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  • Mailbag: Mobile home park residents should be heard

    Re. "Mobile home park conversion stalled," (July 16): It was sad to hear the voices of residents frightened at the prospect of losing their homes, pleading for the City Council to turn down a developer's request to allow conversion of their mobile home...
  • Plane's engine lost power before Maryland City crash

    Plane's engine lost power before Maryland City crash
    The small plane that crashed into a Maryland City mobile home park on Thursday morning lost power shortly after takeoff, investigators said Friday. The pilot, who has been identified as Ronald H. Dixon of Bowie, took off from Suburban Airport in a 1962...
  • Baltimore's rentals in high demand, fueling building boom

    Baltimore's rentals in high demand, fueling building boom
    To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600. It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now. "I was willing to pay that for the great...
  • Mailbag: Councilman out of step when it comes to caring for people, animals, environment

    Huntington Beach Councilman Matt Harper is from a time gone by. That was a time when we didn't think about what we were doing to the oceans and ocean life but only of our own convenience. Now we have a plastic bag ban. That was a time when pet shops had...
  • Residents give thoughts on Costa Mesa's future

    Most speakers at Tuesday's General Plan "visioning" workshop expressed opposition to more high-density housing for Costa Mesa. Such developments, they said, would lead to too much traffic in what should largely be a suburban city of single-family,...
  • Senior mobile home park issue heats up

    Residents of a senior mobile home park in Huntington Beach are furious about a memo they received last week telling them the park would soon be open to all ages, an apparent reaction by the owner of the property to the city's intention to restrict such...
  • Escena Palm Springs: SoCal's first modern tract houses in decades

    Escena Palm Springs: SoCal's first modern tract houses in decades
    Architect Anthony Poon and developer Andrew Adler open a wire-bound inspiration notebook to a page with a series of images. The first shows an iPhone with the word “minimal” underneath. The second shows a streamlined sofa labeled “...
  • Obama to offer new 'grand bargain' on taxes, infrastructure projects

    Obama to offer new 'grand bargain' on taxes, infrastructure projects
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Tuesday plans to propose a new “grand bargain” that would couple an overhaul of the corporate tax code with investments in road and other construction projects around the country. In a speech in Chattanooga,...
  • Mobile home park ends age restrictions; some residents upset

    Many residents in the Rancho Huntington mobile home park weren't pleased with the news that their senior citizens' park opened to all ages July 26. Sierra Corporate Management President Abe Arrigotti, whose company is part owner in the community near...
  • Downtown L.A. 'Metropolis' deal under negotiation

    Downtown L.A. 'Metropolis' deal under negotiation
    Negotiations are underway for the sale of a prime 6.3-acre slab of empty land in downtown Los Angeles near the Staples Center and the L.A. Live entertainment complex. A Shanghai-based real estate company called Greenland Holdings Group announced late...
  • Moratorium will protect senior parks – for now

    This post has been corrected, as noted below. The Huntington Beach City Council adopted a moratorium Monday that temporarily prevents senior citizen mobile home parks from opening to all ages. "Property rights are very important to me, and mobile home...