September 2009

October 1, 2009

Majority Whip Fiona Ma Details State Assembly's Agenda for Recovery

Assemblymember Ma offers insights gained from her roles in the State Assembly's leadership and on critical committees pertaining to water and high-speed rail.

October 1, 2009

Westside Urban Forum Panel: Can UCLA and the VA Get Along With Westwood?

Panel featuring L.A. Port Commission President Cindy Miscikowski, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, and VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network Director Ronald B. Norby.

October 1, 2009

Demographics of California Post Prop 13: Generational Inequity Defines State's Home Market

Professor Dowel Meyers of the USC School of Policy, Planning and Development has released a report detailing Prop 13's legacy on the state's demographics in light of the recent housing crash.

October 1, 2009

L.A. City Planning President Roschen On ‘Real Planning'

Assuming leadership of the L.A. City Planning Commission earlier this year, architect Bill Roschen hopes to lead the commission to more consistent and transparent policies.

October 1, 2009

Sam Hall Kaplan Reviews Wrestling Moses: Jane Jacobs—Gone Three Years—Lives On!

Journalist Sam Hall Kaplan examines the contemporary influence of the writings and advocacy of Jane Jacobs in this TPR exclusive.

October 1, 2009

Governing With Less: L.A. City Councilman Wesson's Priorities

Following a resolution with city unions that gives the City Council temporary reprieve from a growing budget mess, Councilmember Wesson hopes CD 10 can help stabilize the city's economy.

September 30, 2009

Leahy's Deputy CEO Paul Taylor Returns to LA Metro

After 20 years away from Los Angeles, new Deputy CEO Paul Taylor returns to LA Metro prepared to uphold the commitment made to the public by Measure R.

September 30, 2009

Will Kempton, Former Caltrans Director, Assumes Leadership of OCTA

Will Kempton makes the switch from the state to the local level. Orange County and the region may benefit by his experience as the federal government begins transportation bill reauthorization.


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