Governor Brown does not like affordable housing. But, he does like the bullet train that will connect Los Angeles to San Francisco. The first leg will connect Bakersfield to Fresno. (None of my transportation consultant friends support the high speed train or the first leg.) [Read more…] about California Needs Brown to Trade the Train for Affordable Housing
These sidewalks are a public health danger, an interruption of social justice and an eyesore. [Read more…] about These Sidewalks Are Not Made for Walkin’
Churches and other places of worship are important institutions in our communities that serve multiple roles and needs. [Read more…] about What does an Urban Church look like?
Los Angeles – With the former Boyle Hotel’s renovation complete, project proponents Monday removed the black construction screen that hid the historic building from public view for the past year and let people get a gander, reported The Eastsider. [Read more…] about Public Gets a Look at the Historic Boyle Hotel
Downtown LA developers plan to break ground Tuesday on a three-building apartment complex, reported Los Angeles Downtown News. [Read more…] about Developers to Break Ground on Downtown Apartment Project Tuesday
The Los Angeles City Council today will consider a temporary ordinance that would block a variety of chain stores from opening in Chinatown. [Read more…] about LA City Council Vote Today Could Block Chinatown Wal-Mart
Preliminary construction on a planned retail, office, and residential project slated for downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District is expected to get underway this month, reported blogdowntown.com. [Read more…] about Preliminary Construction to Start on Santa Fe Ave Project
A San Diego-based charity created by the founder of the Price Club warehouse shopping chain plans to donate $50 million to the USC School of Public Policy, reported the Los Angeles Times. [Read more…] about USC Public Policy School to Get $50 Million, New Name