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  • Fallen tree closes road in Roanoke

    Fallen tree closes road in Roanoke
    A busy road is closed in Roanoke because a tree fell in the road.  It fell on Brambleton Avenue in Roanoke on Thursday evening.  Police officers have blocked the road near Fishburn Park until the tree can be removed.  Drivers are asked to avoid the...
  • Drones coming to a town near you

    With a dramatic trip to Kabul, President Obama announced the beginning of the end of the war in Afghanistan. But while wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are winding down, a third war is winding up: a war conducted entirely with drones. It's a long-distance,...
  • Indiana Tree Project plants 8K trees at state forest Friday

    Indiana Tree Project plants 8K trees at state forest Friday
    Morgan-Monroe State Forest grew by 8,000 trees Friday.  The inaugural planting of the trees took place in South Central Indiana as a part of the Indiana Tree Project. The goal of the project is to plant 1 million new trees in Hoosier forests by 2016....
  • Taxpayers shouldn't have to pay to replant trees cut down for the Baltimore Grand Prix

    Timothy Wheeler's article about the tree planting efforts surrounding the Baltimore Grand Prix raises more questions than it answers ("Grand Prix trees finally getting planted — at taxpayer expense," May 7). Why is the city paying to have the...
  • Villaraigosa Seeks $78 Street Sweeping Tickets, Other Hikes

    Villaraigosa Seeks $78 Street Sweeping Tickets, Other Hikes
    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa is pursuing another big boost in parking ticket fines, leaving some of them 70% to 90% more expensive than the year he was elected -- and several times the region's inflation rate. With the latest proposed...
  • Station Fire response damaged golf course, lawsuit alleges

    Station Fire response damaged golf course, lawsuit alleges
    Add another item to the list of damages from the huge 2009 Station fire: the pumps for the golf course lakes at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club. In a lawsuit filed Monday against the federal government, the club says the pilots of firefighting...
  • A master wood carver takes another top prize

    A master wood carver takes another top prize
    I met a man named Thomas Horn who once spent 16 hours gluing strands of his own hair onto the legs and torso of a wooden tarantula, and that is far from the most extraordinary thing he's done. It wasn't 16 hours at a single sitting, mind you, but in...
  • La Cañada Country Club sues over Station Fire damages

    La Cañada Country Club sues over Station Fire damages
    The La Cañada Flintridge Country Club filed a lawsuit Monday claiming the U.S. Forest Service caused nearly $50,000 in damage to its grounds while fighting the August 2009 Station fire. Firefighting helicopters responding to the blaze drained golf course...
  • Coroner IDs Man Found Dead on Angeles Crest Highway

    Coroner IDs Man Found Dead on Angeles Crest Highway
    ALTADENA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A man whose body was found on Angeles Crest Highway Thursday morning has been identified as 35-year-old Noe Vasquez, a Los Angeles County coroner's official said. Coroners officials have not yet completed an autopsy on...
  • Possible gunshot victim on Angeles Crest, CHP closes road

    Possible gunshot victim on Angeles Crest, CHP closes road
    This post has been updated. See below. A man found dead early Thursday morning along Angeles Crest Highway just above La Cañada Flintridge suffered a possible gunshot wound, said Los Angeles County Coroner spokesman Craig Harvey. California Highway...
  • Lopes stars in win

     Lopes stars in win
    Timmy Lopes started things for Edison on Tuesday, then polished things off. Lopes, a senior, opened the scoring and took to the mound in the late stages of Edison's CIF Southern Section Division 1 wild-card baseball game against Chaparral, and his book-...