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  • Ten dead, dozens wounded in Kenya attack as British tourists flee

    Ten dead, dozens wounded in Kenya attack as British tourists flee
    Ten people died Friday when two explosions shattered a Nairobi market, even as hundreds of British tourists were evacuating the country because of warnings of an increased terror threat. Kenya's National Disaster Operation Center said 76 people were...
  • Biz News: Essentials drive helps homeless families

    Biz News: Essentials drive helps homeless families
    HomeAid Orange County, along with the Children and Families Commission of Orange County, delivered more than 1.2 million items Thursday to 17 facilities serving homeless families, according to a news release. This year's Essentials for Young Lives...
  • Top 10 for Teens: Finding a Summer Job

    Top 10 for Teens: Finding a Summer Job
        - Look everywhere; talk to everyone – Job seeking is serious, time-consuming work. Spread the message via word-of-mouth and social media that you are looking for a job - to family, teachers, friends, counselors and parents’ friends....
  • Wildfire in Sequoia National Forest grows to 2,200 acres

    A wildfire burning in the Sequoia National Forest in Kern County is expected to expand deeper into the woods Monday, its flames fueled by wind and unseasonably dry conifer trees and grass, officials said. The Shirley fire, which has burned at least 2,...
  • Family displaced by Santa Monica transformer explosion, apartment fire

    Family displaced by Santa Monica transformer explosion, apartment fire
    Three apartment units were damaged and one family was displaced after a transformer exploded and caught fire at an apartment complex in Santa Monica on Thursday evening.  The incident was reported around 10:46 p.m. at the apartment complex at 850 2nd...
  • Militants kill dozens in hours-long siege on Kenyan town

    A crowd of people gathered to watch a World Cup soccer match were among the targets of militants during a deadly five-hour siege on a small town on Kenya’s coast. Meshack Kimani said he was watching the game in a video hall in the town of...
  • Laguna house fire causes $500,000 damage

    A fire caused $500,000 in damage to a two-story house in the Arch Beach Heights neighborhood Wednesday, according to a Laguna Beach Fire Department release. Twenty-eight firefighters from Laguna and the Orange County Fire Authority knocked down the...
  • Outside Opinion: Gatorade's Twitter miscue shouldn't scare executives

    During the NBA Finals this month, a fan asked Gatorade on Twitter why its "sports science" couldn't prevent LeBron James' leg cramps. Someone in Gatorade's marketing division hastily tweeted back, "The person cramping wasn't our client. Our athletes can...
  • Kenya town attacked during World Cup screening, 50 killed

    Kenya town attacked during World Cup screening, 50 killed
    Somali-linked Islamists have killed at least 50 people in a Kenyan coastal town, executing men in front of their families and killing others who had gathered to watch World Cup soccer on television. The al Shabaab group said on Monday that its commandos...
  • Re-enactors bring Civil War alive

    Re-enactors bring Civil War alive
    Cannons will fire. Infantrymen will march. And once again, the Blue and the Gray will clash in downtown Naperville marking Civil War Days, a weekend reenactment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 and 18 at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. Adorned in...
  • Showers and storms this week

    Showers and storms this week
    Though we'll see some sun here and there, expect showers and storms throughout the week, thanks to tropical moisture flowing over the region. Rain begain moving across much of South Florida before dawn Monday and some areas have already experienced up...