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  • Let Iraq and Syria burn [Letter]

    Let Iraq and Syria burn [Letter]
    Your editorial on the situation in Iraq left many hard questions unanswered ("Hard choices in Iraq," June 16). Here is a suggestion: I was once a volunteer fireman who fought forest fires. After each fire was extinguished we were told that new growth...
  • Montrose SAR joins search for missing Arcadia firefighter in Los Padres National Forest

    Montrose SAR joins search for missing Arcadia firefighter in Los Padres National Forest
    Four rescuers from Montrose Search and Rescue team have joined the search in Los Padres National Forest for a missing firefighter and his dog, sheriff's officials confirmed on Thursday. Local experts are joining others from the U.S. Immigration and...
  • Mailbag: Learn the truth about housing for the homeless

      Everything I know from my 40 years as a Laguna resident and as a Friendship Shelter board member for more than 15 years was confirmed Sunday night by an episode of "60 Minutes." Anderson Cooper's piece shows dozens of communities in this country...
  • Read On: A less expensive branding campaign

    Read On: A less expensive branding campaign
    Let’s go back for a moment to November 2011. The city of Glendale had just announced a new marketing/branding campaign designed to spruce up the city’s bland ’n boring image for good. It had committed $1 million to this task and...
  • A network of biking trails winds through Lake County

    Letter to Editor This is in response to “Improved bike routes coming to Chicago suburbs” (News, May 25).  We appreciated this article bringing attention to the connection of trails and bike routes across the region. However, it failed to...
  • Piece of Mind: Mountain living was in the school's nature

    A half century ago, when the Angeles National Forest still seemed relatively undisturbed and somewhat quaint to the towns folk below, a ceremony attended by 135 people was held to dedicate the new buildings comprising Chilao Mountain School. Way up there...
  • Hawaii: Replicas of royal garb — with 250,000 feathers — go on display

    Hawaii: Replicas of royal garb — with 250,000 feathers — go on display
    As Hawaii celebrates King Kamehameha Day on Wednesday, a recently created feather cape, helmet and sash, which recall the monarch who is being honored across the state, will go on display. The featherworks were commissioned by Hawaiian Legacy...
  • Chunk of Fort Sheridan bluff collapses into lake

    Chunk of Fort Sheridan bluff collapses into lake
    The Lake County Forest Preserves received a call about a swath of the Fort Sheridan lake bluff that had collapsed into Lake Michigan after the heavy rains earlier this week. But when Jim Anderson, the forest preserves' natural resource manager,...
  • Lakefront restoration project aimed for fall 2015

    Lakefront restoration project aimed for fall 2015
    A major environmental restoration project on the lakefront around Fort Sheridan, estimated to cost about $13.6 million, could begin in the fall of 2015 after years of planning, according to local and regional officials involved with the project. As part...
  • Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park

    Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park
    A plane flew low over the marshes of Long Island Sound, and I stood at the edge of a crumbling runway wondering if the pilot might start descending, forgetting that Griswold Airport is now just a distant memory. On a warm summer morning, I stood on the...
  • Crescenta Valley emergency response times up since 2010, report shows

    Crescenta Valley emergency  response times up since 2010, report shows
    It took Crescenta Valley Station deputies an average of 10 minutes to respond to 911 calls in 2013, according to a county report aimed at increasing the numbers of people in uniform. The statistic is a marked increase from 2010, when it took 7.6 minutes...