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  • U.S. job growth is a meager 74,000 in December

    U.S. job growth is a meager 74,000 in December
    WASHINGTON — A surprisingly poor jobs report Friday put a damper on the increasingly rosy projections for economic growth and cast doubt on whether the Federal Reserve will continue to pull back on its stimulus efforts later this month. After a...
  • New Bel-Air mansion reflects resurgence of behemoth L.A. homes

    New Bel-Air mansion reflects resurgence of behemoth L.A. homes
    Nearing completion after five years of construction in the hills of Bel-Air, Chateau des Fleurs looms like some super-sized Hollywood notion of dynastic France. From the street, the two-story mansion on three acres — where Stone Canyon and...
  • L.A., Santa Monica buildings may sit atop quake faults

    L.A., Santa Monica buildings may sit atop quake faults
    The cities of Los Angeles and Santa Monica in the last decade have approved more than a dozen construction projects on or near two well-known faults without requiring seismic studies to determine if the buildings could be destroyed in an earthquake,...
  • Home builders TRI Pointe, Weyerhaeuser Real Estate to merge

    Irvine builder TRI Pointe Homes plans to combine with Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Co. in a deal pegged at roughly $2.7 billion, giving the Orange County firm a nationwide stake in a recovering housing market. The deal greatly expands TRI's footprint...
  • Toll Bros. to buy Shapell Industries' home building unit

    Toll Bros. to buy Shapell Industries' home building unit
    Looking to cash in on a rebounding housing market, a Pennsylvania home building giant has agreed to pay $1.6 billion for the luxury home building business of Shapell Industries Inc., the Beverly Hills firm behind more than 70,000 homes throughout...
  • Miffed L.A. Council approves changes to over-budget port project

    Miffed L.A. Council approves changes to over-budget port project
    The Los Angeles City Council signed off Tuesday on major changes to a harbor construction project whose cost doubled in four years, with lawmakers criticizing port executives for failing to consult the council sooner. Councilman Joe Buscaino, whose...
  • U.S. residential building permits reach 1 million, a 5-year high

    U.S. residential building permits reach 1 million, a 5-year high
    The number of U.S. residential building permits issued in October surpassed 1 million, the highest level in five years, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. Building permits in October were up 6.2% from the month before, reaching 1,034,000,...
  • Housing data boost U.S. outlook

      Housing data boost U.S. outlook
    Home prices across the U.S. are showing signs of slower growth, but a recent upswing in new construction plans is injecting the market with optimism that the housing recovery has more momentum left. Building permits for new homes jumped 6.2% in...
  • Healthful living may soon be built into new communities

    Healthful living may soon be built into new communities
    A New York developer may be the first home builder to integrate wellness into its products. But if a major real estate education and research group has its way, healthful living will soon be incorporated in many of the places we live and work. The Urban...
  • Obama to offer new 'grand bargain' on taxes, infrastructure projects

    Obama to offer new 'grand bargain' on taxes, infrastructure projects
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Tuesday plans to propose a new “grand bargain” that would couple an overhaul of the corporate tax code with investments in road and other construction projects around the country. In a speech in Chattanooga,...
  • Will Romneys finally get to build La Jolla beachfront mansion?

    Will Romneys finally get to build La Jolla beachfront mansion?
    Mitt and Ann Romney have kept low profiles since their plan to move into the White House fell through last November. But recently, they’ve begun to re-emerge on the public stage. On Monday, Mitt Romney was a guest on Sean Hannity’s Fox...