Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Woodland Hills

The Manhattanization of Warner Center

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When I was preparing for my move to Los Angeles in 2006 and 2007, there was a lot of discussion in the media of Mayor Villaraiogsa’s plans to “Manhattanize” Downtown Los Angeles. Opposition to Villaraigosa’s proposals seemed almost as much about the name he chose, than about the substance. Seven years later, Villaraigosa’s vision is […]

The Victory Boulevard That Could Have Been

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On Wednesday evening, I received a phone call from my sister-in-law.  She was calling because she noticed that the road right outside her driveway was re-striped and she thought the outline could change the road from a four-lane arterial street with left hand turn lanes to a two-lane street with bike lanes on either side […]

Speed Limit Raises Reach Their Last Stop

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It seems like years since the first time I wrote about the LADOT’s efforts to increase speed limits on several surface arterial streets in the San Fernando Valley.  Earlier today, one batch of those increases appeared on the City Council’s Consent Agenda, traditionally the last place legislation appears before it becomes law. Despite LADOT’s protestations […]

“Westfield Village” to Present 3.8 Million Square Foot Development Plan

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Wednesday evening, the Westfield Group will be presenting its plans for the "Village of Westfield Toanga," a mixed-use, non-residential development located between the Westfield Topanga Mall and the Westfield Promenade Mall in Woodland Hills.  The Woodland Hills Warner Center Neighborhood Council meeting will begin at 6 P.M. at Woodland Academy. Tenants for the mega-project haven’t […]