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  • Foreclosures surge in Southern California, but for how long?

    Foreclosures surge in Southern California, but for how long?
    Foreclosures in Southern California hit their highest level in two years in January, according to new data out Thursday. But market-watchers say it's more a matter of lenders clearing their books than a new wave of bad loans.
  • Da Vinci fire follow-up: Good urbanism not just architecture and bars

    Da Vinci fire follow-up: Good urbanism not just architecture and bars
    Federal investigators have concluded that the massive downtown Los Angeles fire that consumed much of the Da Vinci apartment complex was arson, as The Times reported earlier this week. Which means that the Da Vinci and its developer, G.H. Palmer...

    Grayslake, Mundelein try to resolve differences over truck facility

    Grayslake, Mundelein try to resolve differences over truck facility
    The villages of Mundelein and Grayslake are working to resolve their differences over a proposal to put a 50,000-square-foot trucking facility on 35 acres recently annexed to Grayslake and bordering Mundelein. Mundelein trustees in August authorized...

    Rental complaint dropped against agency whose president was on fair housing panel

    Rental complaint dropped against agency whose president was on fair housing panel
    A complaint alleging discrimination by an Oak Park housing agency, whose president served on a village committee formed to examine claims of discrimination in the housing market, has been withdrawn due to a "technical issue," officials said this week....

    Oak Park approves parking on widened Clinton Avenue sidewalk

    Oak Park approves parking on widened Clinton Avenue sidewalk
    A request to use part of a widened sidewalk in front of an Oak Park residence as a parking pad got mixed reviews from officials this fall. Although some trustees initially expressed concern about the Zoning Board of Appeals' unanimous recommendation...