July 2006

July 20, 2006

State Public Utilities Commission Considers Methods to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

PUC Commissioner John Bohn elaborates on the PUC's role in regulating utilities' emissions while bolstering economic growth.

July 20, 2006

New VICA President Huffman Looks Forward to Championing Valley's Infrastructure Needs

Formerly of the L.A. Chamber of Commerce, Brendan Huffman looks forward to helping the Valley assert its interests and identity within the L.A. region.

July 20, 2006

Janice Hahn Advocates for Better Solutions to Traffic, Pollution, & Housing in LA's Harbor Areas

Community and commerce intersect in the communities surrounding L.A.'s twin ports, and City Council Member Janice Hahn is dedicated to making sure they get along.

July 20, 2006

DWP Commission Chair Mary Nichols Assesses Supreme Court Decision & L.A.'s Greening Efforts

The city of Los Angeles and the DWP are striving for sustainability on numerous fronts, according to DWP Commisioner Mary Nichols.

July 20, 2006

Proposition 84 Parks & Water Bond Measure Joins the November Ballot

Former Assembly Member Richard Katz notes the distinctions between Prop 84 and the governor's Strategic Growth Plan and explains what's in it for L.A.

July 20, 2006

Gloria Jeff Resolves to Bring L.A. City's Dept. of Transportation Up To Speed

L.A.'s new director of transportation brings experience and an eagerness to collaborate to one of the toughest jobs in L.A.--or any other city.

July 20, 2006

San Diego Emerges from ‘Unprecedented Turmoil;' Now Turns to Planning & Infrastructure

Planning, transportation, and housing top San Diego's 2006-07 agenda -- not elections, scandal, and governmental meltdown.

July 20, 2006

New Los Angeles Children's Museum Will Give S.F. Valley its First Major Cultural Institution

When the L.A. Children's Museum opens next year, L.A.'s families will find a new reason to visit the Valley.

July 20, 2006

Chick Offers Recommendations for Building & Safety; Faults ‘Low-Life' Media Reports of Audit

L.A. City Contoller Laura Chick explains her recent audits of Building and Safety and defends the department's besieged general manager, Andrew Adelman.

July 20, 2006

Looking Up: Astani Enterprises Breaks Ground on Residential High-Rises in Downtown L.A.

Despite L.A.'s unique challenges to building high-rises, Sonny Astani is betting that in Downtown, up is the way to go.



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