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  • Planners give senior mobile home parks shelter

    A Huntington Beach Planning Commission vote Tuesday moves senior mobile home park proponents a step closer to keeping that age-restricted status. At the same time, the decision doesn't prevent park owners from switching their communities to all-age,...
  • William Lyon Homes lays the foundation for future growth

    William Lyon Homes lays the foundation for future growth
    Newport Beach home builder William Lyon Homes has a history almost as interesting as its founder and namesake. William Lyon flew combat missions in the Korean War, commanded the Air Force Reserve and was chief executive and chairman of AirCal in the...
  • Home-builders' confidence still shaky

    Home-builders' confidence still shaky
    The spring selling season is fast approaching, but home builders remain in a dour mood. A survey of builders on the prospect of single-family home sales remained basically flat, and a bit pessimistic, in March, same as the month before. The National...
  • Council moves ahead with ordinance to keep senior mobile home parks

    More than 50 mobile home residents stood in solidarity in Huntington Beach City Council chambers Monday, many of them holding signs that read, "Keep our senior parks as senior parks." They stood in silence as City Clerk Joan Flynn read into the record...
  • Blue Lagoon reopened after sewage spill closure

    Orange County Health Care Agency officials on Wednesday reopened about 2,000 feet of coastline around Blue Lagoon after a sewage spill Monday from a nearby mobile home park. A sewer line block at a residence in the Laguna Terrace mobile home park...
  • U.S. residential building permits reach 1 million, a 5-year high

    U.S. residential building permits reach 1 million, a 5-year high
    The number of U.S. residential building permits issued in October surpassed 1 million, the highest level in five years, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. Building permits in October were up 6.2% from the month before, reaching 1,034,000,...
  • Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom

    Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom
    The addition of nearly 1,000 new apartments over the next few years could be what downtown Hartford needs to secure a long-elusive vibrancy beyond the work week. Five apartment projects are now underway — four conversions and one new complex&...
  • Housing starts fall in December after surging a month earlier

    New residential construction fell less than expected in December, capping a year of resurgent construction activity. Housing starts dropped 9.8% from a multiyear high in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 999,000, the Commerce Department...
  • Senior housing task force members needed

    The Laguna Beach City Council is accepting applications from residents willing to serve on a new senior housing task force. The panel will be asked to advise the Planning Commission by Dec. 30 on what the city can do to keep the elderly in their homes...
  • La Cañada looking toward an active 2014

    La Cañada looking toward an active 2014
    La Cañadans can expect a busy year ahead. Residents will watch sound walls being constructed while a Gelson’s opens in a popular shopping center in the city. City officials will tackle issues such as affordable housing and off-leash dogs. On the...
  • California's funds for mapping earthquake faults running out

    California's funds for mapping earthquake faults running out
    California is about to run out of money for mapping earthquake faults, leaving many communities across the state with limited information about the seismic risks of new development. The California Geological Survey has about 300 more fault maps left...