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August 26, 2020

California Legislature's $100 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan

Working groups from both houses of the California Legislature last month proposed a $100 billion joint stimulus plan to put the state on a path toward an equitable and resilient economic recovery by raising revenues without raising taxes by authorizing the state Treasurer to generate revenues by issuing vouchers for future taxes.

August 26, 2020

Studio One Eleven Expedites Bellflower Supportive Housing

Studio One Eleven Senior Principal, Michael Bohn, shares how the City of Bellflower’s self-certification code compliance process reduced regulatory delays and enabled rapid delivery of a 50-bed adaptive reuse temporary homeless shelter at a fraction of the price in just five months.

August 26, 2020

CalEPA’s Jared Blumenfeld on Grounding COVID Recovery in Climate Action

CalEPA Secretary Jared Blumenfeld reiterates Governor Newsom's commitment to ensuring safe and affordable rural drinking water supplies and opportunities to propel the state’s post-COVID economic recovery with clean jobs.

August 18, 2020

Remembering Ron Deaton: Remarkable Public Servant, Accomplished and Trusted City Builder

In memory of the legacy of Ronald F. Deaton, who died August 4, TPR is honored to share words of tribute from municipal and civic leaders recognizing the impact that he had on the civic fabric of Los Angeles.

August 17, 2020

South LA Virtual Town Hall Opposes SB 1120

LA City Councilmembers Herb Wesson and Paul Koretz register their grave opposition to the one-size-fits-all bill, SB 1120, part of a suite of proposals teed up for hearing by the Assembly Appropriations Subcommittee that would be the single biggest attack to date on the residential integrity throughout the state of California—and most especially in LA's historically disadvantaged neighborhoods of color.

August 17, 2020

City Age Digital Roundtable on Silicon Valley’s Urbanist Future 

Highlighting the ways in which the pandemic’s disruption is unleashing innovation and entrepreneurial bureaucrats, panelists share their hope for streamlining public and private sector collaboration to solve some of the region’s most pressing challenges of housing, transportation, and equity.

August 17, 2020

Carl Muhlstein on Re-closure’s Impact on Commercial Real Estate

Carl Muhlstein, to discuss the recent re-closure of California businesses and the subsequent impact on the regional real estate market.

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.

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