J.R. DeShazo

UCLA's Luskin Center for Innovation

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Professor of Public Policy and Urban Planning at the University of California-Los Angeles and Director of its Luskin Center for Innovation

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Mayor Eric Garcetti has promised to speed up the process of making Los Angeles go green. He’s announced that permits for solar power on private homes are now available on line.

Going Solar Still Isn’t Easy in LA

Mayor Eric Garcetti has promised to speed up the process of making Los Angeles go green. He’s announced that permits for solar power on private homes are now available on line.

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It's state policy that, by 2020, 33 percent of California electricity will be generated by renewable power.

The Red Tape Required to Go Green

It's state policy that, by 2020, 33 percent of California electricity will be generated by renewable power.

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During this week's dispute over rate hikes demanded for the Department of Water and Power, City Council members compared Mayor Mayor Villaraigosa to Alice in Wonderland.

LA's Financial Reputation: Saved at the Bell?

During this week's dispute over rate hikes demanded for the Department of Water and Power, City Council members compared Mayor Mayor Villaraigosa to Alice in Wonderland.

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