Mary Leslie

LA Business Council

Guest

President of the Los Angeles Business Council, an association of progressive business and community leaders; former Commissioner of the Department of Water and Power under Mayor Jim Hahn and Deputy Mayor for Economic Development under Mayor Riordan; former deputy at the Small Business Administration under President Bill Clinton

Mary Leslie on KCRW

The Army Corps of Engineers has authority over the LA River, and it says cleaning up just 11 miles of the 52-mile long channel will cost a billion dollars.

Can the LA River Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis?

The Army Corps of Engineers has authority over the LA River, and it says cleaning up just 11 miles of the 52-mile long channel will cost a billion dollars.

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In the past two weeks 60,000 people went to the Orange County Great Park in Irvine to check out the “Solar Decathlon.”

Solar Decathlon

In the past two weeks 60,000 people went to the Orange County Great Park in Irvine to check out the “Solar Decathlon.”

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In last night's speech on the  State of the City , Mayor Villaraigosa said the strain of challenges facing LA have "undermined civic unity."

Mayor Villaraigosa's Latest Choice to Lead the DWP

In last night's speech on the State of the City , Mayor Villaraigosa said the strain of challenges facing LA have "undermined civic unity."

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