Redevelopment Agencies

A panel of distinguished Angelenos recently discussed the missteps that led to the dissolution of California's redevelopment agencies, the hole that their closure creates, and the possible paths forward.
Apr 10, 2012   The Planning Report
A Los Angeles Times investigation finds "widespread instances of corruption, questionable spending and poor accountability" among California's 400 municipal redevelopment agencies.
Oct 1, 2010   Los Angeles Times
A 20-stool burger stand in Los Angeles could be eligible for historic preservation status, much to the dismay of the city's Community Redevelopment Agency that shelled out over $5million for the surrounding land.
Jun 29, 2010   The Los Angeles Times
John Shirey, executive director of the California Redevelopment Association, talks about the recent court ruling that allowed California to take $2 billion in redevelopment from local municipalities, leaving hundreds of projects at risk.
May 28, 2010   The Planning Report
A Sacramento State Court gave the Governor permission to redirect money from local redevelopment agency funds to prop up local education.
May 13, 2010   The Sacramento Bee