| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:41 AM
An 8-year-old boy was one of three people who died in a mobile home fire Monday in Penfield, N.Y., but if it weren't for him, the fire could have been even more deadly.
Tyler Doohan was the first to notice the smoke as the fire started around 4:45 a.m.,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:37 PM
In anticipation of the summer construction season, officials at New Trier Township High School District 203 are planning to issue $4.2 million in bonds to finance projects planned for the Northfield and Winnetka campuses.
Cheryl Witham, assistant...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:17 PM
The Presbyterian Home senior housing plan for Fountain Green has its merits, but the degree to which the public is expected to grant tax relief is a major question that needs to be addressed.
Presbyterian Home of Maryland is a not-for-profit corporation...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A New York developer may be the first home builder to integrate wellness into its products. But if a major real estate education and research group has its way, healthful living will soon be incorporated in many of the places we live and work.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Walmart opposition may have won a victory in that the retail giant won't pursue an entrance and exit off of Route 924, but traffic in the area promises to get worse anyway.
The harsh reality is that decisions made decades ago about the area on either...
| 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
| 5:08 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:54 AM
Builders broke ground on more new homes nationwide in March, although the increase missed expectations.
Housing starts climbed 2.8% from an upwardly revised February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 946,000, the Commerce Department said...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Los Angeles officials are starting to get serious about freeing up $7.5 million or more in city government funds that are earmarked for visual art, performances or other cultural events, but have been wrapped tightly for years in legal red tape.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:45 PM
When the city of Los Angeles established its "1% for the Arts" program more than two decades ago, the rationale was that commercial and municipal development takes a toll on the visual landscape of the city. To mitigate that, and to contribute to the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:50 PM
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...