| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When dirt, mildew and tree sap accumulate on siding, it's time to give your house a good washing. By keeping the siding clean, dry and free of dirt, you'll prolong the life of the siding and reduce the need to paint it. You can hire a house cleaning...
| Nov 12, 2013
As the growing season ends, most of us are ready to roll up the hose and forget about lawn chores until spring.
But, in fact, the growing season hasn't ended for many plants. They still are storing up water and food reserves to get started next spring,...
| Jul 23, 2013
You planted them. Now don't forget them.
New plants need special attention at first, until they have settled into their new soil and sent out the fine roots they need to anchor themselves and collect and store water and nutrients.
The plants' most...
| Jul 26, 2013
Cleaning in most homes concentrates on kitchens and bathrooms. But what about the room with a car? On top of dirt and debris from the street, garages are often the most used entrance, and may include a washer and dryer, recycling bins, a home shop, and...
| May 1, 2013
Rain should flow off the roof across valleys, around vent pipes, past skylights, into a gutter and then to a leader that empties where the water can't flow back against the foundation. But all along the route there are potential bottlenecks.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Candidate deadlines, election announced
The deadline to declare candidacy in the upcoming Clear Spring town elections is Monday, Oct. 7, town officials said Monday night.
To be eligible, candidates must reside in Clear Spring for at least two years...
| 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 8, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Everybody loves a parade — or so the saying goes — and that was no more apparent than at Thursday’s Old Home Week Parade in Greencastle.
The only traffic that moved in downtown Greencastle on Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. was the home-...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Kids are great. One thing they're definitely not, however, is 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......
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
2012, New York Auto Show, Honda, Odyssey, Minivan, Production...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:23 AM
Griffith Park Zoo elephants use hose to cool off....