Los Angeles mayor’s plans go begging on streets

Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication at USC Price, spoke with the Financial Times about Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s plans for Olympics, solving homelessness, and getting traction on transit. She said that “His potential as a candidate for higher office is there but the problem of homelessness is dogging him dramatically…

A Time for Action: New Solutions?

Earlier this year, Los Angeles was stirred by the publication of a report that painted a dire portrait of the city’s woes, from congestion to economic stagnation and growing pension-fund troubles. Last week, the Los Angeles 2020 Commission followed its assessment of the city’s challenges with the “A Time for Action” report, an attempt to propose…