Metro Investment Report

January 11, 2007

2007 Begins With L.A. Supervisor Knabe Championing Regional Airport Authority

Coordinating air travel in Southern California has, in the past, been like herding cats, but Supervisor Don Knabe hopes that a revived regional body will lead to greater coordination.

November 27, 2006

Senator Boxer Pledges to Secure Federal Funds to Rebuild California's Infrastructure

Poised for an important leadership position in the Senate, Senator Barbara Boxer understands Southern California's mobility challenges.

November 27, 2006

Ocean Water Desalination Emerges as an ‘Option' for California's Water Agencies to Consider

Water policy expert Robert Wilkinson offers an analysis of the prospects for, and hurdles to, desalination in California.

November 27, 2006

Pacific Marine Hopes to Proceed With New Crude Oil Terminal in Los Angeles Harbor

A new crude oil teminal will bolster local supplies and provide environmental benefits, says Pacific Marine's David Wright.

November 27, 2006

Coalition for Clean Air Singlemindedly Navigates California's Legislative Process to Reduce Pollution

CCA's Tim Carmichael explains the challenges to passing environmental legislation in California.

November 27, 2006

With State Bonds Approved, Cleaner Skies & Mobility Are Long Beach's Priorities

Long Beach Councilmember Bonnie Lowenthal reacts to recent plans and bond funds that will help clean up the ports.

November 27, 2006

Metro Plans L.A. Transit Future Aided By Bonds, Unhindered by Consent Decree

Opportunities abound at Metro in light of recent developments, though CEO Roger Snoble's greatest challenge will be balancing the budget.

October 20, 2006

Board Member Gloria Molina Celebrates L.A. Metro's Multi-Modal Transit Successes

A longtime critic of Metro, Supervisor Molina highlights the agency's recent accomplishments and identifies some hurdles it still must cross.

October 20, 2006

SCAQMD Releases 10-Year Plan Aimed at Further Reductions in Regional Pollution

As a Long Beach City Council member, AQMD board member Tania Reyes Uranga knows firsthand why the agency must do all it can to continue curbing the region's emissions.

October 20, 2006

Hertzberg's G24I Invests in Green Technology and Opens Revolutionary Solar Cell Plant in Wales

The green industrial revolution is hitting its stride, thanks in part to the entrepreneurship of one of L.A.'s most prominent civic leaders.



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