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  • Official who raised safety concerns at Hanford nuclear site is fired

    Official who raised safety concerns at Hanford nuclear site is fired
    The head of nuclear safety for the cleanup of the former nuclear weapons site at Hanford, Wash., was fired Tuesday after allegations she made over several years that the construction project was ignoring serious safety problems. Donna Busche, an...
  • 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...
  • Jerry Brown: Earthquakes 'just around the corner,' fault maps needed

    Jerry Brown: Earthquakes 'just around the corner,' fault maps needed
    Gov. Jerry Brown vowed to increase funding to map California earthquake faults, calling the effort an important public safety measure. “We’ll do whatever it takes. And the people of L.A. should be cautious because earthquakes are just around...
  • Glendale City Council gives green light to Arts Colony

    Glendale City Council gives green light to Arts Colony
    Dozens of seniors filled City Council chambers Tuesday to oppose a $29.9-million affordable housing project for creative industry workers planned for downtown Glendale, but the showing wasn’t enough to prevent approval of the final design and a city...
  • Mailbag: R.V. ordinance is ineffective

    Thank you, 2005 Huntington Beach City Council, for the recreational vehicle parking compromise. Isn't it encouraging to know that if you simply want to add some square footage to your existing living space all you have to do is roll in a 40-foot home...
  • 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....
  • Office space near LAX is cheaper than it is in Detroit

    Office space near LAX is cheaper than it is in Detroit
    The views from office towers near Los Angeles International Airport can be great. Tenants watch planes coming and going or check out the city skyline and the Pacific Ocean. They just don’t have much company. The LAX market has been softer than a...
  • Home builder and kitchen and bath shows combine for first time

    Home builder and kitchen and bath shows combine for first time
    Women wearing yellow raincoats and boots, a guy in a shark costume and several home improvement celebrities were among sightings this week at the Las Vegas Convention Center as more than 75,000 hardy home builders, interior designers and others...
  • Housing starts tumble in January amid severe weather

    New home construction fell sharply in January, as severe weather across much of the country helped freeze development. Housing starts tumbled 16% from December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 880,000 last month, the Commerce Department said...
  • Managing construction projects is in Deryl McKissack's genes

    The gig: Deryl McKissack, 52, is president and chief executive of McKissack & McKissack, a construction management and design firm with offices in Los Angeles, Washington, Chicago and Baltimore. The firm manages about $15 billion in construction projects....
  • 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...