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Los Angeles River Bike Path

Seeing the Los Angeles River in Whole New Way

We seem to have an app for everything. Now we have one that walks a viewer through the river’s history from the pre-historic era to the present.

August 19, 2020 - Los Angeles Times

Street Vendor

Street Vendors Rally for Rent Cancelation in Los Angeles

Street vendors gathered in front of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works in a May Day action to their make demands heard.

May 7, 2020 - Streetsblog Los Angeles

CEQA Droput

Kanye West's Unpermitted Vision for Housing Utopia Has Been Demolished

Kanye had 45 days to submit plans for the unpermitted buildings built on his property in Calabasas, California. Instead, the rapper tore the buildings down.

September 13, 2019 - TMZ

Celebrity

Kanye West Lacks Permits for the Prototype Housing Units He Built

Kanye West's first foray into the development business is off to an inauspicious start.

August 9, 2019 - TMZ

Garcetti Tree People

L.A.'s Water Supply Increasingly Relying on Management of Stormwater

In October 2014, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti acted to make the city more resilient from drought and climate change. In 2016, we get an update from leaders Gary Hildebrand and Marty Adams on L.A.'s stormwater capture systems.

May 27, 2016 - The Planning Report

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