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  • 5 tips for eco-friendly gardening

    5 tips for eco-friendly gardening
    As the season approaches for cleaning up flowerbeds and planting vegetable gardens, you may love the idea of all the blooms or produce you’ll create but dread the annual fight for control over weeds. There’s no need to go wild on chemicals...
  • 'Right-Size Flower Garden' helps gardeners downsize tasks, cultivate joy

     'Right-Size Flower Garden' helps gardeners downsize tasks, cultivate joy
    Life became different the instant Kerry Ann Mendez's husband broke his neck in a 2011 accident. Topping the list of changes: a full-time job with benefits for Mendez and a new role helping her husband with his physical challenges. Somewhere further down...
  • Swimming preview: Bigger numbers could bolster Burbank, Burroughs squads

    In a Pacific League that features perennial favorite Crescenta Valley High and other solid programs, the Burroughs and Burbank swimming teams have found the going rough the past few years. However, with sizable turnouts and some renewed interest in both...
  • 'Garden-pedia' authors get to the root of gardening terminology

     'Garden-pedia' authors get to the root of gardening terminology
    Maria Zampini has spent a lifetime in the garden industry. She's a fourth-generation nursery person whose family had a destination garden center in Ohio for more than 30 years. She's also the president and owner of UpShoot, a horticultural marketing...
  • Tips: 8 winter home maintenance to dos

    Mid-winter is a good time to check for ways to reduce home energy consumption and prevent appliance and equipment breakdowns. Here are eight home maintenance tips to improve energy efficiency and keep appliances and heating systems running well. •...
  • Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design

    Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design
    Free soil testing and gardening advice will be available at the Connecticut Flower and Garden Show, Thursday, Feb. 19, through Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The University of Connecticut Soil Testing Laboratory...
  • Gleneagles tennis pro and teacher retires after 27 years

    Three hundred friends, students, and club members of Gleneagles Country Club in Delray Beach recently celebrated the retirement of Head Professional Tennis Instructor Astrid Suurbeek. The standing room only crowd came to support the Amsterdam, Holland...
  • Disneyland memorabilia fetches $1.7 million at two-day auction

    Disneyland memorabilia fetches $1.7 million at two-day auction
    An extensive private collection of Disneyland memorabilia that went on the auction block over the weekend generated sales of more than $1.7 million by the time the final gavel had come down, with an animatronic bird from the Enchanted Tiki Room fetching...
  • Robert Oliver FrenchAugust 9, 1922 - February 3, 2015

       Robert Oliver French (Bob) was born in Los Angeles, CA, to Oliver Edwin French and Frances Annette Myers. He passed away peacefully in Pasadena at the age of 92.    He moved to Glendale soon after starting school, and went to R.D. White, Wilson,...
  • The Harbor Report: The man who monitors the moorings

    This week, I had a chance to catch up with Deputy Sean Scoles of the Newport Beach Harbor Patrol. Scoles' duties included monitoring the mooring fields, keeping the moorings' maintenance schedule, contacting derelict boat owners, maintaining a mooring...
  • Tips: Safety for seniors starts at home, continues in the community

    With nearly 50 million citizens age 65 and older living in the United States and Canada, seniors represent one of the fastest growing population segments, but also a demographic commonly targeted for crime. As the senior population continues to increase...