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  • Newport Beach looks at outsourcing

    The Newport Beach City Council voted to outsource its printing services and to inch forward in what could eventually be the privatization of its refuse collection services. The shutting down of the city's in-house print shop in favor of a contract...
  • Mayor's task force recommends speed camera reforms

    Mayor's task force recommends speed camera reforms
    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...
  • Baltimore approves $278,000 for firm to monitor speed cameras

    Baltimore approves $278,000 for firm to monitor speed cameras
    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,...
  • Orange construction department rearranging consultant contracts

     
    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...
  • Independent panel to review troubled construction program at L.A. Community College District

    Independent panel to review troubled construction program at L.A. Community College District
    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...
  • A new complex riddled with ills that are costly to cure

    A new complex riddled with ills that are costly to cure
    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...
  • Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project

    Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project
    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...
  • Markups by 'body shops' inflate the public's cost

    Markups by 'body shops' inflate the public's cost
    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...
  • Rail officials bring residents up to speed

    More than 100 Burbank residents and elected officials packed a community meeting on Wednesday in which representatives for the California High-Speed Rail Authority gave an update on where the massive project is at. Out of the three community open houses...
  • Planning Commission gets new member

    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 CaƱada Flintridge native Rick Gunter will take over the seat...
  • Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Earns LEED Gold Certification

    Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Earns LEED Gold Certification
    Helen DeVos Children's Hospital recently received LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is the USGBC's leading rating system for designing and constructing the world's greenest, most energy efficient, and high-...