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  • Traffic mitigation measures approved by MTA

    Traffic mitigation measures approved by MTA
    A group of projects intended to relieve the traffic impacts of construction projects on the Golden State (5) Freeway were approved last week by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority. The slate of traffic mitigation measures, which are...
  • City sees jump in young, college-educated residents

    It's difficult for longtime Baltimoreans to say when exactly the young college graduates started moving into the neighborhoods clustered around downtown. But at some point they were everywhere, some 25,000 of them, toasting at bars, forming kickball...
  • Housing starts speed up in September, led by new apartments

    Housing starts speed up in September, led by new apartments
    Housing construction picked up in September, buoyed by a surge in apartment-building. Housing starts increased 6.3% from August, according to new figures from the Census Bureau, a pace a bit faster than analysts expected. That figure was driven by a 18....
  • Home builder confidence slips off nine-year highs

    Home builder confidence slips off nine-year highs
    Home builders are taking a slightly dimmer view of the housing market, but they’re still generally bullish. The National Assn. of Home Builders reported Thursday that its member confidence index slipped in October, ending a four-month run of gains...
  • Projects aim at relief from I-5 construction traffic

    As motorists deal with backups and delays from the impacts of the Golden State (5) Freeway interchange construction project at Empire Avenue, a series of proposed projects has been identified with hopes of bringing relief. The slate of mitigation...
  • Orlando Ballet moves cautiously on Loch Haven Park expansion

     Orlando Ballet moves cautiously on Loch Haven Park expansion
    The Orlando Ballet's relocation to Loch Haven Park is moving forward — but not quite as quickly as first indicated. "We want to be prudent," said executive director Jim Mitchell. "We have to determine what kind of support we have in the community....
  • In 2015, L.A. County is forecast to regain jobs lost during recession

    Los Angeles County will finally regain the number of jobs it lost during the Great Recession next year, with Orange County and the Inland Empire expected to follow soon after, a new study projects. After facing a more severe downturn than many other...
  • For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own

    For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own
    For twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, fixing up houses and selling them started when they were 17-year-olds in Canada. Now Drew (the real estate agent) and Jonathan (the licensed contractor) exercise their skills as the stars of "Property Brothers"...
  • Demolition of Vegas' never-opened Harmon Hotel to begin in two weeks

    Demolition of Vegas' never-opened Harmon Hotel to begin in two weeks
    Demolition of the Harmon, a 26-story Las Vegas hotel that was supposed to be one of the gems of the CityCenter mega-development, is set to begin in two weeks. The Harmon was part of the $8.5-billion CityCenter, a glitzy hotel, retail and restaurant...
  • Atlantic City's Trump Entertainment Resorts files for bankruptcy

    Sept 9 (Reuters) - Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc , which operates two casinos in Atlantic City, joined the list of casino operators in New Jersey that have filed for bankruptcy. The company, which Donald Trump founded but no longer controls, operates...
  • Nuclear power doesn't add up [Letter]

    Nuclear power doesn't add up [Letter]
    I read with interest the commentary, "The nuclear option" (Aug. 26), in The Baltimore Sun, and I wanted to comment on just one aspect of this public pitch for nuclear power. The author omitted the fact that Constellation Energy made application to the U....