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  • Angels ‘sunk’ at Dodger Stadium

     
    Los Angeles Angels batboy Roger Hailey swims through team dugout retrieving equipment after heavy rain flooded Dodger Stadium....
  • Senate approves water legislation to address drought, flooding

    Senate approves water legislation to address drought, flooding
    The state Senate approved on Wednesday a $1-billion spending plan that is billed as an emergency response to the state's drought, which has entered its fourth year with no sign of stopping.  The legislation now goes to the Assembly, which is scheduled...
  • Lake Forest College dorm-mates reunite 70 years later

    Lake Forest College dorm-mates reunite 70 years later
    The third time is the charm for the friendship of Shirley Flood Crandall, 89, and Pat Galitz Kramer, 88, both of Lake Forest. The two lived in the same dormitory (Lois Hall) at Lake Forest College during World War II, became neighbors in the 1960s and...
  • Alderman candidates square off in Des Plaines

    Candidates in Des Plaines' three contested ward races agree on how to tackle many of the big issues facing the city, whether its stopping gaming expansion that could diminish tax revenue generated by Rivers Casino or offering incentives to businesses as a...
  • What to know about buying waterfront property

    What to know about buying waterfront property
    With the promise of sweet bay breezes and lazy afternoon boat rides, the lure of owning a piece of Maryland waterfront can be strong. But making waterfront dreams a reality can be a complicated process. Smart decisions about waterfront purchases require...
  • How to protect a waterfront home from storm damage

    Most waterfront homes in Maryland come with breathtaking views. But they also come with risk during severe weather. Strong wind, rain and flooding can destroy waterfront homes inside and out if they are not protected. Matt Long, co-owner of Gate One...
  • Quarry tour shows piece of flood control system

     Quarry tour shows piece of flood control system
    Despite the bright sunny early spring day, dozens of Elmhurst residents had flooding on their minds as they queued up Saturday for bus and walking tours of portions of the Elmhurst Quarry. "The Elmhurst Quarry holds 2.7 billion gallons of stormwater and...
  • SXSW: ‘Flame in the Flood,’ ‘Jotun’ draw inspiration from history

     
    THE PLAYER Quotes from T.S Eliot and Theodore Roosevelt aren’t the texts one expects to see in the middle of […]...
  • Fire crews use 'creative tactic' to divert rising water in main break

    Fire crews use 'creative tactic' to divert rising water in main break
    A Weston neighborhood became flooded after a water main broke early Sunday, affecting about a dozen residences, according to a Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman. The water main break occurred about 1 a.m. in the 2200 block of Columbia, pushing...
  • California overhauling its tsunami evacuation scenarios

    California overhauling its tsunami evacuation scenarios
    Emergency officials will soon be able to make improved tsunami evacuation orders as California writes detailed scenario plans, state authorities said Friday. State officials realized a flaw in existing tsunami evacuation plans during the 2011 Japanese...
  • Hurricane center upgrading way it warns public

    Hurricane center upgrading way it warns public
    Not everyone faces the same hazards when a hurricane threatens. Those close to the shoreline may be vulnerable to storm surge flooding while inland areas may have to deal with torrential rains. The National Hurricane Center this year plans to...