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  • Moratorium will protect senior parks – for now

    This post has been corrected, as noted below. The Huntington Beach City Council adopted a moratorium Monday that temporarily prevents senior citizen mobile home parks from opening to all ages. "Property rights are very important to me, and mobile home...
  • At Turner Construction, they dig reshaping the L.A. skyline

    At Turner Construction, they dig reshaping the L.A. skyline
    Dustin House and co-workers spent a recent morning in a massive hole in downtown Los Angeles where the 73-story Wilshire Grand Hotel will soon rise to become the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. As one of the superintendents for the $1-...
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  • The jury's still out on Harbor Point

    The jury's still out on Harbor Point
    The Baltimore City Council is scheduled to hold at least preliminary debate on $107 million in tax increment financing for the Harbor Point development today, and whenever the final vote occurs, the outcome is not much in doubt.  Despite an unusual amount...
  • Making earthquakes for science

    Making earthquakes for science
    Engineering researchers at the Johns Hopkins University plan to stir an earthquake this month, a temblor as powerful as the 1994 Northridge quake in Southern California — one of the costliest in U.S. history. It will hit at the University at...
  • Newport gets final go-ahead on Marina Park

    Newport gets final go-ahead on Marina Park
    Newport Beach has received the final permit its needs to begin construction of the Marina Park project, more than a year after the plans were conditionally approved by the state. The California Coastal Commission document, which the city received...
  • O.C. man gets life in prison for killing sex-offender neighbor

    An Orange County man who killed a neighbor in his mobile home park because the neighbor was a sex offender was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Robert Eugene Vasquez, 36, was convicted in June of stabbing neighbor...
  • Judge: Burbank must rescind Walmart building permits

    Judge: Burbank must rescind Walmart building permits
    Citing street improvements more than a dozen years overdue and a flawed environmental impact report, a judge said Wednesday that Burbank officials must rescind building permits issued to Walmart to open a store in the Empire Center. “The city...
  • Amazon Withdraws Tax Abatement Request In Windsor

    Amazon Withdraws Tax Abatement Request In Windsor
    WINDSOR — Amazon has withdrawn its request for tax abatements and reduced building permit fees, causing confusion over the company's intentions to build a 1.5 million-square-foot distribution center on Day Hill Road expected to produce 300 jobs....
  • Five key takeaways on America's housing market

    Mortgage titan Fannie Mae depends on Douglas G. Duncan, its chief economist, to keep a close eye on the nation’s housing market. Duncan met with Times editors and reporters in Los Angeles this week to share his views on where the market is headed....
  • Twelve Oaks sale falls apart

    Twelve Oaks sale falls apart
    A Santa Monica developer that had planned to purchase a La Crescenta senior-assisted living facility and displace about 50 residents has pulled out of the deal.¬† “We were in talks with the [property owner]. Unfortunately, we’re no longer...