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  • Pool chemical accidents can be avoided [Letter]

    We were saddened to hear of the accidental exposure of YMCA campers to excessive levels of pool chemicals at Camp Letts in Edgewater ("Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool," July 9). With proper pool design, operation and maintenance, this...
  • Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times

    Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times
    With smoky barbecue scent filling the air and '80s hip-hop thumping from a speaker, two inner-city teens led their teams up and down the forest preserve field in a friendly but spirited game of pickup football. Alex, 18 and wiry, weaves across the...
  • Faith leaders show the right response to migrant children

    The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Friday, July 25: They are running to America, these thousands of children from Central America, not to sell drugs or steal or any of the other things some in the United States assume,...
  • 818 Roundup: 5 Freeway closures; Glendale man suspected of breaking into home

    818 Roundup: 5 Freeway closures; Glendale man suspected of breaking into home
    Good morning, 818 readers. The high in Glendale on Tuesday, July 15 is 86 and low is 66, according to National Weather Service experts.  Your top news headlines: - Anticipate another round of closures this week on the Golden State (5) Freeway as...
  • Arizona politician, protesters mistake YMCA campers for immigrants

    Arizona politician, protesters mistake YMCA campers for immigrants
    A would-be congressman joined protesters in Oracle, Ariz., to object to housing some Central American immigrant children at a local academy. But when all was said and done, he might have been better off staying home.  Protesters on both sides of the...
  • La Grange Park District hires help to sell land

    La Grange Park District hires help to sell land
    The Park District of La Grange has hired a real estate consultant — a former park district board member — to help navigate the potential sale of a nearly three-acre piece of Gordon Park. Bradley Belcaster was hired to help with...
  • YMCA of the Foothills offers free water safety class

    One in five people who die from drowning are under 14, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To prevent that statistic from becoming fact in the local community, YMCA of the Foothills is hosting a free summer water-safety class...
  • Enrique's Journey | Chapter One: Notes About Sources

    Sonia Nazario, the writer, found Enrique in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, in May 2000. She and Don Bartletti, the photographer, spent two weeks with him there and rejoined him at the end of his journey in North Carolina. Then, based on Nazario's extensive...
  • Arizona politician mistakes campers for migrant children

    Arizona politician mistakes campers for migrant children
    An Arizona congressional candidate at a protest mistook a busload of YMCA campers for undocumented immigrant children on Tuesday, according to a report on The ArizonaRepublic website, azcentral.com. Adam Kwasman, a Republican state representative who...
  • Crescenta-Cañada YMCA offers art and piano classes

    Expanding upon its role as a purveyor of health and fitness, the Crescenta-Cañada Y is now encouraging youth to explore their creative potential by offering a series of art and piano classes this summer. Currently, art sessions run July 21 through Aug....
  • Former Leader columnist dies

    Former Leader columnist dies
    Walter Avery Meares Jr., a former Burbank Leader columnist who wrote about city issues during the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away peacefully in his Burbank home on July 9. He was 87. He wrote a column for more than five years covering everything...