Ken Bernstein

Los Angeles Department of City Planning

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Ken Bernstein is the manager of the Office of Historic Resources and the principal city planner at the Los Angeles Department of City Planning.

Ken Bernstein on KCRW

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ADUs: your home can have a baby

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