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February 22, 2008, 9am PST
<p>City officials in Los Angeles are considering a plan to repair the city's crumbling sidewalks by forcing homeowners to pay for their repair when the property is sold.</p>
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February 22, 2008, 5am PST
<p>In what may be viewed as a striking fracture to a unified approach to climate change, 18 environmental justice groups have announced their opposition to any type of carbon trading or even carbon offset approach, preferring use of carbon fees instead.</p>
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February 20, 2008, 2pm PST
<p>Los Angeles is moving forward with plans to institute one of the country's strictest green building ordinances.</p>
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February 18, 2008, 7am PST
<p>When California voters approved the $20 billion transportation bond in Nov., 2006 they supported the expenditure of over $2 billion for 'goods movement' stemming from the state's busy ports. However, some local officials object to rail projects.</p>
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February 17, 2008, 9am PST
<p>Because many of the homes purchased by real estate speculators over the past few years of the housing bubble were rented out, tenants are now finding themselves subject to eviction as the property owners go into default.</p>
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February 15, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>Plans are inching forward to convert two of L.A.'s most-used cross-town corridors into mostly one way streets.</p>
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February 13, 2008, 1pm PST
<p>A 138-acre plot of land above L.A.'s iconic Hollywood sign is up for sale. Many in L.A. are protesting the sale, which could lead to the development of luxury homes on the site.</p>
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February 6, 2008, 7am PST
<p>This piece from the <em>Los Angeles Times</em> asks some experts how a new president could potentially reduce the nation's congestion.</p>
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February 4, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>As part of an effort to reduce the state's budget expenses, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed a plan that would close 48 state parks.</p>
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January 30, 2008, 2pm PST
<p>The California Assembly is considering a bill that would create the nation's first "feebate" -- a charge or rebate California drivers would pay or receive depending on how much greenhouse gas their cars emit.</p>
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January 30, 2008, 8am PST
<p>A California ballot initiative heading to voters in June could bring an end to the state's rent control laws.</p>
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January 28, 2008, 1pm PST
<p>City officials in Los Angeles are planning to announce a proposal to revitalize the city's historic theater district in downtown's Broadway corridor, likely replacing the working class retail that has occupied the area for years.</p>
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January 21, 2008, 6am PST
<p>More than 200 acres of public land in Texas were transferred to the Department of Homeland security on the order of a federal judge. The department sought the land as part of its plan to build hundreds of miles of fences along the U.S.-Mexico border.</p>
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January 16, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Funding for L.A.'s rail projects is lowering transit ridership, according to this op-ed based on an analysis of transportation spending, subsidies and boarding statistics.</p>
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January 14, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Part of a week-long series, Randal O'Toole and blogger Will Campbell debate where fault should be placed in the often-unpleasant conflicts between driver and biker.</p>
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January 13, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Part of a week-long series, Randal O'Toole and blogger Will Campbell debate federal funding for bike infrastructure and question whether a broad bike system should be built before or after the demand presents itself.</p>
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January 12, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Part of a week-long series, Randal O'Toole and blogger Will Campbell debate why some cities are good for cyclists, how they got there, and why L.A. is still far off.</p>
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January 11, 2008, 7am PST
<p>As part of a week-long series, Randal O'Toole and blogger Will Campbell discuss and debate bike commuting and what cities should or shouldn't do to encourage it.</p>
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January 8, 2008, 6am PST
<p>Following PG&amp;E's bankruptcy, the private nonprofit Stewardship Council was assigned the task of conserving and reorganizing PG&amp;E's 140,000 acres located in the Sierra Nevada and Upper Cascade Mountains.</p>
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January 7, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Years of low rainfall are causing many in California to think hard about diminishing supplies of water. In this commentary, author Peter Gleick argues that wise water use and management -- not big-scale infrastructure projects -- is the solution.</p>
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