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Celebrate LGBT Culture and Heritage Month in Laguna Beach on Sunday
Jun 22, 2017 7:54 pm
Laguna Beach has declared June LGBT Culture and Heritage Month. Celebrate OC Pride’s official closing events in Laguna Beach on Sunday, June 25. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with a party at ...
Authorities respond to hazmat situation at ARTIC after worker is exposed to white powder
Jun 22, 2017 7:38 pm
ANAHEIM — Authorities were called to a hazardous materials situation at ARTIC, the Anaheim transportation center, just after noon on Thursday, June 22. A worker was exposed to a white powder...
The first YouTube video posted was 18 seconds long, and more facts about YouTube during VidCon 2017
Jun 22, 2017 7:27 pm
Recent concern over hate group postings on YouTube and advertisers? concerns about being connected to those posts led Google, the video site?s parent, this week to crack down on such groups? ability t...
Segerstrom High School Graduation 2017
Jun 22, 2017 7:18 pm
Friends and family helped Segerstrom High seniors celebrate their graduation with a commencement ceremony on Wednesday, June 21 at Santa Ana Bowl.
Yorba Linda homebuying jumps 18%
Jun 22, 2017 7:00 pm
Homebuying in Yorba Linda in 2017’s first three months outpaced a countywide sales advance. How did the local residential real estate market start the year? Using CoreLogic data, we compared...
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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.