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April 13, 2022

Pasadena Mayor Gordo Speaks Out Against SB 9 - What's at Stake!

TPR excerpts Pasadena Mayor Victor Gordo's response to Attorney General Bonta, in which he highlights the City's commitment to protecting its unique architecture and the character of its neighborhoods as irreplaceable cultural and educational resources.

April 13, 2022

Architects Criticize As 'Inhumane' Proposed Munger-Funded UCSB Student Dormitory

TPR below offers two examples (a statement by the Santa Barbara Chapter of the A.I.A & a response by the former chair of national AIA, Ron Altoon) of the critical outrage which has been expressed by architects, educators and, planners in California and nationally in reaction to Charlie’s Vision for UCSB’s Munger Hall.

March 31, 2022

Larry Kosmont’s Land Use & Development Playbook For Value-Capture & Creating Currency For Local Community Development

TPR to constructively contribute to the obvious need for a local mind-reset, sat down with Larry Kosmont to afford him an opportunity to share his views on what cities need to do to capture the value created by today’s economic restructuring for the public's benefit.

March 16, 2022

LA Family Housing’s Stephanie Klasky-Gamer Unpacks Daunting Challenges Facing Homeless Service Providers in LA County

Stephanie Klasky-Gamer to afford her a platform to elaborate on the daunting challenges nonprofits face developing housing and supportive services in LA County – resulting from the fractured approach that jurisdictions are undertaking both to access shelter and to clear encampments in the public right-of-way.

March 16, 2022

Transforming Cities’ Relationship with Nature; Excerpts from A City Age Event

Like the call to return the LA River to a more natural state, the idea of recreating more natural cities, called “biomimicry”, is a hot topic in contemporary planning and climate change resilience. In this event put on by City Age, what follows are excerpts by TPR of three different conversations on how cities might better coexist with nature.

March 9, 2022

Gov. Newsom's 2022 State of the State Address Provides Update to Homelessness & Housing Initiatives

TPR shares this excerpt from Newsom's address highlighting remarks related to California's climate investments, economic recovery efforts, and homelessness.

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