| Apr 21, 2013
Wedding date: Feb. 23, 2013
Her story: Kimberly Carlins, 32, grew up in Ocean Pines. She is a government contractor for URS Corp. in Germantown. Her father, Leo, is a repairman for Sears, and her mother, Renee, is a secretary for a nonprofit...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:59 PM
The future of BWI Marshall Airport can be seen in the new sweeping terminal roofline that hints of something big, the panorama of glass that gives street-side passengers a view of arriving jets and a cavernous security checkpoint with nine stations and...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Two U.S. senators angered by the firing of whistle-blower Walter Tamosaitis from the contaminated Hanford, Wash., nuclear site sharply criticized the U.S. secretary of Energy on Wednesday.
Tamosaitis, an engineer, had raised safety concerns two years...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:03 AM
A San Francisco-based engineering-advisory firm, URS Corp., said Thursday it has furloughed 3,000 employees because of the partial government shutdown and more employees could be affected if the stalemate in Washington drags on.
URS said that those...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:45 PM
It might seem like a paid vacation for the 500,000 federal workers on furlough.
They've been out of work since last week and were promised back pay once a budget is passed and the government reopens.
But for many rank-and-file employees who live...
| 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 Seismic protections were outdated.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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...