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  • Hurricane safety, first aid tips for smartphones

    Hurricane safety, first aid tips for smartphones
    The start of hurricane season for the eastern U.S. begins June 1, FEMA says, and lasts through Nov. 30. The American Red Cross has two free phone apps for hurricanes and first aid that work on iPhones and Androids that you hopefully won't have to use,...
  • Severe weather survival tips

    Severe weather survival tips
    Over the past few years, more than 60 tornadoes have struck areas around the Commonwealth of Virginia. Don't be caught unprepared. Severe weather can damage your home and no building is indestructible by dangerous storms. Here are things you can do to...
  • Verdugo Pool opening makes a splash in Burbank

    Verdugo Pool opening makes a splash in Burbank
    Closed for renovations since 2008, Burbank finally got the keys to its new Verdugo Pool this weekend. Swimmers waited in line outside the gates on Saturday to be among the first to use the aquatic center, which features a 50-meter pool with diving...
  • Newport Folk Festival brings two-day concert to Santa Monica Pier

    The storied Newport Folk Festival, which bills itself as “the original music festival” and has delivered historic moments on the East Coast since 1959, will uproot and head west in the fall for Way Over Yonder, a new  festival taking place...
  • James Gandolfini dies of cardiac arrest; other details emerge

    Details are emerging in the sudden death of “Sopranos” actor James Gandolfini, who passed away Wednesday in Rome at the age of 51. Dr. Claudio Modini, head of the emergency department at the Policlinico Umberto I Hospital in Rome,...
  • Antique market offers discounts for a good cause

    Antique market offers discounts for a good cause
    Jay Peeters prefers not to discuss his time in the United States Army. He admits, "I've been shot at and blown up," and leaves it at that. A remnant of his 20 years of service, though, is an appreciation for the American Red Cross. While Peeters was...
  • Glennwood House nearly ready for residents

    Glennwood House nearly ready for residents
    Work crews are putting the finishing touches on Glennwood House of Laguna Beach in anticipation of its July 13 grand opening. The newly renovated 30,000-square-foot facility at 2130 S. Coast Hwy. will house 50 developmentally disabled young adults....
  • 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...
  • Around Town: Chow down and help Bolsa Chica

    Around Town: Chow down and help Bolsa Chica
      Amigos de Bolsa Chica is asking you to participate in a yummy fundraiser at Red Table Restaurant. All you have to do is eat at the venue between 11:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday and you don't even need a flier. Amigos de Bolsa Chica will get 10% of...
  • 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...
  • 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...