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  • Victims Of Mexico Day Care Fire Arrive In Sacramento

    Victims Of Mexico Day Care Fire Arrive In Sacramento
    The president of Mexico has ordered an investigation into a fire at a day care center that killed 31-children. 25 other children and 5 employees were hospitalized after Friday's fire in Northern Mexico. The fire may have started at a nearby tire and car...
  • Fire Victim to Undergo Surgery at Shriners Hospital

    Fire Victim to Undergo Surgery at Shriners Hospital
    A 3-year-old boy who was badly burned in a fire that killed dozens at a Mexican day care center was scheduled to undergo several hours of skin grafting surgery, a Sacramento pediatric hospital official said Sunday. The boy was burned over about half...
  • Woman Wants To Donate Skin To Burn Victims

    Woman Wants To Donate Skin To Burn Victims
    A lot of folks have been asking how they can help the children burned in a daycare center in Hermosillo, Mexico. Some want to donate toys, others money. But an Orangevale woman said she is willing to donate the skin off her back, and then some. Like...
  • Local Car Wash Benefits Community

    Local Car Wash Benefits Community
    Neighbors team up today to help fellow neighbors of the Chestnut Street community in York today. Non-profit organization "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" held a car wash to benefit the community, such as handicapped individuals and senior citizens in the...
  • Shriners' Hospital in Galveston to Reopen Soon

    Shriners' Hospital in Galveston to Reopen Soon
    Shut down by hurricane Ike and previously in danger of closing for good, Galveston's Shriners' Hospital may soon make a surprising comeback. The hospital had been a valuable asset to our community providing free reconstruction and burn treatment to about...
  • Primary colors

    THIS JUST IN: With Iowa caucus results still ringing in the chilly air and a nation's wary eyes turning to the New Hampshire primaries, here's a political traveler's sketch of the landscape there -- with a late-breaking update. Though this story first ran...
  • Found on EBay – 1907 Shriners Convention

     
    The 1907 Shriners convention in Los Angeles inspired all sorts of commemorative trinkets. Most of the items were pins, badges, glassware and ceramics, which frequently turn up on EBay. Here’s something I’ve never seen before, a spoon that was...
  • Shrine Auditorium Burns to the Ground

     
    “Ain’t It a Grand and Glorious Feeling?” by Clare Briggs. An undated postcard of the old Shrine Auditorium. Another postcard of the original Shrine Auditorium. Jan. 12, 1920: "Shrine Auditorium, for more than 12 years an architectural and historical...
  • Med student’s goal: bike 4,020 miles, raise $40,200 for Shriners

     
    Lauren Leffler has a month off between four years of medical school and a residency. She's spending it riding her bicycle more than 130 miles a day -- and trying to raise $40,000 for charity....
  • WebClawer: Alpaca goes surfing; would-be Totos try out for 'Wizard of Oz' musical; PETA wants mothers to breastfeed to help cows; can animals commit suicide?

     
    -- Bizarre new trend: Surfing with animals. Okay, we will accept that some dogs seem to actually enjoy the sport -- but what of other species that are seemingly less suited to surfing? Like, say, an alpaca? Peruvian surfer Domingo......
  • Shag rags: New men's line mines the artist's oeuvre

     
    Shag, the Orange County artist known for his colorful paintings of midcentury Modern lifestyle – cocktail lounges, tiki bars and sleek, glass-walled homes filled with Shriners, lounge lizards and hep cats cavorting with winsome wahines, and dangerous...
  • Bye Bye Birdie auditions in Mount Dora

     
    Cleaning house on auditions today! Here's the info on auditions being held this weekend at the Icehouse Theatre in Mount Dora: The IceHouse Theatre kicks off the 2010-2011 Season with AUDITIONS for The 1960’s Rock and Roll Hit Musical Comedy BYE BYE...