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Things to do in Orange County (April 28-30)
Apr 28, 2017 7:55 am
FRIDAY, APRIL 28 America’s Family Pet Expo: The world’s largest pet and pet product expo with exhibitors like retailers, groomers, hobbyist, humane societies, rescue organ...
A former Disney Imagineer?s guide to Walt Disney World?s Main Street U.S.A.
Apr 28, 2017 7:55 am
Just like Disneyland in California, visitors to the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World get into the park via Main Street U.S.A. It’s the fade in to the rest of the park, which holds the reco...
Here?s a guide to the summer movies for 2017
Apr 28, 2017 7:34 am
Superheroes, cars, war dramas and much more are hitting theaters.
How see Stagecoach Country Musical Festival 2017 on Instagram Stories, Snapchat
Apr 28, 2017 7:17 am
Follow us as we document California's country festival.
Anti-charter bill would do nothing to help students
Apr 28, 2017 7:07 am
Dressed up in rhetoric of accountability, local control and transparency, Senate Bill 808 is little more than an attempt by California teachers unions to restrict charter schools. The bill, introduced...
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Install a New Fireplace Surround and Gas Logs
Mar 9, 2017 6:12 pm
Dear James: It's a mess carrying firewood indoors, so I want to modernize my old brick fireplace with one that uses gas logs. Are there any tips on how to do this project myself? -- Kathy H.
Select and Work with a General Contractor
Feb 23, 2017 2:52 am
Dear James: An architect is almost finished with the plans for my house. I need to select a good general contractor, but have heard of many potential problems. What is the best way to insure a good jo...
Select Room Wall Colors to Impact Room Size
Feb 16, 2017 1:51 am
Dear James: We are downsizing to a new house. We are trying to determine the best colors to paint the rooms to make it look more spacious. What do you recommend for various rooms? -- Renee K.
Install a Ceramic Tile Floor
Feb 9, 2017 3:20 am
Dear James: We have vinyl kitchen flooring which is badly worn. We think a ceramic tile floor would look good and wear well. Can this be put over any old floor and what are some installation tips? -- ...
Eliminate Drywall Shadow Lines on Walls
Feb 2, 2017 3:00 am
Dear James: I am remodeling two rooms. I hung and finished drywall in one room, but there are shadow lines at many joints. Do you have any joint finishing tips to create flat, hidden joints? -- Steve ...
Collecting Rain Water
Jan 26, 2017 4:36 am
Most local residents are grateful for the recent rains, despite the many problems that it caused, such a flooding and auto accidents.
Repair Old Wooden Windows
Jan 26, 2017 4:02 am
Dear James: The wood frame windows in my vintage house are pretty deteriorated. I want to repair them, not replace them, to maintain its character. What repairs to them can I do myself? -- Don H.