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Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi christen new House of Blues Anaheim
Mar 1, 2017 3:55 am
Hundreds of excited fans turned out early Tuesday evening to check out the official grand opening of the House of Blues Anaheim, now located at the Anaheim GardenWalk, just down the way from its old h...
Trump sees 'new chapter of American greatness' in big speech
Mar 1, 2017 3:05 am
WASHINGTON ? Heralding a ?new chapter of American greatness,? President Donald Trump stood before Congress for the first time Tuesday night and issued a broad call for overhauling the nation?s health ...
As part of $7 billion makeover, troubled Target remodeling Orange store, opening 2 new locations
Mar 1, 2017 12:50 am
Target stores in Irvine and Orange are part of a $7 billion plan by the retailer to boost its bottom line after weak fourth-quarter earnings.
The company will remodel more than 600 of its 1,800 stores...
Teachers of the year surprised by Irvine Unified officials
Feb 28, 2017 10:22 pm
IRVINE ? The Irvine Unified School District announced its 2017 teachers of the year, surprising the winners with a celebration at their respective campuses.
A caravan of district administrators and st...
After lawsuits, controversial 25-story Museum House project in Newport Beach could be sent to voters
Feb 28, 2017 9:07 pm
NEWPORT BEACH The proposed 25-story Museum House condominium project ? one of the biggest issues in Newport Beach in recent years ? is headed back to the City Council Tuesday night after a successful ...
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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.
Install a New Bathroom Vent Fan/Light
Jan 19, 2017 3:29 am
Dear James: I want to add a bathroom vent fan with an overhead light. The window does not provide enough light. What are some tips for installing one and venting it up through the the roof? -- Kathy T...