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  • Construction hiring up in Broward and Palm Beach counties

    With housing projects taking off, Palm Beach County added 2,700 construction jobs in June, 10 percent more than the sme month last year, the Associated General Contractors reported this week. Broward County added 4,200 construction jobs in June, a 13...
  • The grim warning for the gambling industry in Atlantic City's implosion

    The grim warning for the gambling industry in Atlantic City's implosion
    The news from the casino industry in Atlantic City, N.J., has been implacably, relentlessly horrific. Over the weekend the owners of Trump Plaza, formerly a signature property on the boardwalk, said they expected it to close in September; the resort's...
  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
  • Construction: a boys club [Commentary]

    Construction: a boys club [Commentary]
    Harassment, intimidation and sabotage are a major reason why women do not enter or remain in jobs in the construction industry, according to a provocative and hard hitting study on women in construction by the National Women's Law Center. Women are...
  • LACMA should stick to the art-museum basics

    To the editor: After reading several articles in The Times last week on plans for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, I feel compelled to question Director Michael Govan and others supporting the museum's ambitious construction plans. ("LACMA, Metro...
  • Brazil protest gains supporters after police crackdown

    Brazil protest gains supporters after police crackdown
    A police crackdown in the northeastern Brazil city of Recife has generated support for protesters occupying land in a historic area to try to stop a high-rise development project. Many people, including rights activists, said police used excessive force...
  • Downtown L.A. building boom stretching west of financial district

    Downtown L.A. building boom stretching west of financial district
    The downtown Los Angeles building boom is spreading outward. Construction has begun on a 648-unit apartment complex just west of the financial district, in yet another example of downtown's resurgence expanding beyond the neighborhood's traditional...
  • Two-year construction project on I-95 in Baltimore begins

    Two-year construction project on I-95 in Baltimore begins
    A major construction project on Interstate 95, set to begin Sunday, will impact traffic in Baltimore for the next two years — shifting and narrowing lanes and forcing ramp closures and detours. The $66 million project to remove and replace the...
  • Rose Vassallo, bookkeeper

    Rose Vassallo, bookkeeper
    Rose G. Vassallo, a retired construction firm bookkeeper, died of complications of renal failure Thursday at the Ellicott City Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 84 and lived in Ellicott City. Born Rose Grace Mignone in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the...
  • Success molded by tradition: J.P. Weaver & Co. celebrate 100 years

    Success molded by tradition: J.P. Weaver & Co. celebrate 100 years
    A large piece of the original ceiling of the California State Capitol building hangs on the wall in the showroom of J.P. Weaver & Co. in Glendale. Racks and racks of moldings, old and new, are on display for customers to choose. Just a few blocks from...
  • Loch Raven school construction questioned by planning board, comptroller

    Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance faced questions last week from the Baltimore County Planning Board and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot regarding the controversial central area elementary school construction plan. "The...