Sahra is Communities Editor for Streetsblog L.A., covering the intersection of mobility with race, class, history, representation, policing, housing, health, culture, community, and access to the public space in Boyle Heights and South Los Angeles.
Spring Break is upon the kiddies, so things are a bit quiet this week. But council will vote on a resolution to oppose S.B. 827, the Crenshaw Subway Coalition will meet to talk about the bill and other matters, Pasadena will discuss a proposed redesign of Orange Grove Blvd., SCAG holds an open house, Proyecto […]
While curbing the power of the I-got-mine-so-go-away-peasant crowd to veto growth is indeed a most urgent imperative, the fact that the zoning changes are tied to transit lines means that, here in Los Angeles, it is disproportionately lower-income communities of color that will be affected by the bill.
Today, City Council finally moved to allow the 49-unit affordable and supportive housing project planned for the Metro-owned lot by nonprofit developer A Community of Friends (ACOF) at 1st and Lorena to proceed. The final project will be split between 24 affordable units targeting low-income veterans and their families and 24 units reserved for families […]
The moment of truth! The full 2017 Streetsie winners are here! SBLA editors were again frustrated by large amounts of robo-votes in numerous categories, and in one case, the deliberate engineering of votes. The struggle to guard against vote manipulation likely signals the end of online polling for future SBLA Streetsie Awards. SBLA staff deleted […]