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  • Strategies for getting a mortgage amid tougher federal rules

    WASHINGTON — The verdict was nearly unanimous at a recent hearing on Capitol Hill: The new federal "ability to repay" and "qualified mortgage" regulations that took effect Jan. 10 will make obtaining credit tougher, not easier, this year, and...
  • Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014

    Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014
    The world's airline industry has rebounded from the recession and expects 2014 to be the most profitable year on record, thanks to stable fuel prices and growing travel demand. That's great news if you're an airline executive or shareholder. But don't...
  • Gina Kazimir running for Harford County Council District C

    Gina Kazimir of Bel Air formally filed her candidacy for Harford County Council District C on Feb. 7. Kazimir, a Democrat who lives in the Howard Park section of Bel Air, said she is offering a choice to move forward for voters in District C. "I am...
  • Creative decorating can give your small kitchen panache

    Creative decorating can give your small kitchen panache
    With a small kitchen, you might think your decorating possibilities are limited, but that's short-sighted. Small kitchens have a cozy, inviting charm of their own and there are many ways to stretch your space and add flair. EMBRACE LIGHT While color...
  • On the Town: Realtors get together as one big family

    On the Town: Realtors get together as one big family
    Composed by Robert Allen with lyrics by Al Stillman, few songs capture the sentiment of this season like the 1954 Perry Como holiday hit "(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays." Along with our respective faith-based beliefs and the desire to...
  • Minarc's mnmMOD prefab rises as affordable housing in South L.A.

    Despite their potential as affordable, well-built housing for the masses, modern prefabs in California have tended to be custom-built designs that exceed prospective buyers' budgets. In South Los Angeles, however, a nonprofit organization called Restore...
  • Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes

    Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes
    Seventeen young women will be presented to society on Saturday when the La CaƱada Thursday Club holds its annual Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The honorees are Tracey Hill Andrews, Galey Kathryn Caverly, Jessica Anne Davidson,...
  • Donating homes to charities

    I read with interest, but concern, your article “Banks reap benefits for donating foreclosed homes,” (News, Dec. 20). I agree there is a need for greater accountability of some charitable agencies and their partners. However, as a...
  • Chicago student falls to death in San Diego: 'This is all so surreal'

    Chicago student falls to death in San Diego: 'This is all so surreal'
    A Chicago graduate student was killed when she lost her balance and fell from a cliff while taking pictures in San Diego over the weekend, authorities said. Anna Bachman, 25, was visiting her sister and taking pictures at sunset Sunday when she lost her...
  • Groups plan combined effort to help even more

    Groups plan combined effort to help even more
    Volunteerism and selflessness do not come as a surprise to members of Huntington Beach's vast network of community groups and nonprofit service organizations. And for this reason the City Council in August recognized Huntington Beach as a "compassionate...
  • Everyone Is a Philanthropist on the Warner Bros. Lot

    When it comes to corporate social responsibility, Warner Bros. likes to enlist some help from its employees -- all of them. That's the philosophy at the core of Warner Bros. Impact, started in 2008 to give those working in the company a voice in its...