| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:44 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:10 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:27 PM
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...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:44 AM
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...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:13 PM
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,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:49 PM
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...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:53 AM
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...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:06 PM
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...