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January 20, 2017

Santa Monica's Rick Cole Values City Planning and Citizen Engagement—Perhaps Why No-Growth Measure Failed To Pass

After Santa Monica's rejection of the growth-restricting Measure LV, Rick Cole is hopeful for the future of good planning in the LA area.

January 16, 2017

LA County’s First Chief Sustainability Officer To Regionally Advance Sustainability

Gary Gero was recently named CSO for LA County, tasked with developing a comprehensive, county-wide sustainability plan that charts a vision towards sustainable energy, water, transportation, and waste management.

January 16, 2017

City Of LA Overhauls Waste-Hauling Franchise Operations

Heather Repenning, Vice President of the Board of Public Works, discuss the impact of the franchise agreement and the move towards utilizing clean trash hauling vehicles.

November 29, 2016

Envisioning A Realistic City of Tomorrow Mobility Ecosystem

Auto industry leaders Mark Fields (CEO and President of Ford Motors), Matt Petersen (Los Angeles Chief Sustainability Officer), and Ali Vahabzadeh (Chariot CEO) on the urban mobility future.

November 29, 2016

The Future of Energy Infrastructure: 'Transactive' Rather Than Centralized

A panel of utility experts addresses the enormous disruption happening in the global energy grid.

November 29, 2016

Orange County Water District Leads On Recycling & Groundwater Management

Mike Markus, a 25-year veteran of the Orange County Water District, on the board's visionary leadership on water reuse in Southern California.

November 29, 2016

Toyota CTO: Autonomous Vehicles Will Transform Our Streets & Built Environment

Toyota Research Institute CTO James Kuffner's keynote at the Meeting of the Minds summit in Richmond.

November 29, 2016

Safeguarding California: CA’s Natural Resources Secretary on Resiliency & Climate Change Plans

Secretary John Laird on the comprehensive plan to protect California's natural resources.

November 29, 2016

The Role of Water Data in California’s Conservation Efforts

In the first of a two-part TPR interview, Felicia Marcus discusses using publicly available data to support creative solutions to California’s water challenges.

November 17, 2016

LA Controller Galperin Makes Transparent LA City’s "Underutilized" Properties

Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin on his newly released PropertyPanel.LA, an interactive, map of the city's real-estate portfolio.

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