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  • Construction jobs have grown fast in California

    The healthier housing market and a slew of city towers going up are brightening job prospects for construction workers in California. Employment in commercial and residential construction grew by 2,400 in March, according to Labor Department data...
  • Costa Mesa's future still taking shape

    Costa Mesa's citywide effort to update its general plan continued Tuesday with a joint study session of the City Council and Planning Commission. A majority of officials agreed that efforts to revitalize the portion of Harbor Boulevard south of Wilson...
  • 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,...
  • Propane shortage hits Maryland residents

    Propane shortage hits Maryland residents
    When 89-year-old Waunita Ohler had to make three calls this winter to her propane supplier for emergency deliveries to avoid running out, the Elkridge mobile home park resident knew there was a problem. What she didn't realize was its scale: A national...
  • New Home IPO raises $86 million amid 'bumpy' housing recovery

    New Home IPO raises $86 million amid 'bumpy' housing recovery
    Orange County builder New Home Co. raised $86 million in its Wall Street debut, as the firm and investors bet on a housing recovery that has shown signs of faltering. The company priced 7.8 million shares at $11, markedly below their expected range of...
  • Ridley-Thomas obtains building permit to renovate garage

    Ridley-Thomas obtains building permit to renovate garage
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas obtained a building permit Friday to renovate what appears to be an improperly converted garage at his Leimert Park home by adding a carport and removing a section of the detached building. The request to...
  • Commentary: The Tea Party effect on Costa Mesa

    Are you under 35 with plenty of money to spend? Then Costa Mesa is putting out the welcome mat for you. But are you a senior citizen or a financially struggling family? Then Costa Mesa is pulling the rug out from under you. The actions of the City...
  • Board of Education votes to move CPS headquarters

    Board of Education votes to move CPS headquarters
    Chicago’s Board of Education approved the leasing of a new downtown headquarters Wednesday, saying the move to smaller digs will help the financially troubled school district save $60 million over 15 years. CPS will relocate its offices from 125...
  • Marina mobile homes may find new life

    Marina mobile homes may find new life
    When Marina Park residents vacated their mobile homes to make way for a new public park, the fate of the structures fell to a demolition company. The crews, who had assumed responsibility for them from the city, planned to raze the Balboa Peninsula...
  • New Bel-Air mansion reflects resurgence of behemoth L.A. homes

    New Bel-Air mansion reflects resurgence of behemoth L.A. homes
    Nearing completion after five years of construction in the hills of Bel-Air, Chateau des Fleurs looms like some super-sized Hollywood notion of dynastic France. From the street, the two-story mansion on three acres — where Stone Canyon and...
  • Workers sue 10 Light Street contractor, developer for unpaid wages

    Workers sue 10 Light Street contractor, developer for unpaid wages
    A group of construction workers have filed a class-action suit against a subcontractor for a high-end downtown apartment conversion, alleging the company underpaid workers by issuing partial payments and failing to follow through on promises to make up...