City officials believe it would be the country’s first-ever land use designation specifically meant to promote and regulate the production of marijuana and cannabis-related products.
Ambitiously called Los Angeles World’s Fair (LAWF) — no “proposal” or “candidate city” about it — the group is promoting what it describes as a new type of World’s Fair, one that is fitting not only for Los Angeles but also for the 21st century.
Campos has proposed a ballot initiative that, while it will not save every threatened legacy business, may buoy enough of them to prevent the city’s commercial landscape from being overrun by Starbucks and Chipotle.
With over 350,000 manufacturing jobs, Los Angeles County has more than any other county in the U.S., and an attendant number of factories.
The challenge Metro now faces – on a scale arguably larger than that of any other major city – is of getting riders to and from its trains and buses.
In the cities of Carson and Inglewood, competing sponsors of stadium proposals are employing, simultaneously, a newly legitimized tactic to exempt their projects from review under the California Environmental Quality Act.
Transportation planners, civic leaders and, especially, cargo carriers in the Los Angeles region have long bemoaned the gap.
Even the name of the initiative was more of a slogan than a goal — no one knew if it was feasible to develop 50 parks, but the department wanted to dream big.
Reimagined packinghouse centers Anaheim’s new “Foodie District.”
The City of Pasadena implemented metrics that measure projects’ impacts under the California Environmental Quality Act in terms of vehicle miles traveled rather than level of service.
Train station renovation kicks off downtown redevelopment.
No fewer than 20 high-rise and medium-rise projects are under construction or in development in the roughly 40-square-block area.
When Ontario officials envision doubled or tripled traffic at ONT, they also envision development — and lots of it.
In a city famous for the sudden shock of moving earth, the disrepair of Los Angeles’ sidewalks is a slow-motion disaster, threatening ankles, baby strollers, disabled pedestrians and the city budget alike.
L.A. Prep is hoping to help these food entrepreneurs compete, if not with Kraft and Nabisco, then at least with Amy’s and Annie’s.
While the state plans for its proposed high-speed rail network, a raft of California cities are pursuing a more twee type of rail travel.
Though it may be one of the biggest casualties of the demise of redevelopment, the Great Park is but one of untold hundreds of park and open space projects statewide that are not iconic and are suffering similar fates.
Announced less than a year ago by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa in November as an ambitious plan to develop 50 neighborhood parks, the program is already coming to fruition.