I wrote about Occidental’s planned 1 mW solar array and an exciting discount for neighbors that can hopefully spread more solar in northeast Los Angeles.
I wrote a piece for Eagle Rock Patch on the need for more solar projects of all scales- even if some people don’t like how solar panels look.
I wrote a piece on nuclear power for Patch Eagle Rock. There have been worse radiation leaks from the Fukushima plant since it was published.
I wrote an opinion piece for patch eagle rock endorsing CD 14 councilman Huizar for re-election because he had worked on some environmental justice issues that I think are important. This was a personal column, not the opinion of UEPI…
I’ve written two pieces for lastreetsblog about Metro & Caltrans’ public outreach around possible extension of the 710 freeway. I think that the so-called ‘gap’ is really an opportunity to invest in transit and better streets for pedestrians & cyclists…
I attended a public meeting on the future of transportation in the so-called ’710 gap’ area. Most attendees want better transit and greener, living streets, not a freeway extension/ tunnel. I wrote about the meeting for Streetsblog LA.
The Hollywoood farmers markets, one of the social and food hearts of the City of Los Angeles is under threat. An adjacent property owner is objecting to the market’s use of its long-time location on Ivar street. Negotiations are underway…
Opinion piece on the possibility of improving the streets of Eagle Rock. Basically, treat them like valuable public space and as places people want to be near, rather than as sewers to rush cars along.
We want you & your best ideas for planning & making Los Angeles a better place. Join UEPI at Occidental College on December 1 for a Q&A session with recently-appointed L.A. City Planning Director Michael LoGrande and L.A. Times architecture…
Tagged with: parking
, urban farming
Posted in Built Environment
, Food and Transportation
, Housing Justice
, Re-Envisioning the LA River
, Red Fields to Green Fields
, Regional Food Hubs
, Urban Environment
I wrote a piece for Patch Eagle Rock about the food environment in the neighborhood.