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  • Federal government should split bill with L.A. for river restoration

    Federal government should split bill with L.A. for river restoration
    Fred Eaton certainly knew his business when he went poking around the Owens Valley in the early part of the last century, quietly purchasing farms and ranches for the water rights that went with them. Had the self-taught engineer and former Los Angeles mayor made it clear to the landowners that he was planning an aqueduct to a distant city, they might have refused to sell — or at least would have jacked up their prices to reflect the value to L.A. of their water.
  • School consolidation will cost more than expected, officials say

    School consolidation will cost more than expected, officials say
    After projected costs for consolidation came in higher than expected last week, District 112 officials say they need more community guidance to move forward. A series of four community forums — plus another one in Spanish — will begin Oct....

    Park Ridge aldermen balk at pricetag for flood work

    Park Ridge aldermen balk at pricetag for flood work
    A sewer project aimed at relieving chronic flooding near the Park Ridge Country Club is on pause after aldermen balked at approving a more than $1 million engineering contract with the firm that has overseen the city's flood control work to date....

    Park Ridge flood plan to get 2nd look

    Park Ridge flood plan to get 2nd look
    Since 2009, Park Ridge has worked with Christopher B. Burke Engineering to chart its terrain, map its flood-prone neighborhoods, develop a stormwater plan to alleviate some of the worst-hit areas and oversee construction of the required sewers. But in...

    VDOT official expects modifications to Virginia's evacuation plan

    VDOT official expects modifications to Virginia's evacuation plan
    State emergency management and transportation officials are in the midst of a 60-day review of Hampton Roads evacuation plans in response to an order from Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads Director Jim Utterback...