| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Tough new statewide regulations restricting outdoor water use took effect Tuesday, the same day millions of gallons of water gushed from a ruptured water main near the UCLA campus.
Under the emergency conservation restrictions, which were approved July...
| Aug 2, 2014
Motor for pool filter and lawn mower parts: Dennis of Bethlehem is looking for an electric motor for a Waterway pool filter. He's also still looking for parts for a Snapper Lawn Mower, especially the removable dock plate.
Diet recipe: Bob of...
| Jul 7, 2014
Vehicles Affected: About 860 Lotus sports cars, including model-year 2008-11 Lotus Elises and Exiges manufactured between November 2007 and July 2011, and 2011 Evoras manufactured between September 2010 and September 2011 The Problem: The oil cooler...
| Apr 4, 2014
Vehicles Affected: About 42,000 model-year 2010-2012 Mazda6 midsize sedans manufactured between Sept. 14, 2009, and May 2, 2011, and equipped with a 2.5-liter engine. The Problem: Spiders may weave a web in the evaporative canister vent hose, blocking...
| Apr 28, 2014
Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,589 model-year 2013-14 versions of the XF sedan. Only cars manufactured May through October 2013 and equipped with 2.0-liter engines are affected. The Problem: The charge air cooler's hose clamp could loosen and fall out...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Kids are not tidy. My family spends much of the weekend on the road, logging lots of miles and meals in the car — add a 3-year-old to the mix and you can guarantee a mess or two. Each Sunday we return with a little more than we left with, usually...
| Mar 31, 2013
What kind of regular maintenance should I do to prepare my home for spring?
Jim Embe, Baltimore district manager for Home Depot, suggests these spring chores for around the home.
•Now is the time to put down lawn fertilizer and pre-emergent...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Lifeguards, Cullin Brown will have you know, do not laze around beaches, lakes and pools.
"There's a stereotype that we sit in the sun and tan," said Brown, a 19-year-old lifeguard at Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland.
State park lifeguards...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:32 AM
BOULEVARD, Calif. -- It's what everyone always says, Jim DiMaggio's neighbors agreed: He seemed like a nice guy.
James Lee DiMaggio moved into the two-road neighborhood in Boulevard -- a dusty, quiet stretch of San Diego County about five miles north of...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:42 AM
Normally getting a report of a naked man taking a shower with a water hose next to the girl's locker room on a school campas at 1:00 a.m. on a weekend would raise much of an eyebrow.
But Key West High School was hosting band camp last weekend.
| May 11, 2013
It was a long winter. Shorter days, cooler weather and pavement potholes may have taken their toll on you — and an even bigger toll on your car. As flowers bloom and trees grow, it's a good time to give your car a spring cleaning and thorough...