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  • Council explores Sunset Ridge parking

    As construction of Sunset Ridge Park gets underway, one question has been worrying city staff: Where will visitors park? A possible solution emerged Tuesday, when staff explained during a Newport Beach City Council study session that a 64-space pay...
  • Fire damages mobile home near Aberdeen Friday

    Fire damaged a mobile home near Aberdeen Friday evening. The home, at Wright's Mobile Home Village in the 1100 block of Old Philadelphia Road, was reported on fire shortly after 5 p.m. Initial emergency radio dispatches said the resident reported...
  • Building permits thorny issue in Wilmette

    Building permits thorny issue in Wilmette
    Wilmette officials are concerned about the number of residents completing home improvement projects without proper permits, some of which could contribute to flooding and other issues. If they seek variances after the fact, trustees are put in the...
  • Arkansas tornado victim says livelihood is 'pretty much all gone'

    Arkansas tornado victim says livelihood is 'pretty much all gone'
    MAYFLOWER, Ark. -- Lauren Watts sifted through the wreckage of her possessions Monday morning after a tornado churned her mobile home into an unrecognizable heap of debris. As a National Guard helicopter hovered overhead Watts, 26, picked through the...
  • Los Angeles turns to city veteran to run building department

    Los Angeles turns to city veteran to run building department
    Los Angeles’ interim head of the Department of Building and Safety was given the permanent job Wednesday after a 13-0 City Council confirmation vote. The move elevates Raymond Chan, a longtime veteran of the Department of Building and Safety. Chan...
  • Apartment complex project going before the council again

    A proposed 240-unit apartment complex about a half mile from John Wayne Airport in Costa Mesa goes before the City Council again Tuesday. Last month the council postponed a decision on the project at 125 E. Baker St. at the request of its developer,...
  • Synagogue plan raises zoning concerns

    Synagogue plan raises zoning concerns
    Dismay by neighbors over a proposal for a synagogue that the Village of Northbrook says it must allow has led trustees to consider re-evaluating some zoning rules for future situations. Darchei Noam of Glenbrook, a modern Orthodox congregation with...
  • Behind the Grand Pour: Building L.A.'s new tallest tower

    Behind the Grand Pour: Building L.A.'s new tallest tower
    Michael Marchesano gazed out the window of his third-floor office in downtown Los Angeles and didn't like what he saw. In a far corner of an excavated pit, five stories deep and the size of a city block, stood a mound of dirt as big as a small house. It...
  • Senior housing complex being built near Compton transit stops

    Senior housing complex being built near Compton transit stops
    Work is underway on Metro @ Compton Senior Apartments, a $19.5-million housing community near several transit stops, including the light rail Metro Blue Line. The project is being developed by Meta Housing Corp. of Los Angeles, which specializes in...
  • Supply of new homes for sale remains extremely low

    Supply of new homes for sale remains extremely low
    Southern California home building is stuck at historic lows, one of many factors conspiring against middle-class buyers in a recovery marked by high prices and low supply. Despite explosive price gains last year, builders and their Wall Street...
  • William Lyon Homes lays the foundation for future growth

    William Lyon Homes lays the foundation for future growth
    Newport Beach home builder William Lyon Homes has a history almost as interesting as its founder and namesake. William Lyon flew combat missions in the Korean War, commanded the Air Force Reserve and was chief executive and chairman of AirCal in the...