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May 5, 2021

Coalition for Clean Air’s Joe Lyou on SCAQMD’s Indirect Source Rule Vote May 7th

TPR sat down with Dr. Joe Lyou, CEO of Coalition for Clean Air, who walks readers through the legal necessity of South Coast AQMD's proposed Indirect Source Rule that aims to make better neighbors of industry giants, like Amazon, and accelerate the transition to zero-emission technologies and fleet electrification.

May 3, 2021

Mayor Eric Garcetti State of the City 2021 Housing & Homelessness Priorities

TPR shares an excerpt from the Mayor Garcetti's 2021 State of the City remarks in which he elaborates on the $791 million included in his 2021 proposed city budget for housing and homeless services.

May 3, 2021

UCLA Luskin Summit: 2021 Los Angeles Quality of Life Index

Former LA County Supervisor and Director of the Los Angeles Initative at UCLA Luskin, Zev Yaroslavsky unveils the results from the sixth annual Quality of Life index, which reveals fascinating insights into how residents' priorities and perspectives on public leadership have shifted—or not—in light of the challenges and uncertainties experienced over the past year.

May 3, 2021

SMMC’s Joe Edmiston on Public Investment in Land Conservation

TPR interviews Joe Edmiston, longtime Executive Director of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and its sister agency, the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, to give a timely update on park conservation efforts—including wildfire prevention, LA River revitalization, wildlife connectivity, and open space preservation.

April 16, 2021

Outgoing SCAG President Rex Richardson on Empowering Cities for Growth

TPR sat down with outgoing SCAG President and City of Long Beach Vice Mayor, Rex Richardson, to discuss how the nation's largest metropolitan planning organization was able to find consensus on focusing new housing development near jobs and transit to balance future mobility and housing needs with economic, environmental and public health goals.

April 15, 2021

CCA White Paper on Expanding Adaptive Reuse to Support Housing & Economic Recovery

TPR excerpts CCA's white paper on adaptivee reuse, which provides a set of recommendations that the City can implement now to convert obsolete buildings into housing and community-serving facilities.

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