Dec./Jan. 2006-07

January 8, 2007

Supervisor Kathy Long Balances Smart Growth & Open Space Preservation in Ventura County

Ventura County offers lessons for attendees of a major conference on smart growth, according to Supervisor Kathy Long.

January 8, 2007

Nonprofit Centers Network Encourages Community Organizations to Join Forces and Share Space

China Brotsky explains how organizations that do good for society can benefit from working under one roof.

January 8, 2007

TPR Readers on 2007: What Will Most Improve–or Scar–Metropolitan Los Angeles in the New Year?

TPR's annual reader poll reveals optimism, caution, and renewed belief in the power of intelligent planning and place-making.

January 8, 2007

ITDP Seeks to Help Third World Cities Avoid Congestion and Auto Dependency of First World

Walter Hook scours the globe for cities willing to adopt innovative solutions to some of the world's greatest urban problems.

January 8, 2007

Councilmember Jack Weiss Presides Over Dramatic Changes on the Westside of L.A.

The resident attorney on the L.A. City Council, Jack Weiss addresses development, homeland security, and recent lawsuits against the city.

January 8, 2007

Ed Blakely to Head Recovery Efforts in New Orleans

Noted L.A.-area scholar Ed Blakely helped Oakland and L.A. rebound from earthquakes; now he's turning to the resurrection of New Orleans.

January 8, 2007

Pasadena and Mayor Bogaard Win USC ‘Spirit of Urbanism' Award

Under the direction of Mayor Bill Bogaard, Pasadena continues to set the pace for cities in Southern California.


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