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How to Prep for San Pedro's Most Likely Natural Disasters

Earthquakes, landslides, heat waves, and droughts are some of the most likely natural disasters that can occur in the San Pedro California area. Learn more about these risks and how to prepare your home and family. ...

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Everything You Need To Know About The California Drought

In winter 2015, California experienced the biggest drought in state history. The infamous Sierra Nevada mountain range had a meager 5% of the normal snowpack - five times less than the previous record low of 25%; the...

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3 Dangers to Avoid During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year when families and friends congregate over delicious warm food, competitive football games and the joy and thankfulness for life's blessings. Unfortunately, though, Thanksgiving...

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How The Wildfires in California Affect You

There are currently four large, active fires burning in California, damaging nearly half-million acres of land, destroying some 2,000 homes and claiming seven lives. These series of fires have racked up a price tag of...

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How to Snorkel Catalina Island Safely

Though Catalina Island might be best known for its slow-paced, relaxing ambiance, it also offers several land and sea adventures. From golfing to kayaking to parasailing, the options are nearly endless. However, the...

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What to Do Before and After a House Fire

Did you know that nearly 370,000 home fires occur every year in the United States? Unfortunately, California, along with Texas and Pennsylvania, leads the nation in fire-related deaths. Before - By following these 3...

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How To Be Safe When Swimming In The Ocean

Swimming in the ocean can be invigorating, but it is also a little bit dangerous. Follow these tips to stay safe and enjoy your ocean swim. 1. Learn About Rip Currents - Powerful rip currents can quickly catch someone...

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How To Protect Your Home From Burglars

Your home is a safe haven for you and your family. Find out how to protect it from burglars below. 1. Install A Security System - Installing a security system gives you an extra layer of protection. It can help police...

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7 Boat Safety Tips

Boating is one of the best ways to enjoy beautiful surroundings, good company, and nice weather. Use the following tips to stay safe on the water: 1. Check The Weather - No fun activity is worth risking your safety....

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The Top 10 Best Cars for New Parents

For new parents, nothing is more important than making sure your child is safe. In today's fast-paced world, having the proper vehicle is essential for keeping your family happy and whole on the road. Whether you have...

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Is It Time To Replace Your Tires?

If your tires are too worn out, you are placing yourself and other drivers in serious danger. Your car could slip on icy or wet roads or you could wind up with a blowout on the freeway. Replacing your tires isn't just...

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What to Wear When Riding A Motorcycle

The sun is shining, a warm breeze is fluttering through the trees and you quickly decide: "I am going to go for a motorcycle ride." After a long, cold winter you may be especially eager to get out there, but before rev...

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Babyproofing 101

- Keeping your children safe is one of your top priorities as a parent. Your children should be especially safe in their own home, but the arrival of a new baby often means that some changes need to be made around the...

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3 Tips to Stay away from Distracted Driving

Driving when you are distracted can be very dangerous, but in the modern world, the distractions we face are countless. This might cause us to wonder if it's even possible to give our full and undivided attention to...

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Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Your Christmas tree is probably one of your most important and exciting holiday decorations. The glittering lights, smell of pine, and fun ornaments all help you bring the holiday spirit into your home. Unfortunately...

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How to Safely Deck the Roof with Christmas Lights

It's that time of year again. Time to put up the Christmas tree, work your ovens to their breaking point, buy gifts for the family and get those thousands of Christmas lights up on the house. Insurance Center Associates...

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8 Tips to Have a Safe and Memorable Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving there are more safety hazards to worry about than just cooking the turkey (although that is important, too). Here are a few tips to stay safe this year. 1. Stay in the Kitchen If you're cooking food,...

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Car Seat Safety Tips

Whether you are on your way to the grocery store, the bank, or school, be sure you and your children get there safely. Use the following tips to make sure you are using the right car seat, the right way. Do Not - 1....

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Winter Driving Tips

The coldest season of the year is on its way, and even if you live in an area where it never becomes too cold, it is important to have a firm grasp on winter driving. Because the winter season is so full of...

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Why You’re Not Washing Your Hands Enough

Flu and cold season is well on its way, and although many of us are ready to face the season head on, the basics are often the first things we forget. Washing your hands is one of the best things you can do to stay...

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7 Halloween Safety Tips

It's almost the end of October, and porches across the country are adorned with jack-o-lanterns, spider webs, and other spooky decorations, all in anticipation of a procession of trick-or-treaters. Halloween is fun and...

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Why Secondhand Smoke Is So Dangerous

We've known about the dangers of secondhand smoke for several decades now. Because of the ubiquitous anti-smoking ads you see on TV and billboards, secondhand smoke can sometimes be overlooked. It's probably a good idea...

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Skydiving, Driving, and the Importance of Seat Belts

Imagine jumping from a plane. The air is rushing past your face. You start to notice the ground and the details become more and more clear the closer you get. After losing your stomach, you may actually start to enjoy...

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The Best Cars for Young Drivers

Safety is your number one priority for your children, and when the time comes for them to learn how to drive, you want to find them a car that will keep them safe and won't break the bank. Here are a few cars the...

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2 Home Safety Devices to keep you and Your Family Safe

Sleeping comes pretty easy when you're a kid because you really don't have near as much to worry about, but when it comes to getting some shut-eye now, there can be a hundred things on your mind: What will work throw...

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Holiday Safety for Your Kids

As the Holiday season rolls around, you may find yourself preparing for the excitement of the days to come in a variety of different ways. But as you prepare for a fun and full holiday season, don't forget to keep your...

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Safe Winter Travel

Driving through the snow can be dangerous for anyone, especially people coming from warm climates to cold ones for the holidays. If this is your first winter traveling in the snow, keep these tips in mind as you brave...

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Spring Freedom: Motorcycle Safety Reminders

Spring Freedom: Motorcycle Safety Reminders Winter has been renounced and spring welcomed in. To some, this means flowers, bright colors, and cleaning schedules will soon be filling their days. To others that know...

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