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August 14, 2017

LA County Sup. Kuehl/CSO Gero on Stormwater & Community Energy Initiatives

As the County of Los Angeles moves forward on ramping up its water resiliency and community choice energy programs, TPR checks in with Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Gero.

August 14, 2017

City of LA Launching AssetWorks to Modernize Real Estate and Procurement Process

As the Mayor of Los Angeles' Innovation Operation team recently wrapped up their two year service to reforming and improving government management of city assets, TPR sat down with the leaders to assess their progress.

August 14, 2017

Learning from Vancouver: Housing Affordability & the Myth of Supply-Side Densification

University of British Columbia's Chair of Urban Design is taking on cities for addressing how they tax land, fund affordable and middle-income housing, and invest in vibrant, sustainable communities.

July 31, 2017

The 'Art of the Possible': Santa Monica's New Downtown Community Plan

Santa Monica Mayor Ted Winterer and Mayor pro Tem Gleam Davis explain how the new Downtown Community Plan balances new growth, housing affordability, and the feel of the small city.

July 31, 2017

Jeff Morales Steps Down: CA High Speed Rail Leader Discusses Progress & Future

After five years running the California High Speed Rail Authority, Morales has managed to oversee the beginning construction of the rail line in the Central Valley. Despite constant efforts from the Legislature and lawsuits, he has kept the project on track to soon provide Californians with more opportunities.

July 31, 2017

LA County Planning Director Richard Bruckner’s Exit Interview

A veteran of Southern California planning, Bruckner shared some of the lessons learned over his 40 year career that included working on the growth of transit-oriented development, historic preservation, and the state-of-the-art general plan for unincorporated LA County.

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