August 2005

August 29, 2005

San Diego's ‘Calm Before the Storm': Steve Erie Awaits Mayoral Race Between Frye & Sanders

Professor Steve Erie explains the stakes of the upcoming San Diego mayoral election between Donna Frye and Jerry Sanders.

August 29, 2005

Coastal Commission Wins Another Court Battle Against Feds to Curb Offshore Oil Drilling

Coastal Commissioner Sara Wan comments on a recent court decision prohibiting the Department of the Interior from automatically renewing oil drilling leases.

August 29, 2005

Commissioner Cynthia Ruiz Handles Challenges Large and Small at Helm of Public Works Board

Commissioner Cynthia Ruiz offers an inside look into the City of LA's sprawling Department of Public Works.

August 29, 2005

Trust for Public Land Urges Passage of Parks Bond for Wild Space, Urban Parks

TPL sees a crucial opportunity to preserve open space and prepare for California's growth in upcoming parks bond measure.

August 29, 2005

Exit Interview: L.A. MTA Chief Planner de la Loza Reflects on His 14-Year Tenure

James L. de la Loza departs Metro after overseeing exciting projects and facing considerable challenges.

August 29, 2005

New MTA Board Member Fleming Willing to Take on Region's Gridlock

A veteran of countless regional and state transpotation battles, new MTA board member offers some practical solutions for improving traffic in the region.

August 29, 2005

Polyzoides Offers a ‘New Urbanist' Perspective on Planning in the Region

Stefanos Polyzoides, leading advocate of the New Urbanism, discusses the challenges and opportunities in the L.A. area.

August 29, 2005

LISC Invests In Comprehensive Development The Goal: Creating Healthy Communities

Austin Penny and Neelura Bell, both local directors of LISC, discuss the organization's unique role in community development.

August 29, 2005

Deputy City Engineer Weintraub Manages City's Capital Programs With A Designer's Eye

L.A. City Engineer Deborah Weintraub discusses the diverse challenges of balancing financial, environmental, and human concerns while constructing L.A.'s built environment.

August 29, 2005

Hertzberg Laments LAUSD School Bond Measure's Shortcomings

Former Assembly Speaker and L.A. Mayoral candidate Bob Hertzberg fears that money from a new school bond may not be well spent.



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