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Use natural light to reduce your energy load. Use mirrors, skylights and white ceilings and walls to increase natural daylight inside your home.

Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

By Michele E. Buttelman  Among the most used “buzz” words of the last decade are sustainability and eco-friendly.   Americans are constantly reminded to reduce waste,

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Should I Get a Second Opinion?

Have you ever questioned the opinion of a dentist or healthcare provider? Maybe something didn’t feel right about the options you were being presented? If

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Tips for Buying Wine From A Store

By Jeff Flowers  Purchasing wine is always an exciting event, especially when you are new to the scene. Any savvy shopper can recall that feeling

Three Foods for Better Sleep in 2023

By Ryan Nicklin  For The Signal  Sleep experts at Best mattress-brand analyzed multiple scientific studies that have been medically reviewed and found three fruits that

Super Nintendo World will open Feb. 17 at Universal Studios Hollywood as the first Super Nintendo World in the nation. Courtesy Universal Studios Hollywood.

What’s New in California Travel

By Michele E. Buttelman  California invites travelers to discover a wealth of new offerings coming to the Golden State in 2023, ranging from theme park

Take a ride in a Mammoth Mountain snowcat for one of the most unique excursions in the Eastern Sierra. Visit one of Mammoth’s most scenic spots, Minaret Vista.

Family Fun Winter Adventures

By Michele E. Buttelman  If the recent 80-degree holiday weather made you long for cooler winter family fun, it’s time to plan a trip to

Heavenly features 34 miles of groomed trails covering 4,800 skiable acres, making it the largest ski resort in the Lake Tahoe area.

Winter Ski-tastic

By Michele E. Buttelman  Weather forecasts are encouraging for an improved winter snowpack this season, which means that California ski areas may expect new dustings