June 2014

Garcetti Creates Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles which aims to make LA the most "livable city in the world."

Friday June 27, 2014 by carolyn

Mayor Garcetti has announced the establishment of the Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles which he hopes will create  "transformative change in the city." The Fund will, the Mayor predicts "harness new ideas and new resources to make L.A. the most livable city in the world."  

LA is on way to becoming a major walkable city

Tuesday June 17, 2014 by carolyn

Thanks to the increasing interest in living and working in pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, Los Angeles ranked number 16 out of 30 cities for its "walkability" in a report issued by SmartGrowth America. Not as high as we might like but better than one might expect. (Actually, LA tied with Columbus, Ohio and Kansas City, Missouri. Washington, D.C., New York and Boston topped the list.)