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  • 04/07: New businesses

    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Orange Atempo USA LLC, import/export, 11619 Chateaubriand Ave., Orlando, 32836. Magistral Service,...
  • Man who fell through ceiling at Roxy nightclub to cop: 'What happened?'

    Man who fell through ceiling at Roxy nightclub to cop: 'What happened?'
    Lionel Richie belted, "Oh, what a feeling, when we're dancing on the ceiling," but the singer probably wasn't suggesting people take him literally. But that's what Orlando police say a Texas man did at the Roxy nightclub early Friday. Justin Ponce, 19,...
  • How to keep Artillery fungus out of garden and off your house

    Q: My friend has a very bad case of black spores all over her white siding trim and on the windows in the front of her house. What can she use to take them off the siding and windows? I know they (the spores) are caused by the mulch she has around her...
  • Property of the Week: Northwoods of Colchester

    Property of the Week: Northwoods of Colchester
    North Woods of Colchester’s newest residents Kathy Regan-Pyne and Roy Pyne didn’t really need to move to their single-floor ranch-style home. But like so many other residents, they chose to move as a lifestyle upgrade and are delighted that...
  • Installing artificial stone veneer

    DEAR TIM: I was at a spring home show and saw a few displays that featured beautiful stone. When I asked about what type of stone it was, the man said it was colored and textured concrete. I wasn't prepared for that answer! Are these products durable...
  • Aussie investors hitch ride on home building through 'secondary exposures'

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Investors wanting to profit from steadily increasing home construction in Australia without being overly exposed to the property sector's volatility are loading up "secondary exposure stocks" such as paints and building material...
  • How to incorporate color into your home's decor

    If you have not finished decorating your house in teal, stop. Clean your paintbrush. Yank that fabric out of your sewing machine. Although color palettes — for homes, especially — have included teal for years, the palette in Better Homes...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti seeks rating system for buildings' seismic safety

    Mayor Eric Garcetti wants buildings across Los Angeles to be graded for their seismic safety as part of an ambitious plan to help residents understand the earthquake risks of their office buildings and apartments. Garcetti announced what would be the...
  • Crews pour Allentown arena's concrete floor

    Crews pour Allentown arena's concrete floor
    Construction crews Friday began pouring the concrete floor that will support the ice surface at the PPL Center in downtown Allentown. Workers from D.J. Rossetti Inc. of Malta, N.Y., began pumping in 315 cubic yards of concrete to form a 6-inch-thick...
  • GCC unveils fifth donor wall

    GCC unveils fifth donor wall
    Glendale Community College officials unveiled a donor wall Monday afternoon that has already raked in $21,000 for the college’s Garfield campus that hosts continuing education and certificate programs. The wall, located in the courtyard of the...
  • It's a big task for Lucy Jones: preparing us for the Big One

    It's a big task for Lucy Jones: preparing us for the Big One
    My thinking on earthquakes goes something like this: If Lucy Jones won't do something, I won't either. She once refused to consider buying a house that was in a fault-study zone. And here's another no-no from Earthquake Lucy. "I would not live in an...