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…
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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…

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

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