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When California launched its landmark global warming law in the final years of the George W. Bush administration, it was a risky act of defiance from a state frustrated by federal inaction on climate change.
Harbor leaders on Thursday voted to again extend talks with the developer tasked with revitalizing Ports O’ Call. The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners, which governs the Port of Los Angeles, voted to continue its negotiations with L.A. Waterfront Alliance in 30-day increments for no more than 180 days.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday spoke of his desire to work with neighboring Long Beach on port issues, prioritized a “back-to-basics approach” that brings and retains business at the Port of Los Angeles and offered his “trusted ear” to longshore workers and employers in upcoming labor talks.
Los Angeles airport officials on Tuesday told a City Council committee that improvements in training, communications and emergency management are on the way in the aftermath of November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.
Five months after a judge in Sacramento halted state financing for California's bullet train dead in its tracks, Democrats are eyeing a plan that would fund the high-speed-rail line with proceeds from the state's cap-and-trade program on carbon emissions.
Matt Petersen, recently appointed as Chief Sustainability Officer for Los Angeles, has a perspective way beyond that city’s limits. In this interview with reporter Sarah Glazer, Petersen reflects on his earlier experiences responding to major natural disasters in New Orleans and New York and on how Los Angeles is engaging with other cities worldwide to meet global challenges.
There seems to be a newfound fascination with the unbuilt. As urban planners are rethinking cities, historians of art and architecture are delving into the past, plucking from archives artistic renderings of residential communities, airports, transit systems, even theme parks that, for one reason or another, never came to fruition.
On March 29, Metro will hold a public hearing on fare changes. The issue at hand isn’t about how much we should charge for bus and rail service. It’s about sweeping changes in how riders use and connect with their ever growing transit network.
Development that is oriented toward health and wellness—including living space and workspace—is emerging as a real estate trend that will redefine community building for decades to come, according to land use and health experts at ULI’s recent Building Healthy Places conference in Los Angeles.
A visitor to mid-19th century Los Angeles would have spotted numerous water wheels dotting the L.A. River: giant, churning wooden disks ferrying water to local residents and farms.
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