Local Government

October 7, 2011

German Solar Entrepreneurs Assess California

Boris von Bormann, Wade Webb, Brade Meikle, Tom Buttgenbach, Rugerro Schleicher-Tappeser, and Boris Schubert explore the state of the solar industry today. How are development projects changing as solar PV becomes more competitive? What should experienced entrepreneurs from Europe understand about the California market and development process? Permitting delays, in particular, make California a difficult place for new solar PV developments. Innovative business models, however, are creating opportunities.

July 20, 2006

San Diego Emerges from ‘Unprecedented Turmoil;' Now Turns to Planning & Infrastructure

Planning, transportation, and housing top San Diego's 2006-07 agenda -- not elections, scandal, and governmental meltdown.

January 31, 2005

Former San Diego City Manager Jack McGrory Deconstructs City's Governance Crisis

With the recent mayoral election still in the courts, civic leader McGrory shares his views of what will be needed to restore the effectiveness of local governance.

January 19, 2005

LA Police Chief Bratton Addresses The Need for New Police Facilities

A $300 new million Downtown headquarters is only one part of a building program around the city that will cost nearly $1 billion.

August 23, 2004

Downtown L.A.'s Renaissance Is Only Enhanced by Grand Avenue

L.A. City Councilwoman Jan Perry reflects on the ongoing renaissance in downtown L.A., and looks forward to the two largest projects yet – Grand Avenue and L.A. Live.

October 1, 2003

A Haynes Foundation Symposium on Sustainable Los Angeles Thoughtfully Summarized by D.J. Waldie

The author, historian and Lakewood city official explains what's needed to create a sustainable L.A.

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