Dakota Smith reports that the Los Angeles transit renaissance is leaving the political leadership in the San Fernando Valley feeling left behind.
Dec 29, 2014 Los Angeles Daily News
Following a year when 80 pedestrians were killed by cars in the city, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation has proposed a new strategic plan that sets Vision Zero goals for pedestrian fatalities and reflects new priorities for the city.
Oct 2, 2014 Los Angeles Daily News
A proposed ordinance currently making its way through City Hall in Los Angeles would provide a new form of enforcement for crimes such as barking dogs, loud parties, and littering—which often go unenforced under the current penal system.
Aug 28, 2014 Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles will receive its largest-ever federal grant, $1.25 billion, to help fund the Purple Line subway, aka the "Subway to the Sea." Also on its way is an $856 million loan from the TIFIA program.
May 22, 2014 Los Angeles Daily News
The San Fernando Valley is infamous for its seemingly endless expanse of flat, gridded single-family sprawl. But to accommodate growth and improve the quality of life, the Valley's distinct neighborhoods are looking to create a sense of place.
Oct 24, 2013 Los Angeles Daily News
Two Los Angeles councilmen have introduced a measure seeking to delay implementation of one of former Mayor Villaraigosa's last major initiatives - the merging of the city's Planning and Building & Safety departments.
Sep 18, 2013 Los Angeles Daily News
A recent court order demanding the removal of 100 digital signs across L.A. was seen as a victory for those who had complained about the bright, and potentially distracting, billboards. But a sign company is arguing the order will harm public safety.
Dec 22, 2012 Los Angeles Daily News
<p>Upset about the effect of California State Bill 1818's override of local zoning restrictions, a Los Angeles resident has sued the city to overturn its density bonus ordinance. Others may soon follow.</p>
Apr 10, 2008 Los Angeles Daily News
<p>Tasked with making Los Angeles more pedestrian-friendly, a planner decides to give up his car.</p>
Dec 7, 2007 Los Angeles Daily News
<p>The good news is that L.A., the nation's most polluted city, will enjoy its cleanest year since records were first established 30 years ago. The bad news is that L.A. is still the country's ozone capital.</p>
Oct 5, 2007 Los Angeles Daily News