The shelter would provide 200 beds for unhoused residents in the California city, where homelessness has surged in recent years.
It's time that CD 1 was represented by a councilmember who cares about the district. It's time to elect Joe Bray-Ali. Fact
Come on NIMBYs! Do I hear Dubai or Shanghai, anyone? Fuhgeddaboudit! Sound familiar? I live in Koreatown where the streets
Westchester is one of the nation's wealthiest communities. It is also one of the most racially polarized.
Yours in transit, Joel What is so important about our new rail line to the beach? It came to me yesterday as I sat on the
By Zachary Siegel and Allison McCabe Cousens said this could decimate the field. And his biggest concern is the reasoning
Streetfight is an inspiring read. The sort of book that should be read by every officeholder wondering how they will advance their agenda in the rough and tumble world of contemporary urban politics.
As our communities have gotten more crowded and transportation become more congested, it has become more difficult to site major facilities for waste management, water supply, sewage treatment, mass transit, and pretty much anything from a Big Box store to a homeless shelter.
Black words are purposely chosen for maximum impact. They cut deep, linger in the air, and endure in one's consciousness.
Last month, the Subway Toward the Sea came a bit closer to becoming a reality. The cause for celebration arrived in the form of an appeals court ruling upholding the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Purple Line Extension.
Al Selvin knew a great city, train line, bike path, restaurant and musician when he saw it. I hope we will continue to make L.A. a city worthy of his blessed memory.
Asking residents to improve our city by volunteering at a local school, participating in street tree plantings or logging on to MY LA 311 to report illegal dumping makes L.A. a better place to live. And sometimes, a challenge can be just plain fun.
Malibu may be some 20 miles from Beverly Hills, but it was with more than a bit of interest with which I watched Sunday's debate on Malibu's Measure R, the slow-growth initiative on next week's ballot.
Now here's where I make an admission that will get me in trouble: I disagreed with the City's decision to file an objection to the proposed group home, and I recommended against submitting it.
Are we're not talking pocket change. LA's failure to build the Subway to the Sea when it should and could have means it will now cost us billions of dollars more to bring the train to the Westwood VA rather than all the way to the Pacific Ocean. And that's if we are lucky.
As this study explicitly notes, there is no appreciable difference between motorist distractions for electronic billboards
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Our family moved just north of Portland, Oregon, on a homestead in the tiny Rock Creek drainage. Not three months after we got there, we were awakened in the pre-dawn hours by chainsaws felling 100-foot Douglas firs that crashed down across the slopes facing our property. It shook our windows and it shook our kids.
I should have trusted my gut. But after years of being told that because I didn't have kids, I couldn't understand, I couldn't know, I couldn't have an opinion, I didn't trust my gut about kids.
People value the notion of national energy independence highly, but they are even more excited and supportive about what we now call small "i" independence. The kind of independence that can come from electricity produced locally from solar and wind.