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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.

July 13, 2020

Mayor James T. Butts: Inglewood's Well Positioned to Thrive Once Pandemic Passes

Mayor Butts shares how Inglewood, with clear policy leadership, emerged from near bankruptcy less than a decade ago to be prepared financially to weather the current economic onslaught caused by COVID-19.

July 13, 2020

Part 1: Thomas Small on Culver City's Response to #DefundThePolice

Culver City Councilmember Thomas Small sheds light on the complexity of crafting a city budget which must also address understandable public demands to #DefundThePolice while prioritizing the health and safety of all Culver City residents.

July 13, 2020

Investors Growing Interest in ESG Accountability & Return to Work Challenges: ERM’s Mike Wallace

ERM Partner Mike Wallace to discuss how investors are responding to the business interruptions caused by the COVID pandemic and paying increasing attention to the value of future planning, risk management, and the human and environmental benefits that result.

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