Chicago, Illinois - This Valentine’s Day, before planning your romantic dinner or buying roses and chocolate, think about how your choices will affect the hands that feed you.

Imperial, California - If you aren't currently in a relationship and especially if you've recently ended one you might not be looking forward to Valentine's Day. The lovey-dovey cards, heart-shaped candy boxes, sappy commercials, and made-for-TV movies can all feel like too much.

Temecula, California - A recipe that is ideal for any occasion, from weeknight meals to Sunday suppers to get-togethers with friends, can be hard to come by. Tuscan Brined Pork Chops with Salsa Verde is a near-perfect answer for all of these occasions.

San Francisco, California - Looking for a one-of-a-kind Valentine's Day gift for that cockroach in your life?  The San Francisco Zoo has just the thing- for a donation you'll be able to name a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach after him or her.

Imperial, California (BPT) - Whether you’re a hopeless romantic or you don’t believe in Cupid at all, everyone celebrates Valentine’s Day in their own special way. From a fancy date or a girls’ night in, to a festive class party with the kids, there are activities, and treats, to suit every type of Valentine’s personality out there. Which one are you?

Seattle, Washington - The New Year has brought any number of new challenges into our lives-including a law that requires the residents of Seattle to separate food waste for recycling, says the Association of Mature American Citizens.