Zev Yaroslavsky

Critiquing SB 827 as a 'Wall Street In My Backyard' Bill

In response to Sen. Scott Wiener's SB 827, former Los Angeles County Supervisor and former City Councilmember Zev Yaroslavsky provides his opinions on the unintended consequences of the bill on Southern California's landscape.

March 20, 2018 - The Planning Report

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Los Angeles' Ballot Box Planning and Development Initiatives Leaders Discuss Impacts

Two major ballot initiatives would change the state of planning and development in L.A. As the housing and planning crisis reaches new levels, initiative leaders and land-use experts discuss how to create a viable path forward.

May 31, 2016 - The Planning Report

Bridging the Gap in the Los Angeles River Greenway

A new trail segment along the Los Angeles River breaks ground in a park-poor neighborhood as part of the countywide Los Angeles River revitalization.

November 23, 2014 - The Planning Report

A Political Victory to Protect Wild Coastal Land

Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky discusses how the approval of new plans will preserve a stretch of unincorporated Southern California coastline.

May 14, 2014 - The Planning Report

Assessing the Federal Transportation Bill From a Regional and National Perspective

Congressman Earl Blumenauer of Portland, Oregon and LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky discuss the recently signed federal transportation bill, whether it's a sound policy, and how it may impact local government and transportation initiatives.

August 9, 2012 - The Planning Report

Straight Talk on the Dissolution of California 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.

April 10, 2012 - The Planning Report

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