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San Clemente residents say freeway widening has damaged their homes
Apr 26, 2017 7:55 pm
About three months after construction began on a $230 million widening of I-5 in front of Bill and Geraldine Babcock’s San Clemente home, they said they started noticing cracks. Their home o...
UCLA NFL draft primer: Who are the 2017 prospects?
Apr 26, 2017 7:53 pm
Here’s a look at the UCLA players whose names could be called the next few days at the NFL draft: TAKKARIST McKINLEY Position: Defensive end Year: Senior Size: 6-2, 250 pounds Possible round...
San Clemente, briefly: Pier Bowl dispute, Forster Ranch detours, San Onofre waste and more
Apr 26, 2017 7:38 pm
A plan to replace a low-profile 69-year-old fourplex with a new four-level Spanish-style duplex in San Clemente’s Pier Bowl area complies with city codes, even as it stirs oppositio...
Project Independence receives thousands for at-risk youth
Apr 26, 2017 7:30 pm
There was no lack of Irish tradition at the annual Olive Crest St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. In true St. Patrick’s Day spirit, the fundraiser took place on Friday, March 17, at th...
Ditch Stagecoach?s Mane stage for Willie Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis and these other 8 acts
Apr 26, 2017 7:20 pm
Forget about Kenny Chesney, Shania Twain and Dierks Bentley, here's who's worth seeing at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival's side stages.
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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.