Lou Angeli's Blog – November 2007 Archive (3)

WTC Vets to Help Rebuild St. Bernard’s Parish, Louisiana

Newly-established emergency response team to assist Katrina’s forgotten victims.

St. Bernard Parish, LA (November 22, 2007) -- If you’re visiting the New Orleans area in early…

Added by Lou Angeli on November 23, 2007 at 9:25pm — 4 Comments

Firefighting Offers a Way Out for California's Offenders

I'm posting this story because I'm hoping to get reaction, especially from East Coast and Midwest firefighters about using prison inmates for fire-rescue work. It should prove to be controversial. I don't necessarily advocate the idea -- I only report the stories.

Generally ignored by the media is the fact that 4,000 of California's… Continue

Added by Lou Angeli on November 2, 2007 at 11:13am — No Comments

Mutual Aid: California Style

Last week I had the opportunity to cover the 2007 Firestorm from the firefighters' perspective. Over half a million acres have been burned, 3500 homes destroyed, and another 25,000 homes damaged. In all, about 30,000 firefighters from dozens of agencies fought the fires that threatened Southern California. (100…


Added by Lou Angeli on November 2, 2007 at 1:13am — 2 Comments

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