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  • ... | Photo: Anthony Citrano/Flickr/Creative Commons License If you have a house in the Wrightwood area, tucked into the stiff folds of ...
  • ... or chaparral-studded foothills merits hyperventilated commentary about its threat to civilization as we know it. Some fires are ... fire prone. They were also a lot more likely to act if their primary residence was on these forested acres than if theirs was ...
  • ... -- gets out of the car and lopes the forty yards back toward me . We're caravanning from the scene of this summer's Lake ... didn't rack up any severe injuries, a remarkable bit of news considering the Butler Fire campaign included a plane crash (the ...
  • ... Costco meatballs), despite twice being caught and released back into the wild. In its 100th entry in this year's Tournament of ... will surely be other bear encounters. For those of us who live in the wildland urban interface, it's not too late to add being ...
  • News broke today that the FlyAway bus to LAX is running a $4.6 million ... so bad? [scald=26255:kl_image_original_context]Those of you who have seen my writings on the subject before know I'm a big fan of the ... money. As it happens, LAX can't get rid of FlyAway even if it wanted to, thanks to a lawsuit settlement. In fact, the program ...
  • ... its speed, the fire raced toward the hapless men. " You could tell the progress of the fire by the screams," one observer ... can learn from this and teach up-and-coming firefighters, if there are any lessons that can be learned." Jack Ward Thomas is among ...
  • ... to use in fighting wildfires. | Photo: Coast Guard News /Flickr/Creative Commons License Old Saint Nick left two brightly ... interface. Since they cannot shut off the hoses, pull back the firefighters, and ground aerial support while the flames still ...
  • ... the lot across from our dorm window. We wondered aloud if the gas tank would explode - like you always saw in the movies - ... the LAPD ranked at the very top. The most storied push- back was NWA's 1988 hit, "Fuck the Police," but while it grabbed the biggest ...
  • ... have no memory that elephants once were bright green . [scald=34228:kl_image_original_context ... in a previous column. Left undiscussed in that commentary was the anti-Antiquities Act language that did not make it into ... its own appeal. It beguiles in another respect, too: if our 44th president acts as decisively as our 26th did, and does so by ...
  • ... a fire or any disaster is a must. There are things you could've done, things you should not have done. ... and Doug Dawirs are back home and I asked them "What did you learn from the evacuation?" ... and memorabilia of when our girls were, well, girls.DO "¢ if your car is in a garage or if you live behind an ...

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