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 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…
The Edgerton Lecture Series in collaboration with the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute are pleased to present: Peter H. Gleick Tuesday, March 1, 2011 6:00pm – Talk 7:00pm – Reception Johnson Hall Room 200, Occidental College Peter Gleick knows drinking…
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…
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…
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Denver has a deep-rooted history of working on food issues. Last week, I had the opportunity to visit Denver and learn about the phenomenal work underway in the city and in the state of Colorado to connect the dots between…
I visited The GrowHaus – a 20,000 sq.ft. greenhouse in the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood of Denver last week on November 8th. Located in a worn-down industrial area, a railroad track passes right by the side of the greenhouse. In a gathering…
The Huntington library and garden is holding a symposium on friday nov 12 called Bringing Home the Ranch about urban agriculture in Southern California. I’m speaking about food justice in LA- making sure that everyone can grow food and access…