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2008-08-25 03:00:25

By Joe Nelson SAN BERNARDINO - A plan to build nearly 1,000 tract homes, townhomes and flats on a 404-acre swath of the foothills above Cal State San Bernardino has environmentalists and hang-gliding enthusiasts worried. For 15 years, Los Angeles-based Inland Communities Corp.

2008-08-25 03:00:25

By Joe Nelson SAN BERNARDINO - A plan to build nearly 1,000 tract homes, townhomes and flats on a 404-acre swath of the foothills above Cal State San Bernardino has environmentalists and hang-gliding enthusiasts worried. For 15 years, Los Angeles-based Inland Communities Corp.

2008-08-07 03:00:18

By Stacia Glenn In the woods beside Lake Gregory, tree trunks tell a very important tale. The bark is blackened, scorched from flickering flames that moved through the forest in the fall of 2007. What is important to note, though, is what remains.

2008-08-03 03:00:13

By Stacia Glenn In the woods beside Lake Gregory, tree trunks tell a very important tale. The bark is blackened, scorched from flickering flames that moved through the forest in the fall of 2007. What is important to note, though, is what remains.

2008-07-07 21:00:14

By Robert Jablon LOS ANGELES - A wildfire threatening thousands of homes in Southern California spread slowly through scenic canyons on Saturday, straining resources as crews struggled to contain hundreds of other blazes around the state.

2008-07-07 00:00:11

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) - A wildfire threatening thousands of homes in Southern California spread slowly through scenic canyonlands Saturday, straining resources as crews struggled to contain hundreds of other blazes around the state.

2008-07-06 12:00:03

By Robert Jablon Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- A wildfire threatening thousands of homes in Southern California spread slowly through scenic canyonlands Saturday, straining resources as crews struggled to contain hundreds of other blazes around the state.

2008-07-06 09:00:03

By ROBERT JABLON By Robert Jablon The Associated Press LOS ANGELES A wildfire threatening hundreds of homes in Southern California spread slowly through scenic canyon s Saturday. The fire strained resources as crews struggled to contain hundreds of other blazes around the state.

2008-07-06 03:00:10

By Rachel Vaughan More than 500 firefighters from Yucaipa to Upland have been sent to battle hundreds of wildfires around the state. But a San Bernardino County fire official said despite the strain, he is "fairly comfortable" with his department's ability to respond to local fires.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.