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June 8, 2020

Part 2: The Natural Park at Ramona Gardens Addressing Open Space & Air Quality Disparities

Lou Calanche & Esther Feldman discuss the Natural Park at Ramona Gardens, a green solution project initiated by the youth of Ramona Gardens that marries ecosystem science and state-of-the-art engineering with a community-driven design process to improve air quality and community health in one of the most polluted neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

June 8, 2020

California Forward Summary of 2020 State Senate Housing Bills

TPR shares with permission California Forward's summary of the suite of housing proposals that seek to increase the zoned capacity for housing in the state.

June 2, 2020

Jim Newton & Fmr. Gov. Brown Discuss: 'Man of Tomorrow: The Relentless Life of Jerry Brown'

Fmr. Governor Jerry Brown discusses the US’s delayed response to the pandemic, as well as the effects of political polarization on issues like public health and the environment.

June 2, 2020

Long Beach’s John Keisler on Post-COVID Economic Opportunities

John Keisler highlights the role of the federal government in safeguarding unemployment assistance for those affected by the virus, as well as opines on the importance of transit for Long Beach’s workforce going forward.

June 2, 2020

SoCalGas President Maryam Brown on Meeting State’s GHG Reduction Goals

Maryam Brown shares her insight into the impacts of shelter-in-place policies on commercial and residential gas consumption, as well as the company’s role and progress on decarbonizing California’s energy supply.

May 21, 2020

MWD’s Jeffrey Kightlinger on Ensuring Reliability of Southern California’s Water Supply

MWD General Manager, Jeffrey Kightlinger, who recently announced his plans for retirement at year’s end, to highlight the impressive progress MET has made on conservation, local supply, and resilience during his tenure.

May 21, 2020

Without Tourists & Conventions, LA City’s Doane Liu Adapts & Presses Forward

LA City Department of Convention and Tourism's Doane Liu on the heavy impact COVID-19 and the stay-at-home orders have had on the ‘mass gathering business’ in Los Angeles.

May 21, 2020

LAEDC E4 Mobility Future of Electric Transportation Forum

Experts share insight into cutting-edge innovations in electric mobility solutions — Formula E electric motorsports, eVTOL aerial mobility, and XOS electric short-haul delivery vehicles

May 19, 2020

Bloomberg New Economy Conversations: Supply Chain Revolution

TPR excerpts a Bloomberg Live New Economy Conversation panel on the implications of COVID-19 impacts on global supply chains and a globalized trade economy more broadly with borders closed to movement of goods and people at a level unseen since the Cold War.

May 19, 2020

Ann Sewill & Bill Witte Address COVID-19 & CA’s Housing Crisis

California Community Foundation’s Ann Sewill and Related California's Bill Witte offer their informed perspective on the impacts of COVID-19 and the economic downturn on affordable housing production in Los Angeles.

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