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  • How to keep your pets safe in an earthquake

    How to keep your pets safe in an earthquake
    The safety of family members is the first concern for most people during and after a major earthquake. For many of us, family also means our family pets. Monday's magnitude 4.4 earthquake in Los Angeles was a good reminder to be prepared with an...
  • Early detection of mental illness is key to recovery [Letter]

    Early detection of mental illness is key to recovery [Letter]
    The Columbia Mall tragedy is heart wrenching, terrifying and incomprehensible, and so are last week's revelations about the shooter ("Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine," March 12). Here was a young man developing a serious...
  • CERT means many hands during disasters

    CERT means many hands during disasters
    A history of fires, floods and mudslides led the city of Laguna Beach to form a Disaster Preparedness Committee in 2011 and then the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in 2012. CERT is a Federal Emergency Management Agency-certified program that...
  • Epilepsy awareness growing on Peninsula

    Epilepsy awareness growing on Peninsula
    Last year there were four incidents statewide involving police mistaking epileptic seizures for aggressive behavior by individuals. Since then the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia has sent a complete law enforcement training guide, including a manual,...
  • Burglary suspect shot and killed by police at travel plaza

    Burglary suspect shot and killed by police at travel plaza
    Police shot and killed a burglary suspect Friday morning at the Maryland House Travel Plaza after a high-speed chase along I-95. Police said officers shot Rajsaun A. McCray, 29, multiple times as he drove his vehicle toward police cars blocking the...
  • Veterinarians, nurses, others sanctioned by state licensing boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (in October and November) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of...
  • Three years after Giffords shooting, spotlight still shines on aide

    TUCSON — He held her in an upright position against his chest to keep her from drowning in her own blood and applied pressure to her head wound. It was then that Daniel Hernandez Jr. remembered a television show he watched when he was 10 years...
  • Mailbag: Don't outsource Newport's lifeguards

    Private lifeguard services — are you kidding me? Why would we want to outsource lifeguards? Our lifeguard services in Newport Beach are among the best in the state ["Newport may turn to private lifeguard services," Jan. 5]. We are a water-based...
  • Military news

    AXELSON: Navy Seaman Recruit Adrian M. Axelson, son of Jessica D. and stepson of Jared M. Silberzahn of Forest Hill, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Axelson...
  • Military Service

    CARLSON: Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas R. Carlson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Carlson completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 17, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the Colby fire that has been burning above Glendora since Thursday morning did not increase in size overnight as crews took advantage of calmer winds to reinforce containment lines....