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2017 NFL draft: Here?s everything you need to know
Apr 27, 2017 4:00 pm
KEY FACTS When: Thursday through Saturday Where: Philadelphia, in a temporary theater constructed outside the famous steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art How to watch: ESPN and NFL Network. Also st...
Whicker: Oilers? Adam Larsson too slick for Ducks
Apr 27, 2017 7:24 am
ANAHEIM — In a sports kettle that boils over with stats, you warm up slowly to players like Adam Larsson. As a defenseman, he’s on the cleanup crew. He removes traffic from the fro...
Job growth to rise in Inland Empire, as it slows in Orange and Los Angeles Counties
Apr 27, 2017 7:01 am
Payrolls in Orange and Los Angeles counties will continue to expand this year and next, but at a more modest rate than before, while job creation in the Inland Empire soars. That’s the predi...
Whicker: Adam Larsson?s offensive breakout helps Oilers beat Ducks in Game 1
Apr 27, 2017 5:54 am
ANAHEIM – Adam Larsson, acquired by Edmonton in the off-season to bolster its defense, expanded his role Wednesday night. Because of that, the Oilers grabbed a 1-0 lead in the best-of-7 West...
Oilers stun Ducks with third-period flurry to take series opener, 5-3
Apr 27, 2017 5:39 am
ANAHEIM – Weeks of winning that the Ducks carried into the postseason started to trigger feelings that a long Stanley Cup playoff run might be in their future. Four goals into their net in a...
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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.