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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.)

Mayor Garcetti lobbies for $1 billion LA River restoration plan

Tuesday May 27, 2014 by carolyn
Mayor Garcetti enlists Senator Boxer in his effort to gain approval of a $1 billion plan to restore the LA River. Will they succeed in persuading the top brass of the Army Corps of Engineers and the White House to approve the plan? Lots of money, lots of politics but lots to gain for Angelenos. Check out the LA Times article here.

What was your favorite part of Sunday's CicLAvia?

Monday April 7, 2014 by carolyn

Five members of the Do Good LA team joined the thousands who participated in yesterday's CicLAvia. What a wonderful way to see the six miles of Wilshire stretching from downtown to Fairfax! 

Here are our favorite parts of the experience:

The community participation. Lots of different people from all walks of life spending a Sunday together. Rarely does that happen. -Emily-Rose

Finding our that Wilshire actually has hills, as the cyclists, skateboarders and walkers soon learned! -Rob

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