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  • Santa Monica plane crash: Construction firm mourns loss of CEO, son

    Santa Monica plane crash: Construction firm mourns loss of CEO, son
    A Southern California-based construction company is mourning the loss of its chief executive and his son, a senior project engineer, who were believed to have been killed in a jet crash at Santa Monica Airport on Sunday. In a statement to The Times,...
  • Construction spending rose 0.6% in August

    Construction spending rose 0.6% in August
    Construction spending in August rose to the highest level in more than four years, growing 0.6% over July, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.  Led by private residential building, construction spending rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of...
  • State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations

    State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations
    Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp. Caesars said Monday that one of its Las Vegas businesses is the subject...
  • L.A. County supervisors advance plan for new women's jail

    L.A. County supervisors advance plan for new women's jail
    As Los Angeles County struggles to deal with rampant jail overcrowding, elected leaders took steps Tuesday to build a new women's jail in Lancaster but appeared on the verge of canceling a plan to ship 500 long-term inmates to a facility in Kern County....
  • Balto. Co. to fund new school buildings to ease overcrowding

    Balto. Co. to fund new school buildings to ease overcrowding
    Baltimore County plans to overhaul its elementary school buildings to add more than 1,700 seats in its central and southwestern neighborhoods, where overcrowding has pushed students and teachers into portable classrooms and hallways for their lessons....
  • Caesars breaks ground on Russell Street casino, plans opening next year

    Caesars breaks ground on Russell Street casino, plans opening next year
    Despite pending legal challenges, the developers of Baltimore’s casino formally began construction Wednesday on the planned $400 million gambling complex near the two stadiums. Chad Barnhill, general manager of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore,...
  • Havre de Grace councilman vows to continue fight for new high school [Letter]

    Editor: In a recent edition of our local newspapers, one of the main stories was that Fallston schools were the big winners in Harford School construction plans. It further states that the Board of Education passed an Educational Facilities Master...
  • Baltimore's rentals in high demand, fueling building boom

    Baltimore's rentals in high demand, fueling building boom
    To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600. It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now. "I was willing to pay that for the great...
  • With construction on Eccleston Elementary underway, Orange schools tout job creation

     
    Orange School Board member Kat Gordon had to fight some of her own constituents to do it, but she's getting a new Eccleston Elementary built. On Tuesday, flanked by two other board members, the superintendent, district officials and a contractor, Gordon...
  • Meet the L.A. school board candidates

     
    Meet the L.A. school board candidates...
  • South Florida Water Management District's downgraded credit rating could hurt Everglades efforts

    South Florida Water Management District's downgraded credit rating could hurt Everglades efforts
    Financial handcuffs that the Florida Legislature this year slapped on the South Florida Water Management District could actually end up costing taxpayers more money on future construction projects due to the district’s recently downgraded credit...