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  • Smog-busting roof tiles could clean tons of pollution, study says

    Smog-busting roof tiles could clean tons of pollution, study says
    UC Riverside researchers say they have demonstrated an inexpensive roof coating that gobbles up smog-forming pollutants and, if widely adopted, could clean tons of air pollution from Southern California each day. In a laboratory experiment,...
  • Spillway improvements spring forth on Schantz Road

    Q: Why has there never been a guide rail erected at the hard curve on Schantz Road at the Schantz Spring reservoir to protect the spillway from wayward vehicles? PennDOT rumble-stripped the center line last year, but no guide rail. Also, repeated runoff...
  • How to replace missing roofing shingles

    How to replace missing roofing shingles
    DEAR TIM: A powerful rain and wind storm damaged the asphalt shingles on my home. My neighbors are telling me I need a new roof. I think it can be repaired. The wind blew off a few shingles here and there. The roof is only three years old, so I don't feel...
  • Review: Isa Genzken, an artist who never sits still

    Review: Isa Genzken, an artist who never sits still
    On the fourth floor of the Museum of Contemporary Art right now stands a phalanx of mannequins sporting plaid button-downs, tinfoil bandeaux, flower leis, ski caps and cowboy hats, designer jeans, velvet tailcoats and many less easily identifiable...
  • Beyond the World Cup stadiums, architecture in Brazil returns to glory

    Over the last seven years, Brazil undertook a countrywide mega-construction project that sparked discontent among the population and led many of the country's widely admired architects to wrinkle their noses in disgust. The 12 stadiums, built or...
  • What size fence posts are best?

    What size fence posts are best?
    DEAR TIM: I've got a 5-foot 6-inch tall wood privacy fence with very little gap between the vertical wood pieces. When I built the fence I used four-by-four posts in between the wood panels. The posts were buried 2 feet down and surrounded by concrete....
  • Home of the Day: A telescoping contemporary in the Encinal Bluffs

    Home of the Day: A telescoping contemporary in the Encinal Bluffs
    Walls of telescoping glass open to reveal views of the Malibu coastline at this concrete contemporary residence in the Encinal Bluffs. Plank-hardwood flooring adds an earthy tone to streamlined interiors, which feature a chef’s kitchen, a floating...
  • VoluntEARS dan una mano con el regreso a clases

    VoluntEARS dan una mano con el regreso a clases
    Mientras los maestros de Osceola y Orange se preparan para el nuevo año escolar, Mickey Mouse y un grupo de Disney VoluntEARS les manifestaron su apoyo al donar 2.5 millones de útiles escolares y dinero en efectivo en beneficio de más de 70,000...
  • Crealdé School of Art 2014-15 season

     Crealdé School of Art 2014-15 season
    The Crealdé School of Art moves into its 40th year with a full slate of professional and student artist exhibitions, old favorites such as the annual holiday sale and special exhibits saluting the school's anniversary, Lake Apopka farmworkers and the...
  • First look inside the new Soho House Chicago

    First look inside the new Soho House Chicago
    Nick Jones says he can tell within five minutes whether a space is right for Soho House, the private members club for "creative souls" that he has been bringing to cities across the globe. It took him even less time on his first visit to the century-old...
  • Entrega de útiles escolares en Orange | FOTOS

    Entrega de útiles escolares en Orange | FOTOS
    El comisionado del distrito 3 Pete Clarke auspició la entrega de útiles escolares en el segundo evento anual de regreso a clases en Orlando. Este evento se realizó en el parque Cypress Grove de la Holden Avenue y benefició a más de 300 familias. Los...