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  • Fire rips through Woodridge apartment building

    Fire rips through Woodridge apartment building
    A large fire severely damaged a three-story apartment building in Woodridge on Thursday, but no injuries were reported, according to fire officials. The wood-frame, brick veneer building at 7723 Woodward Ave. caught fire around 11:14 a.m., Darien-...
  • La Cañada history: Residents delivered disaster supplies to Alaska earthquake victims

    La Cañada history: Residents delivered disaster supplies to Alaska earthquake victims
    Ten Years Ago A change in weather patterns sent daytime temperatures to the 100-degree mark for a few days in late April 2004, surprising locals who had been experiencing daytime highs in the 70s. On the plus side, a Southern California Edison...
  • Fire destroys North Hollywood homeless shelter

    Fire destroys North Hollywood homeless shelter
    An overnight fire at a North Hollywood pallet yard quickly spread and destroyed an adjacent homeless shelter, displacing 21 residents, officials said Saturday. Firefighters arrived at the scene at Okote Pallets Inc. in the 13000 block of Saticoy...
  • Moving Out: The Bulkeley Mansion In West Hartford

     Moving Out: The Bulkeley Mansion In West Hartford
    The historic value of the classic European-style Georgian colonial known as the Bulkeley Mansion in West Hartford was not lost on Keith Garner when he bought the estate as a single father in 1992 for $685,000. But that's not why he bought it. "With...
  • Obama campaign veterans launch hub for charitable giving

    Obama campaign veterans launch hub for charitable giving
    Among Jason Kunesh and Dan Ratner's many duties for the 2012 Barack Obama re-election effort was a revamp of the campaign's online donation system. That's where the campaign's technologists tried to convert someone's interest in the president into cash....
  • No one hurt in Oak Park blaze affecting three homes

    No one hurt in Oak Park blaze affecting three homes
    No one was hurt but three single-family homes were damaged, one beyond repair, in a Sunday morning fire in west suburban Oak Park, officials said. Firefighters were called to the 800 block of Clinton Avenue about 4:18 a.m. Sunday after receiving a 911...
  • Red Cross assisting homeless residents displaced after shelter fire

    Red Cross assisting homeless residents displaced after shelter fire
    The American Red Cross on Sunday was assisting residents of a North Hollywood homeless shelter that was destroyed when an adjacent pallet company caught fire, officials said. A Red Cross shelter was opened at the Branford Recreation Center in Pacoima to...
  • Baltimore Office of Sustainability teaches emergency preparedness

    Baltimore Office of Sustainability teaches emergency preparedness
    Earl Johnson and his neighbors were more serious about emergency preparedness after they experienced a power outage and no running water at the same time a few years ago, he said. "We had elderly people who needed water," he said. "We went to the...
  • Slide fire surpasses 10,000 acres; could double in tough terrain

    A popular state park in Sedona, Ariz., was expected to stay closed through the holiday weekend as a wildfire plowed through a red-rock canyon a few miles north. The Slide fire burned more than 10,000 acres from Tuesday afternoon through Saturday, and...
  • Two dozen people displaced by Glen Burnie apartment fire

    Two dozen people displaced by Glen Burnie apartment fire
    No one one was injured when a three-alarm fire swept through an apartment building in Glen Burnie on Sunday afternoon, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Firefighters went to the Country Club apartments in the 7500 block of Furnace Branch Road at...
  • Bristol Plans Swim Lessons, Lifeguard Courses, Aquatic Exercises

      BRISTOL -The American Red Cross learn-to-swim program is among the classes being offered this summer at the Page Park and Rockwell Park pools, the city announced. The parks and recreation department will offer group swim lessons, private swim...