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  • 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...
  • Housing data boost U.S. outlook

    Home prices across the U.S. are showing signs of slower growth, but a recent upswing in new construction plans is injecting the market with optimism that the housing recovery has more momentum left. Building permits for new homes jumped 6.2% in...
  • La Cañada's affordable housing options in question

    More than 50 La Cañada Flintridge residents filled the Council Chambers on Tuesday night to oppose locations identified by the city for affordable housing, group homes and homeless shelters. The residents claimed that such housing options would not fit...
  • Mobile home residents pack up

    Mobile home residents pack up
    Earlier this week, Newport Beach resident Erin Kunkle took stock of the contents in the kitchen of her mobile home at Marina Park. She wondered not about which utensils to use to make turkey or stuffing, but instead how to pack all of the items from the...
  • Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake

    Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake
    In the 20 years since the 6.7-magnitude Northridge earthquake shook Southern California, Glendale has rebounded with stricter building codes and better communication among its public safety agencies. The devastating temblor, which struck at 4:31 a.m....
  • Healthful living may soon be built into new communities

    Healthful living may soon be built into new communities
    A New York developer may be the first home builder to integrate wellness into its products. But if a major real estate education and research group has its way, healthful living will soon be incorporated in many of the places we live and work. The Urban...
  • 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...
  • Another go at a major senior housing project in Harford [Editorial]

    The Presbyterian Home senior housing plan for Fountain Green has its merits, but the degree to which the public is expected to grant tax relief is a major question that needs to be addressed. Presbyterian Home of Maryland is a not-for-profit corporation...
  • Development a hard tide to turn [Editorial]

    Walmart opposition may have won a victory in that the retail giant won't pursue an entrance and exit off of Route 924, but traffic in the area promises to get worse anyway. The harsh reality is that decisions made decades ago about the area on either...
  • Board of Education votes to move CPS headquarters

    Board of Education votes to move CPS headquarters
    Chicago’s Board of Education approved the leasing of a new downtown headquarters Wednesday, saying the move to smaller digs will help the financially troubled school district save $60 million over 15 years. CPS will relocate its offices from 125...