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The Ecology Center challenges chefs to create best eco-friendly appetizer
Jun 27, 2017 7:49 pm
What if you could invite Southern California chefs to a friendly competition, challenging them to see who could “create the most delicious, locally sourced, sustainable and crowd pleasing ap...
Canines test out first dog park in Yorba Linda
Jun 27, 2017 7:47 pm
Yorba Linda’s first off-leash dog park is open. A grand opening ceremony for Checkers Dog Park – the name is a reference to President Richard Nixon’s cocker spaniel &...
San Juan Capistrano?s first people were O.C.?s pioneers, as well
Jun 27, 2017 7:35 pm
The indigenous people who built San Juan Capistrano’s famous Spanish mission came to be known to history as the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians. But the tribe’s biggest vi...
Bonsignore: With no long-term contract in sight, Rams defensive back Trumaine Johnson faces make-or-break season
Jun 27, 2017 7:25 pm
As the months dragged on without the Rams and cornerback Trumaine Johnson coming to terms on a long-term contract extension, it became obvious Johnson was facing a make-or-break 2017 season to secure ...
Summer fun is heating up: Things to do in Buena Park, Fullerton and La Palma
Jun 27, 2017 7:19 pm
Summer has settled in for the season. Schools are out, the temps are up and daylight stretches late into the evening giving families more time to do something fun. Here are some of the things to do ov...
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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.