April 2013

April 5, 2013

Gina Marie Lindsey Recounts LAX Specific Plan Amendment Study Odyssey

Los Angeles World Airports executive director Gina Marie Lindsey walks TPR through the status of the LAX specific plan amendment, which won recent approvals by the LA Board of Airport Commissioners and the LA County Airport Land Use Commission, two hurdles on a long course towards approval by the Los Angeles City Council.

April 5, 2013

Climate Action Reserve’s Gary Gero: Navigating the American Carbon Market

Gary Gero, President of Climate Action Reserve, discusses his organization's work drafting carbon offset protocols for the California Air Resources Board's cap-and-trade program.

April 5, 2013

Climate Assessment Report Breaks Down Impact of Climate Change on the American Southwest

Excerpt from the National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee’s Draft Climate Assessment Report on the Southwest Region, outlining how climate change may affect the American Southwest.

April 3, 2013

VX2013: The Smart Grid - Real or Hype? (Part II)

James Kelly, Doug Kim, Osamu Onodera, and Panama Bartholomy discuss the development of a smart grid at the VerdeXchange VX2013 Conference in February. This is part two of a series also featuring Mike Montoya of Southern California Edison.

April 3, 2013

Larry Kosmont Outlines California Redevelopment Alternative

Larry Kosmont, CEO of Kosmont Companies, walks TPR through California Redevelopment’s liquidation timeline, with advice for the private sector on the State’s impending property divestment.

April 2, 2013

Thomas Jefferson Plunkitt explains it all...

TPR's second exclusive interview of a new arrival to Los Angeles, an especially well-informed political and humanistic observer of local government, TJ Plunkitt, a direct descendant of the infamous George Washington Plunkitt of Tammany Hall.

April 2, 2013

Keith Comrie, Former Los Angeles CAO, Confirms that City's Fiscal Everest Has Deep Roots

Following a March TPR interview with Los Angeles Chief Administrative Officer Miguel Santan, Keith Comrie, CAO from 1979 to 1999, provides context to the City's fiscal issues and path forward.

March 29, 2013

Dodger Stadium Enhancements Publicly Unveiled for 2013 Season

In a press conference held by the Los Angeles Dodgers hours before opening night, Stan Kasten and Janet Marie Smith showcased and celebrated over $100 million worth of renovations and improvements executed over the offseason by the Dodgers architecture and design team.

March 29, 2013

Dodger Stadium Architectural Team Met Opening Day Challenges

TPR’s second in a series of interviews with Los Angeles Dodgers management and design team. Tommy Quirk of DAIQ explains the importance of enhancing the fan experience at every level while rushing to meet a tight deadline.

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