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  • Commentary: From collecting shoes to saving lives

    Three and a half years ago, disaster struck Haiti. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit near Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010. More than 200,000 lives were lost. Almost 2 million people were left homeless, countless children were orphaned, buildings crumbled and a country was crippled.
  • Newport safety specialist being honored

    The White House on Tuesday will honor a member of the Newport Beach Fire Department for his efforts in preparing volunteers to help the city respond to a disaster, according to a news release. Matt Brisbois, a life safety specialist with the Fire...

    Disaster preparedness in spotlight

    Newport Beach community members gathered mid-morning Tuesday to watch a live-stream of a White House event honoring a Newport Beach Fire Department employee for his disaster-preparedness efforts. Matt Brisbois, a life safety specialist with the Fire...

    Bloodied up for disaster lesson

    Bloodied up for disaster lesson
    Blood trickles down 11-year-old Hope Martin's arm, staining her white T-shirt and streaking her leg as she bends down to tie her shoe. She turns to her classmate John Paul Bottazzi, whose arms, legs and face are covered in white body paint, to ask for...

    Mailbag: Public safety mailer is 'propaganda'

    I have to imagine there are a number of public safety employees in Newport Beach, both police and fire, who are embarrassed by the ridiculous mass mailer recently sent to residents by the Newport Beach police and firefighter associations. The mass...