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  • Georgia youth killed by police held something in hand -- gun or Wii

    Georgia youth killed by police held something in hand -- gun or Wii
    Everyone agrees that a 17-year-old Georgia boy held something in his hand when police shot him to death on his doorstep: The officers say it was a gun; an attorney for the boy’s family says it was a Nintendo Wii remote control. And a neighbor...
  • 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...
  • Stage collapse probe: flawed construction and likely no permit

    A stage that collapsed at an Anaheim high school and left two dozen students injured had flawed construction and may not have had a building permit, according to school officials. In a message posted Wednesday on the Servite High School website,...
  • Planners give senior mobile home parks shelter

    A Huntington Beach Planning Commission vote Tuesday moves senior mobile home park proponents a step closer to keeping that age-restricted status. At the same time, the decision doesn't prevent park owners from switching their communities to all-age,...
  • New Home IPO raises $86 million amid 'bumpy' housing recovery

    New Home IPO raises $86 million amid 'bumpy' housing recovery
    Orange County builder New Home Co. raised $86 million in its Wall Street debut, as the firm and investors bet on a housing recovery that has shown signs of faltering. The company priced 7.8 million shares at $11, markedly below their expected range of...
  • Propane shortage hits Maryland residents

    Propane shortage hits Maryland residents
    When 89-year-old Waunita Ohler had to make three calls this winter to her propane supplier for emergency deliveries to avoid running out, the Elkridge mobile home park resident knew there was a problem. What she didn't realize was its scale: A national...
  • Commentary: The Tea Party effect on Costa Mesa

    Are you under 35 with plenty of money to spend? Then Costa Mesa is putting out the welcome mat for you. But are you a senior citizen or a financially struggling family? Then Costa Mesa is pulling the rug out from under you. The actions of the City...
  • What is liability in unpermitted addition?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Back in the 1980s, my brother paid for an extension to add two bedrooms and a family room to my parents' house. My dad passed in 2006, and last year I had our local energy company perform an energy audit on the...
  • A long wait to go solar

    A long wait to go solar
    Asa Lantz never thought going green would involve so much red tape. The 48-year-old wanted to slash her utility bill and help the environment by putting solar panels on the roof of her one-story Van Nuys home. The Los Angeles Department of Water and...
  • Two-year construction project on I-95 in Baltimore to begin Sunday

    Two-year construction project on I-95 in Baltimore to begin Sunday
    A major construction project on Interstate 95, set to begin Sunday, will impact traffic in Baltimore for the next two years — shifting and narrowing lanes and forcing ramp closures and detours. The $66 million project to remove and replace the...
  • 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...