| Oct 27, 2010
| 3:39 PM
The Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station went into disaster mode Thursday, if only for practice.
As part of the Great California Shakeout — with more than 7 million participants statewide, the nation's largest earthquake safety exercise — the...
| Oct 22, 2010
It is a matter of when, not if. That was the message Thursday at Providence High School in Burbank, where representatives of Chile's emergency services division joined local and state officials for a simulated earthquake response.
The drill was in...
| Nov 6, 2010
Impermanence. Though it creeps up on us silently, change has a habit of striking in the moment. Like the long-building earthquake that jolts us from sleep; or seasons that argue thunderously with wild temperature fluctuations before one relents....
| Jun 9, 2010
| 12:47 PM
Teenagers want independence and alone time. Younger kids want hands-on activities that require supervision. Toddlers and babies -- when they aren't sleeping -- want constant attention.
And parents, God bless 'em, want a little privacy and romance.
| Aug 4, 2010
| 5:39 PM
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies swarmed Memorial Park on Tuesday night, but they weren't there to give out tickets or make arrests. Instead, they joined foothill residents in presenting a united front against crime as part of the 27th annual...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 10:00 PM
Making your Home Accessible
If you've ever set up a wireless router in your home, you know the pains of setting up that WEP password and finding the correct series of numbers and letters. Cisco, the owner of the Flip and the well-known...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 1:48 PM
In case Ken Splithoff's friends are reading this, the Carpentersville, Ill., auto aficionado has a few things on his holiday wish list: remote-controlled cars, subscriptions to hot rod magazines and a coupon for a racecar driving course.
"I did that a...
| Jan 22, 2009
by Mark Silva and updated at 2:35 pm EST Obama will get his Berry. The hot news among the breaking Internet stories of the e-cycle is that President Barack Obama, who worries about getting trapped inside "the bubble'' of the......
| Dec 21, 2009
When the next generation of Sync rolls out in select 2011 model Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles, it will have a new feature, Wi-Fi capability. The interesting thing about Ford???s solution is that it uses its existing hardware with Wi-Fi......
| Jan 6, 2010
Bucking the trend of falling TV prices, Toshiba today announced a new line -- Cell TV -- with a super-fast processor now used in the Sony PS3 game console. This is the first announced use of the Cell chip in a TV. "Toshiba missed out on HD DVD -- which...
| Jan 6, 2010
Having unveiled a series of online-video set-tops at the previous few Consumer Electronics Shows, Netgear showed off a couple of technologies this morning that make online video streams look considerably better on a big TV screen. The demos involved...