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  • Alarcon, wife decline to testify; defense rests in voter fraud trial

    Alarcon, wife decline to testify; defense rests in voter fraud trial
    The defense in the perjury and voter fraud trial of Richard Alarcon rested its case Tuesday with neither the former Los Angeles city councilman nor his wife taking the witness stand on their own behalf. Alarcon and his wife have been accused of...
  • It's easier to be green

    For people who have chosen to be gentle to Mother Earth, being green is a way of life. The same is true for eco-responsible homebuilders. Being green is their philosophy. "What we preach is process," says Adam Segal, vice president, Segal & Morel Inc....
  • Guilty verdicts another blow to Alarcon family

    Guilty verdicts another blow to Alarcon family
    Richard Alarcon, a prominent figure in Los Angeles politics for more than two decades and a vocal advocate for his San Fernando Valley constituents, was convicted Wednesday of felony perjury and voter fraud for lying about where he lived to advance his...
  • Agencies report top 10 consumer complaints in U.S.

    Agencies report top 10 consumer complaints in U.S.
    Do-not-call violations and telemarketing abuses ranked as the fastest-growing consumer complaints last year, according to a report released Wednesday. Three Maryland agencies participated in the annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America and...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 07/26/14

    Today's Birthday (07/26/14). Today's celebration heats up with Mars in Scorpio. Illuminate passionate causes this year (with Jupiter in your sign until 8/2015). Home and professional improvement comes with October eclipses (10/8, 23). Family duties take...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 04/29/14

    Today's Birthday (04/29/14). You can win your game this year. Today's New Moon solar eclipse in your sign initiates a new personal phase. Revise plans with your team over the next three weeks. New communications skills provide a breakthrough in...
  • Kevin Hunt: The Remorseful Buyer: Contracts You Can Cancel Within 3 Days

    Kevin Hunt: The Remorseful Buyer: Contracts You Can Cancel Within 3 Days
    Once you sign a contract, there's no clean way out — unless that contract is covered by a state or federal "cooling off" rule that allows consumers to cancel within three days. What's covered by the cooling-off rule follows no apparent logic or...
  • Fells Point home has historic exterior, modern interior

    Fells Point home has historic exterior, modern interior
    Much of the charm of Fells Point is found in its narrow back alleys and side streets — contributing to the area's original grid from land purchased by William Fell in the early 1700s. Many of the homes on these streets date to the mid-18th to 19th...
  • Small-business profile: the ABL Group

    Small-business profile: the ABL Group
    Name: Miriam Lipsky Age: 57 Hometown: Highland Park Name of business: The ABL Group Describe what you do/sell/serve: We are a full-service decorating, remodeling and maintenance company. Our remodeling division provides comprehensive home...
  • Homeowners opting to remodel to get the space they want

    If the real estate industry already is wringing its hands about a dearth of houses on the market, this isn't going to help the situation much: Homeowners who recently remodeled or are planning a renovation say they did it for themselves, not with an eye...
  • 5 Things You Need to Know About The Fort Lauderdale Home Show

    5 Things You Need to Know About The Fort Lauderdale Home Show
    If you’ve got the decorating bug, or a hankering for house upgrades, then the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show this Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1 is a must. Before heading out to the Broward County Convention Center, here...