March 13, 2004
Deirdre Newman One of the city's busiest thoroughfares resembles an obstacle course, where open trenches and a caterpillar of orange cones are challenging drivers' maneuvering skills. The city is reconstructing the roadway on 17th Street from Placentia Avenue to west of Superior Avenue and from Fullerton Avenue to Orange Avenue. The bulk of the project involves replacing the asphalt, which has been worn down with potholes and rutting, city engineer Ernesto Munoz said.
November 22, 2002
Lolita Harper The new and improved Old Pink House boasts a striking new face-lift and a million-dollar price tag. And the recently renovated craftsman-style home has a new lawn ornament: a for sale sign. The asking price is $1.05 million, owner Chad Ware said. Ware, who bought the once-dilapidated house on the corner of Orange Avenue and Camellia Lane when it was close to being declared a public nuisance, has decided to abandon his yearlong labor of love for another renovation project, he said.