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Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary cities must end
Mar 27, 2017 7:14 pm
The Trump administration is continuing its tough talk against ?sanctuary cities,? which shelter people living in the country illegally by refusing to help the federal government enforce immigration la...
Raiders get NFL approval to move to Las Vegas
Mar 27, 2017 6:59 pm
PHOENIX - The Oakland Raiders are on their way to Las Vegas.
And the National Football League is firmly behind it.
In a swift, sweeping vote Monday, the NFL?s 32 owners voted 31-1 to grant the Raiders...
Pimco paying $81 million to settle suit with Bill Gross, its former co-founder
Mar 27, 2017 5:25 pm
Bill Gross and Pacific Investment Management Co. of Newport Beach have settled a breach of contract suit the money manager filed in 2015, a year after he was ousted from the firm he co-founded.
Why Orange County homes cost triple the national norm
Mar 27, 2017 2:36 pm
Last year, you could buy one typical Orange County single-family home or get one home each in, say, Las Vegas, Minneapolis and Richmond, Va.
Or one each in Phoenix, Chicago and Durham, N.C. Pick any t...
Violent weekend in Orange County punctuated with double-shooting in Santa Ana
Mar 27, 2017 2:32 pm
SANTA ANA ? Two men were in critical condition Monday morning after being shot in the 2500 block of South Bristol Street around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, police said.
One of the m...
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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.