| May 23, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The annual sales tax holiday on hurricane preparedness supplies will take place Saturday, May 25 to Friday, May 31.
During this seven-day period, purchases of hurricane preparedness items, including portable generators, will be exempt from the...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:18 PM
A Boy Scout troop from La Cañada Flintridge won awards at a camporee for the second year in a row.
The Rose Bowl District Camporee at Monrovia's Camp Trask feted the Troop 507 and one patrol retained the title of the Flaming Arrows. Over 300 scouts...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Kate Blevins has been waiting years to take a dip in her neighborhood pool.
One recent sunny afternoon, the 10-year Burbank resident gazed at the Olympic-sized pool and aquatic playground from the balcony of the Verdugo Aquatic Center.
| May 13, 2013
| 10:55 AM
VAUGHN: Army Reserve Pvt. Kyle L. Vaughn has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, Vaughn studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness and received...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:04 AM
WINNIE: Navy Seaman Apprentice Paul M. Winnie, son of Pamela A. and David B. Winnie of Joppa, was recently promoted to his rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Winnie received the early promotion for...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:06 PM
More than a month after the shooting rampage in Newtown, Conn., mental health professionals stated that psychological disorders often emerge before people enter high school; however, only a small percentage of students ever receives necessary intervention...
| May 25, 2013
Social media, mobile applications and the Internet served as lifelines to millions of residents in the U.S. Northeast in 2012 when superstorm Sandy knocked out power and most other lines of communication.
As hurricane season 2013 approaches, here is a...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Horrific as the crime was, the fact that a Baltimore judge last week accepted Alexander Kinyua's plea of "guilty but not criminally responsible" in connection with the brutal beating of a classmate last May doesn't come completely as a surprise....
| Dec 18, 2012
In the aftermath of last week's mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, it's natural for children all over Connecticut to be anxious and even frightened, not just about going to school but about life in general. Child guidance experts...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Ask any of the attendees of the pet first-aid and CPR class in Anne Arundel County why they would take such a course and each has the same response: Pets are like family, and you take care of family.
"You never know when you might need it," said Nicole...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 8:39 PM
A Costa Mesa resident who was active in his church and local emergency response organizations died Saturday.
Paul Letterman Hill was a member of the Costa Mesa Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), an official city volunteer through the Mesa...