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2008-10-01 18:00:19

By Jason Pesick Fire officials want to figure out how successful they've been at spreading their fire-prevention message in recent years. They'll be surveying mountain residents from Mt. Baldy to Forest Falls through the early part of October to see if they are taking steps to protect their homes from fires. "We're trying to find out how effective our program has been thus far," said county fire spokeswoman Tracey Martinez. The county will conduct the survey with the Mountain Area...

2008-09-30 03:00:17

By Jason Pesick Fire officials want to figure out how successful they've been at spreading their fire-prevention message in recent years. They'll be surveying mountain residents from Mt. Baldy to Forest Falls through the early part of October to see if they are taking steps to protect their homes from fires. "We're trying to find out how effective our program has been thus far," said county fire spokeswoman Tracey Martinez. The county will conduct the survey with the Mountain Area...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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