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Is a gentrified Venice Beach still Venice Beach? With median home prices topping $1.4 million, the area's eclectic characters can't afford to stay. Investors and the tech industry say the change is only natural.
6 days ago   The Washington Post
Fierce battles may arise between regional energy interests providing power to Northern Virginia’s sprawling suburbs and local land conservationists.
Sep 12, 2006   The Washington Post
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to act when pollution from one state affects a neighboring state. In the absence Of federal involvement, states have started to sue each other.
Sep 8, 2006   The Washington Post
Fairfax County planning officials in Washington D.C. are considering raising the amount of parking required in new residential housing developments, while other county officials are seeking a reduction.
Sep 8, 2006   The Washington Post
Large housing developments popping up in Washington D.C. are gaining praise from the city's leadership for reinvigorating a once desolate area. But the developments are also garnering criticism for failing to weave residents in with the city.
Sep 6, 2006   The Washington Post
The suburbs outside Washington D.C. are the richest in the nation -- in part due to the growth in federal spending since 9/11.
Sep 1, 2006   The Washington Post
Booming real estate values in Washington, DC are squeezing out the auto repair shops and salvage yards.
Sep 1, 2006   The Washington Post
A recent article in the Washington Post calls for drastic action from local communities and politicians in Washington to address the growing lack of affordable housing.
Aug 28, 2006   The Washington Post
Gasoline beat out other alternatives in the 1920's as the energy source for new autos.
Aug 25, 2006   The Washington Post
The Hollywood actor lends his celebrity status to promote sustainable architecture.
Aug 20, 2006   The Washington Post
State and local officials worry US Army plans to relocate 22,000 employees to Fort Belvoir may cause severe traffic problems.
Aug 2, 2006   The Washington Post