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  • Downers Grove waives library building permit fees

    Downers Grove waives library building permit fees
    Downers Grove Public Library will not be on the hook for thousands of dollars in building permit fees for its months-long renovation project. Downers Grove Village Council members voted unanimously April 8 to forgo collecting the $14,755 in fees for...
  • 75th Street reconstruction under way in Darien

    75th Street reconstruction under way in Darien
    A huge road construction project is under way along a portion of 75th Street in Darien. The DuPage County Division of Transportation is reconstructing and widening 75th Street from two lanes in each direction to three lanes in each direction between...
  • Synagogue plan raises zoning concerns

    Synagogue plan raises zoning concerns
    Dismay by neighbors over a proposal for a synagogue that the Village of Northbrook says it must allow has led trustees to consider re-evaluating some zoning rules for future situations. Darchei Noam of Glenbrook, a modern Orthodox congregation with...
  • Let them fly KKK flags in Palm Beach County: Opinion

    Let them fly their KKK flags in Palm Beach County. I’m glad they’re doing it. Make no mistake: It’s a horrible act. The flag instantly conjures hate, violence and a dark American past. When you hold a Klu Klux Klan flag high, you are...
  • Sports facility proposed for north Naperville

    Sports facility proposed for north Naperville
    A new sports building with indoor soccer fields has been proposed for a 17.5-acre site on Naperville's north side. The Naperville Sports Yard athletic and day care facility proposal sailed through the Planning and Zoning Commission this week and now...
  • Council explores Sunset Ridge parking

    As construction of Sunset Ridge Park gets underway, one question has been worrying city staff: Where will visitors park? A possible solution emerged Tuesday, when staff explained during a Newport Beach City Council study session that a 64-space pay...
  • Edward B. Akins1925 - 2014

    Edward B. Akins<br/>1925 - 2014
    Pioneering O.C. Builder Edward “Ed” Akins dies at 88. Premier Orange County homebuilder Ed Akins died Saturday, May 10th, 2014, in Newport Beach. Ed was a housing industry pioneer whose legacy of leadership, innovation, and product...
  • Burbank gives nod to Nickelodeon expansion

    Burbank gives nod to Nickelodeon expansion
    Burbank city officials approved a 113,760-square-foot office addition to the Nickelodeon Animation Studios lot on Olive Avenue this week, a move company representatives said would help streamline its operations and bring about 450 additional employees...
  • Arkansas tornado victim says livelihood is 'pretty much all gone'

    Arkansas tornado victim says livelihood is 'pretty much all gone'
    MAYFLOWER, Ark. -- Lauren Watts sifted through the wreckage of her possessions Monday morning after a tornado churned her mobile home into an unrecognizable heap of debris. As a National Guard helicopter hovered overhead Watts, 26, picked through the...
  • Los Angeles turns to city veteran to run building department

    Los Angeles turns to city veteran to run building department
    Los Angeles’ interim head of the Department of Building and Safety was given the permanent job Wednesday after a 13-0 City Council confirmation vote. The move elevates Raymond Chan, a longtime veteran of the Department of Building and Safety. Chan...
  • Newport plant registers cancer risk reading

    Newport plant registers cancer risk reading
    A metal finishing facility in Newport Beach poses an "unacceptably high" cancer risk to its neighbors and should curtail its emissions as soon as possible, state air quality officials said Tuesday. The agency said it will ask its independent hearing...