City of Los Angeles

July 23, 2014

Moses and the Future of the LA River

Sam Hall Kaplan draws lessons from Robert Moses to explore major developments around LA River revitalization.

July 22, 2014

Bernstein on Community Planning Slow-Down and TOD Progress

Ken Bernstein updates readers on the city’s community planning process, TOD efforts, Mobility Plan 2035, and Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles—part two of two.

May 28, 2014

City of Los Angeles’ CAO Miguel Santana Unpacks Fiscal and Budget Challenges

With pension obligations remaining a prominent burden, CAO Miguel Santana describes the budget challenges still facing the City of Los Angeles.

April 8, 2014

Matt Petersen—City of LA's Sustainability Agenda

City of LA Chief Sustainability Officer Matt Petersen discusses the city's water, waste, and energy priorities.

April 4, 2014

City of LA's Engineer—A Responsibility of Significance

Deborah Weintraub, Interim City Engineer for Los Angeles, discusses the La Noria waterwheel, along with other water-oriented and public space projects in partnership with the city.

March 7, 2014

Can LA’s Streets Be Great? LA Deputy Mayor Rick Cole Opines

Rick Cole describes the critical ingredients necessary for a city to improve its thoroughfares at an Urban Land Institute-LA panel discussion.

February 12, 2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Keynotes VerdeXchange’s VX2014

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti addressed the VerdeXchange VX2014 Conference in a luncheon plenary entitled, “Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities—Greener by Design.”

September 5, 2012

LA City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana Often Speaks Truth to Power

Los Angeles City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana talks about his role in finding solutions to the City's budget crisis, a problem rooted in structural deficits. Can the City of Los Angeles afford to lose or afford to keep the experienced and skilled employees capable of leading the City through the current financial storm?

August 1, 2012

Los Angeles’ Legislative Analyst Gerry Miller Dismisses Bankruptcy as a City Option

Interview with Gerry Miller, Chief Legislative Analyst for the City of Los Angeles, on avoiding bankruptcy and balancing a budget while remaining politically neutral.

September 4, 2014

An Open Letter to the Garcetti Administration’s Incoming LA City Chief Resilience Officer

US Green Building Council Ginsberg Fellow Heather Joy Rosenberg shares her views on creating a resilient Los Angeles.

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