California

May 9, 2019

Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand: Wiener's SB 50 is a Win for the Haves, Leaves Behind the Have-Nots

Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand discusses what’s at stake for local control when the State Capitol—lobbied heavily by both real estate and Silicon Valley tech interests—pushes a one-size-fits-all solution to California's housing affordability problems.

October 4, 2018

Zane and Hicks on State Prop 6: Repealing Gas Tax is Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

In advance of November's Prop 6, Move LA's Denny Zane and LA County Federation of Labor President Rusty Hicks explain how Senate Bill 1, championed by Governor Brown, has funded much-needed investment in infrastructure and resulted in new construction jobs.

September 26, 2018

DiCaprio Foundation CEO Terry Tamminen on Global Climate Action & California’s Bipartisan Progress

Tamminen, former California EPA Secretary, reflects on how the Golden State has charted a path for other nations to reduce emissions and discusses how the DiCaprio Foundation is engaging on saving ecosystems and inspiring innovation.

July 18, 2018

Bill Fulton: How To Fix Proposition 13

Bill Fulton, national thought leader in urban planning and accomplished California politician, tackles the tricky question of Prop. 13.

May 11, 2018

November Water Bond Promises $8.9 Billion Towards Securing California’s Future

TPR sat down with Jerry Meral, official proponent of the November water bond, to discuss the priority projects that the bond would fund.

October 25, 2017

SoCalGas’s Minter on Renewable Natural Gas as a Foundational Fuel

George Minter joins TPR to highlight some of the transformative power-to-gas pilot projects SoCalGas is deploying.

September 21, 2017

CA High-Speed Rail Chair on the 'Transformative' Impacts of 'Connecting' California

Dan Richard, chair of the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors, describes how the evolving program is already stimulating investment despite the challenges ahead.

September 20, 2017

To Accelerate EV Adoption in California: Welcome Veloz!

California Energy Commissioner David Hochschild and Josh Boone introduce Veloz, a new non-profit with the mission of rapidly accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles in California.

August 23, 2017

Will There Be a Water Bond on the 2018 California Ballot?

Jerry Meral, former director of the Planning and Conservation League, joins Brian Jordan of civil engineering firm Tetra Tech to talk about the four potential water bonds California voters could face in 2018.

July 19, 2017

Garcetti & Schwarzenegger Reframe The Climate Conversation

After President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger discuss climate action at the subnational level of government.

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