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Girls with Power Tools remodeling company gives homes, communities a facelift

Ruth Haller was on her hands and knees, crawling as she pulled the heavy-duty construction material up from the floor of the home she is remodeling in Barrio Logan.

“As you can see, it’s not glamorous,” she said of the work.

The teacher-turned-renovator now runs a home-remodeling company called Girls with Power Tools with her friend, Pamela Macias.

The pair have been working on the South 26th Street home for more than a month. They plan to finish next week and place the 1930s Craftsman up for sale.

The work is not all for profit.

The Girls with Power Tools proprietors plan to use 10 percent of the proceeds from the sale of the home to purchase laptop computers for students in the neighborhood or in other parts of San Diego. They are also considering purchasing wireless internet cards for needy families.

Haller will dedicate another 10 percent to Guitars

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Kitchen renovation at Ulbrich Boys and Girls Club allows for new programs

WALLINGFORD — Children at the Ulbrich Boys and Girls Club can soon have access to expanded cooking classes and more space for craft activities thanks to the renovation of the clubhouse’s kitchen.

A grand opening is scheduled for Sept. 30 at 9:30 a.m. to show off the extent of the work, which transformed the kitchen with new tiles and countertops, plenty of additional cabinet space, fresh paint and new appliances. The upgraded flooring also extends throughout the game room, office and the computer lab.

“It looks like a whole new club,” said Resource Development and Marketing Officer Don Crouch. “ … it definitely brightened up the space and gave it a much needed facelift, considering a lot of it is piece mealed together over the years since 1995.”

The kitchen has already seen some use through the club’s summer camp, but once the Coronavirus restrictions on their capacity are lifted,

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Seven girls’ night ideas for the next hangout


Esther Muchene
Catch up on the latest series or watch a special throwback movie you all loved (Photo: Shutterstock)

This whole year, the world ushered in a new era of isolation. People no longer interact freely and we basically can’t have as much freedom as we used to before the pandemic.

However, that doesn’t mean that we can’t look forward to good times in the near future like the classic girl’s night.

The next time you’re hanging out with the girls, try these fun ideas.

Share new recipes

This is something that all the foodies will love. It’s an opportunity for you to share ideas and try new recipes in the kitchen. You can teach each other new snack ideas or even cook something challenging like a complicated cuisine you’ve just seen on YouTube.

Have a junk food party

A junk food party is the perfect opportunity to kick back
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‘DWTS’ cast rumors; ‘Home Improvement’ reunion; live-action ‘Powerpuff Girls’: Buzz

‘DWTS’ cast rumors

“Dancing with the Stars” cast rumors for season 29 sound wild. Former “The Bachelorette” star Kaitlyn Bristowe (who’s now dating Buffalo hunk Jason Tartick) is the confirmed celebrity so far, but ET reports Backstreet Boys singer A.J. McLean will also be competing for the mirrorball trophy this fall. E! News reports other people in talks include controversial “Tiger King” subject Carole Baskin, actress Anne Heche and “Selling Sunset” star Chrishell Stause — while White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci turned them down. The full cast will be announced Wednesday, Sept. 2 on “Good Morning America.” Season 29 of “DWTS” premieres Monday, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. on ABC with new host Tyra Banks and likely some other changes due to Covid-19, such as no studio audience.

‘Home Improvement’ reunion

It’s tool time: Variety reports the History Channel has ordered a reality competition series that

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