NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their home sales prospects than they have in more than seven years, a trend that suggests home construction will accelerate in coming months.
The new Ecologic Brands manufacturing plant that opened Thursday with a well-attended ribbon cutting in Manteca’s Industrial Park was the result of an idea of company founder Julie Corbett’s two young girls.
The smashing of two car windows at Ripon's Stouffer Park at about 11 a.m. Thursday netted a thief, two purses, wallets and numerous credit cards that were used almost immediately at a community business and in the Stockton area.
Crenshaw was one of the hot spots 21 years ago when Los Angeles exploded after the acquittal of the white police officers who had been captured on tape beating Rodney King. For years, the broad thoroughfare was lined with empty buildings. But things have been changing in one of the last African-American neighborhoods in the city. Back in 2006, an African-American investor led a major renovation of the "mall." It now includes a Wal-Mart where area residents both shop and work.
July 19, 2013|
By Susan Estrich
George Zimmerman exhibited the good sense not to flash a triumphant high-five after a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder or manslaughter in the 2012 shooting death of an unarmed 17-year-old named Trayvon Martin. There was no public victory dance, only a quiet exit from the harsh public spotlight.
July 19, 2013|
By Debra Saunders