Al Stewart, left, interviews Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford for “Building Trades News.”

Cement Mason Apprentices Bring Trade to New Era

The slow but steady return of construction in Los Angeles and Orange Counties is stirring demand for two essential elements found at nearly every building site: Concrete and the skilled Cement Masons who know how to work with it.
Local 416 Group

Iron Workers Local 416 Transforms Historic Hall of Justice

Dormant since it was red-tagged in 1994 after the Northridge earthquake, the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles is springing back to life.