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Rams make moves on draft?s third day, pick receiver and linebacker
Apr 29, 2017 5:37 pm
The Rams were active and bold to start the third and final day of the NFL draft Saturday, as they made two trades during the fourth round and selected Texas A&M receiver Josh Reynolds and Eastern ...
Strong winds blow into Orange County
Apr 29, 2017 5:14 pm
Gusts of wind blew into Orange County Friday night, April 28 and into Saturday where they were expected to last until noon. The National Weather Service issued a high wind advisory warning that gusts ...
Firefighters battle blaze at homeless encampment near riverbed off 57 freeway
Apr 29, 2017 4:13 pm
Firefighters Saturday morning responded to a fire in the homeless encampment area off the Santa Ana River that runs parallel to the 57 freeway. The blaze was reported at about 8:40 a.m. according to t...
Marchers use Trump?s 100th day to protest climate policies
Apr 29, 2017 11:59 am
WASHINGTON - On what could be a record-hot day, tens of thousands of demonstrators are expected to assemble in Washington on Saturday. Their large-scale climate change protest will mark President Dona...
Security tight as Pope Francis celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo
Apr 29, 2017 11:26 am
Military helicopters flew overhead and police fanned out in force Saturday as Pope Francis celebrated an open-air Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community on the final day of a visit aimed at comfort...
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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.