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  • Reopening your pool after winter

    Reopening your pool after winter
    Pool owners have been itching to open their backyard oasis for months, and now that we are on the verge of taking the plunge into summer, let’s make sure you know how safely unleash pool season. Before you even take the cover off your pool, check...
  • 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 Caņada 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...
  • 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...
  • New lifeguard facility will include several upgrades

    New lifeguard facility will include several upgrades
    Laguna Beach lifeguards are making do with a temporary facility while their new $6 million headquarters is being built. Lifeguards are using a trailer on a cobblestone area near Main Beach, across from the movie theater downtown, for day-to-day...
  • Hudson Lewton Scott December 24, 1923 - January 12, 2013

    Hudson Lewton Scott December 24, 1923 - January 12, 2013
    Hudson Lewton Scott, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the age of 89. Hudson was born in Sioux City, Iowa on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1923. He was born at home during a...
  • Beyond 'Maryland's Shame'

    Beyond 'Maryland's Shame'
    Conventional wisdom indicates that a host of mental health issues will be up for discussion during the General Assembly's 2013 legislative session. This is welcome news for the one in five Marylanders living with mental illness who are struggling to...
  • Follow the 3 'P's of home renovation

    Follow the 3 'P's of home renovation
    Every home project begins with an idea and ends with the culmination of the job. In between, there are three main components of an improvement project that can mean the difference between success and frustration: Planning, permits and protection. The...
  • Editorial: Local heroes in Harford save teen's life

    Most parents live on the edge of terror. It's not noticed most of the time and for most people it doesn't interfere with leading a happy, healthy family life. It's there and it shows up when children are endangered in a way where parental intervention...