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  • Senators launch effort to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Senators launch effort to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
    WASHINGTON — Nearly five years ago, the subprime meltdown triggered a huge taxpayer bailout of housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Now a bipartisan group of senators has launched the most comprehensive effort yet to clean up the...
  • Demolition of the Wilshire Grand fascinates passersby

    Demolition of the Wilshire Grand fascinates passersby
    At lunchtime, businessman Joe Wilson likes to check out the action just down the street on Wilshire Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles. It's not the traffic he's watching; it's the slow but methodical demolition of the old Wilshire Grand Hotel at the...
  • L.A. Councilman-elect Bonin talks development, gay marriage

    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. The man who will soon replace Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl in a coastal council district offered a passionate defense Thursday of the neighborhood groups that fight large-...
  • Injunction against future Burbank Walmart lifted

    This story has been corrected. See details below. An injunction that had prevented Walmart from starting work on a new store adjacent to the Empire Center has been lifted, but the outcome of a lawsuit filed by three residents to force a number of street...
  • Will Romneys finally get to build La Jolla beachfront mansion?

    Will Romneys finally get to build La Jolla beachfront mansion?
    Mitt and Ann Romney have kept low profiles since their plan to move into the White House fell through last November. But recently, they’ve begun to re-emerge on the public stage. On Monday, Mitt Romney was a guest on Sean Hannity’s Fox...
  • More to savor (and a seat!) at Pure Wine Cafe

    More to savor (and a seat!) at Pure Wine Cafe
    Carving a dining room and patio out of bedrock wasn’t the easiest construction project for Pure Wine Cafe owner P.J. Strain. The expansion of the wine bar and restaurant on Ellicott City’s Main Street took twice as long and cost twice as...
  • Mailbag: Vouchers not best way to invest in kids

    James P. Gray's comments regarding education success are correct in that parents should participate in educational decisions regarding their children, ("Apply libertarian philosophy to education for success," Independent, Oct. 10). He is off base,...
  • Charter could cost city funding

    New California legislation could cut off some state funding for Costa Mesa based on language the city's Charter Committee has voted to include in a new draft charter. Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 7 into law over the weekend, turning the tables on...
  • Developer offers to finance, build part of Irvine's Great Park

    Developer offers to finance, build part of Irvine's Great Park
    The housing market's resurgence could jump-start one of Southern California's most ambitious but long-stymied projects: Irvine's Great Park. Conceived more than a decade ago — and designed to span twice the size of New York City's Central Park...
  • Emanuel wants to hike cable TV tax

    Emanuel wants to hike cable TV tax
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel hopes to pump $13 million more into city coffers next year by raising amusement taxes on cable TV services and boosting zoning permit fees for large construction projects, City Hall officials say. The increases are part of a series of...
  • Prominent lawyer who overcame poverty now has millions to give

    Prominent lawyer who overcame poverty now has millions to give
    Catholic schools in Baltimore propelled George W. McManus Jr. from poverty to success as a lawyer, he says, providing him a solid education. And years later, when the legal tables turned and he needed defense, priests and school officials were there as...