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  • Construction adds jobs as housing recovers, but gains are uneven

    Construction adds jobs as housing recovers, but gains are uneven
    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. The...
  • Downtown L.A. courthouse plan blasted by GOP [Video discussion]

     
    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.......
  • Orange board to stick with decade-old construction priorities

     
    ┬áThe 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...
  • With construction on Eccleston Elementary underway, Orange schools tout job creation

     
    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...
  • Meet the L.A. school board candidates

     
    Meet the L.A. school board candidates...
  • 10 years after E2 nightclub deaths, a mixed record on exit safety

    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,...
  • Monkeys take center stage in $15M Lincoln Park Zoo construction plan

    Monkeys take center stage in $15M Lincoln Park Zoo construction plan
    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...
  • Harbor Point's risk not worth reward

    Harbor Point's risk not worth reward
    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)....
  • Pike Township residents unhappy about busted roads from septic tank project

    Pike Township residents unhappy about busted roads from septic tank project
    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...
  • North Meridian construction project expected to wrap up in mid-November

    North Meridian construction project expected to wrap up in mid-November
    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...
  • At Hopleaf, a tale behind every ale

    At Hopleaf, a tale behind every ale
    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...