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  • Peaker graduates basic training

    Army Pvt. Duvowel M. Peaker Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, Peaker studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness and received instruction and...
  • Newport safety specialist being honored

    The White House on Tuesday will honor a member of the Newport Beach Fire Department for his efforts in preparing volunteers to help the city respond to a disaster, according to a news release. Matt Brisbois, a life safety specialist with the Fire...
  • Launch: A Family-Friendly Trampoline Park In Hartford

    Launch: A Family-Friendly Trampoline Park In Hartford
    Parents, rejoice. A new 10,000 square-foot trampoline park in Hartford has opened so that your kids can bounce off somebody else's walls. The indoor park, called Launch, features an open-bounce court, a foam pit, two basketball hoops, a separate...
  • Top stories of 2013: Political shifts topped Burbank headlines

    Top stories of 2013: Political shifts topped Burbank headlines
    Burbank marked a busy, busy year in 2013. The City Council welcomed a new member and ushered out a five-term councilman. Many of the top positions in city government — police chief, fire chief and city manager — were either hired or had...
  • Three years after Giffords shooting, spotlight still shines on aide

    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...
  • Red Cross always needs volunteers, donors

    Red Cross always needs volunteers, donors
    The American Red Cross, Hampton Roads Chapter What is the mission of the American Red Cross? The mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the...
  • 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...
  • 'The Walking Dead' wants to brand your apocalypse survival

    'The Walking Dead' wants to brand your apocalypse survival
    The second half of "The Walking Dead's" fourth season is set to begin Feb. 9, barring any unexpected societal collapse. But AMC and "The Walking Dead" are teaming up with emergency preparedness company My Family First to put out "Walking Dead"-branded...
  • Ambulances: Basic info about a service you may take for granted

     Ambulances: Basic info about a service you may take for granted
    Few of us expect to find ourselves riding in the back of an ambulance, yet in 2012 nearly 600,000 people in Los Angeles County were transported to hospital emergency rooms. And that's just in response to 911 calls. But how does it work? Where do they...