| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:56 PM
A 71-year-old woman who cared for five mentally impaired adults in a Santa Ana group home scrambled to help them Wednesday morning after a smoke alarm warned her the house was on fire, fire officials said.
The caregiver of the four-bedroom group home at...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:27 AM
A neighbor of a Santa Ana group assisted living home where a fire killed two people Wednesday said he tried to retrieve a water hose to help douse the flames, but by the time he returned "it was too late."
Hugo Montes, who lives two houses down from the...
| Nov 17, 2012
Ready to hunker down for winter? Not so fast. Now's the time to tackle a few chores that will help your house and yard ride out the cold season ahead. Here are a few to check off your to-do list.
Clean the gutters
Gutters and downspouts direct...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 18, 2013
Dear Answer Angel: I frequently work out at the gym after work. If I wear shorts or capri-length (sorry, but yes I do wear capris at the gym occasionally) workout pants, the "sock marks" from my trouser socks show! Is there any way to eliminate these...
| Nov 16, 2012
Dear Answer Angel: After many years of coloring my hair, I have let it go gray. I am happy with the result but I am wondering if I should purchase some new makeup to go with my new hair color. Maybe I should be choosing different shades of blush,...
| 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...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:34 PM
After a marathon debate, the Fresno teachers union agreed to endorse its school district's application for a federal grant that will require controversial changes in instructor evaluations....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:43 PM
The gang member convicted of killing standout high school football star Jamiel Shaw was sentenced to death in a Los Angeles courtroom....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:48 AM
Master Forge Gas Grills sold at Lowe's stores are being recalled because of fire and burn hazards. About 37,000 grills made by Guangdong Vanward Electric Co., Ltd., of China and sold in the U.S. are involved in this recall. If improperly installed, the...