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  • Adopting an open heart

    Adopting an open heart
    Jeff and Maureen Learned always knew they wanted a large family. So it was a blow when they struggled to conceive after the birth of their first daughter, Shanna. The couple, who recently moved to Burbank after living in La Crescenta for years, went...
  • Jewelry stolen in second forced entry burglary this week

     
    More than $7,500 in jewelry was stolen from a Downers Grove home after an intruder pried open a back window and ransacked the place, Downers …...
  • Final forum has fireworks

    Fireworks erupted at the conclusion of the final forum in the 2010 City Council race when Mayor Pro Tem Toni Iseman castigated Emanuel Patrascu for a quote by him on an election flier, which she said was a lie. Iseman was referring to a flier for which...
  • Like “happy tails”? Adopt Wiggles

     
    From Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida: Meet Wiggles, who earned her name because she shakes from head to toe when she is happy. The 1-year-old female is mostly Lab but has a little golden retriever. She has a “happy tail,” her foster mom....
  • Quinn signs new nursing home safety bill

    Quinn signs new nursing home safety bill
    Even before Gov. Pat Quinn signed landmark nursing home safety reforms into law Thursday in a room packed with senior citizens, top state officials have been working behind the scenes to implement many provisions of the new legislation aimed at ending...
  • Susie the Lab needs a home

     
    From Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida: Susie is friendly female black Lab, not 2 years old yet. She gave birth to puppies under a shed because she needed shelter from rainy cold weather. She and the pups ended up in a shelter that  was filled to...
  • The long and short of short sales

    The long and short of short sales
    On an afternoon in late May, Chicago real estate agent Gary Lucido, president of Lucid Realty, glanced at the chicagohousingstats.com website. Among the stats grabbing his attention was one showing Chicago-area home prices had fallen 27.3 percent from...
  • 6/21: New business, occupational licenses in Central Florida

    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida. Orange Wanda Williams, manufacturing representative, 111 Chisholm St., Apopka, 32703. Eastern Wine I Planet LLC, wholesale, 2172 Platinum Road, Suite I,...
  • Buying a foreclosure

    Buying a foreclosure
    One way to help an ailing housing market regain its health is to clear the books of foreclosures. Buying foreclosed properties can help mitigate this sad chapter and turn to a promising new one by ensuring a neighborhood maintains its value and property...
  • How to know when to tackle a rehab project yourself and when to get professional help

    How to know when to tackle a rehab project yourself and when to get professional help
    TV was once flooded with shows about finding an inexpensive property and turning it into a dream home or "flipping" it for a profit with just a little work here and there. For those who are hoping to find such an opportunity with the growing number of...
  • Home inspections can help determine scope of work

    Home inspections can help determine scope of work
    A thorough home inspection is often recommended for any real estate transaction, but when considering the purchase of a foreclosed home many experts believe it becomes even more critical. Tom Jansson, secretary of the National Association of Certified...