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  • Bulletin Board

    Friday Art exhibit, "A Chaos of Photography," wildlife and landscapes photographed by Carol Jankuv, Spanish River Library, 15601 Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton. View during library hours, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday and Wednesday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesday,...
  • More lenders are offering student-loan consolidations

    Dear Liz: I have four private student loans that I would love to consolidate so that I can have one medium-size monthly payment instead of four large ones. How do I go about finding a company that will consolidate them? Answer: If you have good credit...
  • Home Depot confirms data breach in U.S., Canada

    Home Depot confirms data breach in U.S., Canada
    Home improvement retailer Home Depot on Monday confirmed its payment systems were breached, potentially impacting customers using payment cards at its U.S. and Canadian stores. While the full scope of the breach was yet to be determined, there was no...
  • Committee agrees on impervious surface rule

     Committee agrees on impervious surface rule
    Elmhurst Development, Planning and Zoning Committee members, who have been discussing possible limits on impervious surfaces in residential construction since July of last year, this week agreed on an allowable percentage of lot coverage, but asked...
  • Help Mom, Dad and Grandparents Tackle Summer Projects

    Help Mom, Dad and Grandparents Tackle Summer Projects If you are visiting older parents or an elderly grandparent over the summer take the time to offer help and assistance while you visit; helping older family members with household maintenance...
  • Tamarac helps fund rehab of local homes

    There is good news for low- and moderate-income people in Tamarac who are interested in the rehabilitation of their homes. The city will have more money next year to help them out. The city will receive $356,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban...
  • Alarcon, wife decline to testify; defense rests in voter fraud trial

    Alarcon, wife decline to testify; defense rests in voter fraud trial
    The defense in the perjury and voter fraud trial of Richard Alarcon rested its case Tuesday with neither the former Los Angeles city councilman nor his wife taking the witness stand on their own behalf. Alarcon and his wife have been accused of...
  • HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows

    HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows
    As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave." In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
  • From kit house to Spanish Colonial Revival in South Pasadena

    From kit house to Spanish Colonial Revival in South Pasadena
    Greg and Jerilyn Chun found their ideal home 20 years ago while still engaged. "I know we said we'd wait, but I think I found the one," Jerilyn recalls telling her soon-to-be husband. Her find was a 918-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom 1960 kit...
  • It's easier to be green

    For people who have chosen to be gentle to Mother Earth, being green is a way of life. The same is true for eco-responsible homebuilders. Being green is their philosophy. "What we preach is process," says Adam Segal, vice president, Segal & Morel Inc....
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 04/29/14

    Today's Birthday (04/29/14). You can win your game this year. Today's New Moon solar eclipse in your sign initiates a new personal phase. Revise plans with your team over the next three weeks. New communications skills provide a breakthrough in...