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Bankrupt Wet Seal gets $1.5 million stalking horse bid
Mar 1, 2017 7:35 pm
Bankrupt teen retailer Wet Seal has received a $1.5 million stalking horse bid, according to bankruptcy court filings.
Toronto based YM Inc. bid on the Irvine-based company?s intellectual property, wh...
A re-energized Thrice brings new material to House of Blues Anaheim
Mar 1, 2017 7:34 pm
In 2012, Irvine-based rock band Thrice played what many speculated would be its final shows at the Observatory in Santa Ana. It was a fair assumption based on various public band member reactions to t...
Newport Beach council rescinds approval of controversial Museum House after referendum
Mar 1, 2017 6:47 pm
NEWPORT BEACH The City Council voted to rescind its earlier approval of the 25-story Museum House condominium project after a contentious hearing Tuesday night.
In a packed chambers after an hour of d...
Dana Point's Festival of Whales kicks off this weekend
Mar 1, 2017 6:25 pm
DANA POINT ? For the next two weekends it is all about whales.
The Festival of Whales ? now in its 46th year ? takes places over two weekends and kicks off with a parade at 10 a.m. Saturday .
Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi christen new House of Blues Anaheim
Mar 1, 2017 2:15 pm
Hundreds of excited fans turned out early Tuesday evening to check out the official grand opening of the House of Blues Anaheim, now at the Anaheim GardenWalk, just down the way from its old home in D...
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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.
Install a New Bathroom Vent Fan/Light
Jan 19, 2017 3:29 am
Dear James: I want to add a bathroom vent fan with an overhead light. The window does not provide enough light. What are some tips for installing one and venting it up through the the roof? -- Kathy T...