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How Succulents Saved Our Home from a Wildfire

How Succulents Saved Our Home from a Wildfire

Brush fires are always a concern in communities where homes are built deep into natural habitats such as the hills surrounding Los Angeles. These areas have been plagued by fire within recent years and recently we heard that planting succulents can serve as first line of defense against a fast […]

Los Angeles Wildfires Still Raging

Los Angeles Wildfires Still Raging

The wildfires burning in the Los Angeles National Forest just north of LA continue to rage and yesterday claimed the lives of two firefighters. Two firefighters were killed when they drove off the side of a treacherous road in the Mt. Gleason area, south of Acton, around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, […]

Can You Really Use a Fire Extinguisher?

Can You Really Use a Fire Extinguisher?

Fire safety is never a laughing matter, especially during the winter months when a prevalence of candles, space heaters and other warming devices contribute to an increase in residential fires. Test your fire extinguisher savvy with the help of a guide that provides directions on usage (complete with an easy-to-remember […]

Water Your Christmas Tree

Water Your Christmas Tree

We love natural Christmas trees but everyone should remember that they need care to last as well as remain safe in your home. There is no greater danger than a tree that has dried out. Read this article from the New York Times for more information about caring for your […]

Los Angeles and Orange County Fires

Los Angeles and Orange County Fires

Photo: Ifran Khan Schwarzenegger has declared a state of emergency in LA County . The glow of the sunset is haunting. Here’s some news and emergency information. LA Times updates on the fires in Sylmar, Syra, and North San Fernando Valley. Montecito Fires Orange County Fires in Yorba Linda, Brea, […]

Five Luxury Homes Burn in Seattle

Five Luxury Homes Burn in Seattle

Regardless of the fact that the arsonist who caused this fire claims they are an ‘eco-terrorist’, this report out of Seattle is truly despicable and we hope no one is injured. Five luxury homes are currently burning in the Street of Dreams development in Woodinville, Washington just north of Seattle.