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  • Home builder and kitchen and bath shows combine for first time

    Home builder and kitchen and bath shows combine for first time
    Women wearing yellow raincoats and boots, a guy in a shark costume and several home improvement celebrities were among sightings this week at the Las Vegas Convention Center as more than 75,000 hardy home builders, interior designers and others...
  • A long wait to go solar

    A long wait to go solar
    Asa Lantz never thought going green would involve so much red tape. The 48-year-old wanted to slash her utility bill and help the environment by putting solar panels on the roof of her one-story Van Nuys home. The Los Angeles Department of Water and...
  • Towson Mews first area project for Virginia developer

    Evergreene Cos., a Chantilly, Va., developer, is debuting in the Baltimore metro market with its first-ever project, Towson Mews, located in East Towson. Josh Mastrangelo, Evergreene's president, coastal division, said the residential developer did a...
  • Property of the Week: Flanders Woods in Coventry

    Property of the Week: Flanders Woods in Coventry
    Mark Lavitt, who has a degree in landscape architecture, is a Coventry-based designer, builder and developer. He envisioned Flanders Woods to be a community of “green” homes in harmony with the landscape. Passive solar designs combine with the...
  • Behind the Grand Pour: Building L.A.'s new tallest tower

    Behind the Grand Pour: Building L.A.'s new tallest tower
    Michael Marchesano gazed out the window of his third-floor office in downtown Los Angeles and didn't like what he saw. In a far corner of an excavated pit, five stories deep and the size of a city block, stood a mound of dirt as big as a small house. It...
  • 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...
  • Apartment complex project going before the council again

    A proposed 240-unit apartment complex about a half mile from John Wayne Airport in Costa Mesa goes before the City Council again Tuesday. Last month the council postponed a decision on the project at 125 E. Baker St. at the request of its developer,...
  • 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...
  • Son of former Dolton mayor charged with not filing federal tax returns

    Son of former Dolton mayor charged with not filing federal tax returns
    The son of former Dolton mayor William Shaw faces federal charges for allegedly not filing federal tax returns for six years, court records show. Victor Shaw of Dolton faces six misdemeanor counts for failure to file tax forms for each year from 2007 to...
  • Group installs free alarms at mobile home park

    Group installs free alarms at mobile home park
    A group of Costa Mesa firefighters and emergency volunteers recently installed free smoke and carbon monoxide alarms at a Newport Boulevard mobile home park. The group from the Fire Department and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) visited 32...