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  • CTA: 90 percent of southern Red Line riders still use CTA

    CTA: 90 percent of southern Red Line riders still use CTA
    The CTA has retained about 90 percent of its South Side Red Line riders during the shutdown of the southern section of the Red Line, which began in mid May. These riders have opted to use free shuttle service, Red Line trains rerouted to Green Line...
  • State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project

    State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project
    The O'Malley administration is launching a three-year, $125 million construction project that will set the table for more international flights from BWI Marshall Airport. The plans appear to dovetail with the likely move of the airport's largest...
  • Housing proposals are on docket for Costa Mesa City Council

    The Costa Mesa City Council is scheduled to examine two proposed residential developments Tuesday night. One is a 208-unit apartment complex that would replace the Rolling Homes mobile home park, 1973 Newport Blvd., and another business along Ford Road....
  • Mobile home park conversion stalled

    The Costa Mesa City Council got an earful Tuesday evening from mobile home park residents expressing disappointment and frustration over proposed plans to convert the park for seniors to a high-density apartment complex. In the end, the residents got...
  • New residential construction drops in June

    New home starts fell 9.9% in June driven largely by weakness in apartment building, an unexpected drop given that builders' confidence in the housing market is hitting highs not seen since the housing boom. New residential construction has been in...
  • City moves to protect senior mobile home parks

    Huntington Beach residents living in senior mobile home parks and fearing their conversion to parks with no age limits may get some protection from the city. Council members voted 5-1 on Monday, with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper dissenting and...
  • 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,...