The Los Angeles Times

A motion passed earlier this month calls for landowners to receive tax breaks for leasing vacant property for agriculture and farming.
Oct 23, 2014   The Los Angeles Times
The future of getting around may lie in personal rapid transit, or the "podcar." Catherine Burke highlights the system's reported safety and cost-effectiveness.
Sep 10, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
By enlisting the help of concerned local citizens, researchers are getting better documentation of the locations of potentially polluting industrial land uses near residential areas.
Sep 9, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
The battle over development continues in Dharavi, the largest slum in India. Its valuable location in Mumbai has had developers' mouths watering for years, but residents have resisted their drive to demolish and rebuild the slum.
Sep 8, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
Corrupt and inconsistent mob-controlled garbage collection in Naples, Italy, has left the city swimming in uncollected trash and with little hope of a resolution.
Sep 5, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
The State of California is considering a plan to allow pay-as-you-drive car insurance plans. Many hope the move will encourage less driving.
Aug 31, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
Viviana Franco became a planner so she could reform a park 100 ft. from her childhood home in Hawthorne, CA. But her quest has become mired in local politics as the site was sold in a local auction.
Aug 31, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
The 99 Cents Only chain is facing a dilemma- with inflation and rising food costs, they're running out of things they can sell for only 99 cents.
Aug 29, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
Mexico is moving forward with plans to construct a large international shipping port in Baja California -- an attempt to rival the Los Angeles-Long Beach port powerhouse.
Aug 29, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
An ordinance passed in L.A. that limited the amount of time taco trucks could be parked in one location has been overturned. However, many expect it to come back in a different form.
Aug 28, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
In Fullerton, CA, a dense new mixed-use building is facing criticism from neighbors and residents. 'All of a sudden we get one of these mixed-use buildings, [and] it's like a fort got dropped out of the sky,' says one neighbor.
Aug 20, 2008   The Los Angeles Times