Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:30:00 -0500

It really does matter who we spend our time and engage in conversation with.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:00:00 -0500

Sometimes you have to trust your gut. Online marketing is not one of those times.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:49:00 -0500

From biometric-tracking headphones to water-resistant electronic parts, we'd be into a lot of these products. Get on it, Apple.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:30:00 -0500

A company that writes and publishes books for its clients has already seen big growth.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:00:00 -0500

Be the "matchmaker" who encourages mentoring efforts at your workplace.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:49:00 -0500

The tech giant is teaming up with big-name accelerators and VC funds to help entrepreneurs 'launch, market and distribute their products.'

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:43:00 -0500

More than 7,000 campaign backers have already contributed $550,000 to the preservation project.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:30:00 -0500

Customers can complain anonymously but you have to respond publicly. Be nice and patient.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:00:00 -0500

Make sure you're taking full advantage of the professional social network.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:45:00 -0500

The Supreme Court ruling means that every company that employs workers has to revisit some policies and benefits.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:30:00 -0500

Employers don't always get a behind-the-scenes look at the goings-on within various departments and their employees, but it's time to remove the curtain.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:00:00 -0500

Simply blasting out promotional messaging will not drive sales, rather it will alienate your customers and waste your valuable time, effort and resources.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:33:00 -0500

The company is decreasing the number of emails it sends to users.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:30:00 -0500

The basic lessons we learned in physics class tell you everything you need to do to run a successful business. Hit the books.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:30:00 -0500

There are many valid definitions of EQ, but we think about it as four quadrants that look at the self and others.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:51:00 -0500

On Tuesday, Amazon proposed the standardization of UAV operations and the segregation of airspace to ensure flight safety and lay the groundwork for potential drone delivery.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:41:00 -0500

American Airlines probably thought it was making the right move when it bought seven Boeing 787 Dreamliners. After all, as I noted in my book, You Can't Order Change, the $166 million 250 to 330 seat aircraft was known for using 20% less fuel -- thus the profits from filling them [...]

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:05:00 -0500

The vision of returning to the office after vacation and the reality usually have very little in common. Here are five things you can do to avoid the post-vacation crush and hang on to that refreshed glow.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:06:00 -0500

Sweet Briar College, Gettysburg College and California State University, Fullerton take home the crown in FORBES' second annual #MyTopCollege contest.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:22:00 -0500

A long-necked marine reptile called an elasmosaur is discovered in the mountains of Alaska for the first time ever

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:17:00 -0500

China's stock market rebound of the past few weeks was a "dead cat bounce."

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:33:00 -0500

Looking for a headphone that sounds good, has noise cancelling, Bluetooth, and won’t break the bank? You’re better off hunting unicorns.

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:07:00 -0500

The Hill reported that “un production has more than doubled over the course of the Obama administration, according to a new report from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).” They note that this manufacturing boom has come “in the face of the president’s push to expand background [...]

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:40:00 -0500

She’s allowed felons to serve in municipal office; out-of-towners to serve as city alderman; many politicians to hold multiple – and conflicting – offices; a junior college to award more than $4 million in compensation to its president without a lawful board vote; and much more… Lisa Madigan – daughter of [...]

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:00:00 -0500

Google's Nexus and Samsung Galaxy devices are amongst 950 million Android phones said to contain the "worst" ever vulnerabilities for the world's most popular mobile operating system. Manufacturers have been urged to make haste in fixing the flaws, though there's little information on when users will be protected.

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 12:00:00 -0500

Back in 2004 Kara Goldin was a stay-at-home mom with three kids and another on the way when she decided she wanted to lose weight, clear up her acne and wean her family off sugary drinks. She purged her fridge of soda and juice and dropped some pomegranate seeds, raspberries, [...]

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Chaldean Loses Millions in Store Fire
By Rita Abro :: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 :: 18733 Views :: Article Rating :: Law & Order, Business & Finance

California, USA – “Everything I have worked so hard for over the past four years, I have lost in one night,” said owner Andy Kakoz.

A crowd of about 50 people gathered across the street to watch firefighters douse the flames of a million dollar discount store in Downtown El Cajon, California. At one point, water from three ladder trucks was being poured on the roof while firefighters on the ground busted windows to pour water on the flames. Firefighters from four agencies fought to bring the fire under control. Even two hours after it started, some flames were still coming of the roof.

The three-alarm fire consumed the entire store and sent firefighters to the hospital.  The blaze at Allen's Discount Store started shortly after 9 p.m., says Kakoz.  “all was normal when I closed the store at 9 p.m.”  Shortly afterward, Kakoz received a call from his alarm company that something was moving inside the store. As he was heading back to the shop, he got another call confirming the fire.

At one point, flames shot out of the roof and thick gray smoke poured out the doors of the store on Main Street, near Lincoln Avenue. Main Street was closed from Roanoke Avenue to Mollison Avenue as firefighters battled the blaze.

Mike Scott, El Cajon fire chief. expected firefighters would remain at the store all night. “There's a lot of merchandise in there,” Scott said. “It's going to take a while to put out all of the hot spots.”