Jay Handal

West Los Angeles Neighborhood Council

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Jay Handal on KCRW

Next month the new Los Angeles City Council will vote on the  much reduced Millennium Towers  in Hollywood, those skyscrapers planned to dwarf the Capitol Records Building.

The Ups and Downs of Urban Planning

Next month the new Los Angeles City Council will vote on the much reduced Millennium Towers in Hollywood, those skyscrapers planned to dwarf the Capitol Records Building.

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Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky   was first to propose that Olympic and Pico Boulevards on LA's west side should be one way in different directions.

Commuters Versus Community In Fight Over Olympic Pico Plan

Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky was first to propose that Olympic and Pico Boulevards on LA's west side should be one way in different directions.

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To relieve gridlock on LA’s West Side, County Supervisor  Zev Yaroslavsky  proposed limiting Olympic and Pico Boulevards to one-way traffic in opposite directions.

Villaraigosa Proposes Modified One-Way Plan For Pico And Olympic

To relieve gridlock on LA’s West Side, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky proposed limiting Olympic and Pico Boulevards to one-way traffic in opposite directions.

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