How Do You Fix Los Angeles?

LA's mayoral candidates explain how they will retool Los Angeles to cure its urban ills.

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October 21, 2000, 10:00 AM PDT

By Ali Valenzuela


Envisioning Los Angeles with an adequate school supply, a jobs/housing balance and a successful mass transit system is difficult to do. However, the mayoral candidates attending last month's Westside Urban Forum were able to explain with seeming ease how they'd retool L.A. to cure these historic ills. The panel announced that this race is about more than just "feel-good" ideas--rather, it's about the ability to implement real, positive change. The Planning Report presents this excerpt of the forum, including mayoral candidates Steve Soboroff, Xavier Becerra and Antonio Villaraigosa, who discuss what they see as L.A.'s biggest challenges--and how to overcome them.

Thanks to Ali Valenzuela

Wednesday, October 18, 2000 in The Planning Report

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