Southern California

Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, details the ongoing preparation and response his regional water agency has championed in the face of the driest calendar year in the state's history.
Jun 6, 2014   The Planning Report
Developers have released plans for a mixed use retail project to replace a horse racing track, a proposal that would be one of the largest redevelopment projects in the region.
Mar 14, 2009   Los Angeles Times
Officials in Southern California cities that had hoped to trade off their share of federal stimulus funds for transportation projects to other cities have been denied by Congress, which is calling on municipalities to use the money as intended.
Mar 12, 2009   The New York Times
Author Paul Sorensen details the findings of a recent RAND study recommending short term (i.e., within five years) fixes for rampant congestion in Southern California.
Dec 1, 2008   The Planning Report
Not one board member of the Metrolink in Southern California is an everyday rider. But is it so bad that these members, usually politicians, are calling the shots?
Nov 7, 2008   Los Angeles Times
This video from <em>KCET</em> takes a look inside one of the formerly fastest-growing parts of the country as it grapples with a flood of foreclosures and abandoned properties.
Oct 6, 2008   KCET
Devastated train commuters in Southern California rode the rails again today, comforting friends after last week's accident that left 25 dead.
Sep 15, 2008   Los Angeles Times
<p>Officials in Los Angeles have renamed the former "South Central" to remove the stigma of riots in the 1990's. But some business owners and residents say that's had a greater negative consequence than keeping the old name would have.</p>
Jul 9, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
<p>A recent agreement between developers and environmental groups puts the conservationists in the unfortunate position of not being able to oppose a plan that is the epitome of sprawl, according this editorial.</p>
May 19, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
<p>A proposed development in rural Southern California could erase one of the area's few remaining small towns, replacing it with a massive subdivision that would extend the sprawl of Los Angeles even farther north.</p>
Mar 5, 2008   The Los Angeles Times