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  • Restoration complete on Stone Avenue station

    Restoration complete on Stone Avenue station
    The historic Stone Avenue train station in La Grange, which was built in 1901, has been restored to its original glory, leaving those standing near its sparkling limestone archways in awe at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. The $1.1 million...
  • Housing starts speed up in September, led by new apartments

    Housing starts speed up in September, led by new apartments
    Housing construction picked up in September, buoyed by a surge in apartment-building. Housing starts increased 6.3% from August, according to new figures from the Census Bureau, a pace a bit faster than analysts expected. That figure was driven by a 18....
  • Home builder confidence slips off nine-year highs

    Home builder confidence slips off nine-year highs
    Home builders are taking a slightly dimmer view of the housing market, but they’re still generally bullish. The National Assn. of Home Builders reported Thursday that its member confidence index slipped in October, ending a four-month run of gains...
  • Projects aim at relief from I-5 construction traffic

    As motorists deal with backups and delays from the impacts of the Golden State (5) Freeway interchange construction project at Empire Avenue, a series of proposed projects has been identified with hopes of bringing relief. The slate of mitigation...
  • Orlando Ballet moves cautiously on Loch Haven Park expansion

     Orlando Ballet moves cautiously on Loch Haven Park expansion
    The Orlando Ballet's relocation to Loch Haven Park is moving forward — but not quite as quickly as first indicated. "We want to be prudent," said executive director Jim Mitchell. "We have to determine what kind of support we have in the community....
  • In 2015, L.A. County is forecast to regain jobs lost during recession

    Los Angeles County will finally regain the number of jobs it lost during the Great Recession next year, with Orange County and the Inland Empire expected to follow soon after, a new study projects. After facing a more severe downturn than many other...
  • For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own

    For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own
    For twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, fixing up houses and selling them started when they were 17-year-olds in Canada. Now Drew (the real estate agent) and Jonathan (the licensed contractor) exercise their skills as the stars of "Property Brothers"...
  • Demolition of Vegas' never-opened Harmon Hotel to begin in two weeks

    Demolition of Vegas' never-opened Harmon Hotel to begin in two weeks
    Demolition of the Harmon, a 26-story Las Vegas hotel that was supposed to be one of the gems of the CityCenter mega-development, is set to begin in two weeks. The Harmon was part of the $8.5-billion CityCenter, a glitzy hotel, retail and restaurant...
  • Donald Trump extends grip over golf world by buying Turnberry Resort

    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...