| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:45 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:50 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Way back in 1960, Harford County's population was a little more than 76,000, which, presuming an average of four people per house, translates to about 19,000 homes.
When the building boom hit Harford County hard in the 1970s and especially the 1980s,...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:07 AM
WASHINGTON -- The weather was unusually bad in much of the country last month, so why was Friday's government jobs report surprisingly good?
The economy added 175,000 net new jobs in February, up from a revised 129,000 the previous month. The figure...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:06 AM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:33 AM
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.
| May 11, 2014
| 9:45 PM
Geology and engineering experts hired by the developer of a proposed 16-story Hollywood development say there is no active earthquake fault under the property.
The report's conclusions challenge a draft map released by the California Geological Survey...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:22 AM
General contractor David Wagie is seeking the Republican nomination to run against freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach.
Many years ago, he knew he'd be making the race, or at least a race for Congress.
Here's an article, "Once-reluctant...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
At the start of the economic downturn, one of the factors that brought our country into a recession was the burst of the housing bubble. Now, as the housing market slowly recovers, it’s helping to spur economic growth.
A new study by CareerBuilder...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The talk about city projects always goes round and round. The mayor's glowing study for the magic kingdom of Harbor Point shows that there will be 9,200 permanent jobs and 7,200 construction jobs ("Mayor, builder push for Harbor Point tax deal," June 7)....