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April 8, 2020

UC Regent Chair John A. Pérez on Public University’s COVID-19 Challenges

UC Regent Chair John A. Pérez John A. Pérez shares UC’s real-time response to the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights the immediate and long-term impacts—both economically and pedagogically—on the UC system.

April 8, 2020

CALSTART 2030 on Finance & Service Solutions for Clean Fleet Management

CALSTART's Meredith Alexander and Ryder's Chris Nordh explore solutions and challenges to scaling clean fleet technologies in the heavy-duty vehicle sector.

April 8, 2020

Abode Communities’ Robin Hughes on Addressing Housing Insecurity in a Pandemic

Robin Hughes on the critical importance of securing quality affordable housing during the pandemic, coupled with the challenge of responding to the operational needs of ongoing development projects.

April 6, 2020

Berggruen Institute Helps Coordinate Global Call To Action

The Berggruen Institute, in collaboration with former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown, and 165 world leaders, sent a Call to Action to the G20 leadership calling for urgent, coordinated action to fight the global pandemic.

April 6, 2020

Bertoni on LA City Planning Department’s Response to Pandemic

Vince Bertoni shares the status of his planning department and the daily challenges to providing public-facing service and community meetings under social distancing orders.

April 3, 2020

Joseph Giovannini Calls for Halt to Demolition & Suburbanization of LACMA

Architecture critic Joseph Giovannini opines on the museum's new design, he argues, is antithetical to the urban context of Los Angeles.— the history and aspirations of the urbanizing promenade along Wilshire Boulevard

April 3, 2020

Redondo Beach Mayor Brand: City Impacts of COVID-19 & AES Power Plant Closure

Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand on how his densely populated city & tourist-dependent economy is impacted by the pandemic and the recent purchase and planned closure this year of the natural gas-fired AES power plant

April 3, 2020

CARES Act Transit Funding Allocations Released

 TPR shares summary of the FTA CARES Act allocations and formulation as well as the response from LA Metro CEO Phil Washington on Metro's portion of the federal spending package

April 1, 2020

Stay Home, Stay Healthy: Enforcing Social Distancing in Washington State

As the first state in the nation to confirm cases of COVID-19, the course of action taken in Washington by Gov. Inslee served a model and barometer nationwide.

April 1, 2020

Joint Venture Silicon Valley on the COVID Crisis & Beyond

Issi Romem shares insights and predictions from the Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies at Joint Venture Silicon Valley on the likely impact this public health crisis and market freeze will have on housing affordability, rental, and housing policies in Silicon Valley.

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