Deborah Weintraub

Office of the Los Angeles City Engineer

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Chief Deputy City Engineer for the City of Los Angeles

Deborah Weintraub on KCRW

The Los Angeles River in downtown is getting new bridges and parks. But with the greening of the river may come “green gentrification.”

Bridges and Walls: LA River, part 2

The Los Angeles River in downtown is getting new bridges and parks. But with the greening of the river may come “green gentrification.”

from Design and Architecture

Eighty years ago this week, rain poured down on Los Angeles. Floods washed out roads, bridges and thousands of homes.

Bridges and Walls: LA River, part 1

Eighty years ago this week, rain poured down on Los Angeles. Floods washed out roads, bridges and thousands of homes.

from Design and Architecture

LA exists thanks to imported water. But does it have to?

Can the Southland Become Water Self-Sufficient?

LA exists thanks to imported water. But does it have to?

from Design and Architecture

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How California is revolutionizing homeless housing — and why it might not last.

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The disappearance of Kristin Smart in San Luis Obispo has gone unsolved for 25 years, and among those demanding justice are local women who grew up following her case.

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With California fully reopening on June 15, many restaurants are poised to drop capacity limits and masks.

from Good Food

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, one lesson is that we need to rethink allowing promotions for treatments that are overdone, unnecessary, or not proven effective.

from Second Opinion

Not a comicbook, but literally illustrated text, “Street Cop,” written by Robert Coover and inhabited by Art Spiegelman.

from Bookworm

The former Congress member talks to Robert Scheer about his life and the dramatic events surrounding his political rise, as told in his new book “The Division of Light and Power.”

from Scheer Intelligence