http://www.dailybulletin.com/business/20161102/los-angeles-to-ontario-about-the-airport-there-it-is-take-it ONTARIO >> “There it is, take it.”The words, mimicking William Mulholland’s own from 1913 at the ceremony to open the Los Angeles Aqueduct, were spoken once again Wednesday, this time by L.A. Mayor Eric
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-transportation-utopia-20161031-htmlstory.html Los Angeles voters will decide next week whether to make another major expansion in the region’s rail network.
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-wilshire-bouelvard-transit-20161104-story.html Los Angeles built Wilshire Boulevard as a majestic path for the automobile, and perhaps no place reflected that grandeur more than the Miracle Mile.
http://www.dailynews.com/opinion/20160902/giving-granny-flats-a-go-in-southern-california-larry-wilson Harry Shearer’s decades-old radio line about Santa Monica being “the home of the homeless” has broadened its reach. All of Southern California is now that. Hands are wrung. And yet few are brave enough to advocate for solutions.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/08/07/why-building-a-home-on-your-own-land-has-become-so-controversial/?postshare=6461470616842962&tid=ss_tw Even a modest idea for new housing — let homeowners build it in their own back yards — has run into resistance.
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/livable-city/la-ol-zoning-density-housing-20160729-snap-story.html Living in Los Angeles can be frustrating. Traffic is frozen, housing prices out of reach, building permits unpredictable, and streets too often unsafe for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists alike. These challenges are as endemic to L.A. as sunshine and food trucks. But they don’t have to be. They are merely symptoms of a planning […]
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-hauled-water-20160713-snap-story.html Los Angeles County is considering a controversial plan to spur housing development in rural unincorporated areas by allowing property owners to haul in drinking water if no other source is available.
http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-fi-small-houses-solution-20160725-snap-story.html To help ease California’s housing crisis, Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers are turning to people’s backyards.
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-la-river-owners-snap-story.html When the city of L.A. set out to build a bike lane along the banks of the Los Angeles River in Elysian Valley, there was a surprising obstacle.
http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-sac-jerry-brown-housing-cities-20160602-snap-story.html Robert Tillman owns a coin-operated laundromat in San Francisco’s Mission District, a neighborhood at the epicenter of California’s housing crisis. Over the last 2½ years, he’s spent nearly 0,000 on plans to tear down the business to build apartments. But although the city has zoned the property for apartments, Tillman hasn’t gotten very far.