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  • Henn chosen as Newport mayor

     Henn chosen as Newport mayor
    NEWPORT BEACH — A new mayor took control of the dais Tuesday night and outlined a vision of streamlined city government, revived commercial districts and a more technologically advanced City Council. Mike Henn, a businessman who was reelected in...
  • Our Laguna: City awash in glorious food and beverages

    More than 800 folks wined and dined at the five major events of the inaugural Laguna Beach a la Carte, not to mention all the people who partook in prix-fixe menus and other specials at 28 local eateries. Laguna Beach Visitors and Conference Bureau...
  • Floor plans: Laying it all out

    Floor plans: Laying it all out
    When it comes to new-home floor plans, the rules have changed. "The rule is no longer 'buy as much as you can afford, and it will increase in value later.' It's 'buy what you need,'" said Kermit Baker, chief economist at the American Institute of...
  • Martha Stewart plugs Orlando-area 'net zero' home

    Martha Stewart plugs Orlando-area 'net zero' home
    WINDERMERE – It's 65 degrees outside and the propane-burning fireplace is a little too toasty for Martha Stewart, who was in Orlando Tuesday to promote a KB Home's new "net zero" showhome. Near the family room fire, in the kitchen of Builder...
  • Chamber's interim director brings skills

    Chamber of Commerce interim Executive Director Kristine Thalman finds working and living in her hometown exhilarating, if a little demanding. "You have a vested interest," said Thalman, who has headed the chamber staff since last September. "It is...
  • KB Home hosts complimentary cake decorating event at new model homes

    KB Home is celebrating the grand opening of its newest community, Berkshire Place, Saturday, Jan. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m., 8601 Summer Waves Way, in Laurel. The public is invited to see the townhouse designs and participate in a cake decorating class by...
  • 400 live bombs later, fallout is not over

    400 live bombs later, fallout is not over
    Two years ago this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced cleanup of a middle school and southeast Orlando community built on a former World War II-era bombing range. The corps' search of the tranquil neighborhood uncovered decades-old bombs,...
  • Remodeling fireplace habits in Southern California

    Remodeling fireplace habits in Southern California
    This wintry week surprised Southern California with shape-shifting clouds hitched to chilly wind, rain in the valleys, snow in the mountains -- just right for a cozy Valentine's Day spent corralled around the hearth, logs ablaze. Or is it? These days,...
  • Cause/Effect

    Cause/Effect
    Some shrink when they see him coming. Maybe itís the height, the silver hair, the intelligent, piercing eyes. More likely itís the power of the stride, the determination in the walk, the purpose in the direction. And yes, the eyes. They call him Eli,...
  • Incentives, prices, fine print worthy of car lot

    Won-Ki Choi and his wife Janice had their eye on the Fairfax, Va., townhouse for some time. But the $536,449 price tag was much too high for them. Then they saw a newspaper ad from Ryland Homes: For two hours on a recent Saturday afternoon, the...
  • Slimmer sofas, chairs in demand

    After a decade of catering to Americans' appetite for large living with giant-size sofas, chairs, ottomans and tables, furniture-makers are starting to think small. U.S. home-furnishings companies for several years have seen growing demand for smaller-...