| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:41 PM
The homes of the Mid-Atlantic's waterfront communities epitomize coastal style. Whether on the beach in Ocean City or a creek on the Eastern Shore, the look is casual and calming, creating a style that makes its owners feel like every day is a vacation....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:38 AM
“Warm” and “delicate” are not adjectives commonly associated with concrete, but new lighting and tables from the Los Angeles design studio Wrk-shp ask you to reconsider.
Ryan Upton and Airi Isoda, the designers behind Wrk-shp,...
| Oct 30, 2013
Asphalt, wood shakes, slate and other overlapped roofings are fine until they meet an obstruction. Up against a dormer, a vent pipe, a chimney, they need flashing — a patchwork of metal sheets, and sometimes rubber, that bridges the gaps and keeps...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:05 AM
The city's new lifeguard headquarters took another step toward completion Thursday.
Workers poured 220 cubic yards of concrete — the largest volume at one time for the project — for the one-story structure's foundation, said project...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Futuristic fabrics and high-tech garments are just one way technology is affecting the fashion landscape. Another, e-commerce, was the topic of discussion at Fashion Digital Los Angeles, a recent day-long conference in Hollywood.
Some 450 registrants...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:10 AM
As Rosedale residents and business owners began to clean up after the fiery train derailment, federal officials said Wednesday that a chemical, sodium chlorate, had likely exploded in one of the train cars.
Investigators with the National Transportation...
| Jun 1, 2013
Richard Raad was running on the treadmill when he heard the news, and for a split second, he thought it was a bad joke.
When he realized the call was no joke, Raad raced to his car and drove down to the carpet and flooring business he's had for decades....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:11 PM
After years of using tarps and trash cans to shield the building from rain, the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge is upgrading its 60-year-old roof.
The center on Chevy Chase Drive offers nearly 150 classes a week, from ceramics to yoga. They...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Earlier this week we posted one more sign of the American retail recovery, the expansion of the Land of Nod at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Times photographer Allen J. Schaben's shot of the brick wall at the checkout counter prompted us to ask Land of...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Two L.A. City Council members are calling for their colleagues to back a statewide ballot measure that provides funding to cities for "earthquake safety improvements," including helping property owners strengthen potentially dangerous buildings that could...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Esa computadora portátil — o refinada tableta — que su hijo insiste, una y otra vez, que necesita para la escuela, podría adquirirla este fin de semana sin tener que pagar el impuesto estatal a las ventas.
Por primera vez equipos como...