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August 11, 2020

WTCLA on Attracting & Retaining Foreign Direct Investment Post-COVID

TPR excerpts a panel discussion on WTCLA's Foreign Direct Investment in California, 2020 report, which assesses the positive employment impact of foreign-owned enterprises in the different regions of the state.

August 11, 2020

LA's Chief Resilience Officer on Pandemic's 'Reveal' of City's Vulnerabilities

LA City Chief Resilience Officer, Aaron Gross elaborates on how the pandemic is shaping the city’s understanding of resilience and the cascading impact that overlapping disasters of earthquake or wildfire could have on the city’s already limited resources.

August 11, 2020

Mayoral Candidate Barbara Bry on San Diego City’s Path to Economic Recovery

TPR caught up with San Diego City Councilmember and candidate for mayor, Barbara Bry, to discuss her Roadmap to Recovery plan, as well as her priorities for housing, density, and economic development post-COVID.

July 23, 2020

Part 2: Culver City’s Tom Small on Post-COVID Budgeting to Enhance Economic Recovery & Address Housing Needs 

Culver City's Thomas Aujero Small, he discusses how his city—soon to welcome both Apple and Amazon—is prioritizing its economic recovery from the pandemic.

July 23, 2020

Dodger Stadium's Centerfield Renovations & New Front Door Toured by Derek O'Hara

Derek O’Hara, Dodgers’ Director of Planning & Development offers insight into Dodger Stadium’s centerfield upgrades and the meticulous commitment made to enhancing fan experience and improving accessibility to, and through, the Stadium.

July 23, 2020

Lion Electric’s Zero-Emission Trucks & Buses Lead the Pack in Southern California

Marc Bedard and Nate Baguio of The Lion Electric Co. share how mandates and incentives have worked to expedite market expansion of zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles throughout Southern California and North America.

July 23, 2020

California Forward's Action Plan for Equitable Economic Revitalization

TPR excerpts California Forward's action plan, which outlines how the state can rebuild the economy by rapidly investing more resources into infrastructure while integrating investments in workforce training to ensure a steady pipeline of skilled workers and good, well-paying jobs.

July 20, 2020

Hotel California: UCLA Luskin Report Advances Key Arguments for (More) Hotels as Housing

TPR shares an excerpt from Hotel California: Housing the Crisis by the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy—which lays out a comprehensive framework for the conversion of hospitality properties into housing through the large-scale public acquisition of vacant hotels and motels.

July 20, 2020

Planning LA Metro’s Recovery From Pandemic: Phillip A. Washington & Joshua Schank

LA Metro CEO, Phillip A. Washington, and Chief Innovation Officer, Joshua Schank discuss the agency’s strategy for COVID recovery, intricacies of the CARES Act allocation processes for the region, and the impetus, mission, and equity-centered initial recommendations of Metro’s internal Recovery Taskforce.

July 20, 2020

Sarah Dusseault on LAHSA’s 'Results-Driven' Approach to Rapid Rehousing

Sarah Dusseault, joined TPR to discuss how LAHSA, through its Housing Central Command, is streamlining information-sharing to expedite data-driven solutions that reduce bureaucracy and house people faster.

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