| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:44 PM
A Baltimore Housing Authority proposal to sell more than a third of its 11,000 public housing units to private developers in order to finance $300 million in capital improvements to the properties has got some advocates and tenants worried. Some are...
| Mar 11, 2014
Not many of you decide where to go strictly on the basis of prices -- after all, you'd "save" the most money by staying home, and you could find inexpensive hotels and restaurants in almost any nearby small town. Still, relative value is important to many...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The Baltimore Housing Authority's plan to sell 22 of its 28 apartment and townhouse complexes drew dozens of concerned tenants and workers Wednesday to a City Council committee hearing.
Floyd Vines, a resident at J. Van Story Branch high-rise, one of...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Question: I just took over the property management job for a 100-unit multistory apartment complex. The previous property manager let the tenants run wild here, and the owner has asked me to shape things up. There are children running all over the place...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:47 PM
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO DUBLIN, IRELAND
From LAX, United, Delta, US Airways, American, British, Lufthansa and Aer Lingus offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dublin. Restricted round-trip fares from $659 to $1,214, including taxes and...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Dozens of people shared only three showers in the building that Patricia McDowell called home for the last 2 1/2 years. Roaches skittered across the floor, she said, and lights went out and stayed out. In recent months, McDowell said she had to run an...
| Apr 8, 2014
Gladys Martin's Expedia vacation package is missing two key components. Should she have to pay for its mistake?
Q: I'm writing you about our problems with a vacation package we booked on Expedia to Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
A few weeks before our...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:56 PM
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO BERLIN
From LAX, KLM, Air France, Lufthansa, British, United and Swiss offer connecting service (change of planes) to Berlin. Restricted round-trip fares range from $610 to $1,269, including taxes and fees.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are like the Coke and Pepsi of U.S. maritime transportation.
They seem similar, they dominate the competition but they have a long history of less-than-friendly rivalry. Now, an independent commission's proposal...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:02 PM
A task force focusing on quality-of-life issues in Costa Mesa says the city has made progress in curbing the number of times police are called to so-called problem motels.
In a report released this week, Costa Mesa's Neighborhood Improvement Task...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Quandel Construction awarded Sports Training Camp contract
The International Sports Training Camp, a 500-acre private summer camping facility in Stroudsburg, recently hired Quandel Construction Group, a local construction firm, as the general...