June 2013

June 5, 2013

Los Angeles River Summit Keynoted by Felicia Marcus

Felicia Marcus, Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, spoke at a Los Angeles River conference highlighting the perspectives of water leaders from California and the Netherlands.

June 5, 2013

Auto Parkit: A Parking Revolution Comes to Urban America

TPR spoke with Christopher Alan, founder of Auto Parkit, the only automated parking company in the nation competitive with traditional parking.

June 5, 2013

Tim Brick, Retired Chair of MWD, Opines on Met's Priorities & Options

Tim Brick, Retired Chair of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, explains the state's approach towards water infrastructure while balancing regional challenges and political will.

June 4, 2013

Brookings' Bruce Katz: The New Silk Road - US 21st Century Economy Powered by Exports, Energy & Innovation

Bruce Katz, president and founding director of the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution, explains how the economies of America's largest metropolitan areas are driving the country's future prosperity.

June 4, 2013

LA Roast - Thomas Jefferson (TJ) Plunkitt explains it all… How to Win Even When Losing!

TPR's fourth 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.

June 3, 2013

Court Challeges the Legitimacy of LA City BIDs

Estela Lopez, Executive Director of the Central City East Association, discusses the dissolution of the Downtown Arts District Business Improvement District.

June 3, 2013

LA 2020's Austin Beutner on City's Business Climate & Fiscal Reality

Austin Beutner, former First Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles and former mayoral candidate, offers TPR insight into the LA 2020 Commission, analysis of the city's fiscal health , and thoughts on the state of local politics and government.

May 31, 2013

LA Bureau of Sanitation's Adel Hagekhalil Trumpets Water Management Successes

Adel Hagekhalil, Assistant Director, City of LA Bureau of Sanitation, describes the successes and challenges Los Angeles has faced in embracing a sustainable approach to water use and reuse.

May 31, 2013

Demystifying Southern California's Leadership Council: A Non-Partisan, Regional Public Policy Champion

TPR asks Billie Greer and Rich Lambros about the focus of the Southern California Leadership Council and how they are addressing issues surrounding climate change, energy, and water.

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