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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...

    Reader feedback November 22: Examining politicians' gifts, Lincoln Park complex in Hampton almost vacant

    Examining politicians' gifts Virginia sets no limits on who can give how much to politicians but requires elected officials to disclose all gifts of more than $50. This year, in the wake of the scandal over gifts and loans to former Gov. Bob McDonnell...

    First-time buyers taking to the city

    First-time buyers taking to the city
    From the wall-length window in Tyler and Erin Matteau's rented fourth-floor apartment on North Calvert Street, there's a view to the south and, maybe, the young couple's immediate future. "Right there," said Tyler, pointing to a building within...

    New York officer shot dead unarmed man in Brooklyn, report says

    New York officer shot dead unarmed man in Brooklyn, report says
    A New York City police officer on routine patrol shot and killed an unarmed man in the dimly lit stairwell of a public housing project in Brooklyn, the New York Times reported on Friday. The uniformed officer and his partner encountered the 28-year-old...