| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:21 PM
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...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:24 PM
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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:49 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:19 AM
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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:04 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:15 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:27 PM
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...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:44 AM
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...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:32 AM
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...