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  • Sales tax holiday on hurricane supplies begins Saturday

    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...
  • Along the Scouting Trails

    Along the Scouting Trails
    A Boy Scout troop from La CaƱada 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...
  • After multiple delays, long awaited remodel of Verdugo Aquatic Center nearly done

    After multiple delays, long awaited remodel of Verdugo Aquatic Center nearly done
    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. PHOTOS: Remodeled...
  • Military service

    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...
  • Winnie promoted to Seaman Apprentice

    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...
  • Op-ed: The importance of mental health in schools

    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...
  • Websites, apps to help you through hurricane season

    Websites, apps to help you through hurricane season
    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...
  • Unquiet minds

    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....
  • How To Help Kids Deal With Trauma Of Newtown Shootings

    How To Help Kids Deal With Trauma Of Newtown Shootings
    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...
  • Anne Arundel recreation center offers CPR for pets

    Anne Arundel recreation center offers CPR for pets
    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...
  • CERT member, church president dies at 76

    CERT member, church president dies at 76
    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...