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April 25, 2019, 11am PDT
The fine for misuse of a placard will increase considerably, but not everyone agrees this is the right way to address a growing problem.
Los Angeles Times
February 27, 2019, 9am PST
The new chair of the Planning and Land Use Management committee of the Los Angeles City Council will influence how the city grapples with homelessness, an expanding rail system, and the 2028 Olympics.
The Planning Report
February 7, 2019, 10am PST
The Los Angeles plan to build supportive housing for homeless people is lagging and costing much more than anticipated. A new pilot program seeks to overcome these hurdles by soliciting new ideas and strategies from developers.
Los Angeles Times
October 22, 2018, 10am PDT
Anti-poverty advocates had criticized the "pocket veto" as arbitrary and unfair—and the state agreed.
Los Angeles Times
June 26, 2018, 11am PDT
The Los Angeles Times editorial board has strong words for the Los Angeles City Council about planning for transit oriented development.
Los Angeles Times
May 20, 2018, 11am PDT
One of the main forces behind Measure S spills her thoughts on Hollywood, homelessness and what’s wrong with planning in Los Angeles.
Curbed Los Angeles
June 26, 2016, 11am PDT
Last week the Los Angeles City Council and Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved housing initiatives. "Build Better LA" requires large developments to have affordable units. Silicon Valley voters will vote on a $950 million housing bond.
Planetizen
September 15, 2014, 1pm PDT
According to developer and consultant Michael P. Russell, the city of Los Angeles has a chronic shortage of funds for infrastructure due to a bloated bureaucracy, small district city council elections, and term limits.
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