| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:13 PM
Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have begun dredging sediment in the Santa Ana River Marsh in Newport Beach — some of which is being piped just offshore for beach replenishment, drawing concerns from residents.
The roughly $5-...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Ken Rakusin is frustrated.
You would be too.
Since 2009, the owner of Gordon Brush Manufacturing Co. has been trying to expand his 51,000-square-foot City of Commerce factory by 20,000 square feet. That would mean a larger factory floor, more office...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Inspectors say they have found no evidence of city building code violations at the former Wichita clinic of slain abortion provider George Tiller.
Tom Stolz, director of the Metropolitan Area Building and Inspection Department, says inspectors looked...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Recently elected Irvine Mayor Steven Choi initiated Tuesday's City Council meeting with New Year greetings, but not much good cheer appeared to be on the minds of council members when three controversial motions passed early Wednesday — each about...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:13 PM
The $2.4 billion building renovation and construction plan unveiled by Baltimore City schools CEO Andrés Alonso this week represents the most far-reaching and ambitious program the city has yet come up with to break out of its cycle of poverty and...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:58 PM
For Maryland's building industry, the good times may be coming back.
The construction sector, which has been in the tank for the better part of five years, is on the verge of receiving a sizable infusion of money from recent decisions in Annapolis....
| Jun 9, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Posted by Monique Garcia at 6:58 p.m. Gov. Pat Quinn today said he plans to meet with legislative leaders next week to figure out a plan to keep construction projects going throughout the summer. The meeting is happening because the......
| Apr 28, 2011
An independent review panel was appointed Wednesday to recommend an overhaul of ethics rules and construction oversight for the Los Angeles Community College District's troubled rebuilding program.
The 10-member commission — which includes former...
| Apr 12, 2011
Larry Eisenberg, removed recently as head of the Los Angeles Community College District's troubled campus construction program, will collect his $211,000 salary for a year, along with a transportation allowance and other benefits, district records show....
| Mar 8, 2011
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has opened an investigation into an alleged conflict of interest on the part of a former community college official whose family business was paid more than $500,000 for working on a public construction...
| Mar 8, 2011
Tuesday's election for a majority of seats on the Los Angeles Community College District board pits four candidates backed by the colleges' faculty union and campus contractors against 12 others struggling to overcome the group's huge financial edge....