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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMayor Bill Cervenik has spent a lifetime celebrating the Fourth of July curled up on a blanket in this city's Memorial Park beneath bursts of fireworks across a darkened Ohio sky. People have long considered the fireworks a treasure of this Cleveland...
Tags: Euclid, Robert Baker, Charity, Cleveland, Key Lime Pie
South Florida Sun-SentinelHere we go again. A two-year lull in hurricane activity was snapped Monday as Fay made brief landfall over Key West. Ominously, Fay is now threatening the Sunshine State's southwest coast much like Hurricane Charley did in 2004. That devastating...
South Florida Sun-Sentinel Travel EditorThe boat pushed away from the dock, eased past the pelican perched on a piling, and looped out into Pine Island Sound. What is it about being on water that makes you feel you're in Florida? Useppa Island swam up on our right, buff with houses reminiscent...
South Florida Sun-SentinelHere are the answers to hurricane questions submitted by Sun-Sentinel.com readers. You can submit your own question, here. Q: In order to not overload a generator, it seems necessary to keep track of how many watts your home is using. Approximately...
Tags: Weather, Weather Reports, Miramar, Trips and Vacations, Oceans
Sun-SentinelFIVE BEST TREES IRONWOOD (Exothea paniculata): This little-known tree with a nice canopy grows to about 40 to 50 feet. A native hardwood, it provides good shade and has shown it is resistant to hurricane winds. The tiny fragrant blooms and glossy...
president of the Blue Frontier Campaign (bluefront.org), and author of "Blue Frontier -- Dispatches from America's Ocean Wilderness" and "50 Ways to Save the Ocean."THE FEDERAL Emergency Management Agency said last week that it has run out of money to pay insurance claims from this year's hurricanes. Not counting Wilma, the claims top $22 billion. So you'd think the troubled agency would be eager to reduce future...
Special to The TimesTHE travel industry continues to evolve, with surprising trends popping up regularly. Here are a few new wrinkles. A travel agency in Austin, Texas, chartered a 1,400-passenger Carnival cruise ship for a nudist cruise of the Caribbean — and, to...
Home & Garden EditorWe know you'd rather forget the trauma of last year's hurricane season and pray we never have another one like it. Keep praying, and welcome to another season. This week hurricane forecaster William Gray predicted 15 named storms, including eight he...
Sun-SentinelHurricane Jeanne pushed across Florida, launching leftover storm debris, tearing apart weakened buildings, cutting power for millions, and leaving the nation's fourth most populous state dazed by relentless pounding from four hurricanes in six weeks. At...
Staff WritersAs the second hurricane in less than a month bore down on Florida last fall, a federal consultant predicted a "huge mess" that could reflect poorly on President Bush and suggested that his re-election staff be brought in to minimize any political...
Staff WriterFor two months, elected leaders from Tallahassee to Washington have demanded investigations while expressing outrage that Miami-Dade County residents may have fraudulently collected millions in Hurricane Frances aid. But no one shut off the pipeline....
Tags: Weather, Weather Reports, Labor Day, Miramar, National Security
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