Los Angeles City Council

May 5, 2014

LA Councilmember Bonin's Priority—Regional Connectivity to LAX

Councilmember Mike Bonin discusses LAX connectivity in the following TPR interview—part two of two.

December 17, 2013

Felipe Fuentes: A New LA Councilmember with Experience

Los Angeles City Councilmember Felipe Fuentes comments on improving city services and LADWP contract negotiations.

September 19, 2013

LA City Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell Tackles LA River, Supports Hollywood's Millennium Project

TPR interviewed Mitch O'Farrell, the new councilmember for LA's 13th District, to discuss development, transportation, and the possibilities for a revitalized LA River.

March 4, 2013

Miguel Santana, LA's City Administrative Officer, Demystifies Next Mayor's Fiscal Challenge

At the dawn of the Los Angeles March 5th Primary Nominating Election, TPR is pleased to offer the following exclusive interview with Miguel Santana, Chief Administrative Officer for the City of LA, on the fiscal challenges facing the next administration.

December 4, 2012

LA Council President Asks AIA-LA Members if Merging Planning with Building & Safety Is a Good Idea

In the following partial transcript from a November 15 breakfast forum held by the American Institute of Architects, LA City Council President Herb Wesson leads an assessment of the pros/cons of merging the Department of Planning with Building and Safety in response to budgetary constraints.

October 30, 2012

Craig Lawson on Importance of Los Angeles Bicycle Ordinance

Craig Lawson, President of Craig Lawson & Co., LLC, Land Use Consultants based in West Los Angeles, explains the significance of an impending Bicycle Parking Ordinance in the following interview.

October 1, 2012

Councilman Buscaino: LA’s Newest Member Shares City & Community Priorities

Joe Buscaino, the newest member of the Los Angeles City Council, discusses San Pedro, sidewalk repairs, and the Port of Los Angeles.

September 5, 2012

LA City’s Downtown ‘Great 9th’ Is Now Within City Councilman Huizar’s 14th

Los Angeles City Councilmember José Huizar discusses the revitalization of Broadway and the Downtown Streetcar Project, endeavors that have become his focus since redistricting placed Downtown Los Angeles nearly fully in the 14th Council District.

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.

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