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  • Community asked to give thoughts on residential-based group homes

    Community asked to give thoughts on residential-based group homes
    Burbank residents are being asked to weigh in on the city’s housing element at two meetings slated for next week, one of which will include a City Council discussion on implementing a moratorium on certain development permits, with the idea being to...
  • Newport plant registers cancer risk reading

    Newport plant registers cancer risk reading
    A metal finishing facility in Newport Beach poses an "unacceptably high" cancer risk to its neighbors and should curtail its emissions as soon as possible, state air quality officials said Tuesday. The agency said it will ask its independent hearing...
  • Arizona home builder Taylor Morrison to buy coastal O.C. land

    Arizona home builder Taylor Morrison to buy coastal O.C. land
    Arizona home builder Taylor Morrison Home Corp. has agreed to buy a swath of coastal Orange County land, kick-starting a long-stalled development that fell victim to the recession. The builder, in a deal announced late Tuesday, said it would buy...
  • The latest developments on the economy [Editorial]

    Way back in 1960, Harford County's population was a little more than 76,000, which, presuming an average of four people per house, translates to about 19,000 homes. When the building boom hit Harford County hard in the 1970s and especially the 1980s,...
  • Home-builders' confidence still shaky

    Home-builders' confidence still shaky
    The spring selling season is fast approaching, but home builders remain in a dour mood. A survey of builders on the prospect of single-family home sales remained basically flat, and a bit pessimistic, in March, same as the month before. The National...
  • Housing starts dip slightly in February; permits surge

    Construction of new housing units remained essentially flat last month compared to January as builders struggle to ramp up construction. Housing starts fell 0.2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 907,000, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. ...
  • Medical office complex under construction by Long Beach Airport

    Medical office complex under construction by Long Beach Airport
    Construction is underway on a new medical office complex at Douglas Park, a commercial real estate development site next to Long Beach Airport that was once used for aircraft manufacturing. Urbana Development has broken ground on Douglas Park Medical...
  • Ulman playing poker in dealing with Howard Hughes Corp. [Editorial]

    In poker, sometimes a strong hand is just as effective as a good bluff. It just gets tricky when the stakes are high. Howard County Executive Ken Ulman went "all in" with Howard Hughes Corp. last week over improvements both sides agreed are needed for...
  • Two-alarm fire at Pikesville senior housing

    Two-alarm fire at Pikesville senior housing
    A two-alarm fire broke out at a senior housing facility in Pikesville early Monday morning, Baltimore County fire officials said. The fire department responded to Springhouse Assisted Living in the 8900 block of Reisterstown Road at around 2:40 a.m....
  • Council moves ahead with ordinance to keep senior mobile home parks

    More than 50 mobile home residents stood in solidarity in Huntington Beach City Council chambers Monday, many of them holding signs that read, "Keep our senior parks as senior parks." They stood in silence as City Clerk Joan Flynn read into the record...
  • Blue Lagoon reopened after sewage spill closure

    Orange County Health Care Agency officials on Wednesday reopened about 2,000 feet of coastline around Blue Lagoon after a sewage spill Monday from a nearby mobile home park. A sewer line block at a residence in the Laguna Terrace mobile home park...