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  • Glen Ellyn launches bike plan survey

    Glen Ellyn launches bike plan survey
    Philip Hackman taught his children how to ride bikes in the city of Chicago, where he was a cyclist for many years. But, he said, it has been difficult to maintain the same lifestyle since moving to the suburbs. "Since we moved here, they've biked...
  • FEMA grant to help pay for Glenview flooding project

    FEMA grant to help pay for Glenview flooding project
    Glenview recently received $2.78 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for its stormwater management project, which village officials hope to begin work on this spring. The project, which will cost about $3.71 million in all, is...
  • Lisle bouncing back from floods, mayor says

    Lisle bouncing back from floods, mayor says
    Last April's flooding, the worst on record in Lisle, set the community back, but Mayor Joseph Broda said in his annual state-of-the-city address that things are moving in the right direction. "We are on sound footing right now, but we have challenges...
  • L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings

    L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings
    Los Angeles fire officials are dramatically changing how rescuers respond to mass shootings after a gunman with a high-powered rifle mortally wounded a federal security officer in a shooting rampage last month at LAX. The new goal is to have Los Angeles...
  • Rim fire near Yosemite: Federal disaster relief funds available

    Rim fire near Yosemite: Federal disaster relief funds available
    President Obama signed a disaster declaration Friday for the state of California, making federal funds available for recovery efforts related to  the massive Rim fire near Yosemite National Park. The money is available to state and local governments and...
  • Applications for CERT training sought

    The Newport Beach Fire Department is taking applications for its spring round of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes, which start in March. CERT classes teach attendees how to respond to disasters, covering topics such as fire suppression,...
  • Chris Christie blames federal government for slow Sandy recovery

    PORT MONMOUTH, N.J. – Perhaps borrowing a bit of stagecraft from his idol,  Bruce Springsteen, Gov. Chris Christie let a 3-year-old girl ask the last question at a town hall meeting Thursday. “Our house is still broken,” said Nicole...
  • L.A. apartment tenants would pay full quake retrofit costs under plan

    L.A. apartment tenants would pay full quake retrofit costs under plan
    A Los Angeles City Council member wants to allow owners who seismically retrofit apartment buildings to pass on the costs to tenants. Councilman Bernard C. Parks said he wants the city to explore exempting these apartment owners from the city's rent-...
  • Know your rights if you're hounded by debt collectors

     
    The worst thing you can do if you get a call from a debt collector is to panic. Stand tough even if they call you a deadbeat, threaten to throw you in jail or tell you they'll rat you out......
  • State Starts To Recover After Blizzard

    While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...
  • The DP 103: Our list of 2013's newsmakers

    The DP 103: Our list of 2013's newsmakers
    1.) Tom Gazsi: Costa Mesa's police chief celebrated the 60th anniversary of his department — one he leads with a steady, capable hand, despite the tension between his officers and a majority of the City Council members. 2.) Keith Curry: The...