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Former Sbarro CEO tapped to lead Irvine-based AquaBall
Apr 24, 2017 7:01 am
A roundup of movers and shakers, new ventures, good works and upcoming events for April 24.
Upcoming Children?s Business Fair will feature wee entrepreneurs
Apr 24, 2017 7:01 am
The Orange County Rescue Mission will host its second annual ?OC Children?s Business Fair? from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at the Rescue Mission?s Village of Hope in Tustin.
Whicker: Ducks? Jakob Silfverberg has found gold in playoffs before
Apr 24, 2017 5:46 am
ANAHEIM — Jakob Silfverberg’s hometown is Gavle, Sweden, which has a river running through it. People with permits can catch salmon, right downtown. You don’t see that ev...
Dapper Day for Spring 2017 means dressing up to visit Disneyland
Apr 24, 2017 5:32 am
Dressing up to visit Disneyland is in vogue again, at least twice a year for Dapper Day. Back in 2011, Justin Jorgensen of Burbank decided it was time to create a reason to dress up to visit Disneylan...
Five south county students medal at taekwondo high school championships
Apr 24, 2017 5:14 am
Five Orange County students medaled at the National Collegiate Taekwondo Association (NCTA) High School Championships on Saturday, April 1 at the RIMAC Arena at the University of California, San Diego...
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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.