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October 23, 2019

CCA’s Lall: CD14’s Next Councilmember Must Champion Downtown as the ‘Civic, Cultural, and Economic Heart’ of LA

CCA's Jessica Lall highlights DTLA’s significance as the economic and cultural heart of LA, and—on issues from transit to homelessness—its impact on surrounding cities and the region.

October 23, 2019

Related’s Bill Witte Unpacks California's 'Housing Affordability Crisis' 

Bill Witte, CEO and Chairman of Related California, on how state and local governments ought to respond to the state’s challenges housing affordability, growth in homelessness, and 'missing middle' housing supply.

October 17, 2019

Ken McCormick on Resurrecting Redevelopment for Missing-Middle Housing

McCormick argues that California's current lop-sided strategy of providing market-rate density-bonuses for affordability components fails to deliver the missing-middle housing the state needs most of all.

October 17, 2019

Laura Cornejo: Seasoned Transit Planner & Pasadena's New Transportation Director

Laura Cornejo offers her insights into the challenges of the new mobility paradigm and what it takes to generate bottom-up community support for density.

October 17, 2019

GO-Biz Chief Lenny Mendonca on the Future of Work

Lenny Mendonca and Dr. Fernando Guerra discuss the fundamental shift transforming the nature of work and how the nation-state of California reacts, defines, and regulates this fast-changing landscape.

October 3, 2019

Marqueece Harris-Dawson: ‘Destination Crenshaw' Showcases South LA's Strategic Advantage—Black Culture

Marqueece Harris-Dawson outlines Destination Crenshaw and highlights the economic development and community investment opportunities it brings to South LA.

October 3, 2019

City of Santa Monica: Modeling Effective Local Climate Action in Alignment with C40 Goals

City Manager Rick Cole outlines Santa Monica's actions and policies to realize the city's ambitious C40 goals.

October 3, 2019

The Bay Foundation Director Tom Ford Advocates for National Estuary Program Funding

Tom Ford speaks to the progress being made to address some of the challenges wrought by climate change in Santa Monica Bay and the ripple effect that such success can have when shared.

September 25, 2019

Adel Hagekhalil's Holistic Approach to World-Class Streets

Streets LA GM Adel Hagekhalil lays out his priorities and plans for transforming LA into a system of world-class streets.

September 16, 2019

No NIMBY, Former Councilmember Jan Perry Prioritizes Affordable Housing Solutions

Now a candidate for LA County Board of Supervisors District 2 Jan Perry promises to prioritize economic development, local infrastructure investment, and emergency housing solutions.

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