Fran Pavley

Former California State Assemblywoman

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Former California State Assemblywoman.  She wrote AB 32, known as the “Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006.  She is currently a consultant with the Natural Resources Defense Council

Fran Pavley on KCRW

Los Angeles is the land of freeways, and now there's a new wildlife overpass.

Mountain lions will have their own corridor above the 101 freeway

Los Angeles is the land of freeways, and now there's a new wildlife overpass.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A  court decision  in Vermont has both  Governor Schwarzenegger  and  Attorney General Jerry Brown  declaring victory over the  Bush Administration .

Federal Court Upholds California’s Clean Car Standards

A court decision in Vermont has both Governor Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown declaring victory over the Bush Administration .

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Wildfire-prone communities can earn better insurance coverage and discounts if they work to prevent wildfires. But it takes time and money that some poorer places don’t have.

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A project to link rail systems in the Bay Area’s most populous city is beset with problems and delays. It doesn’t bode well for LA’s Union Station.

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More than 66,000 people are unhoused in LA County. UCLA researchers are trying to predict who is most likely to become homeless, so officials can intervene before it happens.

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California has the highest gas prices in the nation, and a $0.03 per gallon tax increase will kick in this July. Lawmakers keep debating whether to suspend the gas tax or give rebates.

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