Los Angeles County

February 27, 2017

Parks and Placemaking: How Will LA Spend $93 Million Annually in Park Funding?

In November, Los Angeles voters overwhelmingly approved a parcel tax to fund the creation and restoration of parks countywide. VX2017 brought civic leaders together to discuss how those funds can transform the region.

February 24, 2017

Mark Ridley-Thomas On Funding Homeless Services Through Measure H

LA County Supervisor Ridley-Thomas discusses how Measure H can bring stability to 45,000 lives over the next five years.

February 21, 2017

LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl Announces Stormwater Fee Framework At VX2017

Supervisor Kuehl announced her intention to put together a way to finance regional stormwater collaboration efforts to address the Los Angeles County region's pertinent infrastructure needs.

November 17, 2016

LA County Voters Approve Measure M: An Evergreen Tax Increase to Improve Traffic

A press conference celebrating the passage of Measure M included Eric Garcetti, Paul Krekorian, Mike Bonin, Hilda Solis, and Lindsey Horvath.

July 2, 2013

Zev Yaroslavsky Lauds Outoing Mayor Villaraigosa’s Transportation Legacy

LA County Supervisor and Metro board member Zev Yaroslavsky considers Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's transportation legacy and the future of transit development in Los Angeles.

August 1, 2012

Public & Private Benefactors Celebrate County’s ‘Grand Park’ Opening

Remarks delivered at the Grand Park opening by LA County Supervisors Gloria Molina, Zev Yaroslavsky, Mark Ridley-Thomas, Don Knabe, and Michael Antonovich; LA City Councilmember Jan Perry; philanthropist Eli Broad; and Bea Hsu, Vice President of Development, Related California.

March 30, 2012

FoLAR’s LA River Vision May Require Jurisdictional Coordination & Governance Change

Lewis MacAdams, poet and founder of Friends of the Los Angeles River, and Charles Eddy, retired attorney, environmentalist, and current FoLAR board member, discuss their work to create a management authority for the Los Angeles River. Having advocated for opening the river up to public use for decades, they have turned to Sacramento for help. SB 1201, should it become law, would place control of the river into the hands of a multi-agency and jurisdictional council.

February 26, 2012

Yaroslavsky to NBC Universal: Save Studio Production Jobs

NBCUniversal released it’s ‘Evolution Plan’ calling to replace their back lot for studio production with 3,000 housing units. LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky explains his stance against NBCUniversal’s housing plan, as well as his thoughts on the end of redevelopment in California.

October 10, 2011

Larry Kaplan: Redistricting Reflects The State’s Demographic and Economic New Realities

The LA County redistricting debate, according to management consultant Larry Kaplan, says more about the shifting socio/demographic complexion of the United States than it does about politics. Gentrification in cities will shift political power to the outer suburbs where growth has been more drastic in recent decades. These changes eventually are reflected in who sits in our halls of power.

August 2, 2010

Martha Welborne: New Chief of Strategic Planning for L.A. Metro

Martha Welborne will supervise planning of the Measure R build-out and, for the time being, continue her duties as managing director of the Grand Avenue Committee.

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