June 2019

June 17, 2019

Minneapolis’s Residential Upzoning Risks Unintended Consequences: Alissa Luepke Pier

Minneapolis City Planning Commissioner Alissa Luepke-Pier shares the potential unintended consequences of the city's "bold" move to eliminate single-family zoning.

June 17, 2019

Wiener's SB 592: A WIMBY 'Snake in the Grass'

Hydee Feldstein reveals the sweeping impacts of Senator Scott Wiener's SB 592, another attempt to wrest planning and zoning control from cities.

June 13, 2019

MWD Achieves Consensus on Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan

Metropolitan Water District General Manager Jeffrey Kightlinger provides an update on the pressing water supply issues affecting Southern California.

June 13, 2019

CPUC's Transition to a Resilience Agency: Commissioner Cliff Rechtschaffen

Commissioner Cliff Rechtschaffen details how the California Public Utilities Commission is moving to play an active role in climate adaptation, resilience, and public safety.

June 13, 2019

Monique King-Viehland on LA County's New Development Authority

Monique King Viehland shares the role of the recently created Los Angeles County Development Authority in addressing affordable housing and homelessness.

June 10, 2019

Santa Monica Leadership is Focused and Aligned on Homelessness: Alisa Orduña

Santa Monica's senior advisor on homelessness Alisa Orduña shares how the city has made progress on housing the homeless, even as other parts of the region see spikes in people losing their homes.

June 10, 2019

Charlie Hales, Former Mayor of Portland, on Cities' Role in Managing Urban Mobility

Former Portland Mayor Charlie Hales highlights how cities can use new technology and transportation as valuable tools for urban placemaking.

June 10, 2019

The Case for a Clean Energy Financing Clearinghouse: Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Tim McRae of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group illustrates how California could leverage private investment and the federal Opportunity Zone program for climate action and social equity.

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