Conference Addresses City Size and Secession

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Are small cities better than big ones? Are two big cities better than one megalopolis? Those are just two of the questions raised by this year-s campaign for Hollywood and San Fernando Valley secession from the City of Los Angeles. This Thursday and Friday, the Haynes Foundation will sponsor a scholarly conference at USC. Though it sounds academic, Reform: Los Angeles Style: the Theory and Practice of Urban Governance at Century-s Turn will be devoted to hashing out practical issues of local governance. We get a preview of some of the arguments on both sides with a professor of economics from California State University Northridge and a political science professor from UC Riverside.
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Los Angeles Police Department

Christopher Commission Report

Federal Consent Decree

Reform: Los Angeles Style (Conference)

Rose Institute-s Report, -The City of Los Angeles in Context-



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton