September 2012

September 5, 2012

MWD’s Jeff Kightlinger Endorses Governor’s Preferred Delta Fix

TPR interview with Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager of the Metropolitan Water District for Southern California, on Governor Brown's plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta project and on efforts Southern California has made towards greater water independence.

September 5, 2012

LA City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana Often Speaks Truth to Power

Los Angeles City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana talks about his role in finding solutions to the City's budget crisis, a problem rooted in structural deficits. Can the City of Los Angeles afford to lose or afford to keep the experienced and skilled employees capable of leading the City through the current financial storm?

September 5, 2012

Carl Muhlstein’s Real Estate Market Mantra: Housing & Location, Location, Location

Interview with Carl Muhlstein, new Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle in Los Angeles, on real estate opportunities across the Los Angeles Basin and on the challenges in working with local government.

September 4, 2012

Trammell Crow Finally Acquires LA City’s Old Crown Coach Site

Interview with Brad Cox, Director, Sr. Managing at the Trammell Crow Company, on Trammell Crow's plans to develop a cleantech manufacturing center in downtown Los Angeles after recently acquiring the land from the CRA/LA successor agency.

September 4, 2012

California Redevelopment: Its Abrupt Termination and a Texas-Inspired Proposal for a Fresh Start

Excerpts from USC Professor George Lefcoe's forthcoming article in Urban Lawyer explore the end of redevelopment in California and where lawmakers may turn next to establish tax increment financing tools.

September 4, 2012

Metro’s David Yale on MAP-21: It’s Shock Therapy for a Flatlining Gas Tax

David Yale, Executive Officer of Regional Programming for the Countywide Planning Department of Metro, explains how the newly passed Federal Surface Transportation bill, MAP-21, will impact Los Angeles County.

August 31, 2012

Deputy Resources Secretary Jerry Meral Expresses Optimism over Gov. Brown's Delta Plan

Jerry Meral, Deputy Secretary of Resources, discusses preservation and infrastructure efforts and working with stakeholders around the Bay Delta.

August 30, 2012

DC Planning Director Harriet Tregoning on Smartly Bridging the Anacostia River

Interview with Harriet Tregoning, Director of the Washington DC Office of Planning, on plans to connect both sides of the Anacostia River through a revitalized and pedestrian-oriented 11th Street Bridge.

August 23, 2012

Zev Yaroslavsky Will Not Run for Mayor of Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky announced today that he will not seek the office of Mayor of Los Angeles, noting that after 40 years in public life he intends to pursue other interests outside of the political arena.

September 5, 2012

LA City’s Downtown ‘Great 9th’ Is Now Within City Councilmember Huizar’s 14th

Los Angeles City Councilmember José Huizar discusses the revitalization of Broadway and the Downtown Streetcar Project, endeavors that have become his focus since redistricting placed Downtown Los Angeles nearly fully in the 14th Council District.

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