| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Newport Beach has received the final permit its needs to begin construction of the Marina Park project, more than a year after the plans were conditionally approved by the state.
The California Coastal Commission document, which the city received...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:08 AM
The pixel-pushers of the world have been working overtime to develop online tools for real estate, including a couple of new ways to snoop for the real scoop on that house you've fallen in love with. To wit:
Does your home have a rap sheet? If you're on...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:29 AM
Fire suppression systems, more commonly known as fire sprinklers, could soon be required in all new single-family and two-family homes built in Illinois, according to a proposal by the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Summit Health is moving forward with plans to build a medical office building beside Waynesboro Hospital.
Seven houses just east of the hospital have demolition notices posted in their front yards.
Summit Health spokeswoman Karlee Brown said the medical...
| Aug 19, 2013
Aberdeen building permits
• 44 permits for single family homes; total value: $3,094,675
• Six permits for apartments or duplexes; total value: $9,192,439
• 57 single family permits issued through July; 85 permits for the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:13 AM
CASSOPOLIS - The trial of the Niles man accused of the brutal shooting and stabbing deaths of John and Carolyn Tarwacki at their Carberry Road residence, just east of the Niles city limits, is about to get under way.
Keith Lintz is facing two counts...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The new owner of Allentown's Hamilton Business Center is hosting his first open house Tuesday night. Matthew Sigman purchased the building at auction earlier this year for $312,500. He plans to spruce it up and market the property, in the 1100 block of...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Builders started housing units at a more rapid pace in July as apartment construction ramped up, new data show.
Housing starts rose 5.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 896,000, the Commerce Department said Friday. Private housing construction...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:27 PM
A proposal to streamline the environmental review process for development was approved by a key committee Wednesday after its author, state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said he is unwilling to include more dramatic changes demanded by...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Huntington Beach residents living in senior mobile home parks and fearing their conversion to parks with no age limits may get some protection from the city.
Council members voted 5-1 on Monday, with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper dissenting and...
| Jul 10, 2013
Glenview's Sunset Village, a mobile home park that has been plagued by water contamination and maintenance problems for years, recently exited its three-year-long foreclosure and got new owners who hope to return it to its former prominence.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:28 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council got an earful Tuesday evening from mobile home park residents expressing disappointment and frustration over proposed plans to convert the park for seniors to a high-density apartment complex.
In the end, the residents got...