State law requires a certain portion of California's cap-and-trade money go to communities that have traditionally been overlooked when it comes to public investment. Public workshops this week and next will continue exploring the question of how the state should define "disadvantaged communities" as well as how to assess benefits to those communities.
Oakland's Telegraph Avenue has seen an increase in people biking and walking as well as a decrease in speed, collisions, and delay along this heavily traveled corridor since reconfiguring the street with a road diet and parking-protected bike lanes. And retail establishments are reporting higher income.
Over a million people marched last Sunday at women’s rallies in the Bay Area and Los Angeles, to say nothing of the dozens of other rallies across the states. Governor Jerry Brown uses his State of the State to vow a legal fight if Washington, D.C. tries to roll back California’s stand on clean cars. Shortly […]
On Monday, the Los Angeles Times published a bombshell article, outlining the details of a “confidential Federal Railroad Administration risk analysis,” in an attack on the competence and ethics of the California High Speed Rail Authority. Reporter Ralph Vartabedian claims the report shows cost overruns and delays, although the Times does not provide readers a chance […]