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  • New home construction reaches pre-recession levels in La Grange

    New home construction reaches pre-recession levels in La Grange
    Eleven single-family homes were built in La Grange in 2013, a number that puts the village in line with pre-recession, pre-boom days of steady growth, community development officials said. "These numbers, if you look back in history, are the norm,"...
  • Activists seek 11th-hour reprieve for 1927 bridge

    Activists seek 11th-hour reprieve for 1927 bridge
    The order issued by city engineers was formal and clear: demolish the 76-year-old Figueroa-Riverside Street Bridge by early spring, clearing the way for completion of a new bridge across the Los Angeles River. The order came after the Los Angeles City...
  • Highland Park moves senior living facility project forward

    Highland Park moves senior living facility project forward
    A proposed 89-unit assisted living facility cleared another hurdle before the Highland Park plan commission recently, despite continued resident complaints that their scenic neighborhood would be disrupted by noise, traffic and an obstructed view of a...
  • New Trier school district to issue bonds to pay for projects

    New Trier school district to issue bonds to pay for projects
    In anticipation of the summer construction season, officials at New Trier Township High School District 203 are planning to issue $4.2 million in bonds to finance projects planned for the Northfield and Winnetka campuses. Cheryl Witham, assistant...
  • 75th Street reconstruction under way in Darien

    75th Street reconstruction under way in Darien
    A huge road construction project is under way along a portion of 75th Street in Darien. The DuPage County Division of Transportation is reconstructing and widening 75th Street from two lanes in each direction to three lanes in each direction between...
  • Donald Trump extends grip over golf world by buying Turnberry Resort

    Donald Trump has continued his quest for world golf domination by purchasing Turnberry Resort, the iconic Scottish course that is part of the British Open rotation. Trump told Golf.com he has no plans to change the course, known for its trademark...
  • Los Angeles turns to city veteran to run building department

    Los Angeles turns to city veteran to run building department
    Los Angeles’ interim head of the Department of Building and Safety was given the permanent job Wednesday after a 13-0 City Council confirmation vote. The move elevates Raymond Chan, a longtime veteran of the Department of Building and Safety. Chan...
  • SoCal building permits bounce back in 2013 but still below past highs

    The number of building permits issued in the Southland jumped 44% last year, though they still remain well below pre-recession levels. There were 25,198 units of housing permitted in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, according to figures out Thursday...
  • Where's our public art? Wrapped up in red tape.

     Where's our public art? Wrapped up in red tape.
    When the city of Los Angeles established its "1% for the Arts" program more than two decades ago, the rationale was that commercial and municipal development takes a toll on the visual landscape of the city. To mitigate that, and to contribute to the...
  • Construction jobs have grown fast in California

    The healthier housing market and a slew of city towers going up are brightening job prospects for construction workers in California. Employment in commercial and residential construction grew by 2,400 in March, according to Labor Department data...
  • The Sorry State of Manhattan Movie Houses

    Already blessed with the best weather in the world, Los Angeles moviegoers are also graced with the world's best movie theaters, specifically a new generation of uberplexes that combine state-of-the-art projection and sound with unparalleled comfort and...