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  • Warm reception planned for piece of Cold Springs Bridge

    Q: PennDOT's District 5 website lists the Cold Springs Bridge as a bridge-replacement project. The bridge is located on Second Street over Spring Creek in Whitehall Township. The project status is listed as 'preliminary engineering phase,' with an...
  • Orange Crush

    Orange Crush
    Jim Trefz and Ron Fanelle have brought the orange groves and avocado trees and brilliant sunshine of California to their new home in Madison and given it all a mid-century modern flair. When the longtime California residents bought the 1,600-square-foot...
  • Challenger takes on two incumbents in Will County Dist. 11 GOP race

    Challenger takes on two incumbents in Will County Dist. 11 GOP race
    Two Will County Board incumbents are being challenged by a newcomer in the Republican primary in District 11. Board members Suzanne Hart and Chuck Maher are on the March 18 ballot with Mike Strick. The top two vote-getters will run in the general...
  • Need it clean? Apply just a little pressure

    Need it clean? Apply just a little pressure
    In the do-it-yourself world, more is usually better — the bigger drill, the mower that cuts a wider swath — but not with pressure washers. Electric models can boost household water pressure of about 50 pounds per square inch (psi) to 2,000...
  • Google, Lego bring bricks to the Web with Build With Chrome

    Google, Lego bring bricks to the Web with Build With Chrome
    Building a Lego creation is now as easy as opening your Web browser. Google and the Danish toy company have teamed up to create Build With Chrome, a website users can visit using the Chrome Web browser to build Lego models. The site can be accessed...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss earthquake safety, older concrete buildings

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss earthquake safety, older concrete buildings
    Join Times staff writer Rosanna Xia for a discussion at 9 a.m. Monday about the University of California's release of data on nearly 1,500 older concrete buildings across Los Angeles. The release of the data marks a key step in L.A.'s efforts to improve...
  • Q&A with Remodelista

    Q&A with Remodelista
    Best way to deal with a house with limited storage space: "I live in a house with limited storage space, which means I am constantly pruning my possessions. The upside is that I am forced to evaluate every purchase carefully; "Do I really need this...
  • Extra cash in city coffers being put back into community

    New locker rooms and restrooms will be built at the Corona del Mar High School pool, just one of many back-burner projects benefiting from extra city funding recently made available. The $338,000 contribution to the Newport-Mesa Unified School District,...
  • New life for skateboards

    New life for skateboards
    It used to be that when a skateboard had shredded its last empty pool or hopped its last handrail, it took a one-way trip to the great halfpipe in the sky. But thanks to a Long Beach-based company called Art of Board, there's now new life for some of...
  • Film Review: 'Concrete Clouds'

    Economic and personal crises come together in "Concrete Clouds," a respectable helming debut from editor Lee Chatametikool. Produced by some of his better-known collaborators including Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Anocha Suwichakornpong, the pic is...
  • How to install a new laminate floor in hours

    DEAR TIM: My husband wants to create a man cave for himself, and I have my eyes on a corner of our basement for a craft room. I'm not a fan of harsh concrete floors and want to install laminate flooring. I've got very little experience with all things...