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Contractors Sued Over Construction Flaws Along South LAX Runway

The city of Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against four major contracting firms tapped to build a $250 million south runway at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), according to a report Thursday.


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State Insurance Officials Warn Of Scams After Silver Fire

The blaze, which broke out last Wednesday, burned 20,292 and caused injury to 11 firefighters and one civilian and destroyed 48 structures.


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Small Businesses Set To Bear Brunt Of $45B In Spending Cuts

Small business owners across the Southland were preparing for reductions in staffing and other economic challenges after automatic federal budget cuts began taking effect Friday.



City Council OKs Competitive Edge For Local Firms In Contracting Bids

The Los Angeles City Council gave a boost Friday to local businesses that bid on city projects worth more than $150,000.

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OC Judge Denies Union Move To Block Costa Mesa Privatization

The Costa Mesa City Employees Association must now regroup after their request for a temporary restraining order was denied.

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Angie’s List Founder Talks About Making Home Improvements For 2011

You’ve heard it before but it bears repeating. With the economy still sluggish, the time to make deals on home improvement projects is now.

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Audit Finds Improper Contracts For LAUSD Schools

An audit has found that a Los Angeles school construction panel improperly hired contractors on four occasions, creating potential conflicts of interest.