Is There a Better Way to Measure Wildfire Risk?
In fire-prone parts of California, insurance companies are using new AI-powered tools to better estimate the likelihood of a...
California Stories Told and Untold Through Maps, in ‘You Are Here’
“You Are Here: California Stories on the Map,” a new exhibit that just opened at Oakland Museum of California, wants people...
A Rare Legal Battle: Can a State Force a City to House Coronavirus Patients?
New York Times
A federal judge ruled that Costa Mesa, Calif., does not have to house coronavirus patients, at least for now. Local officials ...
It’s Time for Cities to Address “Privacy Fatigue” — They’ll Need Design Help
New research shows the challenge of designing alerts that we can assess quickly without missing key information.
Smart City Lessons from 4 Southern California CIOs
Chief information officers from four Southern California communities offered their experiences rolling out smart city...
Emergency Management in San Jose
Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center
In 2018, California experienced its deadliest and most destructive wildfire season ever recorded in history.
With Measure G, Redlands Joins The Debate Over Housing And Transit-Oriented Development
The first zero-emission train line in North America is coming to Redlands, and it’s created a debate over high-density housing....
These California Cities Are Breaking Down Long-Standing Silos to Address Homelessness
Early into the tenure of Mayor London Breed, who was elected in San Francisco in the summer of 2018, she began...
San Bernardino Residents Sue to Block Controversial Airport Expansion
Last month, the Federal Aviation Administration approved a controversial expansion of the San Bernardino International ...
Is This the Pershing Square News We’ve Been Waiting for?
Long ignored amid Downtown LA’s big building boom, the concrete “fortress” is “officially” headed for a makeover.
California Gov. Newsom Lays Out Framework To Address Homelessness
Gov. Gavin Newsom made homelessness the focus of his State of the State address Wednesday, reflecting not only...
ANOTHER VIEW: Unlocking Business Improvement Districts
LA Curbed The Grunion
Long Beach is home to 10 thriving Business Improvement Districts (BID). From Bixby Knolls to Uptown, our local...
Huntington Beach and State Reach Settlement with Plan for 502 Low-Income Housing Units
Daily Los Angeles News
Huntington Beach and California reached a tentative settlement of the state’s first-ever lawsuit accusing a city of...