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  • Will County capitulates on concrete recycling facility

     Will County capitulates on concrete recycling facility
    Ten months after soundly rejecting plans for a concrete recycling operation, Will County Board members approved an agreement allowing the facility at a Wheatland Township quarry near Naperville and Bolingbrook. The agreement between the county and...
  • Tackling your personal frozen winter wasteland

    Tackling your personal frozen winter wasteland
    Digging through drifts to make paths for people and cars is tough enough. But the really hard part is dealing with the ice underneath. If it's not too cold and windy, you could wait for the sun to remove it. But when the weather doesn't cooperate, there...
  • In reversal, quake researchers to turn over list of concrete buildings

    In reversal, quake researchers to turn over list of concrete buildings
    In a reversal, University of California researchers will give Los Angeles officials the addresses of about 1,500 old concrete buildings that are potentially at risk of collapse during a major earthquake. The move, announced Friday, is significant...
  • List of buildings at risk in big earthquake to be released to city

    List of buildings at risk in big earthquake to be released to city
    Ending a three-month standoff, University of California researchers announced Friday they will give Los Angeles officials the addresses of about 1,500 old concrete buildings that are potentially at risk of collapse during a major earthquake. The move is...
  • You can judge his book covers by their design

     You can judge his book covers by their design
    Interior designer Brian Gennett turns old book covers into striking mosaics for wall coverings, penny-tile surfaces and home décor objects that have been featured in Elle Decor magazine and are sold at Harbinger on La Cienega Boulevard. Let's cut...
  • App offers advice on hurricane safety

    App offers advice on hurricane safety
    A smartphone app that recently won early rounds of funding in Orlando aims to help Floridians check out the hurricane safety of their homes in much the same way they look up vehicles' crash-test results. The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes awarded a...
  • Piece of history to be saved when Orlando's round building flattened

    Piece of history to be saved when Orlando's round building flattened
    Downtown Orlando's iconic round building will soon be torn down — most of it, anyway. The old American Federal Building, which is owned by the city, will be demolished to make way for the plaza of the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti to push for greater earthquake safety

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti to push for greater earthquake safety
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday announced an ambitious plan to tackle earthquake safety, including a new effort to strengthen vulnerable buildings. Marking the 20th anniversary of the destructive Northridge earthquake, Garcetti said Los...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti calls for aggressive earthquake safety effort

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti calls for aggressive earthquake safety effort
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday announced an aggressive new plan to tackle earthquake safety, including how to better protect vulnerable buildings. Marking the 20th anniversary of the destructive Northridge earthquake, Garcetti said Los...
  • Activists seek 11th-hour reprieve for 1927 bridge

    Activists seek 11th-hour reprieve for 1927 bridge
    The order issued by city engineers was formal and clear: demolish the 76-year-old Figueroa-Riverside Street Bridge by early spring, clearing the way for completion of a new bridge across the Los Angeles River. The order came after the Los Angeles City...
  • Property of the Week: Windsor Estates

    Property of the Week: Windsor Estates
    Throughout the winter, T&M Building Company will be adding some warmth to a stretch of land in Windsor. A new community of 26 homes, dubbed Windsor Estates, is being constructed. The intent is to create an ambiance not often found these days. This...