| May 14, 2014
| 11:04 PM
The focal point in the battle to tame raging wildfires in San Diego County shifted late Wednesday to the San Marcos area, where hundreds of new mandatory evacuation orders were issued and firefighters were making a stand to protect hillside homes...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The flames came fast and fierce to this hilltop community near the ocean, and when the call came to evacuate, Andrew Gilmore and his father grabbed what they could — a few photo albums, some personal belongings — and sped away.
| May 16, 2014
| 9:03 PM
As weary firefighters battled stubborn brush fires for a fourth day Friday, billowing black smoke drifted northward, causing health warnings throughout much of Southern California.
By mid-afternoon, the air hanging stagnantly over Los Angeles was...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: What do you recommend for a good mascara remover? As much as I try to remove it all at the end of the day, I never seem to get it all. I use non-waterproof and use a water-based liquid remover with cotton pads. Thanks!
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The Fire Museum of Greater Chicago isn't a grandiose thing, looming over a park like the Field Museum or over Michigan Avenue like the Art Institute.
It sits in a long-retired, single-bay Chicago firehouse in the 5200 block of South Western Avenue, just...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:46 AM
As a long time resident of Harford County, I am proud of the beautiful parks and outdoor amenities that are available to the public. I enjoy hiking in the Rocks, biking with my children, play dates at Annie's Playground and running with my dog,...
| Mar 5, 2014
I'm guessing that if you call 911 to report a fire in Los Angeles, you probably wouldn't want me showing up with a hose and a helmet. But just in case I had an untapped aptitude for putting out blazes, I decided to try my hand at the sample test questions...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:21 PM
A fire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the attached garage of a house in the 200 block of Canvasback Drive in Havre de Grace Wednesday evening, according to fire officials.
The cause of the fire was attributed to a portable generator in the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I received two statement necklaces as gifts. Now I need to know how to wear them. What to pair them with? Casual and dressy looks? I love the sparkle.
— Debbie B.
Dear Debbie: I love the sparkle too! In fact, I love...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:21 PM
If you were to ask me where the worst place is to start your career as a sewer worker, I might have said behind a chili restaurant. That’s where mine started.
My career lasted only a morning, and I didn’t actually do any sewer work. That...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Mazda’s web of spider problems is growing.
In one of the stranger recalls in recent memory, Mazda is again recalling some of its cars to fix a problem with spiders getting inside and wreaking havoc.
The latest recall involves 42,000 Mazda6...