March 21, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>Developers want to transform downtown L.A.'s warehouses, factories, and grimy commercial buildings to accommodate live-work spaces. Planners and activists want to stay the course -- they say needed jobs are at stake.</p>
February 9, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>Experts disagree on the effectiveness of strategies ranging from reforestation and efficient cook stoves to renewable energy projects and low-carbon economies. Environmentalists are pushing for regulation of the erratic carbon offset marketplace.</p>
The Christian Science Monitor
January 15, 2007, 11am PST
<p>At almost 30 years of age, L.A.'s rent control ordinance is a double-edged sword -- reviled by some and relied upon by others.</p>
January 4, 2007, 9am PST
<p>In the wee hours of the morning, hundreds if not thousands of workers from Tijuana, Mexico trade the comfort of their beds for restless sleep in cars parked near U.S. border inspection stations.</p>
October 7, 2006, 5am PDT
Science and technology gurus convened at Wired Magazine's NextFest forum in New York to share startling visions of life -- or not -- in the 22nd century.
October 3, 2006, 9am PDT
Built after the so-called Halifax Explosion 90 years ago, the highly regarded neighborhood that surrounds Canada's first public housing project is filled with gardens, alleyways, parks, shops, schools, and history -- all within walking distance.
The Daily News, Greater Halifax Communities
September 26, 2006, 5am PDT
Inspectors found an unusually high rate of fraud, but taxi drivers and owners challenge the findings, citing the small sample size.
September 25, 2006, 11am PDT
Following in the footsteps of cities in California, Michigan, and Massachusetts, the New York City Council majority leader is throwing his weight behind a proposal to restrict the number of high-calorie, fast-food giants in the city's neighborhoods.
September 19, 2006, 2pm PDT
Impressed by the successful 'rebirth' of rivers like the Clyde, cities are scrutinizing waterfront redevelopment projects and adding rivers to their civic portfolios.
September 18, 2006, 8am PDT
Surfers and environmentalists are waging war against the planned six-lane roadway through Trestles, considered a Southern California icon, immortalized in 'Surfin' U.S.A.'