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Tips to Protect Your Yard From El Niño Storm Damage

Tips to Protect Your Yard From El Niño Storm Damage

The changing weather conditions appear to be setting up for an El Niño season with the possibility of record-breaking precipitation. Heavy rainfall has the potential to cause major devastation, runoff…

Plant Now for a Beautiful Garden Now and in the Future

Plant Now for a Beautiful Garden Now and in the Future

By Melinda Myers Don’t pack away that shovel and trowel. Fall is a great time to plant a few new additions in the landscape. Here are just a few ideas…

Business Profile: The Shade Store

Business Profile: The Shade Store

By Amelia Favela The process of getting affordable custom window treatments is made simple at The Shade Store. The store makes every visitor’s experience a delightful breeze as design experts…

Take a Gander, Then a Gambol: The Gamble House

Take a Gander, Then a Gambol: The Gamble House

Book ‘The Gamble House: Building Paradise in California’ Invites Readers Inside Hot Off the Presses, 200 Pages Packed With Stunning Photos By Courtney Blackburn The design of Disney’s Grand Californian…

Eco-Friendly Pest Control in the Garden

Eco-Friendly Pest Control in the Garden

By Melinda Myers Spots on tomatoes, holes in hosta leaves, and wilting stems mean insects and diseases have moved into the garden. Don’t let these intruders reduce the beauty and…

Drought-Savvy Homeowner Offers Free Classes on Dealing with Scarcity of Water June 27

Drought-Savvy Homeowner Offers Free Classes on Dealing with Scarcity of Water June 27

By Terry Miller Last week as Pasadena launched a drought-shame-your-neighbor program, at least one resident in Sierra Madre is taking a proactive approach and instead of snitching, she’s “swaling.” Actually,…

Baby boomers still play active role in housing market, survey finds

Previous homeowners twice as likely to buy again as non-owners As the wealthiest generation and the first to drive the housing market, baby boomers will continue to be a pillar…

Add Some Sparkle to Your Holiday Décor

Add Some Sparkle to Your Holiday Décor

LED Pinecone string lights -Courtesy photo By Melinda Myers Liven up your holiday décor with lights, a bit of glitz and some colorful blossoms this season. Start by gathering greenery…

12 Days of Green tips to help residents gift green this season

Waste Management of Southern California Gives Residents Tips for Going Green this Holiday The holiday season has officially begun and along with good holiday cheer comes a lot of extra…

Indicators for 2015 Housing Market Showing Positive

By Mike Gonzalez What the heck is going on with the real estate market? Do you think it’s a good time to buy? Do you think it’s a good time…