| May 1, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Driven by demand in multi-unit housing, construction employment rose in 152 metro areas since March 2012, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics by the Associated General Contractors Assn.
But the employment gains have been uneven.
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:42 PM
An Obama Administration plan to build a new federal courthouse and federal office building in downtown Los Angeles is under fire from the GOP. Times Staff Writer Sam Allen will discuss the debate during a Google+ Hangout at 2 p.m.......
| Nov 22, 2012
| 9:34 PM
The Orange County School Board has decided to stick with a decade-old construction priority list until it’s finished – even if that means putting off schools that have more dire needs. In 2002, voters approved a half-penny sales tax tied to a...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:37 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Meet the L.A. school board candidates...
| Feb 13, 2013
In the aftermath of the E2 nightclub disaster that killed 21 people in 2003, the city of Chicago vowed to step up weekend inspections of clubs.
Ten years later, city data released to the Tribune, as well as interviews with club owners and others,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Lincoln Park Zoo will feature a new Japanese macaque exhibit and a new train for little kids under a construction plan announced by officials at the Chicago zoo Wednesday.
The $15 million project will replace the old penguin habitat — closed...
| 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)....
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Citizens Energy Group is in the midst of a large septic tank elimination project that involves taking more than 550 homes off of septic tanks and putting them onto the city sewer system.
While many are happy about the change, the work is resulting in...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Drivers eagerly anticipate the completion of a construction project along North Meridian Street between Westfield and 65th.
The yearlong project included rebuilding the bridge near 57th Street, putting new medians south of Westfield Boulevard and...
| Sep 27, 2012
Mike Roper's a sucker for a good story. One afternoon, while sampling beers at his Uptown bar Hopleaf, he relayed how archaeologists in Turkey unearthed pottery buried for thousands of years, drinking vessels once containing beer. The liquids inside had...