| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:47 PM
A task force studying Baltimore's troubled speed camera program will urge the city to increase oversight, change the way camera sites are selected and create a website containing maps and other information of interest to the public, according to draft...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Baltimore officials on Wednesday hired a private company to oversee an overhaul of the city's speed and red light camera system — and audit tickets to ensure accuracy.
The city's spending panel, the Board of Estimates, approved a six-month, $278,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:04 PM
An engineering, construction and technical services firm notified the state that it might lay off 31 employees next month, Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said Wednesday. California-based URS Corp. said possible layoffs could...
| Apr 28, 2011
An independent review panel was appointed Wednesday to recommend an overhaul of ethics rules and construction oversight for the Los Angeles Community College District's troubled rebuilding program.
The 10-member commission — which includes former...
| Mar 1, 2011
The opening of a new health and science center at Los Angeles Valley College should have been cause for celebration. The complex included the first new classroom building on the campus in more than three decades. There were chemistry and biology labs, a...
| Feb 27, 2011
The effects of decades of neglect were all too visible at the nine far-flung campuses. Roofs leaked. Furniture was decrepit. Seismic protections were outdated.
In 2001, leaders of the Los Angeles Community College District decided to take action. With...
| Mar 3, 2011
The Los Angeles Community College District had launched a $5.7-billion campaign to modernize its nine campuses, and district leaders wanted the world to know. They hired marketing consultant Joan Marshall to help spread the word.
She worked closely...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 11:52 AM
To guard against rising sea levels, Newport Beach city officials are expected to award a $1.3-million contract Tuesday that would start the design of new seawalls that would be built around Balboa and Little Balboa islands. Replacing the aging concrete......
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The construction department for Orange County Public Schools, which has been criticized in numerous audits over the past several years for lax management controls, is revamping the cadre of consultants that help keep the the projects in the $1.3 billion...
| May 18, 2011
| 3:12 PM
An architect and vice president of one of the nation’s largest engineering and construction firms was appointed Monday as the newest member of the city’s Planning Commission.
La Cañada Flintridge native Rick Gunter will take over the seat...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 11:35 AM
Tickets are on sale for the Harford County Public Library's seventh annual gala, the Sapphire Supper Club.. Enjoy an "Evening in the Stacks," which will be held Nov. 5 at the Abingdon Library from 7 to 11 p.m. The event, the county library system's...