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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...
  • 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...
  • At Turner Construction, they dig reshaping the L.A. skyline

    At Turner Construction, they dig reshaping the L.A. skyline
    Dustin House and co-workers spent a recent morning in a massive hole in downtown Los Angeles where the 73-story Wilshire Grand Hotel will soon rise to become the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. As one of the superintendents for the $1-...
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  • The jury's still out on Harbor Point

    The jury's still out on Harbor Point
    The Baltimore City Council is scheduled to hold at least preliminary debate on $107 million in tax increment financing for the Harbor Point development today, and whenever the final vote occurs, the outcome is not much in doubt.  Despite an unusual amount...
  • Making earthquakes for science

    Making earthquakes for science
    Engineering researchers at the Johns Hopkins University plan to stir an earthquake this month, a temblor as powerful as the 1994 Northridge quake in Southern California — one of the costliest in U.S. history. It will hit at the University at...
  • Newport gets final go-ahead on Marina Park

    Newport gets final go-ahead on Marina Park
    Newport Beach has received the final permit its needs to begin construction of the Marina Park project, more than a year after the plans were conditionally approved by the state. The California Coastal Commission document, which the city received...