good ex-etiquette?


Accessing ‘Pooh’

My daughter, recently moved away for a job across the country, asked me to locate a specific book from the shelf in her still intact childhood bedroom and mail it to her.

It’s a boy! San Diego Zoo welcomes baby elephant

Just before midnight on August 12 - World Elephant Day - San Diego Zoo Safari Park welcomed a new baby elephant that weighed more than 270 pounds.