August 2004

August 24, 2004

El Segundo's Mike Gordon Campaigns for State Assembly and Against LAX's Modernization Plan

The former Mayor of El Segundo and outspoken advocate of a regional airport system discusses the issues that are defining his campaign for assembly.

August 24, 2004

Sempra's Rick Morrow On The Local Natural Gas Market, Beyond The Energy Crisis

Rick Morrow elaborates on the need for alternative sources of natural gas to meet California's increasing demand.

August 24, 2004

The Southern California Logistics Center At George Air Force Base – Dougall Agan's Vision

Dougall Agan, Principal of the Southern California Logistics Airport, discusses SCLA's contribution to Southern California's trade infrastructure.

August 24, 2004

Jack Weiss Makes A Case For the City of L.A. 's $500 Million Stormwater Runoff Bond On Fall Ballot

L.A. City Councilman Jack Weiss weighs in on the need for L.A. to put more resources into improving water quality.

August 24, 2004

L.A. Councilwoman Hahn Promotes A 'Measured And Responsible' Port Growth Strategy

Janice Hahn discusses the challenge of balancing port growth and environmental quality in the South Bay.

August 24, 2004

AFL-CIO's Miguel Contreras Assesses The Politics Of LAX Modernization Plans

The Executive Secretary Treasurer of the L.A. County Federation of Labor discusses the prospects for the approval of the LAX consensus plan.

August 24, 2004

Assemblyman Richman Laments State Budget & Capitol's Short-Term Thinking

One of the state Assembly's few moderate members evaluates the most recent state budget and its implications for California's future.

August 23, 2004

Former Mayor Of Houston Touts Los Angeles As A Window Into America's Urban Future

The venerable Bob Lanier discusses the challenges of governing a growing metropolis in a time of severe fiscal constraints.

August 23, 2004

TPR Readers Weigh In On CEQA: There's Consensus That Reform Is Needed

A survey of The Planning Report's readers opinions on reformin the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

August 23, 2004

Business Community Offers Alternative To L.A. City Council's Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning Proposals

Ray Pearl, Executive Officer of the Building Industry Association's L.A.-Ventura Chapter, makes the case for a more moderate solution to Los Angeles' housing crisis.



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