As we approach the 4th of July, I'd like to remind all Angeleños that fire season is upon us and perhaps now is not the time to demonstrate your great patriotism or the gender of your new baby!
Taco Bell employees in Nashville reportedly set off a fireworks show inside the restaurant and then ran outside to watch through the window. Fortunately, they did it when no customers were inside. Unfortunately, they locked themselves out and a fire broke out. Police arrested shift leader Courtney Mayes, 25, and charged her with felony aggravated… READ THE REST
Doug Fill: "Here's a video of people being irresponsible with fireworks, set to a song about people being irresponsible with fireworks. Do the responsible thing and share it with your irresponsible friends." READ THE REST
Last night, the Los Angeles Police Department seized more than 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks and "more unstable" DIY explosives from someone's home. The LAPD bomb squad put the "improvised explosive devices" into its bomb disposal truck for a controlled detonation. Unfortunately, the entire vehicle exploded, injuring 17 people and damaging surrounding vehicles and homes.… READ THE REST
Trying to sleep during the height of the summer heat isn't always easy. If you live in a warm climate and if you have upstairs bedrooms, you know the heat rises — and while the air conditioning keeps things feeling comfortable downstairs, that isn't always the case upstairs. Once you throw some sheets and blankets… READ THE REST
No one wants to sleep on soggy, unstable, or unsafe ground when they go camping. If you've got an SUV, you're probably halfway tempted to just sleep in the vehicle sometimes, even though that kind of defeats the whole outdoor experience. However, you can still use your SUV to your advantage and craft yourself a safe,… READ THE REST
We all know the chaos that ensues when your home is suffering through Wi-Fi problems. In this day and age, you might as well just turn off the electricity. Your home basically becomes Frontier House, with everyone plunging back into a pre-internet age that feels more and more alien by the day. For homes dealing… READ THE REST