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  • Boy, 8, dies saving family from mobile home fire

    Boy, 8, dies saving family from mobile home fire
    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.,...
  • New Trier school district to issue bonds to pay for projects

    New Trier school district to issue bonds to pay for projects
    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...
  • Another go at a major senior housing project in Harford [Editorial]

    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...
  • Healthful living may soon be built into new communities

    Healthful living may soon be built into new communities
    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. The Urban...
  • Development a hard tide to turn [Editorial]

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Housing starts rise slightly in March

    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...
  • L.A. moving to get $7.5 million in public art funds off starting block

    L.A. moving to get $7.5 million in public art funds off starting block
    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. The...
  • Where's our public art? Wrapped up in red tape.

     Where's our public art? Wrapped up in red tape.
    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...
  • 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...