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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Helping the victims of Sandy

    I think of the devastation in New York and throughout the Northeast caused by Hurricane Sandy, and I’m reminded of a book written by Laurens Vander Post, “The Heart of the Hunter.”  It’s a story about the bushmen of the Kalahari Desert in Africa.  What’s pivotal to the story is the social order adhered to by a rather primitive culture.  Famine, pestilence and other calamities are dealt with collectively.  In their social structure, one’s tribe’s difficulty is everyone’s difficulty.  Perhaps they’re not as primitive as Western mind purports them to be.  “Am I not my brother’s keeper?” (Genesis)
  • Take steps to prepare for the next emergency

    We in La Cañada Flintridge are all too aware of the need to be prepared for many kinds of emergencies. Earthquakes, wildfires and electrical outages have all been a part of the La Cañada Flintridge experience since my family moved here 29 years ago. There...

    Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre

    Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre
    It’s not often that an artist is as involved with civic concerns as Norman Mamey. The conductor, producer and musical director has a C.V. a mile long, which includes a Grammy (for an album with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra), movie, stage and TV...

    Chef serves art salvaged from disaster

    Chef serves art salvaged from disaster
    The Southern California wildfires of 2007 and 2009 are a distant memory for most, but an organization that emerged from the devastation is alive and kicking. ART from the ashes, a Glendale-based cooperative of artists and volunteers that creates...