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  • 1 firefighter hurt in massive San Francisco blaze

    1 firefighter hurt in massive San Francisco blaze
    One firefighter suffered burns to his face and hands while battling a massive blaze at a nine-story condominium tower still under construction Tuesday, fire officials said late in the evening. San Francisco Fire Department Deputy Chief of Operations...
  • One firefighter suffers injuries in massive S.F. blaze

    One firefighter suffers injuries in massive S.F. blaze
    SAN FRANCISCO -- One firefighter suffered burns to his face and hands while battling a massive blaze at a nine-story condominium tower still under construction Tuesday, fire officials said late in the evening. San Francisco Fire Department Deputy...
  • Ahead of 2016 election, San Diego's new mayor sidesteps party ties

    SAN DIEGO — When Councilman Kevin Faulconer raises his hand Monday and is sworn in as mayor, he will take over the final 33 months of Bob Filner's scandal-shortened tenure. But in political terms the key number is not 33, but 20, or maybe 24...
  • San Francisco firefighters mop up after massive blaze

    San Francisco firefighters continued mop-up operations Wednesday after a massive fire tore through a $227-million apartment complex under construction in the Mission Bay area. Gusty winds in the area kept firefighters busy as they try to prevent hot...
  • Sarah J. "Sally" O'Conor, retired manager

    Sarah J. "Sally" O'Conor, retired manager
    Sarah J. "Sally" O'Conor, a retired branch manager for BSI Temporaries and a former longtime Ruxton resident, died Jan. 28 of complications from a stroke at the Life Care Center of Acton in Massachusetts. She was 88. The daughter of William A. McLaren...
  • Weather Channel: Daytona 500 officials were negligent for not issuing weather warnings sooner Sunday

    Weather Channel: Daytona 500 officials were negligent for not issuing weather warnings sooner Sunday
    UPDATE: Daytona International Speedway strongly disagrees with a Weather Channel story that said the track didn’t act fast enough to warn fans about severe weather during Sunday’s Daytona 500. Read the tracks' response here. The Weather...
  • Cellphone charger sparks Santa Ana garage fire; 12 displaced

    Cellphone charger sparks Santa Ana garage fire; 12 displaced
    As a plume of smoke rose from a one-car garage in Santa Ana on Monday morning, neighbors who knew that a family lived inside rushed to pry open its door. The family of three or four people, some of them children, was able to escape by exiting through...
  • Kylie and Kendall Jenner launch new collection with Steve Madden

    Kylie and Kendall Jenner are slated to launch their new shoe and handbag collection for Madden Girl this weekend. Shoe mogul Steve Madden is also scheduled to be on hand for the launch from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Nordstrom at the Americana at...
  • REVIEW: 'The Last of the Unjust' ★★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'The Last of the Unjust' ★★&#9733 1/2
    With the groundbreaking 91/2-hour "Shoah" and similar documentaries to his credit, it would be understandable if filmmaker Claude Lanzmann felt he'd spent enough time dealing with the Holocaust. But the opposite is true, with a vengeance. At age 87,...
  • Burbank first responders compete in 'Battle of the Badges'

    Burbank first responders compete in 'Battle of the Badges'
    Dozens of city employees and local residents donated blood Tuesday at a drive hosted by the Burbank Police Department and the American Red Cross. The nonprofit collected more than 40 pints of blood from 38 donors at the "Battle of the Badges" drive,...
  • Careless smoking blamed in Pasadena fire that displaced 19

    Careless smoking blamed in Pasadena fire that displaced 19
    Careless smoking started a fire in a Pasadena apartment complex that caused more than $500,000 in damage and displaced 19 people, injuring four. Someone carelessly discarded a cigarette onto a couch on the balcony of the complex, said Lisa Derderian,...