A proposal to build thousands of wave energy generators off the coast of Southern California has environmentalists, fishermen and surfers up in arms.
Apr 3, 2011 Los Angeles Times
An urban renaissance is underway in Oakland, where a population surge and a fleet of trendy shops has revived parts of a formerly crime-ridden city.
Mar 21, 2011 Los Angeles Times
Plans to build a football stadium in downtown Los Angeles hinge on more than football. A major element in making the idea work financially for the city is to make it an attractive site for conventions and conferences.
Mar 18, 2011 Los Angeles Times
The Democrat, Maxine Waters, objects to the 10 & 110 Freeway high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes on the basis of equity while Rep. Gary G. Miller, the ranking CA Republican on the House Transportation Committee, sees it as "double taxation".
Mar 16, 2011 Los Angeles Times
Facing possible dissolution, redevelopment agencies in California have gone on a bond-spree in the early months of 2011.
Mar 14, 2011 Los Angeles Times
California Controller John Chiang, an independent, elected officer, audited 18 of the state's 425 redevelopment agencies (representing 16% of all RDA dollars) and found huge differences in how blight is defined and a lack of accountability.
Mar 8, 2011 Los Angeles Times
With millions of people, Los Angeles -- like many big cities -- can be a rude place. And though it makes sense that the city can be impolite, it doesn't have to be, argues Amy Alkon in this op-ed.
Feb 11, 2011 Los Angeles Times
<em>Los Angeles Times</em> architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne begins a year-long series reading and reviewing 25 books all about L.A.
Feb 2, 2011 Los Angeles Times
In what looks like a developing battle between states and cities over redevelopment, the California state comptroller announced that he will audit 18 redevelopment agencies.
Jan 28, 2011 Los Angeles Times
New Urbanist Stefanos Polyzoides is profiled by the <em>Los Angeles Times</em>, which mentions a few projects the architect and planners is working on in East L.A. and Fresno.
Jan 27, 2011 Los Angeles Times